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O2 to be exclusive UK high street retailer of new OnePlus flagship
- OnePlus 5 smartphone coming exclusively to O2 on 22 – 26 June.
- Available in Midnight Black and Slate Grey
- Tariffs start from £34 per month with a £9.99 upfront payment, offering up to 30GB data.
20th June 2017, London: O2 has today announced that it is the exclusive high street retailer of the OnePlus 5 in the UK. The latest flagship smartphone from OnePlus will be available on the network’s renowned O2 Refresh tariffs in-store and online.
Fans of OnePlus will be invited to special events in Birmingham, London and Manchester O2 stores from 22-24 June
Available for pre-order from today, O2 customers can get their hands on the OnePlus 5 Midnight Black with 128 GB of storage or OnePlus 5 Slate Grey with 64 GB of storage on tariffs offering from 500 MB to 30 GB data.
For those who place their order during the first week of availability, tariffs include the 64 GB version for £49 per month for an impressive 30 GB data allowance and £51 per month for the 128 GB version with the same huge data allowance. Both tariffs come with a small upfront payment of £9.99.
OnePlus’ most passionate fans will even have the chance to get up close and personal with the new device at one of three special in-store events around the UK from 22 – 24 June, and will be able to walk away with their new handset on the same day.
Open to the public and select OnePlus fans, O2 will host an array of live product demos and offer users the chance to win goodies and receive support and advice from O2 Gurus, plus the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a free OnePlus 5 handset.
These special events will take place at the following O2 stores:
- Thursday 22nd June – Birmingham Bullring Level 1 (5-8pm)
- Friday 23rd June – 134 Oxford St (5-8pm)
- Saturday 24th June – Manchester Arndale (10am-1pm)
OnePlus started in 2013 with a simple idea: make a better phone, and a better way of doing things. Since then their phones have built up a cult following with the OnePlus One, OnePlus 2, OnePlus X, OnePlus 3 and 3T gathering more and more fans. The debut OnePlus 5 features one of the highest resolution dual-camera systems on a smartphone today for clearer photos than ever before. Dash Charge also gives users a day’s power in half an hour for complete reliability and the updated processor coupled with up to 8GB of RAM make the OnePlus 5 one of the most powerful smartphones on the market.
“As the only high street retailer in the UK to sell the OnePlus 5, we’re proud to be continuing our relationship with OnePlus and bringing our customers the OnePlus 5,” said Magnus McDonald, Director of Product and Category Management at O2. “Demand for OnePlus devices has exceeded all our expectations and we’re excited to see how successful our partnership with OnePlus can be as we continue to move forward.”
Thanks to the O2 Refresh tariff, customers can upgrade their phone whenever they like by paying off the remainder of their Phone Plan. Those who previously purchased the OnePlus 3T and would like to upgrade to the OnePlus 5 can take advantage of this opportunity by contacting O2. In addition, they can recycle their OnePlus 3T handset instore and receive up to £80 towards the remainder of their Phone Plan.
From 27th June, the only other place to purchase the OnePlus 5 in the UK, is online, directly from OnePlus. Subsequently from 29th June, standard pricing will apply with the 64GB version priced from £34 per month for 500MB data and the 128GB version from £36 per month. Both tariffs include the upfront payment of £9.99.
For more details on tariffs and pricing, visit: https://www.o2.co.uk/shop/phones/oneplus/5