On June 25th, Vivo held the 2019 vivo Innovation Day event to promote the layout of vivo on 5G. Amongst other things, vivo announced a “5G neighboring plan” at the event. This allows consumers to experience 5G mobile network at the comfort of their “homes”. The plan is based on a wide range of offline stores, and Vivo will build 5G experience zones in offline stores of cities that have a 5G network. This will consumers with 5G mobile phones to enter the store or at their doorsteps and experience the 5G network.
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As for the model that experiences the 5G network, it should be the iQOO 5G version that was also revealed at the conference. Vivo said that the model will be available in the third quarter of 2019. There have been rumors that the Chinese 5G network will be officially opened on October 1. Although the authenticity is unknown, China’s 5G licenses have been issued and the three major operations also announced the list of the first batch of cities that can experience 5G networks. Vivo believes that the full commercialization of 5G network in China will not take off till about the end of the year. This will coincide with the launch date of the iQOO 5G version.
Previously, Li Yue, president of China Mobile Communications Group Co., Ltd., said that the 5G network speed is 20 times higher than the current 4G network speed. Thus this is a network that we all look forward to.