OnePlus might be preparing for something big next year.
Its CEO Pete Lau announced at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai that the group is emabarking on boosting its presence in the US. Currently, it supplies smartphones in the region through third-party retailers and its own online store.
He said OnePlus will be working closely with carrier to expand its reach. This is the move of the company to encourage more users to purchase its smartphones.
With carriers on board, buyers will get to have hand-on experience with the devices compared to when purchasing online. Telco companies AT&T and T-Mobile are its current network partners.
Aside from this, the firm is also targeting to produce a 5G-capable smartphone by 2019. Lau said with OnePlus’ partnership with Qualcomn, the goal of launching 5G mobile phone is possible.