OnePlus 2 Price Dropped to $349, Still Available Without Invite

In case you forgot about OnePlus, the company is hoping that a $40 price decrease is enough to get you remembering. The price of the OnePlus 2 (64GB) is now listed at $349, down from its original price of $389.

Originally, one of the difficult aspects of buying a OnePlus device was the invite system, but as you may recall, OP has done away with the invite system for the OnePlus 2, so you can go ahead and purchase this device as you would any other phone, which is borderline innovative for OP.  (more…)

OnePlus X Champagne Available in Europe and Hong Kong, US Release Set for January

While anyone interested in the OnePlus X Champagne edition in Europe and Honk Kong can enjoy the Tuesday open sale that OnePlus announced previously, folks in the US will have to wait a bit longer.

According to a post in OnePlus’ forum this morning, the Champagne edition OnePlus X won’t be available until early next year in January. However, if you are interested in the OnePlus X Onyx, you should have no problem buying that phone today with no invite, starting at 4pm local time.  (more…)

OnePlus Reflects on 2015, Announces OnePlus X Champagne Edition

OnePlus turned two years old today. In a blog on the company’s forum this morning, co-founder Carl Pei wrote a post reflecting on his past two years of shaking up the mobile industry with his company’s core promise to “Never Settle.” If you have been following OnePlus since its inception two years ago, you have probably heard most of what Carl wrote in his reflective post this morning, albeit through some rose-colored lenses.

Highlights include, “bringing consumers premium products at a disruptive price,” when referencing the OnePlus One and following that up with the OnePlus Two’s, “beautiful and premium design, as well as bleeding edge technologies such as USB Type C and fingerprint sensor.” While we loved the OnePlus Two’s fingerprint sensor, it was pointed out after the fact that the USB Type C was less than bleeding edge tech. (more…)

OnePlus 2 Ditches Invite System on December 5 FOR-EH-VER, FOR-EH-VER.

OnePlus, a company who makes iPhone cases, announced today that you will be able to buy their NFC-less phone, the OnePlus 2, without an invite on December 5. This isn’t a temporary thing, though, as the invite system will disappear forever with this phone. Yep, you’ll be able to buy a OnePlus 2 and its wrong-direction-mute-switch without a wait or the need to vote for “hot or not” girls on forums.  (more…)