2019 is going to be the year of 5G smartphones and OPPO has recently unveiled a 5G Prototype of its flasghip Find X smartphone for the first time.

Recently OPPO also successfully completed the world's first multiparty video call on a smartphone via 5G network. Engineers from six differntly located OPPO R&D institutes worldwide participated in the 5G video call using WeChat app, with an inaugural message of "Hello OPPO, Hello 5G".

OPPO Find X 5G Prototype with Snapdragon 855

The OPPO Find X flagship smartphone, that was launched earlier in selected Middle East markets last year, started and leads the all-screen trend in the smartphone industry. The OPPO Find X 5G prototype is powered by the Snapdragon 855 and X50 5G modem, offering outstanding 5G performance.

Keysight Technologies Inc., a world-leading electronic measurement company, along with OPPO and Qualcomm have also demonstrated 5G data connectivity and applications including browsing, online video replay and video call using the Find X 5G prototype.

In building a 5G ecosystem, OPPO will continue to increase its collaboration with other key players inlcuding Qualcomm, network infrastructure manufacturers telecom service providers and other supply chain partners. OPPO is currently in talks with telecom service providers in China, Europe, Australia and other overseas markets, with plans to launch commercial 5G products this year.

Tony Chen, Founder, President and CEO of OPPO said at the 2018 OPPO Technology Exhibition;
5G is a trend OPPO must embrace. In addition to striving to become the first manufacturer to launch 5G smartphones, OPPO’s exploration of application opportunities in the 5G+ era will ultimately determine the value of 5G. OPPO will fully integrate 5G with applications and user insights, and continuously innovate to pro-vide users with revolutionary, necessary, convenient and seamless experiences.

Brian Shen, OPPO Global Vice President and President of China Business, said;
We are confident OPPO will be one of the first companies to launch commercial 5G smartphones in 2019. Looking forward to the longer term, OPPO has introduced the concept of “5G+”, with a belief that the 5G+ era will be an era where everything is connected and ‘experience is king’.

The smartphone will be at the core of a wide range of smart devices, which will all be connected through the 5G network. To address the areas of ‘smart health’ and ‘smart home’, OPPO has already begun work on several smart devices, exploring the inter-section of 5G and cutting-edge technologies, and is collaboratively building a 5G+ innovation ecosystem with the entire industry.

Levin Liu, Head of OPPO Research Institute, said that
OPPO will drive the advancement of 5G together with AI, Big data and Cloud Computing (5G + ABC), making smartphones and smart devices true ‘intelligent personal assistants’. We believe that rich 5G application scenarios and killer 5G applications will emerge in the future, bringing disruptive experiences to users.