- Most 5G-enabled Vivo smartphones will support 5G SA (standalone) in India before October 2022 ends.
- The company announced this news, alongside numerous technological advancements in the smartphone market, at the Technology Day 2022 event.
- Vivo also announced a partnership with Reliance Jio’s gaming platform powered by Jio True 5G, the JioGamesCloud.
Vivo has announced that by the end of October 2022, a number of Vivo’s smartphones would support 5G in India. This announcement of 5G support for Vivo phones is a piece of fantastic news for those considering using Jio’s 5G services. For those unaware, Reliance Jio is gearing up to roll out its 5G SA in India and would require OEMs to release an OTA update for their 5G handsets which aren’t yet supporting Jio’s 5G network.
In India, Vivo offers a wide range of 5G smartphones, available in entry-level, mid-range, and flagship price ranges. This announcement from Vivo will likely boost its sales of 5G smartphones.
Besides this, Vivo highlighted numerous technological advancements in the smartphone market at the Technology Day 2022 event and brought the spotlight on 5G, photography, and design. Vivo also showcased distinctive user-centric developments in power consumption optimisation, multi-SIM functionality, and antenna technology.
Recently, Vivo announced a partnership with Reliance Jio’s gaming platform powered by Jio True 5G, the JioGamesCloud. The company used its flagship smartphone, the Vivo X70 Pro+, to demonstrate cloud gaming on Jio’s 5G network.
Reliance Jio has already launched 5G services in four cities in India and plans to expand to more cities by the end of the year. The telco’s 5G services are currently available only by invitation. To check for an invite, make sure you live in an eligible city and have the MyJio app downloaded. Next, you can brief Jio about you interest in its 5G services via app.