No invitation required to buy the OnePlus One on January 20th

If you've been wanting to purchase the OnePlus One but haven't been able to snag an invitation, this coming Tuesday is your lucky day. And you won't have to set an early alarm clock to make the purchase. From 7pm to 9pm EST on January 20th, both the 16GB Silk White model ($299) and the 64GB Sandstone Black version ($349) will be offered to all buyers.

OnePlus has stated that it had to institute the invitation system to make sure it didn't build too many units. As a new company, money is certainly an issue and it would not have been good for OnePlus to have to write down unsold inventory and distribute it via the cut-out bin at your local department store.

As it turns out, the OnePlus One has been a huge success with nearly one million units sold in 2014. And as with anything successful, a sequel is being prepped. As time goes by and the company's bank account grows fatter, hopefully we will see the invitation system go away for good.

To order the OnePlus One sans invitation, click on the sourcelink during the appropriate time period. For those outside of the states, in Asia that will be between 7pm and 9pm HKT and in Europe that will be between 7pm and 9pm GMT on Tuesday.

source: OnePlus via AndroidCentral

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  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3100 mAh



1. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

If you're complaining about not being able to get an invite or a chance to buy the phone, you've never tried to find one at all.

12. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Very true. I got an invite and didn't do much

20. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

This phone has potential. Before the invite system killed it. Zenfone 2 is way better option than this.

22. Z3R091 unregistered

It's not relevant to buy this phone now.

2. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

the only thing i find unappealing about 1+1 is size..... i wish the screen size was between 4.7-5 inch....hope they decrease the screen size of 1+2

24. D.Luis

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

Agreed. Dimensions are the breaking point for me. Other thing they can do is cut the bottom bezel 20% to 40%


Posts: 182; Member since: Jun 15, 2014

No SD card slot, no thank you.

21. FreakenSolom

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 11, 2013

It's not really that big of a deal if you buy the 64 GB version !!!

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 31291; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

They should learn from googles early attempts to sell the nexus line. Make the easy as can be to buy, and they'll sale more.

5. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

Agreed! I wanted one of these so bad a few months ago but I've moved on. They should do this for the 2nd generation and I will definitely buy one to try it out.

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 31291; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

It's a really nice phkne too, but the invite thing isn't the best sales model. I know Apple couldn't wait for AT&T's exclusivity to run out on the iPhone.

14. darkkjedii

Posts: 31291; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Oops lol, I meant it.

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

If it didn't have cyanogenmod and the actual Android os it'd be a good choice.

7. Scarambay unregistered

You'd rather the phone runs on iOS? Thanks, but no, thanks.

9. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

"If it didn't have cyanogenmod and the actual Android os it'd be a good choice." There was no mention of IOS in this sentence.

10. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

He's trying to say, "If it didn't have CyanogenMod, BUT the actual Android OS, it'd be a good choice."

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

That's what I meant.

16. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Uh I don't think I sai anything about iOS.

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I'm just going to pretend I didn't read such comment.

18. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Ummm CyanogenMod is Android, or at least based on it

19. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Based on it but I'd rather have the official one and just download cyanogen mod on my own if I wanted it.

11. yahia_malka

Posts: 186; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

Is this internationally?

13. thunderc8

Posts: 98; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

Too late now, many better phones with better spec (sd card,body to screen ratio, dual sim) are out from china. Better luck next time, or lower the price to 250$ for the 64gb.

23. unix82

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

Guys, it's up now!!!1 you can order without invite.

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