Chinese smartphone manufacturer, OnePlus has announced a new promotional campaign in Bengaluru through which company will deliver OnePlus One smartphones to its customers within 60 minutes. If the delivery of the smartphone is not done within the 60 minutes, then the customer will get the handset absolutely free.
One has to download the Blowhorn mobile application to place the order and the countdown to the 60 minutes delivery will begin once the order is accepted by Blowhorn. The the Blowhorn mobile application can be downloaded from Google Play Store. This promotion campaign will run for three days – October 8th, 9th and 10th. The company has taken this promotional campaign as pilot project, and will soon be taken to other cities.
Commenting on this initiative, Vikas Agarwal, general manager – India, OnePlus said, “Can you ever imagine receiving a smartphone in about the same time as you order a pizza? At OnePlus, we think it’s possible. At OnePlus we always look to challenge the status quo and wow our fans by making the user experience even better. Therefore we are daring ourselves this time to deliver the original flagship – The OnePlus One – to our fans in Bengaluru who wish to own the phone, within the guaranteed 60 minutes or give it away for free.”
Mithun Srivatsa from Blowhorn further adds, “We are super excited about partnering with a premium phone brand such as OnePlus. The novelty of this promotion is that we being their delivery partner, have zero margin for delays or errors in delivery of the OnePlus One handsets. Needless to say, we are honoured to be trusted to make this a reality and not disappoint OnePlus’ fans who will be eager to own their OnePlus One handset within 60 minutes of placing the order.”
OnePlus One features a 5.5-inch IPS display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution (full HD) and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 2.5GHz Krait 400 quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, Adreno 330 GPU along with 3 GB RAM for smoother performance.
OnePlus One runs on Android KitKat operating system which is upgradable to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. The smartphone boasts a 13-megapixel rear camera with 6 physical lenses and f/2.0 aperture with a claimed shutter speed of only 0.3 seconds and has a 5-megapixel front camera for selfie lovers.
On the storage front, the phone offers 16 GB of internal storage; however there is no expandable storage slot which can be considered as one of the drawback for this smartphone. For connectivity, OnePlus One offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC functionality.