After Xiaomi, OnePlus forced to suspend sales in India
Following a ban on Xiaomi, OnePlus is the latest smartphone upstart to be forced to suspend sales in India.gadgets Updated: Dec 18, 2014 17:13 IST
Following a ban on Xiaomi, OnePlus is the latest smartphone upstart to be forced to suspend sales in India.
The company confirmed that it will stop selling its One smartphone in the country after a New Delhi court upheld a complaint by rival Micromax, reported Tech Crunch.
After Micromax nabbed an exclusive deal with Cyanogen in India for Yu, its new Android range, it objected to the sale of OnePlus smartphones that also make use of the Cyanogen Android operating system for powering its phones in all countries except China.
OnePlus will now be allowed to sell its existing stock in India but afterwards, it will only sell compliant devices.
OnePlus learnt about the Cyanogen-Micromax deal less than a week before it launched its own phones in India. Co-founder Carl Pei said that the company was working on its own version of android that will replace Cyanogen and will be rolled out next year.