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Where’s My OnePlus One? Company Opens Up About Delays


Where’s My OnePlus One? Company Opens Up About Delays

News Richard Goodwin 15:forty, 23 Jun 2014

OnePlus Feedback On Delays, Poor Manufacturing Yields

OnePlus has gone on document to deal with considerations potential clients have over truly getting their arms on a handset this aspect of 2020.

The corporate was fast to level out that it isn't – we repeat NOT – holding again provide to be able to generate extra demand and headlines. So what's holding issues again?

Under are some extracts from the company’s official blog roll:

“Earlier than saying the One on April 23, we did not anticipate one of these demand. On the OnePlus One, the panel is (show and contact sensors) one of the essential elements. The procurement cycle for this piece takes three months, which signifies that the order for the panels on the units that we're presently sending out was made previous to our announcement.”

We’ve heard this one earlier than, however – as soon as once more – it’s getting used to ease shoppers’ fear over not gaining access to a tool they’re fairly clearly head over heels in love with: “We did not anticipate the One to be such a well-liked system, and this has resulted in a scarcity of inventory.” 

The corporate additionally maintains strict high quality management measures on all models. This has brought on issues with provides and with suppliers. “Being very strict on high quality had led to decrease manufacturing yields. Utilizing the show for instance, whereas already coming from one of many business's prime suppliers, the present cross fee is under 70%. This can be a bottleneck to our capability.” 

However there's mild on the finish of the tunnel, apparently.

“Via joint efforts with our suppliers and companions, our manufacturing tempo is deliberate to select up beginning subsequent week. I am conscious that we've got promised elevated availability in late June. That is occurring, simply not as quick because the regular improve in demand that we have been seeing.” 

For everything you need to know about the OnePlus One, including specs, features and how the software works, hit this link up. You’ll be redirected to our Wikipedia-style break down of the handset. 


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