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You don’t need an invite to buy a OnePlus 2 anymore

Startup OnePlus generated a lot of buzz over the past year by selling high-quality phones at relatively low prices. The company’s marketing campaigns haven’t always been well received, and few people like the invite system OnePlus uses to make sure it doesn’t manufacture more phones than it can sell. But the OnePlus One and OnePlus […]

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OnePlus apologizes for poorly executed OnePlus 2 launch

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei publically apologized for the company’s mishandling of the launch of its second-generation smartphone. Similar to last year’s well-reviewed, but initially hard-to-get OnePlus One smartphone, the new OnePlus 2 has been difficult to order and, according to Pei, has only started shipping “in meaningful quantities this week.” After broken promises and more delays, […]

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OnePlus 2 shipments to North America delayed by 2-3 weeks

OnePlus will begin taking orders for the OnePlus 2 on August 11th, and the company plans to start shipping the phone to customers in Europe right away. But if you’re in the US or Canada, you may have to wait a few weeks longer to get your hands on a OnePlus 2. OnePlus says that “due […]

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Another OnePlus smartphone coming in 2015 (and more OnePlus news)

The OnePlus 2 smartphone starts shipping the second week of August. But Chinese startup OnePlus is already planning to launch its third smartphone. Co-founder Carl Pei tells USA Today that the company wants to launch a new phone will be available by the end of the year. Details about the upcoming phone are scarce, but in […]

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OnePlus 2 smartphone coming in August, prices start at $329

The second smartphone from Chinese device maker OnePlus goes on sale starting August 11th. The OnePlus 2 features a 5.5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, and a 3,300 mAh battery. Like last year’s model, the OnePlus 2 features premium specs and a reasonably low price tag. Prices for this […]

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OnePlus 2 launches tonight, here’s what it looks like (leaks)

OnePlus is holding an online press event at 7:00PM Pacific Time tonight to launch its new phone. You can download an Android app to watch a standard video stream or watch the event in virtual reality. But you don’t need wait until tonight to see the OnePlus 2: an xda-developers forum member has posted some pretty […]

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You can reserve a OnePlus 2 ahead of the phone’s July 27th launch

OnePlus plans to officially unveil the OnePlus 2 smartphone on July 27th. That’s when we’ll learn how much the phone costs, when it will ship, and any details that we haven’t already been told about. Pretty sure you’ll want the phone even before you know those details? Now you can sign up for a OnePlus One […]

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OnePlus 2 smartphone hits TENAA: Here’s what it looks like

OnePlus plans to unveil its second smartphone next week. But there’s not actually much mystery left: the company has already revealed most of the specs for the Oneplus 2. Now we even know what it’ll look like. The Chinese wireless regulatory agency TENAA is basically China’s version of the FCC. And just like the FCC, […]

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OnePlus 2 smartphone: 4GB RAM, USB C, Snapdragon 810 for under $450

OnePlus will officially unveil its next smartphone on July 27th… in virtual reality for some reason. But there’s really not much mystery left, because OnePlus has been revealing specs for the upcoming OnePlus 2 piece by piece… much the same way it did before launching the OnePlus One last year. So while we haven’t seen […]

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OnePlus is giving away Cardboard VR headsets (for your phone)

Smartphone maker OnePlus plans to reveal its second phone on July 27th, and the company is holding an unusual press event: the whole thing will be streamed live over the internet in virtual reality. But what if you don’t have a VR headset? No problem… OnePlus is giving them away. Well, kind of. OnePlus designed […]