Following the official launch of 5G commercial services by leading Chinese carriers, Oppo, the leading global smartphone brand, announced that it will launch a Qualcomm-powered dual-mode 5G smartphone in December in the Chinese mainland. On October 31st 2019, China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom debuted 5G service packages, marking the official commercialization of 5G in the country. With the new smartphone, Oppo is aiming to deliver an enhanced 5G experience to users and accelerate 5G adoption among a wider base of consumers.
The Oppo 5G dual-mode smartphone will also be launched in multiple markets across the world. On May 1st 2019, Oppo and Swisscom jointly launched Oppo Reno 5G, the first commercial 5G smartphone available in European markets. Within the GCC, the smartphone was unveiled in September. The Oppo Reno 5G continues the Reno series’ use of innovative technology to elevate photography and mobile entertainment to all-new heights, with the added power of 5G’s super-fast connectivity.
Recently, Oppo Vice President Alen Wu indicated in an interview that all Oppo smartphones priced upward of AED 1,500 in the Chinese mainland will have a 5G version next year.