OnePlus

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OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
Native name
一加科技
Subsidiary
IndustryConsumer electronics
Founded16 December 2013; 7 years ago (2013-12-16)
FounderPete Lau
Carl Pei
HeadquartersTairan Building, ,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
ProductsSmartphones
Earphones
Powerbanks
OxygenOS
HydrogenOS
Phone cases
Shirts
Bags
Televisions
Number of employees
2700+ (2019)
ParentBBK Electronics
OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
Simplified Chinese深圳市万普拉斯科技有限公司
Traditional Chinese深圳市萬普拉斯科技有限公司
OnePlus
Chinese一加
Literal meaningOnePlus
WebsiteOnePlus
Footnotes / references
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OnePlus[change | change source]

OnePlus Technology is a Chinese company who makes smartphones, headphones, and backpacks.[6] OnePlus was made in 2013 by Pete Lau and Carl Pei. Carl Pei left in October of 2020 to "pursue new ventures" and to "take some time to decompress and spend time with his family."[7] OnePlus is owned by BBK Electronics, BBK Electronics also owns Oppo, Vivo, and Realme. OnePlus has a small presence in America with only 0.61% controll of the market. In India they have a big presence with 29% controll.[8] OnePlus office is in Shenzhen, China.

Products[change | change source]

Phones

OnePlus One

Oneplus makes new products every year. The popular ones are the cellphone of which are: OnePlus One, OnePlus 2, OnePlus X, OnePlus 3, OnePlus 4, Onplus 5, Oneplus 6, OnePlus 7, and the OnePlus 8. All the phones from OnePlus 3 and on also have diffrent options such as the T option and the Pro option. In 2020 OnePlus also made a new cheap product named the OnePlus Nord. They are cellphones for people who want a nice phone but cannot afford to purchase an expensive phone. OnePlus Nord got its first software update. This Software Update will start after on August 4, 2020, in India. It makes the system better. It also makes depth sensor effect better, and it is called version 10.5.1.AC01DA.[9] Oneplus sometimes put special colors on the phones like the McLaren Edition.

Wearables

In 2020 OnePlus made a wearable watch. The first product is the OnePlus Band, a fitness smartwatch. It comes in three color. It is only available in India.

Charging

OnePlus has good charging. every phone is shipped with can charge extremely fast with the charger. OnePlus introduced its wireless charger. It can also charge at the same speed. If it is not made by OnePlus then it will be slower.

Television OnePlus has its own of televisions with three options. The Q series, the Y series, and the U series.

History[change | change source]

Carl Pei

OnePlus was made on 16 December 2013 by former Oppo vice-president Pete Lau and Carl Pei. The company's main goal was to design a smartphone that would balance expensive quality with a lower price, believing that people who buy the phones would "Never Settle" for the lower-quality phones made by other companies. Lau explained that "we will never be different just for the sake of being different. Everything done has to improve the phone. The actual experience in day-to-day use has to get better. The company showed its first phone, the OnePlus One, on 23 April 2014. It intended to capture the market from the Google Nexus series.[10] In December 2014, with the release of the OnePlus One in India exclusively through Amazon, OnePlus also announced plans to establish a presence in the country, with plans to open 25 official walk-in service centers across India. According to market research firm Counterpoint Research, OnePlus topped the Indian premium smartphone market last year with a 33 percent share, beating Samsung Electronics with 26 percent. In the IDC survey, OnePlus ranked third in India's market with more than $500 in the first quarter of this year after Apple and Samsung Electronics. And it ranked second after China's Vivo in the 300-500-dollar market.


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Reference[change | change source]

  1. Xiang, Tracey (13 January 2014). "Smartphone Startup OnePlus Aims at Developed Markets". TechNode. Retrieved 2 May 2014.[dead link]
  2. "OnePlus publishes 2017 annual report: revenues and sales on the rise". GSMArena. 30 January 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
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  5. "Who is BBK, the world's second largest phone manufacturer?". Android Authority. 19 January 2020.
  6. https://www.oneplus.com/
  7. https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/16/oneplus-co-founder-carl-pei-confirms-he-has-left-the-company/#:~:text=Pei%20said%20he%20was%20leaving,for%20the%20last%20seven%20years.&text=These%20past%20years%2C%20OnePlus%20has,and%20friends%2C%E2%80%9D%20he%20wrote.
  8. https://qz.com/india/1900291/chinas-oneplus-lag-samsung-in-indias-premium-smartphone-segment/#:~:text=At%20the%20end%20of%20June,Media%20Research%20(CMR)%20show.
  9. "OnePlus Nord Starts Receiving Its First Software Update With Camera Optimisations". 2020-07-22. Retrieved 2020-07-22.