Over 1 million requests for OnePlus 2 invitations have been received

Over 1 million requests for OnePlus 2 invitations have been received
The list is growing and growing. Yesterday, we told you that over 750,000 people had requested an invitation to buy the OnePlus 2. Just because your name is on the list doesn't mean that an invitation to buy the newly introduced handset is in your hands. Invites will at first go out to contest winners, stars from OnePlus' forums, and those who receive one from a OnePlus 2 owner. Any left over inventory will be sold through invitations sent out to those who registered for one.

After the first 72 hours from the phone's unveiling, OnePlus now has more than 1 million invitation requests. And why not? OnePlus calls its latest phone the 2016 flagship killer, and in case you haven't noticed, it's only 2015. With the 16GB model priced at $329 and the 64GB variant offered at $389, the OnePlus 2 is very competitively priced.

Last year, invitations were nearly impossible to come by when the OnePlus One launched. This year, OnePlus has promised up to 50 times more invitations will be available when the sequel launches on August 11th in the United States, Canada, India, European Union, and China.

The company will open up temporary pop-up stores today in nine locations: New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Berlin, Milan, New Delhi, Bangalore, and Jakarta. The first fifty people at each location will get a bag o' goodies, and OnePlus will be giving away OnePlus 2 handsets and invitations.

Last year, more than one million OnePlus One units were sold (the company expected to sell no more than 100,000 units). Even if all of those million plus reservations aren't eventually converted to sales, the OnePlus 2 is already well ahead of its predecessor at the same stage in their lives.

source: Gizmodo

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14 Comments

1. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

I'm top 20!:)

2. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

I thought they weren't doing this invitation thing again since the 1+1 invitation received so much bad feedback.

3. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

They are, apparently. But they are also doubling their inventory for the phone. So, much more than "one" but not as much as one million I believe.

5. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

they didn't do the invitation thing because people would like it, they did it since it was their best and safest option.

11. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

I'm surpassed they didn't just open preorders for it. If you got in line and put your credit card info in, the company can get a good idea of what the demand is and place orders with their parts spoilers accordingly. Although I guess invites are good because you can give them away if you don't want to use it plus it builds hype.

4. Joosty

Posts: 467; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

I am at 508,000

6. Shocky unregistered

Requests don't equal sales.

13. jgalaxy815

Posts: 16; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

but man If they even hit half of that right of the bat...it's like someone putting a coin into the arcade version of street fighter "HERE COMES A NEW CHALLENGER!" 1 million off the top though? i doubt they will have that at many at launch

7. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3092; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

I say get the Moto X Style. Better features without the friggn' invitations.

8. Shocky unregistered

A lot of the requests might not even be legitimate users.

9. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Pre ordering a phone that had tons of hardware issues last year. Not yet released, new company that hasnt had the best track when it comes to support and other issues. But Apple fans are the sheeps. LOL the irony.

12. thunderc8

Posts: 98; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

I hate apple only because they are arrogant assholes, but i have to agree with you, to wait for a phone that has no service and real support ( 3 months + for replacement) makes a buyer more sheep than an apple fun will ever be.

10. suavemezie

Posts: 92; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Calm down people, request is not purchase. I actually have 3 from my 3 different emails before the announcement, right now, am not buying even one. I know some people feels like me. Let's wait for the sales figures

14. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

I also requested it, but no way am I purchasing it now that I'm aware of it's lack of NFC, Quick Charge, and lower battery life, and not with something like the Moto X Style readily available on the market...

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