Apple Card Rumored to Face 'Oppo Card' Competitor

The Chinese smartphone maker Oppo appears to be preparing "Oppo Card" as a rival to Apple Card, following similar moves by Apple competitors Google, Samsung, and Huawei.

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According to Chinese trademark filings seen by DroidMaze, Oppo has filed to trademark "Oppo Card." The trademark is filed under international classifications, meaning that the company hopes to use the "Oppo Card" brand overseas.

Apple released the ‌Apple Card‌ in 2019 as a credit card that is linked to Apple Pay and built directly into the Wallet app. Apple is partnering with Goldman Sachs for the card, which is optimized for ‌‌Apple Pay‌‌ but will still work like a traditional credit card for all of your transactions. ‌Apple Card‌ also offers a number of features such as Daily Cash, spending tracking, purchase notifications, an engraved titanium physical card, and more.

Following the launch of ‌Apple Card‌, leaked images showed that Google was developing its own physical and virtual debit card in partnership with banks in the United States, featuring the ability to add or remove funds from the card after connecting a bank account.

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Last year, Samsung launched "Samsung Pay Card" in the captive market of the UK, where ‌Apple Card‌ is currently unavailable, with a comparable offering of cashback, instant spend notifications, and software integration. Huawei has also launched "Huawei Card," featuring a very similar model to ‌Apple Card‌ with a physical and virtual card, cashback, and other perks.

Given the increasing number of smart card options from major tech companies, it is likely that Oppo Card will seek to compete with cashback and software integrations, but little else is known about the finance product at this early stage.

Top Rated Comments

tridley68 Avatar
16 months ago
Stay clear of anything from China that has to do with any of your personal info including financial
Score: 24 Votes (Like | Disagree)
syklee26 Avatar
16 months ago
In another related news, Mercedes Benz is preparing to face Chevoret as a rival in the luxury car market.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Rigby Avatar
16 months ago

Stay clear of anything from China that has to do with any of your personal info including financial
I'd say it's equally important to stay clear of the Google card. The whole point of that thing is probably just to mine your data even more thoroughly. Next up: the Zuckerberg card.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
George Dawes Avatar
16 months ago
I recall the days when Oppo were know for their superb blu ray players
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ifti Avatar
16 months ago
When is the Apple card coming to the UK?
Is it even scheduled?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jjudson Avatar
16 months ago
Yeah, that’s just what Americans want to do — give more privacy away to the Chinese…

On second thought, maybe they do.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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