tech2 News StaffJun 09, 2016 13:07:23 IST
OnePlus 3, the latest flagship device set to launch on June 14 is up for auction even before the launch event on Droom. The company teamed with Droom, a pioneering online automobile marketplace to conduct first ever smartphone auction where the prospective buyers will get a chance to bid on the platform to win five OnePlus 3 devices before the official Amazon sale on June 15th. 12:30AM . The auction will go live from June 9, 4 PM to June 12, 3:59:59 PM. The top five bidders for the devices will own the "first-ever OnePlus 3s in India".
The proceedings from the auction will go to a charity chosen by the OnePlus community through voting on the Forums. Vikas Agarwal, General Manager added that "“We are excited by the response from the OnePlus community to our latest flagship. Through this unique smartphone auction, we want to offer our loyal fans an opportunity to get their hands on the first few OnePlus 3 smartphones in the country, even before it goes on sale while also contributing to the society.”
There will be a special gift attached to the first devices which has not been revealed yet. To participate in the auction the bidders should head over to the Droom website and register themselves. Bidding will start from Rs 1 with no cap to the final price with each bid increasing the price by Rs 5. There will be a live leaderboard of top 10 bids in real time and top 5 will be sent links to purchase phones they bid for immediately after the auction closes. The devices will be delivered after the global launch on 14 June.
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