As time went by, however, we found that more and more compromises were made in order for the company to offer a flagship-level device for just $299 off contract. Whether we're talking about recurring software bugs, willful touchscreen panels, or problematic displays, it's fair to say that OnePlus had a lot of opportunities to learn from its mistakes. And that's without counting the whole fiasco with the invitations-based purchase system.
Yet, the OnePlus community is holding strong, and the company's name is still making the rounds across the blogosphere, all on a microscopic marketing budget. Like it or not, OnePlus managed what very few entrants have — to take attention away from conventional smartphone makers and win itself a ton of publicity. And now, with the company's second smartphone just weeks away, it's time we finally asked you: What is your opinion of the company?