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How will OnePlus make money?

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  1. muntajeebali Honeycomb Sep 8, 2015


  2. deluxor Donut Sep 8, 2015


  3. arunm811 Froyo Sep 8, 2015

    arunm811, Sep 8, 2015 :
    Nice strategy and seems to be working great....!! 5 millions in reservation list..
     

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  4. spaceman Gingerbread Sep 9, 2015

    spaceman, Sep 9, 2015 :
    Agree to a point. They should have figured it out by now and scaled up and had their issues resolved. And if they couldn't do that, then they failed and need to make some changes.

    Lots of people who need a phone and would want one, can't get their hands on one. Only people buying OnePlus 2 are fanboys and those that bought a One in the past and were able to get an invite.

    Maybe there is a method to their madness but I just think they alienate and piss off potential customers who would love to get a phone. Any other phone you want, you can walk into a store and buy right away. People don't have time for BS games, they want their products yesterday.
     

  5. remedy KitKat Sep 9, 2015

    remedy, Sep 9, 2015 :
    Dream on...
     

  6. samishnitzel Gingerbread Sep 9, 2015

    samishnitzel, Sep 9, 2015 :
    I would rather take the extra costs in a phone that goes to marketing if it is actually available to buy rather than a poster on a website with some sneaky little invite system, we don't even know how many invites are given out.
     

  7. masterfifi Froyo Sep 9, 2015


  8. smanrocks Gingerbread Sep 9, 2015

    smanrocks, Sep 9, 2015 :
    I agree
     

  9. Phoenix809 Cupcake Sep 9, 2015


  10. Vivek musale Jelly Bean Sep 9, 2015

    Vivek musale, Sep 9, 2015 :
    Definitely spread the word
     

  11. Votkuli Donut Sep 9, 2015


  12. bpichardo Gingerbread Sep 10, 2015

    bpichardo, Sep 10, 2015 :
    I think though, that the invite system should be faster. OP might lose customer due to the waiting time.
     

  13. adi26 Gingerbread Sep 10, 2015

    adi26, Sep 10, 2015 :
    Great to know. Except for the fact that if you wish to sell millions of devices in a year, you will have to be giving out more invites than you are presently. Also, absolutely necessary to respect new customers. OP's current approach is absolute disregard for new customers or "4th tier". If you piss someone off the first time, they are likely to never look at your brand again.
     

  14. chingy69 Froyo Sep 11, 2015


  15. jyotish saloi Cupcake Sep 11, 2015


  16. i_akki07 Cupcake Sep 11, 2015

    i_akki07, Sep 11, 2015 :
    Great thinking guys.. if u really follow this nobody can stop u to become the market leader in smartphones..Best of luck .
     

  17. dante888 Eclair Sep 11, 2015


  18. kiran ch Cupcake Sep 11, 2015


  19. Dyutiman Hazra Eclair Sep 11, 2015

    Dyutiman Hazra, Sep 11, 2015 :
     

  20. Dyutiman Hazra Eclair Sep 11, 2015

    Dyutiman Hazra, Sep 11, 2015 :
    @Carl hefty insight regarding strategies of three. Apart from above if you set up production unit at India, it may bring down cost further. Also you may ask all members to develop Apps for three and further cost cutting ideas.
    But we all need three to become a full fledged marketing personnel of three