As the OnePlus brand recently revealed that it is merging with OPPO, a new leak revealed that the former will become a sub-brand of the latter.
Both companies have not revealed how closely they will integrate. However, a tweet posted by a well-known tipster revealed the internal leak leaked by the OnePlus PR team, GizmoChina reported.
The memo explains the merger of the two companies, stating that "with the merger, OnePlus becomes a sub-brand in OPPO, however, it will continue to operate as an independent entity."
The note also added that OnePlus CEO, Pete Lau, will become chief product officer at OPPO, while he will also be responsible for product strategies and Chinese smartphone brands.
In other words, the note confirmed that OnePlus will be part of OPPO, the report said.
"By merging the two companies, we will have more resources at our disposal to create even better products. It will also allow us to be more efficient in our activities ", the note states.
Recently, in an official announcement, Lau said he would allow them to be more efficient, for example, by bringing faster and more consistent software updates to OnePlus users.
Last year, it announced that it had taken on some additional responsibilities for product strategy oversight for both OnePlus and OPPO.
"I am confident that this change will be positive for our community and our users. "With this deeper integration with OPPO, we will have more resources at our disposal to create even better products for you," Lau said earlier.
However, he also stated that the OnePlus brand will continue to operate independently, focusing on providing the best possible products and experience as always.
Source of information: iol.co.za