OPPO India today announced that it has set up the first 5G innovation lab at its Hyderabad R&D centre that was opened back in 2018. It said that it will soon introduce three additional innovation labs dedicated towards camera, power and battery and performance. These labs will focus on making the latest and the most advanced technologies for the world, said the company.
The R&D team in India will also lead innovations for other countries, including the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, Japan, and Europe. The new lab will deepen the development of core product technologies for 5G ecosystem and accelerate its rollout in the country.
The OPPO India R&D team is also working closely partners like Jio, Airtel, Qualcomm, MediaTek, among others. OPPO said it has deployed its 5G standard patents in over 20 countries. According to Japanese research institution NGB Corporation, the brand is among the top 10 companies regarding the number of declared 5G patent families.
Tasleem Arif, Vice President & Head, R&D OPPO India, said:
With this lab setup, while we work towards developing core technologies for 5G era and strengthen the overall ecosystem, we also aim to support India in its 5G journey. The technologies developed at the lab will mark a global footprint while promising our vision to make India an innovation hub.