OPPO IN NEPAL
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd, is also known as Oppo.
Oppo is based in Dongguan, Guangdong, China. They are a Chinese consumer electronics and mobile communications company.
The Brand name “Oppo” was registered in China 3 years before the launch. However, after the launch of Oppo in 2004, it expanded to 50 countries. Currently, their products enrich 300 million people around the world.
Oppo was officially launched in 2016 in Nepal. Beforehand, the smartphone market of Nepal had Indian as well as foreign brands. Popular Indian brands were Micromax, lava, Karbonn, and Intex. Indian brands were more low-end smartphones as compared to today’s market. Whereas Samsung, Nokia, Sony, LG, and Panasonic were thought of as high-end smartphone brands in Nepal.
Today, low-end Indian smartphones are non-existence in the market. So, Oppo has its position in the Nepali market. Oppo competes alongside other well-known brands such as Xiaomi, Apple, Samsung, and Realme.
Oppo entered the Nepalese market with a series of its Smartphones. But, it has now expanded its horizons. Today Oppo sells Internet of Things (IoT) products such as headsets and wearables in Nepal.
OPPO: A Brief History
OPPO IN NEPAL
BBK Electronics, the parent company of “Oppo,” registered the name in 2001. Oppo was launched in 2004.
In 2005, Oppo released its first MP3 players. After that, in 2008, Oppo released its first “smiley face” phone on the market.
In 2009, Oppo made its debut in Thailand, then expanded worldwide.
In 2011 Leonardo DiCaprio endorsed Oppo’s first smartphone, the ‘Find.’ The same year, the company introduced face beautification features in its smartphones.
In 2013, Oppo became the first to release a smartphone with a rotating camera. In 2014, Oppo brought the VOOC fast-charging revolution.
Oppo became China’s largest smartphone manufacturer in June 2016. During the time, they had over 200,000 retail outlets. And just like that, Oppo expanded its business to 40 countries in 16 years.
Oppo is now one of the most popular smartphone brands globally and in Nepal. Oppo smartphones specialize in high-quality cameras introducing advanced mobile photography techniques.
Today, Oppo’s main products are Smartphones, IoT devices, audio devices, and power banks.
OPPO IN NEPAL
On September 12, 2016, Oppo was launched in the Nepali smartphone market. Aggressive marketing quickly made its name in the market and in the mind of the people.
Telecall Pvt. Ltd is a subsidiary of the Triveni Group. They are the sole authorized distributor of Oppo smartphones in Nepal.
A selected range of Oppo smartphones is available in Nepal. Also, Oppo mobile phones are available in almost every mobile retail store.
Today, Oppo offers smartphones, earphones, and wearables in the Nepali market.
OPPO IN NEPAL
Oppo Products in Nepal and where to find Oppo brands:
Oppo is best known in Nepal as the smartphone with the best camera. But, Oppo is gradually broadening its product offerings in Nepal.
They have also brought IoT products to Nepal.
We’ve compiled a list of products you can find in each of those stores:
FAQ about Oppo Products
Oppo currently runs more than five authorized mobile service centers throughout Nepal.
Yes, Oppo offers insurance/warranty on every smartphone sold in Nepal. However, you need to have a purchase receipt of the phone bought to claim insurance.
Yes, OPPO provides free maintenance services but with a condition.
While in regular use, if there is performance failure, you can claim free maintenance.
On top of it, you can enjoy the remaining original warranty period on replacement parts. Or, you can get 3 months of warranty from the date of replacement warranty.
To claim the basic guarantee, you must have a valid warranty card and invoice. So, please keep your invoice safe.
Have you lost your invoice and proof of purchase?
In such a case, Oppo compares the date three months after the product’s manufacture date to the date of the E-warranty card.
After that, they choose the more advantageous of the two to serve as the de-facto purchase date.
Oppo products purchased out of Nepal cannot enjoy the warranty services in Nepal.
The cost of Oppo phones varies based on the specifications. For instance, Oppo’s A-series smartphones aim at the budget segment. However, these smartphone ranges offer quality smartphones with competitive performance and specifications.
Meanwhile, the Oppo F-series is famous for its premium design and high-quality selfie cameras. Hence, the F-series smartphones cost around 30-50K, significantly more costly than the A-series smartphones.
In terms of price, Oppo mobile phones cost between NPR 15,000 and NPR 90,000 in the market. As a result, we’ve compiled a list of mobile phones along with their respective price ranges.
|Price Range||OPPO Smartphones|
|Below 20k||Oppo A16k, Oppo A16,|
|20k – 40k||Oppo A77 4G, Oppo A76, Oppo A16, Oppo A53, Oppo F19, Oppo F19 Pro, Oppo A54, Oppo F17, Oppo A52, Oppo A31|
|40k – 60k||Oppo F21 Pro, Oppo F17 Pro,|
There is no perfect answer to which Oppo Smartphone is the best in Nepal.
Oppo provides Smartphones in Nepal with different prices and specifications to choose from. At times, budget smartphones of Oppo might be the best option for an Oppo gaming smartphone. It all depends on individual requirements.
While purchasing a smartphone, the primary consideration is the usage of the phone. For example, the Oppo F-Series is good for selfies and photography enthusiasts. On the other hand, a low-cost phone with proper specifications is the best for daily and everyday use.
Therefore, you must consider your budget, the memory, and the chipset used in the phone, among other factors.
You can purchase genuine smartphone accessories and products from Oppo authorized stores.
Although several shops sell Oppo products, there is a good chance they are not genuine. Even though the shop owners might claim accessories are authentic, most of them do not provide the same level of after-sales service as authorized stores.
We have compiled the list of Oppo Showroom/Services centers in Nepal. You can visit these stores to purchase Oppo Products.
Oppo Service Center in Nepal:
[OPPO has six service centers located in key cities of Nepal. They provide one year of free service on software and 6-months on battery.
|OPPO Service Centre||Contact Number||Address|
|Kathmandu||16600166778/ 9808130417||Kamalpokhar, City Center, 2nd Floor, S10|
|Kathmandu||16600188886/ 9808130417/ 9851210623||Sundhara, CTC Mall, 5th Floor, Units 606 and 606 A|
|Pokhara||9840411563||Mobile Tower, Mahendrapul, Pokhara, Nepal|
|Chitwan||9823041984||Lions Chok, Narayangarh, KL Mall, 2nd Floor|
|Itahari||9823041990||Sunsari district, Itahari, Near Koshi College|
|Nepalgunj||9823041969||Beside Nepalgunj Medical College, Near Bright Future School, Koriyanpur- 12|
To summarize, Oppo is one of the few brands that stormed the offline market when it entered the Nepali smartphone market. Similarly, OPPO has created excellent camera phones while introducing groundbreaking photography technology.
OPPO IN NEPAL