OnePlus 5T was sold out within first 5 minutes, as a part of the special one-hour preview sale on Amazon.in.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has announced that its latest flagship phone, OnePlus 5T, was sold out within the first 5 minutes of being put on a special pre-launch sale on Amazon India on November 21. This flagship smartphone ended up breaking all launch day sales records globally within just 6 hours, becoming the Chinese company’s fastest selling device.
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In a statement on this record performance, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, said, “The OnePlus 5T is our way of giving our community the latest and greatest technology, in form of a premium flagship smartphone. We have seen unprecedented customer response to the early access sales, in India as well as globally. Hundreds of fans have flocked to our Experience Stores in Bangalore and Delhi, waiting in long queues to be amongst the first ones to get their hands on the new device.”
Mr. Agarwal went on to say, “We are happy to announce that OnePlus 5T will go live for open sale, starting November 28 across all channels which includes Amazon.in, oneplusstore.in, select Croma stores and Experience zones in Bangalore and Delhi.”
In addition, Amazon India stated that for Amazon Prime, the OnePlus 5T has become their highest grossing product for a single day.
“We are thrilled to witness such overwhelming response for the OnePlus 5T on Amazon.in. This continued success validates customer trust in OnePlus’ best-in-class devices and Amazon.in’s shopping experience. Our partnership has been built on the core value of customer obsession and we look forward to continue delighting them, always,” Director – Category Management, Amazon India, Noor Patel, said.
Launched in India at a starting price of ₹32,999, this smartphone boasts an immersive, Full Optic AMOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio, and powerful dual camera set up that is optimized for low light photography. The company claims that it uses among the fastest facial recognition technologies in the market today.
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The entry level phone comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal memory, while OnePlus 5T will also be available in the 8GB RAM variant with 128 GB internal storage, available for ₹37,999.