OnePlus said on July 29 that its global smartphone sales grew 257% year-over-year in the first half of 2021.
OnePlus founder Pete Lau said on Weibo, "we said we want OnePlus to keep making great products that are industry benchmarks and make the OnePlus story seen by more people. Sales are the most visible recognition of that."
According to OnePlus, shipments in China grew 124 percent year-over-year in the first half. During the "6.18 Shopping Festival" in China, OnePlus sales exceeded 100 million RMB ($15.5 million) in 15 seconds.
OnePlus' shipments in the US grew 428% year-over-year in the first half and 304% year-over-year in Europe in the second quarter, making it the top-growing phone brand in both markets, according to research firm Counterpoint.
Citing data from Counterpoint, OnePlus said it grew sales in India by 229 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, again becoming the top brand in the INR 30,000 ($403.8) premium phone market share.