Global leader in innovative mobile devices and accessories, OPPO, launched their most sophisticated F Series device to date, F19 Pro, on March 15. The mobile phone features a plethora of innovative enhancements, including unparalleled videography capabilities to cater to content creators looking for a powerful tool to tell compelling stories.
The launch themed ‘F19 PRO STYLISH LAUNCH NIGHT’ was hosted virtually via OPPO Sri Lanka’s official social media channels. The event was a resounding success with an overwhelming participation from thousands of fans and well-wishers from all over Sri Lankan tuning in.
Brand Ambassador for OPPO, TheVoice coach and award-winning vocalist, Umaria Sinhawamsa and a host of other celebrities and online personalities including dance choreographer Ramod Malaka, athlete/fitness model Zuri&singer/actor Gayan Gunawardena also participated in the launch event.
The new revolutionary mobile phone features 48MP quad cameras, a 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra wide-angle camera, 2MP macro camera and 2MP mono camera to deliver an exceptional output both for pictures as well as videos. The arrangement facilitates better color-depth as well as better clarity allowing users to stay ahead of the game. The phone also features a 32MP front-cam for Instagram-ready selfies.
AI Color Portrait Video and Monochrome features enable content creators to use creativity & imagination. The former works by recognizing the person in the video and enhancing the subject while in the monochrome feature a single RGB color is enhanced adding a splash of drama to the footage. The phone also has Dual-View Video enabling capture of videos from the front and rear cameras simultaneously; a feature incorporated especially with streamers in mind, giving optimum coverage in the event of covering a concert, rally or any context that calls for recording footage from more than one perspective.
The phone has AI Beautification 2.0, AI scene enhancement and other features for capturing flawless and professional-grade photographs. F19 Pro is a sturdy phone that does not compromising on style; it comes in two colors Fantastic Purple & Fluid Black and incorporates the Flowing Light Design concept which projects a gentler and warmer exterior.
F19 Pro features a larger 4310mAh battery &30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 technology. This offers ample battery life and 16 hours of online video playback on a single charge which makes F19 Pro the ideal choice for the millennial on the go. The battery also comes with all-day power saving, Super power Saving Mode, Super Nighttime Standby & a Battery Guard to protect from hazards due to overcharging.
The device has a MediaTeckHelio P95 Octa-core Processor and runs on 2ARM Cortex A-75 Prime Cores that operate at up to 2.2 GHz. This means F19 Pro offering faster app startup time, more responsive on-screen touches and less lag which makes the device a gamer’s best friend.
Smooth graphics, optimized network latency, Real HD sounds, Cooling System, Game Focus Mode, Quick Startup & Bullet Screen Message that facilitate work-play balance are other features that contribute to making the F19 Pro the ultimate choice of gamers.
The F19 Pro runs on ColorOS11 which is designed for enhanced productivity in keeping with the overarching theme of facilitating the work-life balance for the fun-loving, thrill-seeking millennial.
About the launch, CEO of OPPO Sri Lanka Bob Li said: “We are thrilled to unveil the all new F19 Pro in the Sri Lankan market. We are confident that this will be a hit among the younger generation especially seeking for creative ways to express themselves. We are also delighted to have UmariaSinhawamsa on board as our brand ambassador; not only is she a well-loved personality, she embodies the OPPO F19 Pro with her uniqueness & unparalleled versatility as an artist.”
Seylan Bank offers amazing discounts for Avurudu
With Avurudu just around the corner, Seylan Bank PLC is offering amazing discounts to customers purchasing daily essentials, electronics, clothing, gifts, and more. The bank with a heart will celebrate the New Year with “Ratatama Super, Avurudu Offers with Seylan Cards” and “Seylan Tikiri – Season of Gifts and Laughter”.
The bank with a heart, commenced these exciting offers and promotions to provide the best Avurudu experience to its customers young and old, and to reward them for their continued loyalty to the bank, in the spirit of festivity.
“At Seylan Bank, we want to make your Avurudu an unforgettable experience,” said Gamika De Silva, Assistant General Manager, Marketing and Sales at Seylan Bank. “These two promotions underscore our customer-centric approach which focuses on providing products and services that enhance the overall customer experience and convenience, adding value to your experience with the Bank with a Heart.”
The Bank has partnered with leading supermarket chains on selected promotions; with Keells offering 30% off on fresh meat during the weekends, Cargills providing 20% off on total bills during selected weekends, Glomark offering 20% off on the total bill on every Sunday for a limited time, Laugfs Super providing 20% off on a range of goods on every Monday for a limited time, and Premasiri Supermarket offering 20% off on vegetables & 10% off on fruits on every Wednesday & Thursday during the promotion period.
SLIM elects new president and EXCO at 51st AGM
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) held its 51st AGM, which saw the induction of its new President Thilanka Abeywardena, who will spearhead the Institute as its 43rd president. This appointment is a milestone in the history of the Institute as Ms. Abeywardena became the first ever female to hold the position of President.
The AGM was held on 7th April, 2021 at Marino Beach Hotel, Colombo. Both a new Council of Management as well as an Executive Committee were appointed during the meeting.
Thilanka currently holds the position of the CMO Lead, South East Asia Emerging Markets at Microsoft Sri Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. and leads marketing and communications across nine Asian countries; Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
The newly appointed Executive Committee comprises ten experienced marketing professionals:
SLIM is the apex body for Marketing in Sri Lanka and has been promoting marketing excellence and elevating the status of marketing since 1970.
OPPO launches Avurudu song to spread seasonal cheer
OPPO recently launched an Avurudu jingle ahead of the Sinhalese & Tamil New year. Sung by OPPO brand ambassador & The Voice coach Umaria Sinhawamsa, the song also features popular personalities including actor& singer Gayan Gunawardena and choreographer Ramod Malaka& his dance troupe, Cool Steps.
The visual for the song has been shot in a scenic village atmosphere & features a host of New Year traditions of great cultural significance. The video also features the newly launched fan-favorite OPPO F19 Pro which is on offer during the season. On the first day of sales alone, the F19 Pro recorded a 200% increase in sales compared to its predecessor F17 Pro.
CEO of OPPO Sri Lanka Bob Li said: “This project helped us to immerse into Sri Lankan culture better. In keeping with the spirit of the season, evolving & upgrading, OPPO has launched two concurrent promotions: ERABADU WASI from 2-13 April & OPPO SERVICE WASI from 5 – 18 April.”
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