OnePlus One for Europe delayed once again, OnePlus altered a mandatory certification logo

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me...
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19. nbringer

Posts: 180; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

One Plus is doing it wrong. I hope this teaches such companies more respect for the CE.

24. p51d007

Posts: 701; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Think about it this way. We all know that Oppo, OnePlus are "owned" by Oppo Electronics, and who knows who else. OnePlus does not have manufacturing/assembly plants. They use Oppo's facility to build the device. Both the Find7 & the OnePlus, appear in design, identical. Oppo obviously wants to build Find7 devices, which sell for 499 or 599 (USD) depending on if you get the 7a or the 7. The One plus, sells for 299 or 349 depending on the 16 or 64gig. Now obviously, most are going to opt for the 64 gig, so if you compare that, to the 599 version, it's a difference of 250 dollars. Now, you let the world know, drum up support to a feverish pitch, have people willing to give their first born, to get one, offer up contests and what not, then you do the old bait & switch. The Find 7 is somewhat available, and the OnePlus isn't. People end up getting frustrated, and say, well, I was going to buy a new Samsung/HTC/Nokia off contract anyway, so I was going to spend 500-700 dollars on a phone, and the Find7 looks a lot like the OnePlus, what the heck, I'll just buy it anyway. Oppo corporation just made an extra 250 dollars, by selling a Find7, instead of the OnePlus.

29. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Bear with me on this anecdote: In high school, I had this amazing crush on my neighbor. She was truly a beauty to behold. We were friendly, I had her number. We would talk, but she was never available to go out it seemed. Flash forward to the ten-year reunion... She was still quite attractive, at least as beautiful as any woman there at the reunion. She even asked me to dance. I couldn't believe it... SHE was finally ready to dance with ME! But, I wasn't so sure I wanted to dance with her anymore. She kept asking, I kept deferring. Her invitations turned to pleading. I said no. By that point, I'd been in conversation with her friend, we'd warmed up to each other... And eventually, I took home her friend instead. There's a parallel to be found here, methinks.

31. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

Real clever, dude

32. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

OnePlus makes so much hype, but couldn't quite live up to it. This invite system is still ridiculous, and they're even delaying the phone to those who got invites. This is a real shame. OnePlus's team should really plan things out very carefully. Not all people are patient enough to wait.

33. ZombieHunter

Posts: 265; Member since: Oct 13, 2013

If they are having these many problems before releasing.... I imagine that it will occur frequently after it is released.... it may be a "Flagship Killer" when released, but I think the actual support will fail quickly leaving the owners of the phone to mod themselves and wait and wait for any support. I lost confidence in this company and I am no longer going to buy one.

35. housry23

Posts: 136; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

If you look at the CE markings on other top brands, they also alter the font to match their styling. I'm talking about MAJOR players in the electronic world. Now...it's still OnePlus fault this happened, but EU customs may be trolling the small guy. There is photographic evidence that HTC, Logitech, Beats and other big brands CE markings don't match up and didn't get rejected.http://forums.oneplus.net/threads/the-problem-with-the-ce-marking-my-stand-on-double-standards.39331/
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