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OnePlus shuffles productions scheudle, brings 64GB version forward in favor of 16GB

The production schedule of the OnePlus One has been shuffled around to accommodate apparently booming demand. 16 GB white models are being pushed back in favor of 64 GB black Ones. They’re still expected to ship out late May to early June.

We have a OnePlus One, you have questions – ask us in the forums!

The ever-hyped and just-announced OnePlus One is finally making its way into the wild, and we finally have our hands on the device to spend some quality time with it. We’ve given our initial impressions after just receiving it, but there’s no way we can cover every question you have with just one post. To hopefully answer even more of your questions, we’ve opened up a thread in the forums where you can ask all of  [Read More…]

OnePlus revises their ‘smash’ contest to allow winners to donate perfectly good phones to charity instead

OnePlus’s “smash” contest has drawn to a close, with 140,000 entrants to be winnowed down to 100 winners tomorrow — but they might not have to smash their phone after all. Responding to criticism about the campaign, OnePlus has revised the contest to state that in order to qualify for the $ 1 OnePlus One, winners will have the choice of smashing their old phone, or donating it to the Medic Mobile charity.

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OnePlus One general availability slated for mid-to-late June

The much anticipated OnePlus One will see general availability in mid-to-late June according to a post in its official forums. The initial batch of phones will be allocated to folks who enter the phone smashing contest and to folks who get invited to buy, with the 16GB white version being first available.

OnePlus One phone available to the masses this June

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OnePlus, a subsidy of Chinese phone maker Oppo, has published a statement that the highly anticipated One unlocked phone will become generally available to the public this June. In the oneplus.net forums, OnePlus has stated:

“When we started OnePlus, one of the first things we announced was that our product would be available internationally in Q2 2014. We’re well on track of achieving that….”,

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CyanogenMod 11S launching alongside OnePlus One with new camera, theme engine

New features will make their way to other CM phones and the open-source project once work is complete

CyanogenMod and OnePlus took the stage today at an event in San Francisco to announce that the OnePlus One (be sure to check out our initial thoughts and gallery) will be the launch device for the latest version of CyanogenMod, dubbed “CM 11S.” A slight departure from the quick iteration of CyanogenMod releases in the past, CM 11S  [Read More…]

OnePlus One hands-on and first impressions

Surprisingly high-quality build and subtle design choices with an industry-leading price point have us intrigued

We’ve just wrapped up an event here in San Francisco with CyanogenMod and OnePlus, where we finally have our hands on the much-awaited OnePlus One. This much-hyped device has drawn a good number of followers (and critics) over the past few months with an interesting marketing campaign, and now we have the hardware (and software) to look at for ourselves and  [Read More…]

Seven minutes on OnePlus

The OnePlus One is official — and causing quite the stir with its grassroots marketing efforts. In this excerpt from our most recent podcast, Phil, Andrew and special guest JR Raphael sum up the announcement of the OnePlus One smartphone, whether its price and specs will end up disrupting the market — and if its marketing efforts have backfired.

Have a listen, and be sure to check out this week’s complete episode!

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Don’t smash anything: OnePlus uses a bad idea to give away 100 phones

Upstart OnePlus is giving away 100 of its new “One” smartphones — which came out from under wraps this week — for those willing to smash a current high-end smartphone.

This is a bad idea. You should not do it. Please do not smash your phone — especially not yet.

So here’s the deal. You’ll initially be registering for a chance to smash your phone. If you’ve already smashed it, you’re SOL. Sorry, Charlie. OnePlus will randomly pick 100  [Read More…]

OnePlus One specs

Chinese firm OnePlus has taken the wraps off its first handset, the “flagship killer” OnePlus One, powered by CyanogenMod with a super-low price tag. The device aims to shake up the high-end Android smartphone market, though you’ll need an invite to actually buy one at launch.

The company is promoting its new phone under the banner of “Never Settle,” but if you’re interested in learning what hardware you’ll actually be settling on if you pick one  [Read More…]