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OnePlus One release date tipped for June following competition period

OnePlus has announced the general public OnePlus One release date for the middle of June.

If you don’t fancy smashing up your smartphone to take part in the OnePlus competition to win one of 100 of the phones, you’ll only have to wait until June until it becomes available to buy.

OnePlus announced the general availability for their first smartphone in a blog post also revealing that the version availability of the OnePlus will be staggered.

“After our product announcement, we realised that far more people wanted the One than we originally anticipated. Over the past few days, we have been frantically adjusting our production schedule to make sure that as many people possible can buy the One, as soon as possible,” said OnePlus’ Carl in a forum post.

The OnePlus One Silk White 16GB version will be available to the first batch of invites from mid to late May, with a larger batch of 64GB Sandstone Black models coming in early June.

Later in June there will be a load more OnePlus One models available and the company states “people who want it should be able to get an invite without much trouble in June.”

The OnePlus One is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 3GB of RAM.

It features a 5.5-inch 1080p full HD display and has a 13-megapixel rear camera complemented by a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper.

The 16GB model retails for £229, but the 64GB model is only £269, which is considerably cheaper than the flagship alternatives like the Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8.

Read more: OnePlus One vs Oppo Find 7a: What is different?

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