OnePlus 6 has become the highest selling smartphone in terms of revenue on any single day. Amazon India, the e-commerce partner for the newest OnePlus flagship, said the smartphone achieved the feat during the early access sale for Prime members held at 12PM on May 21, 2018. The company says OnePlus 6 has received strong demand among those subscribed to Amazon’s Prime membership.
Amazon India says OnePlus 6 recorded approximately 3 million pre-launch ‘Notify Me’ registrations on the e-commerce ahead of its official announcement at an event in London on May 16. It says OnePlus 6 also beat the entire launch day sales record previously held by its predecessor OnePlus 5T. OnePlus had earlier claimed that its sales touch Rs 100 crore during the early preview sale on Amazon India.
The e-commerce giant notes that the smartphone defeated OnePlus 5T in terms of entire launch day sales within 10 minutes of the sales going live. It further confirms that the smartphone has witnessed a 3x jump in sales over OnePlus 5T in just 4 days and it is now officially the most successful OnePlus smartphone yet. The smartphone was also available for pre-order on Amazon India where the e-commerce giant offered e-Gift card vouchers worth Rs 1,000, which can be used to avail cashback.
OnePlus 6 is the eighth successive smartphone from the Chinese hardware startup to launch exclusively on Amazon India. Both the companies have been in partnership for exclusive sales of OnePlus devices since December 2014.
“We are thrilled to witness such overwhelming response for the smartphone, especially during Prime Early Access on Amazon.in. This continued success validates customer trust in OnePlus’ best-in-class devices and Amazon.in’s shopping experience,” said Noor Patel, Director – Category Management, Amazon India.
“As the most trusted smartphone brand with highest level of customer satisfaction, we are thrilled by the record breaking sales and geared up to introduce OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition to our loving community,” Vikas Agarwal, General Manager – India, OnePlus said in a statement.
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To recall, OnePlus 6 was launched at a global event in London on May 16. The smartphone was made official in India on May 17 at an event in Mumbai. It went on its first sale on May 21 with general availability beginning from May 22. The smartphone is priced at Rs 34,999 for the base model with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. The higher-end version with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage is priced at Rs 39,999.
In terms of specifications, the OnePlus 6 features metal unibody casing with glass back. It comes with 6.28-inch Full HD+ display and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. The smartphone features dual rear camera setup with 16-megapixel optically stabilized and 20-megapixel image sensors. The smartphone gets a 16-megapixel selfie camera and runs OxygenOS based on Android Oreo. It is backed by a 3,300mAh battery and will be available in Midnight Black, Mirror Black and Silk White finish.
Alongside the regular OnePlus 6, the Chinese smartphone maker also launched OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition model. The smartphone will go on its first sale at 12PM exclusively on Amazon India. The Avengers Limited Edition variant comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage and is priced at Rs 44,999.