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Stories about our Fans - Paulo and the OnePlus One

  1. Emmanuel
    Marketing Jun 11, 2014

    Emmanuel , Jun 11, 2014 :
    Looking back at our first six months, we are continuously reminded that we wouldn't be even close to where we are today without the fervent support of our early fans and believers. We've been fortunate enough to get to know some of you and want to share some of your stories with the rest of the OnePlus community.

    Today, we'd like to introduce you to Paulo (@Loved in the forums), a Portuguese fan who took a rather artistic approach to expressing his excitement for the OnePlus One. Paulo, a professional stone sculptor by trade, was so taken by the One following the launch that he put his skills to work to carve one of his own.

    Paulo is one of those who supported us with a special gift. Before being fan of the OnePlus, Paulo is a professional stone sculptor. Following our launch, he realized that the phone he wanted so much will not be available straight away. So he took the decision to use his stone carving talent to create a replica of the OnePlus One.

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    Using Angola black marble, Paulo managed to carve an almost exact replica of the One. We were blown away by the attention to detail and exquisite craftsmanship, something we strive to achieve every day. His remarkably crafted marble One featured almost exact dimensions, a camera and flash, OnePlus and Cyanogen logos and even speaker grills and a micro USB connector.

    Paulo graciously shipped his creation to us, all the way from Portugal, and it sits with pride in our office. It's a visual reminder to us of just how diverse, widespread and enthusiastic the OnePlus community is.

    Thank you Paolo for such a lovely gift. No matter how large we grow, this will always be a cherished memento reminding us why we're doing what we're doing.


    More pictures of Paulo's craft:

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  2. OliverGL
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 11, 2014

    OliverGL , Jun 11, 2014 :
    Hey Oneplus !! Keep up the good work! That is one nince sculpture Paulo ! Well done !!! :)
     

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  3. Aybars
    Gingerbread Jun 11, 2014

    Aybars , Jun 11, 2014 :
    I think creating a phone out of stone would take longer than creating the real one and he still managed it to get one.. respect to him really .Great work.
    , but seriously guys start giving us more updates on the process, you said we will get a storm but no one really told us if the storm started or ended...No offense
     
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  4. FilthyGrundel
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 11, 2014

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  5. Hastein710
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 11, 2014


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  6. Hanson Lee
    Marshmallow Community Expert Jun 11, 2014


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  7. Drcory
    Gingerbread Jun 11, 2014


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  8. MKjaer
    Gingerbread Jun 11, 2014


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  9. Zak
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 11, 2014

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  10. RozJC
    Cupcake Jun 11, 2014


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  11. thereisnourflevel
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 11, 2014

    thereisnourflevel , Jun 11, 2014 :
    Can tell how a guy made a phone from a rock but can't say anything about the delays and the no-invites system. Seems legit.
     

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  12. rimpla
    Gingerbread Jun 11, 2014


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  13. barizkydes
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 11, 2014


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  14. kierkier27
    Froyo Jun 11, 2014


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  15. chrism380
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 11, 2014

    chrism380 , Jun 11, 2014 :
    That's really amazing that a customer takes the time to share his appreciation back to a company....
     

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  16. leelajagadish
    Jelly Bean Jun 11, 2014


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  17. thyviper
    Jelly Bean Jun 11, 2014


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  18. teqnix
    Lollipop Jun 11, 2014

    teqnix , Jun 11, 2014 :
    Nice craftmanship!
    How about making an exact copy of @Pete ?:)
    Also there was someone else who made it from metal that one was pretty sick aswell.
     
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  19. piraeta
    Gingerbread Jun 11, 2014


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  20. COPIOUS
    Honeycomb Jun 11, 2014


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