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  • Press Release
  • 2020-07-14
  • OPPO donates brand new phones and earphones to Save the Children

    Reaching out to Filipino students in need of support for online distance learning

    OPPO donates brand new phones and earphones to Save the Children

    In this time of distance learning, smartphones are a lifeline to students – Save the Children Officers received 100 brand new OPPO A12es and Rockspace Torch Bluetooth earphones for the Project ARAL advocacy campaign.

    L-R Marylove David, Save The Children Learning and Development Officer; Riel Andaluz, Sr. Manager for Corporate Partnerships, Sr. and Kevin Arce, Finance Assistant

    July 2020, MANILA – Global smart device company OPPO donated 100 brand new units of the latest OPPO A12e and 100 new Rockspace Torch Bluetooth earphones to Save The Children for the Project ARAL advocacy campaign to help more Filipino students in the National Capital Region to enroll in online classes amid the new normal in online distance learning.

    The smartphones and earphones are for students whose families may not be able to support their needs for the shift to online learning brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The donation is part of OPPO’s #eSchoolwithOPPO Back-To-School campaign which aims to help students go back to school equipped with a smartphone that can help them achieve an enriching learning experience even through online distance learning amid challenging times. Through OPPO’s #eSchoolwithOPPO Back-To-School campaign, students can avail of permanent price drops for some of its best-selling smartphones that include A9 2020, A5s, Reno2 and Reno2 F.

    “OPPO is committed in its call to ensure education accessibility to Filipino students especially to those in need of support. We are more than happy to find ways to help more students to remain active in their studying under the new normal in online distance learning,” said OPPO Philippines Marketing Director Raymond Xia.

    Save the Children CEO Atty. Alberto Muyot said that these newly-donated smartphones from OPPO will help hundreds of students to finish their studies amid the new normal, “We thank OPPO Philippines for being responsive to the needs of the most deprived and marginalized children who are at risk of being left out from the online/distance learning because their families could not afford to support their learning needs,” said Atty. Muyot.

    Moreover, OPPO extended its partnership with Save The Children through a fundraising collaboration for Save the Children’s Project ARAL. The partnership aims to raise a total amount of PHP500,000 to help provide Basic Learning Kits to more than 500 Filipino students for their upcoming online classes. This kit will include art materials, notebooks, pencils, and other learning tools needed to ensure better educational experience among the beneficiaries.

    The mechanics of the donation and other information related to this fundraising effort will be available in the coming days on the official website of Save The Children at www.savethechildren.net.

    OPPO will continue to push for efforts in expanding the role of smartphone technology to encourage more students to enroll in schools during these uncertain times, and by making the most competitive smartphone technologies accessible to and affordable for the Filipinos.

    #eSchoolWithOPPO: The Back-To-School Campaign

    Along with the Company’s effort in reaching out to communities in need of support for access to online education, OPPO is offering permanent price drops of the best-selling A and Reno2 Series namely the A5s, A5s Smart, A9 2020, Reno2 F, and Reno2 to help students and parents affordable to purchase the best alternative to expensive gadgets such as laptops, desktop computers, and tablets.

    The all-time best-selling A5s features a 6.2-inch Corning Gorilla glass screen for an immersive visual experience. It is also packed with 4230mAh battery for longer use and a Smart Bar that will enable you to organize your learning tools and multitask conveniently. It is also equipped with a dual camera with OPPO’s lauded AI Beautification 2.0.

    Additionally, Reno2 and Reno2 F are also available for the more discerning users. The Reno2 series offers a 6.5” screen size giving you the most satisfying visual experience. The Reno series prides itself for its cutting-edge camera technologies that will promise to inspire you more to think bigger and better. Its 48MP Quad camera features can capture subjects in clearer, crisper details regardless of the light setting. Both offerings also come with a built-in video editor, Soloop. The Reno2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of ROM for a smoother, faster user experience. While the Reno2 F runs on MediaTek P70 with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM.

    The #eSchoolwithOPPO offers are available in all open OPPO Concept Stores nationwide and official dealer partners including e-commerce partners’ Lazada and Shopee.

    For more updates on the donation drive and the #eSchoolWithOPPO Back-to-School campaign, visit OPPO Philippines’ official website at www.oppo.com/ph or via official Facebook page at OPPO Philippines.

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    About OPPO
    OPPO is a leading global smart device brand. Since the launch of its first smartphone - "Smiley Face" - in 2008, OPPO has been in relentless pursuit of the perfect synergy of aesthetic satisfaction and innovative technology. Today, OPPO provides a wide range of smart devices spearheaded by the Find and Reno series. Beyond devices, OPPO provides its users with ColorOS and Internet services like HeyTap and OPPO+. OPPO operates in more than 40 countries and regions, with 6 Research Institutes and 4 R&D Centers worldwide, as well as an International Design Center in London. The recently opened, first-ever R&D centre outside of China, in Hyderabad, is playing a pivotal role in the development of 5G technologies. In line with OPPO's commitment to Make in India, the manufacturing at Greater Noida plant has been increased to 50 million smartphones per year. According to IDC, OPPO has ranked 4th among the top 5 smartphone brands in India with an 88.4% year on year growth in Q4 2019.

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    Tiffany Uy
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