OnePlus 2nd global headquarters in India

Chinese smartphone manufacturer and one of the top smartphone brand in India OnePlus is in plans to set up its 2nd Global Headquarters in India. As reported by Business Line, OnePlus also plans to set up an R&D center in India.

Notably, OnePlus has a very strong users base in the Indian smartphone market, which is the second largest smartphone market after China.

“The R&D centre is to be set up either in Hyderabad or Bengaluru by the year end,” Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, told newspersons. India is the second-biggest market (in volumes) for OnePlus after China, he said.

“The centre will have around 50 employees — the Chinese centre has around 100 — to help localise products for Indian market,” he said. OnePlus is expanding its service centres to 25 from 12, and the company plans to set up around five experience zones, including one in Chennai, he said. A local headquarters will also enable the company decentralise the operations, Agarwal added.