In an interview with Ljud & Bild and about 70 other tech media from around the world, OnePlus founder and CEO Pete Lau presented the company’s upcoming plans to collaborate with mobile phone maker Oppo.
As early as January of this year, it became known that the two companies would merge their development departments. This means that OnePlus and Oppo are now collaborating while developing hardware technology and new concrete products.
And now the collaboration is taking a step towards more synergy: Oppos, OnePlus Android, ColorOS and OxygenOS platforms are integrated. As of 2022, all Oppo and OnePlus phones will be released with the same interface.
Pete Lau said that the first OnePlus mobile phone to have an integrated operating system will be the successor to the OnePlus 9 series, and with the next major Android update later this spring, a large number of existing OnePlus phones will be upgraded with the new system. At the meeting with all technology journalists.
The upgrade applies to all mobile phones from OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro onwards.
Pete Lau explained that OnePlus and Oppo still exist as separate brands, because the two companies and their mobile phones have a different focus in terms of features, specifications, and target groups.
Both Oppo and OnePlus are Chinese owned BKK Electronics, which you may not have heard of before. However, the company is actually the second largest global mobile phone maker after Samsung.
BKK has no fewer than five mobile phone brands: OPPOAnd vivoAnd real me And IQOO, which we don’t see much of in our latitudes either oneplus, which, on the other hand, has become an increasingly popular brand here at home in recent years.
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