Dec 5: Oppo, one of the prominent Chinese smartphone makers that has made it big in India, has announced the successful completion of a multi-party video call feature over a 5G network. The video call can be made using the social media application WeChat, on 5G network.
The company, according to a report, has said that the engineers from six of its international research and development institutes were part of the 5G video call. The video call which lasted for 17 minutes was made on the OPPO R15 Pro-based 5G smartphone. The call was made via a 5G network with a bandwidth of 100 (megahertz) MHz.
The engineers who were part of the video call have said that they experienced smooth connectivity and low latency.
Oppo revealed that Keysight’s UXM signaling test set and 5G New Radio (NR) network emulation solutions for protocol and radio frequency (RF) performance validation in sub-6 gigahertz frequency bands was used to test 5G.
In August, the company concluded its 5G signaling and data connections on a smartphone. With this, in October, it became the first company to complete a 5G Internet access test on a smartphone.
Oppo disclosed that it is gearing up to release real commercial 5G smartphones in 2019. This will make Oppo the first company to market 5G smartphones.