Starting midnight December 5th, buying the OnePlus 2 will no longer require an invite
The controversial invitation system employed by OnePlus for the OnePlus 2 will be ending forever on midnight December 5th. The company instituted the system immediately when it launched the OnePlus Oneas a way to match supplies with demand. As a new start-up back then, building too many handsets that could go unsold might have led OnePlus to financial ruin. Instead, the company had to endure criticism from some. Still, there seemed to be enough invites to go around. Forum contributors, OnePlus customers and contest winners were always being sent invitations.
The company made the announcement on its website, two-weeks before it celebrates its second anniversary. This year, the company has released two new models, the highly-spec'd One Plus 2, and the OnePlus X. The latter, which currently requires an invitation to buy, will be invite free from December 5th through the 7th. The OnePlus 2 is available in a 4GB RAM/64GB ROM configuration for $389. A version with 3GB RAM/16GB ROM is priced at $329.
OnePlus also announced that from December 5th through the 7th, all OnePlus 2 StyleSwap Covers are 50% off, and select OnePlus One accessories will be reduced by 90%. Other accessories will also be priced at 10% off. If you're ordering from the company for the first time, you just might end up with a Never Settle mouse pad.
With the holidays in mind, OnePlus promises that any device or accessory ordered by December 7th will be in your hands for the holidays.
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