“Vivo” electronics corp, is a phone brand based in Dongguan, Guangdong, China. It was founded in 2009. The company is another Chinese smartphone maker to enter India recently. It makes low-cost Android phones and those in the mid-range segment of the market.
The company develops software for their phones such as the Vivo app Store, manager included in their proprietary Android-based operating system called fun touch OS.
Vivo joined the ranks of the top 10 smartphone makers in the first quarter of 2015 with a global market share of 2.7% With research and development centers in Shenzhen and Nanjing.
Vivo has expanded to over 100 countries around the world. Vivo began its international expansion in 2014 when it entered the Thai market. The company quickly followed up with launches in India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, and the Philippines.
In 2017 Vivo entered the smartphone market in Russia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Brunei, Macao, Cambodia, Laos, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
In June 2017, it entered the Pakistan mobile phone market and the Vivo brand is currently experiencing rapid growth in popularity in the country.
On 26 November 2017, Vivo entered the Nepal market with its Y53 and Y65 models.
In June 2017, Vivo reached a sponsorship deal with FIFA to become the official smartphone brand of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups. The company also became a title sponsor of India’s Pro Kabaddi and Indian premier league.
At Viv,o we are dedicated to the pursuit of perfection and continuously creating surprises for users through constant innovation. Pioneering the use of Hi-Fi audio chips in smartphones, Vivo created the very first smartphone with a dedicated Hi-Fi chip, the X1. Since then Vivo has remained committed to providing the very best possible audio experience to customers.