OnePlus the recently emerged smartphone brand has landed their foots on India, it’s been announced that company will start the manufacturing in India in collaboration with Foxconn within the Sri City Integrated Business City in the state of Andhra Pradesh by the end of 2015.
Asus, Xiaomi and Gionee were planning to get hands on the Foxconn’s Sri City Facility but OnePlus got the priority. The production line will kick off before the end of this year at the 30,000 square feet facility, with a production capacity of 500,000 units per month and will open employment to over 1,000 full-time workers.
The company CEO & Founder, Pete Lau said “Producing smartphones is one of the most important decisions that we have made so far at OnePlus, and we are thankful to the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Foxconn for helping us make this happen. India being one of our biggest markets worldwide, we are committed to a long term sustainable growth path. This move will strengthen our presence and help us step up momentum in India.”
Further on asking more questions about OnePlus 2, he wasn’t that comfortable as he didn’t had figures in his hand but he updated that over 15,000 units were sold in less than 12 minutes of opening sales.