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OPPO to Establish New Research and Development Centre in China to Boost its R&D Capabilities

The smartphone player will spend 10 billion Renminbi (around $1.46 billion) on R&D this year

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The new facilities, along with the company's existing R&D centres, will form a robust research engine that powers its innovation for the emerging era of intelligent connectivity. Pixabay

Chinese handset maker OPPO on Friday announced it will establish a new research and development centre in China’s Chang’an Town, Dongguan, Guangdong Province as it aims to boost its R&D capabilities.

The new facilities, along with the company’s existing R&D centres, will form a robust research engine that powers its innovation for the emerging era of intelligent connectivity.

The smartphone player will spend 10 billion Renminbi (around $1.46 billion) on R&D this year.

“We are very pleased to officially break ground on OPPO’s new Chang’an R&D centre. It will play a strategic role in OPPO’s R&D endeavours, further enhancing the core technological capabilities of the company and accelerating the implementation of our R&D strategy and objectives,” Eric Zhu, Vice President, OPPO, said in a statement.

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Chinese handset maker OPPO on Friday announced it will establish a new research and development centre in China’s Chang’an Town. Pixabay

“The project will be built to the highest industrial standards and we will spare no effort in making the new R&D centre a masterpiece initiative in the Guangzhou-Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Corridor, helping to bolster the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.”

According to the handset maker, OPPO’s Chang’an R&D centre is one of Dongguan’s major initiatives to drive the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and is expected to house 5,000 R&D personnel upon completion.

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As a global R&D engine for the company, the R&D centre will be responsible for the R&D, design and testing of a range of smart devices, including smartphones and IoT products.(IANS)

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Oppo ColorOS 7 To Be Available on Company’s Flagship Smartphones on Trial Basis

ColorOS is being used in multiple local languages -- 72 in total -- including English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and more

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According to the handset maker, since its launch in November 2019, ColorOS 7 has received high admiration thanks to the more unified and customised user interface (UI) system. Pixabay

Chinese handset maker OPPO’s customised operating system (OS) ColorOS 7, which is based on Android 10 OS, is being introduced to the company’s line up of flagship smartphones on a trial basis, the company announced on Thursday.

Users can enjoy the trial version of ColorOS 7 on 10 handsets — Reno, Reno 10X Zoom, Reno 2, F11, F11 Pro and R17, R17 Pro as well as Find X, Find X Automobili Lamborghini Edition and Find X SuperVOOC Edition — covering most of the OPPO flagship models available in the Indian market.

According to the handset maker, since its launch in November 2019, ColorOS 7 has received high admiration thanks to the more unified and customised user interface (UI) system, seamless and fast user experience and other features such as the system-wide Dark Mode, digital ID document manager “DocVault”, an advanced three-finger screenshot, among others.

ColorOS is being used in multiple local languages — 72 in total — including English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and more.

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Chinese handset maker OPPO’s customised operating system (OS) ColorOS 7, which is based on Android 10 OS, is being introduced to the company’s line up of flagship smartphones on a trial basis. Wikimedia Commons

Following the launch of ColorOS 7 in India, OPPO became the first OEM to integrate digi-locker services as part of its efforts to ensure safety and security of user data.

As the firm continues to focus on bringing the trial version of ColorOS 7 to more models and regions, it is calling on fans to become a part of the OS development process by providing user feedback.

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The firm is alo recruiting testers to try out the trial version and share their experiences in their community. (IANS)