Selfie experts and leaders, OPPO, announced a partnership with Qualcomm Technologies in the 5G Pioneer Initiative to explore ways toward mobile technology innovations in the 5G era. The partnership was announced during the 2018 Qualcomm Technology Day in China, which took place on January 25th. Through the 5G Pioneer Initiative , Qualcomm Technologies will support OPPO to create brand new 5G mobile phone experiences for users around the world by providing comprehensive solutions such as the radiofrequency front-end field.
Tony Chen, CEO of OPPO, discussed the development and future of global mobile technology in a panel discussion, The 5G mobile network is going to change the global mobile industry structure, and mobile phones will become the major terminal for the Internet of Things. OPPO has been focusing on technology innovation in the past which has laid great foundations for 5G related R&D. In the future, OPPO will continue to invest in groundbreaking technologies such as 5G and Artificial Intelligence, and apply these to product scenarios based on the core needs of users.
The upcoming 5G era is unprecedented for the mobile phone industry, and OPPO will work together with our partners in the industry to grasp opportunities in this field. The Vice President of OPPO, Alen Wu said in a speech at the summit. OPPO plans to launch 5G mobile phones in 2019 to bring the greatest 5G experience to users around the world. Qualcomm Technologies has always been a key strategic partner and, OPPO will continue to deepen cooperation with Qualcomm to facilitate the healthy development of the industry.
OPPO has been adhering to the core needs of users to innovate, and continuously prepare for 5G products and other advanced technologies. In 2015, OPPO set up a special R&D team for the next telecommunications standards and recruited experts with rich experience in the international standard development field, that’s now leading the smartphone industry regarding research excellence.
Telecom companies in Egypt launched the 4G services by the end of September 2017, and in December 2017, Egypt had its first live test of 5G technology during the 21st edition of Cairo ICT exhibition, under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. The 5G technology is expected to be launched in five cities in the United States during the second half of 2018, while it will be expected to launch during 2019 and 2020 in other regions.