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post #11 of 19
Guys, seriously, don't post phones as "better" that I can't even order yet. If I cannot buy it, I am not interested in it. It is vaporware until the buy button is available.
 
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post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

Im more impressed with the Asus Zenfone 5 at $150

no 5g
no ac
no lte
less ram
no listed storage
1000mah less battery
lower res display
lower mp cameras
BUT LOWER PRICE
= totaly different market
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post #13 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

Im more impressed with the Asus Zenfone 5 at $150


that's where Asus fail once more. No 4G. even if they have a lowered the cost on this cell like they said but skipping 4G now is dumb. They lost tons of money.

I need someone to send me a invite to buy the OnePlus, money is ready. anyone?
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post #14 of 19
They are doing this to hype up the phone so that when component prices drop in a few months, that is when they can make some profit while keeping everything the same.
    
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post #15 of 19
great phone awesome its cheap

BUT cant buy it means it's a crap, im not interested going thru tedious process just to buy a phone
post #16 of 19
Tried for a few weeks to get a invite on there forum. Only to be told that it wont be coming to NZ any time soon and they dont do international shipping.
Probably by the time its available there will be something better out in my price range for a phone.
post #17 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

Im more impressed with the Asus Zenfone 5 at $150


atom? No thanks, (no lte and other problems). I mean for $150 its not bad, but i wouldnt buy it.
post #18 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

Im more impressed with the Asus Zenfone 5 at $150

 

That thing looks like a Nexus 7 with a receiver speaker. When will big be too big?

post #19 of 19
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Originally Posted by nyxagamemnon View Post

So I just went to buy 1

http://oneplus.net/how-to-buy

and really? I'm not going to waste my time going through 50 hoops to buy the phone just let me click buy and end it. Contests invited?


1. They are a nobody and yet they are trying to act "exclusive" Boom headshot to the marketing

2. They should make it easily available for people to scoop up after all that's what the device is yet I have to jump through 50 hoops to get it? for that fact alone I'll buy a samsung or HTC phone because I can click 2 buttons and be done.


3. Just make it easily available.


I can list wayyyy more things but don't feel like it.

It will be available in shops from the end of may like every other Phone.

I for one am getting one of these babies. They seem to be amazing value for money.
 
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