OnePlus has started exporting 5G smartphones on a pilot basis from India. The company is also testing 5G capabilities for operators in the US and Europe, besides Indian operators at its research and development centre in Hyderabad.
According to OnePlus, as part of the business focus in India for the coming years, OnePlus is building India as a global export hub for the brand and is already manufacturing 5G devices and exporting to overseas markets.
The company has co-invested with Oppo to set up manufacturing facilities in Noida to make 5G devices. Both the smartphone makers are part of China’s BBK Electronics group.
On the 5G front, the company has set up a 5G simulator in its research and development centre in Hyderabad, where it is also exploring 5G enabled cloud computing solutions.