Chinese mobile company oppo on Wednesday canceled the online line launching program in India, according to news agency Reuters. This has happened amid tension on the border between China and India. Due to tensions on the outskirts in both countries, there is a demand for boycott of Chinese product on social media in India.
On Monday night, there was a clash between the army of China and India in Galvan valley of eastern Ladakh. In this, 20 soldiers of India were killed. This was the first skirmish at this level after 1967 on the border between the two countries. There was already growing doubt about Chinese investors in India. Many kinds of questions were already being raised due to Corona virus. India also closed the automatic route for investment from China.
Chinese companies Great Wall, SAIC and ByteDans have made large investments in India. Alibaba has also started many startups. Brands like the Chinese Smartphone Oppo, Xiaomi are eight out of every ten selling smartphones in India. oppo also has a phone-assembly plant in India. OPO had already announced that it will launch the new X2 smartphone on Wednesday. YouTube link was to go live in the evening at four o’clock but did not go live.
Instead of launching the phone, the company uploaded a 20-minute video describing how oppo is helping India fight the corona virus. When Reuters asked to cancel the live launch program, there was no response from oppo.