July 12, 2020

Everything you need to know about OnePlus Nord pre-orders

Update: OnePlus has now outlined the Nord pre-order process ahead of the first round today.

OnePlus 8 series cameras 2

Update, July 1 2020 (2:24AM ET): OnePlus has now issued a few more details regarding its limited OnePlus Nord pre-order campaign. It turns out that we’re looking at three rounds of pre-orders, with the first one kicking off at 10AM CEST (4AM ET).

The second round kicks off on July 8 at 10AM CEST. The first and second rounds are both “limited� pre-orders. Meanwhile, the third round kicks off on July 15 at 10AM CEST and OnePlus says this round will be open for 24 hours.

Read: OnePlus Nord will be priced below $500

As for the OnePlus Nord pre-order process, you’ll need to pay €20 or £20 to make the pre-order. The firm says it’ll send you “awesome merch� straight away once you’ve successfully pre-ordered the phone. OnePlus will then send you an invitation code when the phone is released so you can finish the order. Furthermore, the firm says it’ll offer a “surprise gift� to all customers who pre-order the device.

OnePlus says the first and second round pre-order customers will receive a “random lifestyle product, a sticker pack and other mystery gifts.� Meanwhile, those who pre-order early in the third round will get a sticker pack and a mystery gift. Images seen on the website suggest that a water bottle and/or apparel will be on offer.

Original article, June 30 2020 (6:44AM ET): OnePlus has been teasing its upcoming smartphone for some time now, widely expected to be called the OnePlus Nord or something to that effect.

The firm is promoting the mysterious device via its OnePlusLiteZThing Instagram account, and it’s now used the account to announce a limited pre-order program for the upcoming phone.

The company posted a series of stories, noting that pre-orders will be limited to just 100 phones. OnePlus has also issued a countdown to the start of this initiative, with the countdown ending at 4am ET on Wednesday July 1. Check out a screenshot of the relevant story below.

oneplus preorders instagram

This isn’t the only tease OnePlus is offering this week, as the firm is expected to post a video looking at the phone’s development later today.

The OnePlus Nord is tipped to get a Snapdragon 765 series chipset, quad rear cameras, a 90Hz screen, and 30W charging. Here’s hoping the price is as impressive as the marketing hype.

Looking for more budget phone goodness? We’ve got you covered with our articles below.