The matter came to light when Robert Downey Jr. posted about OnePlus 7 on China's social platform Weibo, using Huawei P30 Pro.
The most famous and adored Marvel hero and OnePlus ambassador Robert Downey Jr.,was spotted posting about OnePlus 7 on his Weibo page.However, the actor was using Huawei's leader P30 Pro phone, the media has announced. OnePlus, which was promoted by Hollywood actor prior this year, has confronte fire for paying for advertisements highlighting him instead of waterproofing its smartphones.
On July 30, Robert Downey Jr. supposedly posted on wiebo from Huawei P30 Pro instead of his endorsed brand OnePlus 7. Despite the fact that the post later got deleted from his Weibo profile, according to people, they caught the proof as they screenshot it before it got deleted, tech gateway huaweicentral.com covered on Wednesday.
This is not really the first run through a brand ambassador or an official of one smartphone company was discovered using a smartphone made by another organization. In an occurrence last year, Samsung's Nigeria unit was found tweeting about Galaxy Note 9, using an iPhone.
It is also a possibility that it might be some other person posting for his Robert Downey's behalf on Weibo, rather the actor himself.
OnePlus joined hands with Robert Downey Jr. in May this year, to lead the organization's new promoting effort.
"We, at OnePlus believing in having a laser focus in all that we do and in taking the necessary steps to make a exceptional experience for our community. Working with Robert Downey Jr, we see that these ideologies are reflected in him also, in his creativity and devotion," Pete Lau, Founder and CEO of OnePlus, had said at the time. "This synergy has us convinced that nobody could represent what we stand for better and we are delighted to welcome Robert Downey Jr. into the OnePlus family."
Indeed, even as OnePlus has consistently touted its responsibility to getting its clients the most elevated specs at the least costs, its phones have lacked official IP affirmation for water resistance.
This micro-blogging site Weibo, is one of China's most well known social platforms.