OnePlus 5 becomes the highest revenue-grossing smartphone in the launch week on Amazon.in after witnessing over 3X jump in growth as compared to the brand’s pervious flagship smartphone, OnePlus 3T. The latest phone, OnePlus 5 had witnessed close to 1 million ‘Notify Me’ prior to its launch earlier this month, where customers thronged to purchase the smartphone at the open sale. The OnePlus 5 has been delivered to 400+ cities in the launch week across major metro cities and smaller towns such as Rupar, Dausa, Theni to name a few
Launched on 22nd June, the OnePlus 5 is available at a starting price of Rs 32,999. The OnePlus 5 features world’s highest resolution dual camera system (16+20MP), the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and Dash Charge technology for an ultra-fast and smooth user experience.
Commenting on the occasion, Arun Srinivasan, Director Electronics, Amazon India said, “The continued success is a great validation of an ever-increasing platform reach and strong partnership with OnePlus. The Notify Me registrations that Amazon.in received for the phone was overwhelming and we expect this to only grow. Smartphones are one of the fastest growing product lines and have repeatedly been one of the top selling categories on Amazon.in.”
Commenting on the customer reaction, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager – India, OnePlus said, “Our mission is to make the best smartphone and the OnePlus 5 is yet another step in this direction. We are truly humbled by the unprecedented response to our latest flagship.” He further added, “The success of the OnePlus 5 is a great validation of our online first business model, and faith in exclusive partnership with our long-term strategic partner Amazon.in.”
All OnePlus 5 users are eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Kotak 811, and besides that, Rs. 1500 SBI cashback (extended till 2nd July), Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Kindle and Vodafone SuperNet™ Data offers.
Amazon.in has an exclusive partnership with the OnePlus brand since Dec 2014 and has successfully brought the flagship OnePlus smartphone devices to Indian customers, right from OnePlus One, OnePlus 2, OnePlus X, OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T and now the latest flagship OnePlus 5.