OnePlus to Install R&D Center in Hyderabad

OnePlus has seen the massive growth in India from the last couple of years. The OnePlus 3T was the first phone which has made a space in user’s heart. And as we all know India is the world’s largest smartphone market and the Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is now looking forward to installing it’s research and development center in Hyderabad.

In the recent announcements, the company has revealed their future roadmap for India. After the tremendous growth in India, the company will soon set up its massive R&D facility. The center will be located in Hyderabad. For all of those who don’t know, this is going to be the OnePlus’s first R&D center in India. The most excited OnePlus said during the announcements is that the company is not only going to develop the AI and Machine learning technologies, but also they aim to do India-centric innovations in order to implement in their smartphones to provide high-end tech.

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We plan to re-focus our R&D efforts on a large scale and drive innovations in India for the global product, especially on the software side with the special emphasis on artificial intelligence and machine learning,” OnePlus founder and CEO Pete Lau said.

Hyderabad is the fastest growing market for some of the smartphone manufacturers and this is the reason why the company is installing their center theirs. Earlier, Samsung has installed it’s largest plant in Uttar Pradesh, India. It seems the in short time other smartphone manufacturers could also hit India.

India is not only one of the biggest markets for OnePlus but is also the benchmark for creating globally successful products. With a growth rate of more than 100%, the country is well on its way to becoming a center for product innovation,” the statement added by CEO Pete Lau.


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