The Chinese online retailer Oppomart claims to have OnePlus One units in stock and ready to be shipped - worldwide, no less. Oppomart however isn't affiliated with Oppo as its name might imply, so how trustworthy ordering from there might be is up for debate. There are also a few caveats you should know about.
First and foremost, you're going to be paying $399 for the 16GB version of the phone, which is currently the only one in stock. That's exactly $100 more than what OnePlus itself is asking for.
Furthermore, the devices you buy this way won't come with CyanogenMod 11S preinstalled. Rather, they ship with... Color OS, which is essentially Oppo's interpretation of what an Android skin should be. There go any doubts you might have had whether the two manufacturers are actually affiliated.
That's because the OnePlus One is being sold in two different ways across the globe. Everywhere but China you have to go through the dreaded invite system to get one. In China, though, it's available from time to time in batches - a sales model pioneered by Xiaomi.
However, the main difference between the Chinese OnePlus One and the international model is the software inside. That, and the 4G LTE band support.
So before you order a OnePlus One, do check whether this Chinese stock will play nice with your particular carrier's bands. The units sold by Oppomart work on 1800/2100/2600 MHz for 4G, and 850/900/1900/2100 MHz for 3G.
Unfortunately, my invite has been expired... so will the invite again comes or not, if so comes how many days may take for getting it again.?
Please please read this message!!!! I do not want an invite but just want to know the methods one can receive an official invite as I not able to find any such contests online.... Pls help me I will be grateful to you.... Thanks in advance!!!!&...
Please send me an invite at firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks,