(Replace: Official announcement from Realme)
“We wished to make clear that realme Cellular Telecommunications Personal Restricted is already an impartial model and authorized entitity. realme was formally established on Could 4th, 2018 by its founder Sky Li and Madhav Sheth.”
Realme Mobiles, a spin-off from Oppo, could possibly be trying to go totally impartial from its guardian firm to construct its impartial ecosystem of merchandise. Based on a report, one of many head executives from Realme has revealed this to DigiTimes.
Realme is among the fastest-growing smartphone manufacturers and is amongst the highest 10 cell phone producers on this planet. The corporate broke away from Oppo in Could of 2018, and in 18 months, the telephones made by Realme can be found in over 20 main cell phone markets.
In India, Realme instructions near 14% share of the smartphone market, which is an enormous feat contemplating the competitors has been round for 4-5 years and extra. It’s also amongst the highest 5 cell phone producers within the nation.
Is not Realme already a spin-off from Oppo?
Properly, not fully. Whereas Realme Mobiles function as an impartial model, it nonetheless shares assets with Oppo, such because the ecosystem and meeting strains. Furthermore, Realme telephones are manufactured by Oppo. The corporate has additionally established its Analysis and Growth (R&D) division, together with a devoted advertising group.
Chung Hsiang-Wei, Chief Industrial Officer of Realme Taiwan, revealed that going ahead, it’s anticipated that Realme will construct its ecosystem and manufacturing strains to be totally impartial of Oppo.
Curiously, Realme is engaged on a brand new RealmeUI pores and skin, which is predicted to be unveiled in early 2020. It’s primarily based on ColorOS 7 and Android 10 and can supply near the stock-Android expertise.
As for the competitors between Realme and Oppo, Chung says that he believes that each the manufacturers are focusing on completely different segments of the market and are “not taking part in complementary roles.” He revealed that 60% of people that use Oppo telephones are feminine, whereas 60% of people that use Realme telephones are male.
Furthermore, Chung hinted that Realme can also be planning to get into the wearables market and likewise launch its True Wi-fi Stereo earphones. Realme India CEO teased these through the launch of the Realme X2 Professional earlier this month.