OnePlus has made a major announcement regarding their smartphones line-up today at an event in Bangalore, where-in OnePlus which is globally popular for two successful phones(OnePlus One and Two) will now be a partner of India’s most happening Make in India campaign and Foxconn will now assemble OnePlus smartphones in Andhra Pradesh, India where companies like Asus, Xiaomi, Intex, Micromax, Karbonn, Celkon and Gionee are setting up their plants.
OnePlus is aiming to assemble the parts imported from China with around 50,000 units per month and gearing up to sell the smartphones by the end of this Commercial year. By assembling phones in India OnePlus will have a chance to meet the requirement. On this occasion, OnePlus team thanks, Andhra Pradesh Govt for the support.
Chandra babu Naidu-Honorable Cheif Minister Andhra Pradesh on this occasion says:
“We are pleased to welcome one of the fastest growing smartphone companies in the global market – OnePlus – to make in India. Our dream is to catapult Andhra Pradesh to become one of the hottest destinations for local manufacturing in India, and I believe with brands such as OnePlus joining in, that dream is quickly becoming a reality. The Andhra Pradesh Government assures all cooperation and support to OnePlus to help them cater to the growing demands in the India market.”
Vikas Agarwal, General Manager – India, OnePlus, said,
“We are excited to add another significant chapter in our India journey as we look forward to starting local production of our smartphones within a year of our launch in the country. Local production will not only make our operations more efficient in terms of cost and working capital requirements but also help us in making our products available for sale much faster than ever before.”
It is a known fact that first ever open sale of OnePlus Two happened today where the company says that it sold over 15,000 units in under 12 minutes and 2nd Open sale for OnePlus Two will happen tomorrow on Amazon.in from 8:00 Am.