OPPO Mobiles has become India’s first smartphone manufacturer to extend a helping hand in the fight against COVID-19. The company has contributed Rs. 1 crore in aggregate towards the Prime Minister’s National relief fund and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund to ensure the well-being of frontline workers fighting the virus outbreak.
Here’s to standing together. To support India’s battle against #COVID19, we are donating INR 1 Crore during this tough time. We urge you all to #StayHomeStaySafe and defeat this unprecedented pandemic together. #OPPOStands4India pic.twitter.com/K1fgtJfMGm
— OPPO India (@oppomobileindia) March 29, 2020
Not just that, as a brand, OPPO has initiated an Online Repair Service that will help its users across the country with basic troubleshooting and software related issues. In addition to this, the company has also extended the warranties on all its products to 31st May 2020. It has also postponed the launch of OPPO Enco M31 considering the safety and security of all its workers and customers.
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OPPO India issued a statement in this regard that said, “This is a challenging time for all of us as we are facing an unprecedented pandemic due to the outbreak of COVID-19 across the globe. We salute all the people who continue to work, even in these tough times, so that we are safe in our houses and essential services continue to function. We will continue to assess the situation and will do everything we can to offer support to the community. Tough times never last and we feel confident that we can get through this together.”
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The fact that the biggest companies of the world are joining the fight against coronavirus will be a big push to India in ensuring the safety of its citizens. While a global crisis is inevitable in the coming weeks due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, contributions, both big and small, by all these major conglomerates will help reduce the impact faced by Indians.