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  • OnePlus devices are one of the few Android smartphones that people line up for in masses, like they do with new iPhone releases.
  • Oddly enough, OnePlus devices aren’t nearly as popular as Apple’s iPhone or Samsung’s Galaxy phones.

On Monday, OnePlus hosted a small event at a popup store in New York City where people lined up around the block to get a chance to buy the new OnePlus 6 smartphone.

Those at the head of the line started lining up around 6:30 a.m., more than 12 hours before the store opened its doors. Others took days off work and travelled from New Jersey and Long Island to stand in line. There were even some tourists from Italy.

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The only other phone that gets massive lines of eager buyers is Apple’s new iPhones:

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