OnePlus lays off employees in Europe less than two weeks after OnePlus 8 launch
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OnePlus launched its latest flagship phones, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, less than two weeks ago, but the Chinese phone maker is now laying off employees in regional offices throughout Europe, according to a report from Engadget.
It does not appear that the layoffs are coronavirus-related; rather, OnePlus appears to be dramatically downsizing offices in UK, France and Germany, with reductions in headcount as high as 80 percent for some offices. In some offices, there are just three employees, the report says.
Engadget reports that offices in Denmark, Finland, and the Netherlands were not affected, as OnePlus sees those areas as more promising growth markets. As such, Helsinki is…