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Counterclockwise: vivo is the musical sibling of photo buff Oppo

4 days ago   |   By GSMArena

Last week we told you about Oppo, so this week we want to talk about its sibling company, vivo. While Oppo was founded in 2004, vivo is even younger - it was founded in 2009 and released its first phone in 2012.
The company hails from Dongguan, a major manufacturing hub. Samsung Electronics, Nokia, DuPont, Maersk and others have manufacturing facilities in the city. In 2011 it built a Hi-Fi acoustic laboratory, which was designed for testing of audio equipment.
A year later the first phone came - the vivo X1. The company claims this is the first smartphone with a dedicated audio chip,...
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