OnePlus gear up for OnePlus 3 launch, offer free VR headsets


OnePlus are gearing up for the OnePlus 3 and its no secret (far from it, actually). That said, the brand have sent perhaps the first bit of info to the media about the OnePlus 3 and the surrounding launch.

In a release, OnePlus stated that they’d be giving away their Loop VR headsets for free (plus shipping) to the first 30,000 people who claim. (Folks in India will have to pay 1 INR upfront.)

Very much like 2015, OnePlus plan to launch their next flagship in a VR launch. Interested parties can claim their free Loop VR headsets here.

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That said, they’ll apparently ‘up the ante’ and take their viewers ‘to space’. We aren’t sure about what that exactly means, but what we do know is that the OnePlus 3 will be available right at the time of launch (if I understand right) — i.e., you’ll be shopping in VR. In a related forum post, Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus talks a bit more about the launch (while also taking a dig at Samsung for being the second company to launch a phone in VR).

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