OnePlus has announced some changes that will be taking place on the OnePlus 3 availability in parts of Europe, and the news is not what you want to hear. From August 9 to September 12, OnePlus will temporarily pause availability in various countries like France, Greece, Ireland, Italy and others. The company says it needs to take this course of action because of an overwhelming response and the lack of invites to control it this time around.
You might have noticed that when you place an order for the OnePlus 3, the estimated shipping date kept getting longer as time went by. The reason for this is simple. We were confident in the OnePlus 3 when it launched, but sales in mainland Europe have been way better than what we expected. Therefore, we've decided to temporarily pause sales in some countries in order to give inventory time to replenish.
Sales for the following regions will be temporarily paused on oneplus.net from August 9th 0:00 (CEST) until September 12th 23:59 (CEST): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. Sales in Hong Kong will also be paused during this time frame.
If you live in one of these areas, odds are you are not excited by the news. Unfortunately things happen, and we will let you know as soon as OnePlus resumes the sales.