Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus is about to launch their third smartphone in the market on 14th June 2016. To go on sale on the same date, you now have the chance to buy this smartphone even before it is launched on 14th. How?
Thanks to online car and bike marketplace Droom, who have tied up with OnePlus to sell the first five OnePlus 3 smartphones in India via online auction.
The auction which has already commenced June 9 at 4 pm, will run till June 12, 3:59:59 pm. Bidding for the five OnePlus 3 will commences INR 1 and there is no cap on highest bid and top five highest individual bidders will be able to purchase the smartphones they bid for as soon as auction closes.
As of now, the top five bid amounts ranges from INR 56,775 to INR 56,660, and this is for a phone which is expected to be priced under INR 30k. This proves how excited are buyers to get the phone as soon as possible.
There is another surprise in store for these five owners which will only be revealed by the company while handing over the handsets to the winners.
Droom reveals that all proceeds from the auction will be donated to charity which will be selected by OnePlus community via voting being cast on OnePlus Forums.
OnePlus 3 will be offered on Amazon online portal from June 15, 2016 but the company is initiating this auction so that fans can have a chance to possess 5 units of OnePlus 3 prior to it going on sale. This is a first of its kind approach which the company feels will add some excitement to its launch in the country.
— OnePlus (@oneplus) June 8, 2016
OnePlus 3 – Photos
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