|Guangdong Bubugao Electronics Industry Co., Ltd.|
|Founded||18 September 1995|
|Brands||Oppo (sub-brand OnePlus) |
Vivo (sub-brand iQOO)
|Literal meaning||Guangdong Bu Bu Gao Electronics Industrial Corporation Ltd.[a]|
BBK Electronics Corporation is a Chinese multinational conglomerate. The company specializes in developing consumer electronics products such as smartphones, tablet computers, smartwatches, smart TVs, Hi-Fi equipment, Blu-ray players, and digital cameras. It is one of the world's largest smartphone manufacturers.
Its headquarters are in Futian District, Shenzhen, and it also has an office in Kwai Chung, Hong Kong.
Guangdong BBK Electronics Corporation limited was established on 18 September 1995, in Dongguan, Guangdong, China. Duan Yongping founded the company, but began "spinning off the company's divisions into individual entities in 1999."
BBK Electronics Corporation is the parent company of Oppo, Vivo, and Realme. Oppo's subsidiaries include OnePlus. Vivo's subsidiaries include iQOO (a former sub-brand of Vivo). It also markets Blu-ray players, headphones, headphone amplifiers and smartwatches under Oppo Digital brand. In March 2019, BBK Electronics announced imoo as its newest member and also a performance sub-brand.
BBK Electronics' headquarters and production base are located in Chang'an, Dongguan. It is the biggest taxpayer in Chang'an.
In Q1 2017, BBK Electronics shipped 56.7 million smartphones, surpassing both Huawei and Apple to become the 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, just behind Samsung.
In 2020, the BBK series represented by Oppo announced its involvement in independent research and development of chips. Vivo also followed up to manufacture chips, mainly in cooperation with MediaTek.
As of October 2022, BBK Electronics' Chinese-market website redirects to its subsidiary, Guangdong Little Genius Limited Technology Corporation, a manufacturer of smartwatches marketed for children.
Unit 1802,Fude Sino Life Insurance Tower, No. 1001 Fuzhongyi Rd., Fu Tian District, Shenzhen, P.R.China. Post code: 518026 [...] Unit 03, 28/F, Metroplaza Tower 2, No.223 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories, Hong Kong
vivo was founded in 2009 as a sub-brand of BBK Electronics.
So who is Oppo? They certainly are not a household name and with good reason as Oppo is a newly created North American branch of BBK Electronics of China, a giant in the manufacture of consumer electronics, employing 12,000 people worldwide. So while Oppo is a new name, the company and the technology behind it are quite substantial.
OPPO Digital are based in Mountain View, CA and are the US arm of BBK Electronics who are a huge Chinese market leader and who have been a private label OEM for companies such as Denon, NEC and BOSE. Manufacturing all sorts of electronics gear, BBK Electronics is a market leader in China and looking to expand globally hence the creation of their North American arm – OPPO Digital.
BBK (OPPO) is a leading enterprise in Chinese electronic information industry with headquarters and production base set in Chang'an Town. It is the highest taxpayer of Chang'an.