OnePlus, a global technology startup, announced the launch of its much anticipated OnePlus 2 ‘2016 Flagship Killer’ in the Middle East, to be retailed exclusively via leading online retailer Souq.com.
The first device in the world to ship with OnePlus’ own innovative operating system, OxygenOS, OnePlus 2 will be available on Souq.com from 22nd October without its ‘invite-only’ purchase restriction at an attractive pricing of AED 1,549 in the UAE and SAR 1,549 in the KSA.
As the OnePlus’ official importer for the online channel in the Middle East, Souq.com is the only e-commerce website in the region selling the global version of OnePlus 2.
Embodying the OnePlus motto of ‘Never Settle’, the OnePlus 2 boasts top of the line specs, one of the best cameras in the market, beautiful design and the adoption of state of the art. Following the global success of last year’s OnePlus One, the latest offering reaffirms OnePlus’ commitment to the highest level of craftsmanship in the industry today.
Ronaldo Mouchawar, CEO & Co-Founder of Souq.com commented, “After the phenomenal success of the OnePlus One, we are delighted to be the exclusive partners to bring OnePlus 2 to the region. High GDP per capita, robust mobile penetration rates, younger population, ease of buying are some of the key factors fueling a boom in online smartphones sales in the Middle East. Today’s increasingly sophisticated and aware consumers are looking for leading technology at competitive pricing. Souq.com is championing the factory-to-consumer model as it is opening the market up in terms of product diversity, as well as making high-spec, world-leading technology more accessible to our customers. Crafted with premium materials, the highest performing components and forward thinking technology, OnePlus 2 promises an unparalleled user experience and is set to become a top seller on the largest e-commerce site in the Middle East.”
Steven Wang, Head of New Markets, OnePlus commented, “By paying attention to the smallest details, taking a holistic approach to product design, and working with the best partners, we have been able to create the greatest day-to-day user experience in a smartphone without compromise. We are excited to launch OnePlus 2 in the Middle East with our official online partner Souq.com, who have a proven track record of successfully bringing world-leading international brands exclusively to this market.”
The OnePlus 2’s aluminum-magnesium alloy frame and jewelry-grade stainless steel accents encase a vibrant, full HD 5.5” IPS LCD In-Cell display. A 3300mAh lithium polymer battery powers the device throughout the day, and as a dual-sim device the OnePlus 2 simultaneously supports two Nano SIM cards with 4G LTE capability. The 64-bit Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 SoC is the fastest processor in the market today. With up to 64GB of storage and eMMC 5.0 flash memory, the OnePlus 2 is lightning quick. Paired with up to 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, the OnePlus 2 powers all apps, games and videos.