There are many smartphone major players outside even familiar brands like Apple, Samsung and Xiaomi. Among them Oppo and Vivo is a popular smartphone company in India. But do you know which country’s company is Oppo, Vivo and who is its founder?
Where is Oppo, Vivo company?
Oppo and Vivo are both a Chinese company. Not only this, the owner of these two companies is also the same; BBK Electronics Corporation. Both these companies are headquartered in Dongguan, Guangdong.
The parent company of OPPO, Vivo, Realme, and OnePlus, the China-based BBK group that has become the country’s leading smartphone vendor. This smartphone company has captured a combined 30% market share in India.
Let us tell you that Oppo is a Chinese electronics and mobile communications company, which manufactures smartphones, audio devices, power banks, Blu-ray players and other electronic products in the world.
Similarly, VIVO is a Chinese technology company, which provides smartphones, smartphone accessories, software and online services.
BBK Electronics was founded by Duan Yongping in the 1990’s. In the early days, this company used to make CD, MP3, and DVD players along with other home appliances.
Who is the founder of Oppo company?
In 2004, Duan Yongping and Tony Chen founded the OPPO company. Also Tony Chen is currently the CEO of Oppo. Since then, this company has expanded to over 40 countries. In 2016, Oppo became the largest smartphone maker in China.
Oppo entered the India market in early 2014 with its flagship device OPPO N1. It was launched by Bollywood’s Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor as brand ambassadors.
Who is the founder of Vivo company?
Shen Wei is the founder and CEO of Vivo company. Vivo was founded in 2009, selling its phones only in China. This changed in 2014, when the company expanded its reach to some countries in South Asia.
Vivo released its first smartphone in Europe in 2020, and now sells its smartphones in some countries of the continent including UK, France, Italy and Spain.
The company entered the Indian smartphone market in 2012. Vivo X1 was the first smartphone in the world to be built with a dedicated Hi-Fi audio amplifier.
Both these Chinese phone brands have become quite popular by offering high-spec phones at affordable prices. Hope you have liked the information given about Oppo and Vivo very much.