09 Might 2023
Final 12 months, Oppo withdrew its telephones from Germany as a consequence of a authorized dispute with Nokia. In March, a report surfaced claiming that Oppo (and its OnePlus sibling) could be exiting a number of key markets: France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK. Each Oppo and OnePlus denied the report, however extra bother may very well be on the horizon.
frandroid He interviewed a number of workers in France to seek out out what was happening. One labored for Oppo’s contractor, Atmospheres, which dealt with cellphone gross sales. In keeping with the individual, the service contract with Oppo ends on June 30.
A former Oppo gross sales supervisor has revealed that workers have been knowledgeable that the brand new Discover X and Reno collection won’t launch in France. The Discover N2 Flip was initially going to be out there in retail shops, however plans have modified and the cellphone will solely be out there on-line. Gross sales workers have reportedly been instructed to recall the Oppo screens and cease promoting them earlier than the June 30 deadline.
Oppo stated that it will likely be energetic in France after June 30. It’s unclear if its telephones will proceed to be out there, although: In Germany, Oppo listed all of the telephones on its native web site, whereas headphones and wearables continued to promote (and can apparently disappear now).
Moreover, Oppo guarantees present house owners after-sales assist and providers for its telephones, together with getting software program updates. Oppo France’s web site nonetheless sells the telephones.
Proof (in French)