In an official discussion board put up on Wednesday, OnePlus stated that it’s being pressured to change its plans after the manufacturing of the OnePlus 8-series was ‘temporarily halted’ final week. The firm, nevertheless, claims that manufacturing is already again up and working, so one would hope that issues would get again to regular sooner fairly than later.
As for the brand new launch schedule, each units will nonetheless go up on the market May 29th, however fairly than have open gross sales, as was first introduced, OnePlus will maintain a “special limited sale” throughout on-line and offline channels at Noon IST on that day. OnePlus additionally stated it could announce the complete launch schedule for the 2 units within the close to future. In case you’ve already pre-booked the OnePlus 8-series on Amazon or the OnePlus web-store, you’ll be capable of purchase it as soon as shares can be found.
OnePlus hasn’t detailed the precise motive why manufacturing was halted final week, nevertheless it is likely to be as a result of Oppo’s Greater Noida manufacturing facility, which manufactures OnePlus units for the Indian market, was pressured to shut final week after plenty of staff there examined constructive for COVID-19.
While we speculated that the shutdown may trigger points with the OnePlus 8 sale in India, the corporate denied any issues and claimed that its plans weren’t affected by the developments. However, it now appears that the manufacturing of the OnePlus 8-seres was, certainly, affected by the shutdown.