OnePlus One preorders open to all until 2PM EST

OnePlus One preorders open to all until 2PM EST
OnePlus has lauded its invitation system, even though it has been a source of frustration for many users. But, if you've been hoping to get your hands on the critically-acclaimed OnePlus One, you have less than two hours to do so. OnePlus had some troubles at first, but finally has gotten preorders up and running for the One smartphone.

Preorders were scheduled to go live at 11AM EST and only last for one hour, but there was an unknown issue that caused a delay. In order to make up for that delay, OnePlus has extended the preorder window for the One to two hours, and the timer began at noon EST, meaning you have until 2PM EST to get your order in. 

We should note that we haven't been able to get a preorder through. Each time we try to go to the actual order page, we are getting an error saying "Not a valid OpenID". So, this preorder obviously has some issues to deal with. If you are able to get through, you should be able to order a maximum of two OnePlus One handsets, and payments must be made through PayPal. 

Let us know if you have success ordering.

source: OnePlus

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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

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27 Comments

1. realhumanbeing

Posts: 53; Member since: Oct 18, 2014

(In my opinion) this phone was not worth an invitation system, Samsung Apple or HTC doesn't do it so what validates it for them #overrated.

6. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Yeah, because one small company that was just started can easily manufacture products just as quickly as some of the biggest companies in the world. #moron

11. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Oppo is using capital and manufacturing capacity from Oppo. They are not just some bunch of people in a coffee shop. OnePlus could have easily charged for pre-orders and built product far more effectively than their ridiculous hunger games invite system allowed them to. All the marketing OnePlus has done has been of a slimy nature. While OnePlus may be a small company, they look like they have all the slime of a very large company.

18. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

^^^ "OnePlus could have easily charged for pre-orders and built product far more effectively than their ridiculous hunger games invite system allowed them to." +1 this was super funny!!! lolololololololololololololololol

12. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I agree they can't manufacture on the scale of the big boys, but they've had how long to get their manufacturing in order, or to build up inventory? They started shipping in mid to late June, that's 4 months. And it's not like this phone is widely know outside of the tech circles like Samsung's or Apple's are, so the demand isn't anywhere near the same. You've got to admit they should be able to at least keep up with that demand by now. The Moto X would do stiff like this, but they're a more widely known brand, and when they did it it was for a sale, not just everyday business. And they were doing phones that could be customized. AFAIK, the 1+1 only has 2 different versions to choose from, with MotoMaker there are hundreds of different combinations. I'm not saying the tech crowd won't give them leeway, but if this phone makes it to the mainstream crowd, they're not going to wait on that when they can have one in their hands the same day vs a week to a month out. It's almost starting to feel like a crowdfunded kickstarter project.

2. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 370; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

The only thing this company got right was the phone itself. That doesn't matter if people can't get one. These guys....sheesh.

3. Limbopope

Posts: 62; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

So many people...so many sour grapes. 6 days on the forum in July and got an invitation. I'm not sure most people who complain try very hard. You'll have to put in some effort if you want a flagship spec phone for half the price. The real payment though is in customer service...which I have found...is where they make the cuts :S

4. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Come one... some people here like I do has more real life important things to do. I have the money. But don't waste my time on those BS tactics... I rather put more efforts/time on my work to gain more money or spare time to my family.

7. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Spend time on your English skills instead.

9. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

I literally spent a couple free hours in the afternoon looking for one in the forums and had it ordered by night time. It doesn't take much effort at all.

13. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

I tried multiple times when it was initially released for invite. I guess my luck is really low. But now the Nexus 6 is around the corner. I will just go with Nex 6.. It could had been good phone for one plus one. But it just my luck is not right to get the phone.

14. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

Try harder? To buy their product?!? What is this; backwards-world? The company needs to try harder, not the customer. Else they can go scr*w themselves - it's not like there's a shortage of smartphone manufacturers out there...

20. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

I fully agree on this one.

29. Limbopope

Posts: 62; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

There is however a shortage of $700 spec phones for $350. If all phones with this level of hardware were $350 then sure as hell they could go stuff the invite system

27. DnB925Art

Posts: 1164; Member since: May 23, 2013

I signed up early on the forums, was #15,000 something and got my first invite within a couple weeks. Created another 2 accounts in the #100K range but I got a few invites in each account from other forum members. Ended up buying 3 phones, all within span of 2 days (sold 2 on Craigslist) and then got 9 more invites for all 3 accounts which I shared to forum members/friends. Finally got the 2 invites from my 2 accounts I created which I then shared to a couple of people on Google+. Yeah, it wasn't hard at all to get invites and to share them with 11 people. BTW the one phone I did keep for myself has been working GREAT. Put it on T-Mo's $30/month 5GB data, unlimited text, and 100 minute plan and coupled with Hangouts/Google Voice now being able to make VoIP calls without using my 100 minutes makes this phone truly awesome.

5. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

I love my OPO which I just got last week. If you want one, I suggest just going to Youtube and scanning the comments on OPO related videos. I literally found an invite after just 10 minutes of looking.

10. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

Did the same thing back in July in OPO's own forums. There are tons of invites people are just giving out. The phone is amazing at this price though. It would be amazing at flagship prices for the most part too, actually.

21. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Agreed.. It took next to no effort at all to get this phone. I have a feeling that the people that are complaining didn't even look. Also this phone regardless of price has been one of my favorites

31. PrivateParts87

Posts: 15; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I got invited by oneplus just for being a member, must have a few phones made and in storage. I love mine its the best phone I've ever had

8. Fishbowl

Posts: 23; Member since: Jun 21, 2013

I was finally able to place an order in, but good god... It says it'll ship out within 4-6 weeks.

24. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

You pre-ordered, you should have just looked for an invite.

15. djripster

Posts: 141; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

Wow, 10 mins in and the pre-orders are closed already... Seems just about as hard to pre-order as to get an invite

16. xq10xa

Posts: 799; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

I was going to get this phone. But then the Nexus 6 got announced....too late. Probably would have got both if I could have purchased this phone in the beginning. I am sure they have their reasons

19. yungmel0

Posts: 39; Member since: Jun 18, 2011

I hope this isn't a one shot deal with OnePlus. Yes they've created a amazing phone for a great price. But can they really keep consistantly doing so and make little to no money from it. Or are we going to see a "Nexus 6" kind of price increase after the second coming of the OPO????

26. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1122; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Can't believe they are still selling this phone in this manner. The Note 4 and Nexus 6 have arrived, both far more powerful and easier to purchase.

28. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Well the n6 hasn't actually arrived but I get what you mean

36. Darkerm

Posts: 319; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

people complain but when u get it then you'll understand how awesome OPO really is :)

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