Those who have been waiting to get an invite to buy the OnePlus 2 smartphone might not need to wait anymore. The Chinese smartphone maker on its social media handles has teased it would be selling the OnePlus 2 without an invite as a part of its Black Friday deals. The sale will start from Friday and last till Monday. The open sale will not be available for users in India however.
The OnePlus 2 will be available without invites from OnePlus.net website. "Starring the #OnePlus2. #BlackFriday: Unlimited is coming to a http://oneplus.net near you," posted the company on Twitter on Monday. The teaser image also mentions some 'Holiday Deals', details of which are not yet known. Discounts for some handset accessories are expected.
It is worth noting that OnePlus last year during its Black Friday open sale made the OnePlus One available without an invite. It also gave discounts ranging between 10-20 percent on smartphone accessories including the JBLE1+ Earphones, OnePlus Silver Bullet Earphones, OnePlus Tempered Glass Screen Protector, OnePlus HD Screen Protector, OnePlus Screen Protector, OnePlus One Flip Cover, OnePlus One Clear Case, and OnePlus One Data Cable.
OnePlus last week revealed its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update schedule for its devices. The company also rolled out OxygenOS 2.1.2 update to the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X smartphones. It confirmed that the OnePlus One running Cyanogen OS will start receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update in the first quarter. The OnePlus 2 will also be updated in Q1 next year, and the company confirmed that the update will add the new standard Marshmallow API for the fingerprint sensor.
In India, the company after launching smartphone coverage options for the OnePlus 2, announced similar offers for the new OnePlus X. The new B2X On-Guard and B2X On-Guard Plus cover plans for the OnePlus X smartphone can be bought separately via Amazon India at Rs. 999 and Rs. 699 respectively. Notably, the charges for the additional cover include tax but exclude delivery charges if bought separately.