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OPPO Planning its First India R&D Centre in Hyderabad

The Hyderabad R&D Centre will be OPPO's seventh facility globally with the other six being located in China, Japan and the US

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OPPO to set up its first India R&D centre in Hyderabad. (Wikimedia Commons)
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Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Monday said it was planning to set up its first India research and development (R&D) centre in Hyderabad.

In line with its objectives, the company has hired Tasleem Arif as its R&D Head in India, OPPO said in a statement.

“We are focused towards offering unique experiences to our consumers in India through our innovations and technological capabilities. The opening of our first R&D Centre in Hyderabad is a step in that direction and strengthens our commitment to the Indian consumers,” said Charles Wong, OPPO India President.

As the Vice President and Head R&D, OPPO India, Arif will be leading the team which will focus on software localisation for Indian consumers as well as device quality.

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Prior to joining OPPO, Arif was working at Samsung as Head – Samsung Make for India Innovations (R&D) and India Hardware-Software Product Planning.

He brings to the new role almost 15 years of experience in mobile software, design and development.

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“We are excited to have Tasleem on board and believe that with his expertise we will be able to build a strong R&D team and make this centre second largest after China,” Wong said.

The Hyderabad R&D Centre will be OPPO’s seventh facility globally with the other six being located in China, Japan and the US. (IANS)

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Chinese Smartphone Maker OPPO Expands its A series in India

Earlier in July, OPPO unveiled another budget smartphone named A3s for Rs 10,990 with a 6.2-inch super full-notch screen

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OPPO to set up its first India R&D centre in Hyderabad. (Wikimedia Commons)

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Friday launched the ‘A5’ smartphone for Rs 14,990 in India.

The device comes with a 6.2-inch “Super Full” screen, 13MP + 2MP dual rear cameras, 8MP Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled front camera, 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.

“Along with advanced features like dual camera, super full screen and extensive battery, the ‘A5’ has been designed to enable consumers to capture every moment perfectly,” Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India, said in a statement.

The phone is fuelled by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa core processor coupled with a 4230 mAh battery.

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The handset also sports features like smart lock, smart driving, full screen multitasking and music party.

OPPO ‘A5’ will be available from August 25 at offline stores as well as on online platforms.

Earlier in July, OPPO unveiled another budget smartphone named A3s for Rs 10,990 with a 6.2-inch super full-notch screen. (IANS)

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