Oppo, Realme change MWC 2020 launch plans citing event cancellation
Oppo and Realme, like many others, have altered their MWC 2020 plans because of the cancellation of the commerce present. Both manufacturers have been Barcelona-bound and anticipated to announce their flagship smartphones — Oppo Find X2 and Realme X50 Pro 5G — at MWC.
Oppo’s Find X2 launch was purported to happen on February 22. Meanwhile, Realme was set to carry its “first global launch event” for the X50 Pro 5G and a TV on February 24.
What’s Oppo doing?
Oppo has rescheduled the Find X2 launch for March, it confirmed in an official assertion to Android Authority.
“Oppo respects and understands GSMA’s decision to cancel the MWC Barcelona 2020 event. After serious consideration, we have also decided to reschedule the Oppo Find X2 global launch Event, originally scheduled on 22nd February,” learn an excerpt of the assertion.
“As of now, the event will be rescheduled for March and more information will be shared soon.”
Realme’s revised plan
Realme, alternatively, has not postponed its plans. Instead, the corporate can be internet hosting a web based launch event and beam it globally from Madrid on the identical date.
“Keeping in light with the impact of the virus and the cancellation of MWC 2020, Realme has decided to cancel the participation at MWC Barcelona 2020, accordingly,” the corporate’s assertion learn.
“Our first 5G flagship smartphone Realme X50 Pro 5G, originally planned to debut at the MWC, is going to be launched online globally in Madrid on February 24th.”
What about MWC 2020?
This is the primary time that MWC has been cancelled because the event moved to Barcelona for good in 2006. It’s crucial yearly event within the cell phone trade, however is its cancellation actually that large of a deal? Here’s what AA’s personal Bogdan Petrovan has to say about it.