Ranked as 5th top smartphone brand in China and 10th top smartphone brand worldwide in 2014, Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd. is commonly known as Vivo is a Chinese company owned by BBK Electronics corporation that specializes in designing and developing smartphones, smartphone accessories, software, and online services.
It was founded in 2009(approx.11 years ago) by Shen Wei with its headquarter located in Dongguan, Guangdong, China. The company’s international expansion started in 2014 when the company entered the Thai market. As of now, it has expanded to over 100 countries in the world.
In 2012, Vivo launched the world’s first brand to put a dedicated Hi-Fi quality audio chip on a smartphone. In 2014, it launched the world’s thinnest phone at the time of its release.
Vivo was the first to launch a smartphone with a 24MP front-facing camera in 2017.
The company was the first to introduce a smartphone with In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology and unveiled the world’s first Half-Screen In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology on, along with Screen SoundCasting Technology and an Elevating Front Camera in 2018.
Currently, 20,000 operators work in vivo, and 3,000 engineers are in four R&D centers in Dongguan, Shenzhen, Nanjing, and Chongqing. With a strong focus on ‘innovation and strong technology,’ Vivo is one of the fastest-growing smartphone companies.
Vivo entered the Indian market in 2014 and within a year, the company gained brand recognition and awareness across India. It established its first manufacturing unit in Greater Noida.
With a mission to make consumers’ lives extraordinary through introducing innovative technology and a goal is to be a trendsetter and an influencer among youth culture, Vivo now has over 200,000,000 users and is one of the preferred brands of young people around the world.