OnePlus has finally announced publically its merger with Oppo. The co-founder and CEO Pete Lau said that OnePlus decided to “further integrate” its organization with Oppo “after seeing positive impact”. However, after this merger both the brands will operate differently as different brands. Also, the announcement suggests that the launch of the all-new OnePlus Nord CE in India at an affordable price.
The CEO of OnePlus mentioned that through this merger they will be able to produce even better products in the market. The major change that was suggested by the CEO mentioned was “faster and more stable software updates”. That was a major issue in older OnePlus models will now be resolved.
Also, both Oppo and OnePlus are owned by Guangdong-based conglomerate BBK Electronics that also owns brands such as Vivo and Realme. Also, it is suggested that all these four companies share their resources from the start. The brand OnePlus was co-founded by Lau and his fellow Carl Pei. They both used to work in the Oppo brand earlier OnePlus launched.
But this time the information got disclosed that collaboration OnePlus and Oppo have overbuilding their products and channelize more of their internal resources.
Lau mentioned in a post that “As for the OnePlus brand — we will continue to operate independently, focused on providing you with the best possible products and experience as we have always done,”. The post was titled “A New Journey for OnePlus.”
Also, one of the tipsters suggested that after this merger, Oneplus will continue to launch its models and other devices just like the old times. There will be change only when a product will be launched under the name of Oppo with the configurations of OnePlus.
So, this suggests that in short term there will be no changes for OnePlus users. Also, it was witnessed that in May 2020, Lau took a role at OPlus. Which is officially the holding company of Oppo and also has a stake in OnePlus with themselves.