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OPPO’s First 5G Smartphone Gets 5G CE Certificate: Report

The phone maintains advantages of the n78 band such as more band combinations and wider bandwidth, which can be applied across a broader range of countries and regions

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OPPO announces world’s 1st under-screen camera phone. (Wikimedia Commons)

The Chinese handset maker OPPO on Monday announced that its first 5G smartphone has successfully passed 5G CE tests conducted by Sporton International Inc — a global inspection services authority.

“An integral step towards the commercial launch of its 5G smartphone in Europe, OPPO’s CE certification verifies that the 5G device is compliant with EU requirements essential for entering European markets in areas such as wireless, electromagnetic compatibility, health and safety,” the company said in a statement.

Originally showcased at Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC) in Barcelona, the 5G phone is also the first multi-frequency, multi-mode, and multi-EN-DC combination 5G smartphone to be approved by the CTC.

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OPPO Adopts New Gorilla Glass 6 Technology earlier this year. Flickr

The phone maintains advantages of the n78 band such as more band combinations and wider bandwidth, which can be applied across a broader range of countries and regions.

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“This is another significant milestone in 5G development for OPPO. Through ongoing technological innovation, we have been preparing extensively for the realisation of 5G smartphone commercialisation. OPPO looks forward to continued cooperation with strong partners like Sporton that will enable consumers to get closer to 5G,” said Alen Wu, OPPO Global Vice President, Head of Business Overseas Markets. (IANS)

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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)