BBK Electronics

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BBK Electronics Corporation
privately held[1]
Industry Consumer electronics
Founded 1995
Founder Duan Yongping
Headquarters Dongguan, Guangdong, China
Subsidiaries Oppo Electronics
Vivo Electronics
Footnotes / references
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BBK Electronics Corporation (Chinese: 广东省步步高电子工业有限公司, also known as BBK Electronics, Chinese: 步步高电器) is a Chinese company specialized on electronics such as television sets, mp3 players, digital cameras and cell phones. Its smartphones such as the N3 and R5 are sold under the OPPO brand.[4][5] The OPPO R5, to be available in November 2014, is described as the world's thinnest smartphone.[6] BBK Electronics' headquarters and production base are in Chang'an, Dongguan.[7]

According to Bloomberg, the corporate address is 23 Bubugao Avenue, Wusha Village, Chang'an Dist, Dong Guan, 523860 China.[8] It is the highest taxpayer in Chang’an.[9] BBK's primary export market is Russia and all of its devices have Russian menus and manuals.[citation needed]

As of 2004, BBK also made devices sold in the United States under the Memorex and Philco brands.[10]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Bloomberg. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Kelly Yamanouchi (August 6, 2007). "Chinese invest in Frontier". The Denver Post. Retrieved 2008-03-24. 
  3. ^ "Toshiba cries foul over threat by Chinese DVD players". Taipei Times. May 10, 2002. p. 19. Retrieved 2008-03-24. 
  4. ^ "OPPO Homepage". Retrieved 30 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "INTRODUCTION TO BBK (OPPO) COMPANY". The People's Government of Chang’an Town. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Oppo N3 and R5 hands-on: First look". GSMArena. 27 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014. Oppo pitched it as the world's slimmest smartphone 
  7. ^ "INTRODUCTION TO BBK (OPPO) COMPANY". The People's Government of Chang’an Town. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Profile". Bloomberg. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  9. ^ "INTRODUCTION TO BBK (OPPO) COMPANY". The People's Government of Chang’an Town. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2014. BBK (OPPO) is a leading enterprise in Chinese electronic information industry with headquarters and production base set in Chang’an Town. It is the highest taxpayer of Chang’an. 
  10. ^ Keith Bradsher (March 2, 2004). "Like Japan in the 1980s, China Poses Big Economic Challenge". The New York Times. 

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