How do smartphones get built?

Alex Kidman 23 June 2017

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We go inside the smartphone factory of Chinese smartphone maker Oppo to find out.

Smartphone adoption in Australia is incredibly widespread, but have you ever considered how a smartphone is actually produced?

During a recent trip to China for the launch of the Oppo R11, I had the opportunity to tour and film inside Oppo's factory in Shenzhen, detailing the process of everything that goes into smartphone production.

Oppo produces a large number of the parts that go into its phones itself, but the process won't be that dissimilar to other smartphones for the most part. It's not quite enough for you to launch a new business in smartphone production, but it might just give you an insight into what actually goes into the smartphones that we all take for granted.

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