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OnePlus ropes in Robert Downey Jr for new brand campaign

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Premium maker Thursday said its latest marketing and brand campaign will feature Hollywood Robert Jr.

The campaign featuring Robert Jr, who is popular for his role as superhero Iron Man, will appear in a series of brand creatives across mediums in and starting with the 7 Series launch, a statement said.

"The long-term campaign celebrates the disruptive role that has played in the industry... Riding on the immense popularity of the iconic actor, the new ad creative will talk about OnePlus' much-awaited upcoming flagship," it added.

The Chinese company, which competes with the likes of and in the premium segment, had unveiled the latest generation of -- OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, priced at Rs 32,999 onwards, earlier this week.

The flagship OnePlus 7 Pro features 6.67-inch display and is fitted with a triple-lens rear camera setup (48MP+16MP+8MP) and has 4,000 mAh battery. Its 12GB variant will retail for Rs 57,999 in

is a key market for OnePlus and accounted for a significant part of the company's total revenue last year. The company has previously stated that India is set to become its "second home ground".

According to Counterpoint Research, had 44 per cent share of the premium smartphone (Rs 30,000 and above) market in India in the March 2019 quarter. OnePlus and had 26 per cent and 19 per cent share, respectively, in the said quarter.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 17:51 IST