While other manufacturers such as Xiaomi, Huawei, OPPO, and Vivo are opening up new stores in cities in China, OnePlus is doing the opposite. A Canadian official announced earlier today that OnePlus will be closing down their Beijing and Shanghai stores on the 22nd of August (just 2 days from now).
The reason given is that the company is trying to deploy its limited resources to where it is most needed. The Beijing store was opened less than 2 years ago on the 20th of December, 2014 and now it will be closed down.
OnePlus has only manufactured 4 phones so far but also have a number of accessories such as earphones, cases, and power banks. Their first phone, the OnePlus 1, was sold on an invite only basis at first. Their new phone, the OnePlus 3 which has been getting positive reviews doesn’t use the invite system but has been facing issues with low inventory which has led to sales being temporarily halted for a month in 24 countries (mainly in Europe). Sales are expected to resume on September 12 (Let’s pray the red variant gets released).
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The company has said it will continue to adhere to the standard they have set with their flagship device and are also working towards increasing investment in software development.Always be the first to know. Follow us: