OPPO announced today that its first ever 5G smartphone has successfully passed 5G CE tests conducted by global inspection services authority, Sporton International Inc., and was awarded a 5G CE certificate by CTC Advanced GmbH.
OPPO’s 5G smartphone, which was showcased at MWC 2019, is also the first multi-frequency, multi-mode, and multi-EN-DC combination 5G smartphone to be approved by CTC Advanced. The CE certification verifies that the new 5G device is compliant with EU requirements, which are essential for entering European markets in areas like wireless, electromagnetic compatibility, health and safety.
“This is another significant milestone in 5G development for OPPO. Through ongoing technological innovation, we have been preparing extensively for the realization of 5G smartphone commercialization. OPPO looks forward to continued cooperation with strong partners like Sporton that will enable consumers to get closer to 5G.” said OPPO’s Global Vice President Alen Wu.
In turn, Ivan Xie the Chief of Operation and Engineering at Sporton expressed his excitement about working with OPPO stating, “We were pleased to see OPPO’s 5G smartphone perform exceptionally during the stringent tests. The results are a testament to OPPO’s technological capability and great news for users and industry alike. Drawing on our rich experience in wireless communication, Sporton will continue to collaborate with OPPO to usher in the future of 5G connectivity.”
As an advocate and a pioneer of 5G technology, OPPO recently launched its “5G Landing Project” with several operator partners in order to accelerate the commercialization of 5G products and services worldwide. OPPO plans to bring its first 5G smartphone to the market in the first half of 2019.
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