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OnePlus One has sold a half million smartphones in a year
The Chinese start-up OnePlus has in little more than a year sold about one and a half million units of its One smartphone. Although it thus falls short of the major smartphone manufacturers objectives are amply says OnePlus.
Carl Pei, one of the founders of OnePlus, gave information about the sales in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, which is a video of it released its . This makes the company since November sold about one million units. The speed at which OnePlus smartphones sells therefore appears to be increased compared with the first half of the year, which probably is due to the fact that there is no longer an invitation is necessary to buy the device.
According to Pei, the sales figure significantly higher than what the company had in mind. There were 30,000 units sold in a year to keep the company afloat while a sales volume of 50,000 “a good year” would mean. In their own words OnePlus does not need a big sales numbers, because it sells its own smartphones and uses low margins. The Chinese start-up gets it in terms of sales not in the major smartphone manufacturers who sell tens of millions of units per year.
In the interview, Pei also spoke briefly about the OnePlus 2, the successor to the One which will be announced next week. There could be more than a year in development have been the smartphone, says the CEO. Earlier, OnePlus already known that the device a Snapdragon 810-soc get with 4GB of ram, and a c-USB port is built .
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