OnePlus One invitations go out

OnePlus One invitations go out
The first group of invitations to the 2014 flagship killing OnePlus One have gone out. OnePlus has used contests, given invites to forum members, and is now just sending out the first batch of invitations to those who have expressed an interest in buying the device. Since OnePlus has announced that it would produce the 64GB black model first, that is the version that should be available first, by invitation. The price of this model is $349. Once the white 16GB model is ready, it will be priced at $299 lock, stock and barrel.

The OnePlus One features a 5.5 inch IPS LCD screen with resolution of 1080 x 1920. That works out to a pixel density of 401ppi. A quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 is under the hood with the Adreno 330 handling graphics. 3GB of RAM is on board and 64GB of native storage is available.The 13MP rear-facing snapper has an f/2.0 aperture which means it takes great pictures in low-light conditions. The front-facing camera weighs in at 5MP and a 3100mAh battery powers up the device, which has Android 4.4 and Cyanogen Mod 11S pre-installed.

According to OnePlus, everybody who wants a OnPlus One should be able to snag an invite to the party of the year for smartphone buyers. Actually, the party isn't just for smartphone buyers. This is a party for those who purchase flagship models of smartphones.

source: OnePlus via Phandroid

Related phones

  • 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. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I think it's kind of weird that they're doing this. What company says, "Okay guys, you can give us your money now. But only some of you. F**k the rest of you." Maybe they didn't say that exactly, but that's how I feel right now.

6. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

yeah, it does suck, but, I can always opt for the LG G3, if this does not work out - supposedly, by end of June, we can all get a OnePlus One...

14. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

networkdood, go for LG G3 it is much better choice! :)

20. housry23

Posts: 136; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

You're on here too! You're everywhere!

11. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Wow guys look one plus has some invitation . Wait what the heck who's one plus any ways?? Ahh never mind guys lets wait for z3 and note 4 . I've heard they're coming this fall. Who's one plus again?

16. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

So far OnePlus One is just a trololo... :D

19. Ashoaib

Posts: 3276; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

I want one, I want one

23. bataxstar unregistered

Most of you don't understand how it works and why OnePlus chose this but it makes sense from their position.

27. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I understand why they are doing that, but from consumer point of view it is trololo.

31. DocOc

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 23, 2014

It's because they have a limited supply. They are not a big company and are selling the phone almost at cost. They have to slowly build up their revenues so they can produce more.

2. imkyle

Posts: 1114; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Nexus 5 in Red. Sorry Oneplus, too late with this. Stupid invites.

3. Jason2k13

Posts: 1460; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

This company thinks they will run out of stock if they just sell their phones straight away. Too bad without marketing and global release their phones will be collecting dust. What makes it worse is that it's an invite only? I see a DOA product.

5. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

well, it seems that you do not understand what they are doing - they cannot compete with APPLE, LG, HTC, and Samsung as they did not put any real marketing into the product and instead are using word of mouth and social media and their site. In two years, if they are still around and if they have any profit, they may do things differently. Everyone who has a phone, and that is a, say it is awesome...

4. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Well, still waiting on mine - good news is that these invites lead to 3 more invites per invite, so it will only get better. This batch went to the last contest winners and a bunch of early supporters...

7. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

What good news? There is no good news To hell with their stupid invites

24. bataxstar unregistered

They aren't stupid. Do research before writing about things that you don't know about

8. Grenmad

Posts: 38; Member since: Jun 06, 2014

This whole OnePlus phone is nothing but a marketing gimmick. They wont have enough phones to meet the demand. Why? Because they building just a few and only a few because they selling them at cost. Amazon sells tablets at cost, but they make it up with sales from books, video, music, etc. What does OnePlus have to gain by selling it at cost? Ask yourself this? Gain marketshare with the few they are building and selling? This is just a publicity stunt and that is all. Too bad Cyanogenmod tainted their reputation by pairing up with OnePlus. I like everyone else was hyped to get this phone at first. Not now. I am done with this gimmick. I am gladly paying more to buy an LG G3 or Galaxy Note 4 or any phone that is in stock and available when I wish to purchase it.

32. DocOc

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 23, 2014

Why are they selling them at cost? If you had any business and marketing sense, you would know why. They are a new company and do not have the name recognition of the other big players. No one would try the phone if it was $650 like the other flagships. At $300-$350 people are willing to try it out. Once they get some market penetration and develop a good reputation and trust, they can begin to start charging more.

9. mdroid

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

oneplus change their moto from "Never Settle" to 'Never Sell'

18. Totse2k15

Posts: 478; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Lmfaol, good one. 1+

10. sarb009

Posts: 322; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

10 or 20 invites ? Fkkk u 1+1

12. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

It's hardly even worth the effort to comment on this fkkk-d company. They are just scammers. Real companies take pre-orders and make phones.

33. DocOc

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 23, 2014

You are just pouting because you didn't get invited to the party :)

34. DocOc

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 23, 2014

You are just pouting because you didn't get invited to the party :)

13. Barracuda

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 21, 2014

Me and 3 of my mates were interested in this phone, but the way they are selling the phone is crazy, we all already bought different phones now, what's the point of making a cheap great phone if they make only few of them? and make potential customers feel like beggars. this has really back fired on them, you only have to read the comments on their own facebook page :-)

15. Professor

Posts: 223; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

One Plus-One is a company that allegedly wants to sell phones but don't allow anyone to buy the phone unless you are invited by them to buy one. So I suppose they will end selling just a few or less than 100 phones...

25. bataxstar unregistered

Not true. They have already sold a few thousand phones

17. Totse2k15

Posts: 478; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Lame [a]ss invite system killed my interest. Will use my saved money on Galaxy Tab S 8.4 instead.

21. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

I gave up on this company a long time ago, the OPO software is glitchy and their marketing is a fail.

26. bataxstar unregistered

The stable version of CM 11S will be out soon and it will be running very smooth.

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