Chinese store offers OnePlus One smartphone without invitation




A Chinese shop offers OnePlus One smartphone, without an invitation is required. Who wants to buy the unit, in the Netherlands or Belgium should now still have an invitation. The unit is in the shop more expensive than from the manufacturer.

The webshop Oppomart asks for the 16GB $ 399, 294 euros converted, discovered Android Authority. That’s more than the 269 euros that the manufacturer wants to have one yourself. For The shipment from China to the Netherlands takes up to a month and cost a little more than two euros. It is the Chinese version of the device, which is not CyanogenMod, but Color OS state; which is a skin of Android made by OnePlus’ sister company Oppo.

Oppomart supposedly comes to the devices that OnePlus in China requires an invitation, but occasionally sells batches online like Xiaomi does. Many of those copies into the hands of middlemen, who then sell at a profit to merchants or consumers. The Chinese version supports just like the regular One 3g and 4g full part in the Netherlands; especially at KPN and to a lesser extent, Vodafone, users will have reduced 4g-reception by the lack of support for the 800MHz band.

OnePlus said last week to send. the first handsets to customers The new manufacturer is positioning its device as a competitor to the Nexus 5 combine. by high-end specifications with a relatively low price OnePlus presented the device in April.

Update, 9:46: Tweaker Zenety pointing to a forum post from OnePlus which discourages customers to order the Chinese version through online stores. Thus there is no longer under warranty worldwide on Chinese handsets.

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