Android Authority edition, referring to exclusive report with portal DoNews, reported that OnePlus and OPPO has combined their research and development.
What does it mean
Manufacturers and so they produce similar smartphones, so both belong to BBK Electronics. For example, the color-changing electrochromic glass we first seen in OnePlus Concept One, а recently and on OnePlus 8T Concept. Now it is also mass-produced for the Oppo Reno 5 Pro Plus.
By according to sources, research departments and OnePlus developments and OPPO teamed up. New employees in the integrated research department is also hiring OPPO, and not OnePlus.
It is also reported that in fact the companies have joined forces back in December last year, and have now completed all the formalities. Insiders point out that it looks like relationship between Xiaomi and her sub-brand Redmi, which use one and that the same research system and developments.
OnePlus representatives do not began to remain silent and indirectly confirmed the merger in his comment: «To make the most of resources and to ensure the continued growth of OnePlus, we we are in the process of further integration of some R&D in OPLUS, our long-term investor. OnePlus will continue to work independently to provide the best user experience for existing and future users».
By rumors that the software has not yet is part of a merge, then there is Oxygen OS and Color OS retain their distinctive features.
Source: Android Authority