Here's OnePlus' cheeky iPhone 6/6s case in the flesh (hands-on)

Here's OnePlus' cheeky iPhone 6/6s case in the flesh (hands-on)
So here's the news: Viral phone maker OnePlus, in a surprising move, yesterday released a dedicated protective case for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. Yes, you read that right, an Android maker is selling a dedicated iPhone case on its own site. 

Coming on the heels of what is now a rather long history of PR stunts, this move is no different and is obviously intended to raise the profile of OnePlus helped by a healthy dose of controversy. Whatever the motive, the so-called OnePlus Sandstone Case features — you guessed it — the company's now signature sandstone-like exterior, and so is quite grippy, but also rather rough in comparison with last year's iteration available with the OnePlus One. 

In typical OnePlus style, the $19.99 case comes packed in a bespoke (for an accessory), black carton box that also contains a plastic scratch card with an invite to purchase the $249.99 (US) / €269 (EU) OnePlus X. To add some excitement to the process, OnePlus promises that a few of these will also give lucky folk the opportunity to get one of the limited edition Ceramic OnePlus X's, while others still might get a free (standard) unit altogether. Sadly, ours was just a normal invite.

Unwilling to settle for just renders and curious to see how the case looks in the flesh? Here are some hands-on photos to help you decide:


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8 Comments

1. mistercarter

Posts: 360; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

why would I prostitute my iPhone with that case when Apple gives several options already?

4. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Really? Then why do you sell-out your self and fall so much in love with Apple, (a company who does not own you) like a prostitute? If not, then when did you marry Apple, bro? *Meh*

2. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Smart Oneplus. Would prefer the exposed apple logo, but still a great marketing tactic.

6. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Yep cause people will line up to buy a cover made from an unknown company that 99% of iphone users never heard of

3. KillerKeyboard

Posts: 372; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

Haha cheeky bastards. :D I'm starting to like how these guys think lol. Might not be successful as it was intended, but still... haha

7. tute.95

Posts: 14; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Yeaaa they have got some pretty little brains in that company and I can see them..

8. AlikMalix unregistered

So if Apple did that: make a case for Samsung with Apple logo... You would say the same thing?

5. blackberry_Boy

Posts: 213; Member since: May 27, 2014

Why .....

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