Outside the familiar brands like Apple, Samsung and Xiaomi are also the major players of many smartphones. Among them, Oppo and Vivo is a popular smartphone company in India. But do you know which country is Oppo, Vivo and who is its founder?
Where is the company Oppo, Vivo?
Oppo and Vivo are both Chinese companies. Not only this, but the owner of both these companies is also one; BBK Electronics Corporation. Both these companies are headquartered in Dongguan, Guangdong.
The parent company of OPPO, Vivo, Realme, and OnePlus, a China-based BBK group that has become the country’s leading smartphone vendor. This smartphone company in India has captured a combined 30% market share.
Let us tell you Oppo is a Chinese electronics and mobile communication company, which manufactures smartphones, audio devices, power banks, Blu-ray players, and other electronic products all over the world.
In the same way, VIVO is a Chinese technology company, which provides smartphones, smartphone accessories, software, and online services.
BBK Electronics was founded by Duan Yongping in the 1990s. In the early days, the company used to make CD, MP3, and DVD players as well as other home appliances.
Who is the founder of the 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 more than 40 countries. In 2016, Oppo became China’s largest smartphone maker.
Oppo entered the Indian market in early 2014 with its flagship device OPPO N1. Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor of Bollywood launched it as brand ambassadors.
Who is the founder of Vivo Company?
Shen Wei is the founder and CEO of the Vivo company. Vivo was founded in 2009, which was 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 across the continent, including the UK, France, Italy, and Spain.
The company entered India’s smartphone market in 2012. The Vivo X1 was the world’s first smartphone, built with a dedicated Hi-Fi audio amplifier.
Both these Chinese phone brands have become quite popular by offering high-specification phones at low prices. Hope you have liked the information given about Oppo and Vivo.