The OnePlus 2
) is now available invite-free in India. While OnePlus India
had promised the smartphone will be available invite-free from midnight Friday, the company on Saturday issued a blog post
saying the smartphone will only go on sale invite-free in India at 2pm IST on Monday.OnePlus
had last week following its Black Friday open sale
announced the OnePlus 2 would be available invite-free forever
starting midnight Friday across the world. It turns out that date wasn't applicable for India, with the invite-free status only official from Monday. The smartphone is available exclusively via Amazon India.
To recall, the OnePlus 2 bears the tagline "2016 flagship caller", and sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1920x1080) display. It is powered by a 64-bit octa-coreSnapdragon 810 v2.1 SoC clocked at 1.8GHz and coupled with an Adreno 430 GPU alongside 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB internal storage. It sports dual 4G Nano-SIM cards (dual-SIM dual standby), as well as USB Type-C connectivity (with the cable reversible at both ends).
On the photography front, the handset rocks a 13-megapixel rear-camera, and a 5-megapixel front facing shooter. The dual-SIM capable smartphone supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and other standard connectivity features. It runs Android-powered OxygenOS 2.0, though OxygenOS 2.1.2 is officially available
It is priced at Rs. 24,999, while a 16GB OnePlus 2 variant with 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM will be made available at a later date at Rs. 22,999.
To note, the OnePlus 2 has been made available via open sales (not requiring invites) in India on several occasions in the past
, with the most recent being in October
. OnePlus in October rolled out two smartphone coverage options
in the form of B2X Service and B2X Protect for the OnePlus 2 in India.