Chinese handset-manufacturer Vivo on Wednesday said its new manufacturing plant in Noida will be operational in 3-4 months.

 

”Our 3 lakh square feet Noida facility will start operations in three-to-four months and by the end of the year will look at hiring 2,000 people. Our plant will have the ability to produce one million handsets by the end of next year,” Jerome Chen, deputy general manager at Vivo India, said.

Vivo, which is one of the top three players in China in terms of revenue, also launched the 4G LTE enabled X5 Pro smartphone at Rs.27,980.

The device, which is loaded with 1.5GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor and a 2GB RAM unit, will come with 16 GB ROM and an expandable memory of 128 GB running on Android Lollipop at the base with Vivo’s Funtouch operating system 2.1 on top and having a 13MP rear and 8M front camera, comes with a 2,450mAH battery, dual SIM slots and a 5.2-inch super AMOLED full HD display.

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