OPPO CEO Chen Mingyong accepted an interview with Qualcomm China. In the interview, Chen Mingyong said that for the 5G+ era, mobile phones will remain the core and hub of all things, we will continue to deepen the mobile phone. A core business will also soon launch a new smartphone with the Snapdragon 855 mobile platform.
Chen Mingyong said that OPPO will strive to be the first manufacturer to launch 5G mobile phones. We will further develop AI capabilities with 5G and actively explore the application scenarios of the 5G+ era. At the same time, OPPO plans to launch 5G mobile phones in the first half of 2019. At present, OPPO is actively building an open IoT platform to accelerate the development of AI+IoT technology.
In April last year, OPPO announced the establishment of the OPPO Research Institute, which is conducting front-end research on the research fields of 5G, AI, image processing and new materials and new technologies in the three areas of software, hardware, and standards.
At the same time, OPPO also announced that it will invest 10 billion R&D funds in 2019 (this year), which will focus on the layout of OPPO in AI, 5G and other fields.