The company confirms that you will need to make a deposit to receive the ticket on your phone
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Nothing tells CEO Carl Pei how to stir up excitement for a new phone that no one has heard of before, and that’s understandable. After all, he’s the mastermind behind OnePlus and its initial marketing strategy, complete with its invite-based OnePlus 1 sales strategy. Pei has already confirmed that it wants to return to this special invite-only purchase option with the Nothing Phone 1, and now, the company has released a new key detail of its strategy. you really have to Negotiate A pass that allows you to buy Phone 1.
For a chance to counter-order the Phone 1 on July 12 after the Nothing launch event, you’ll first need to sign up on the Nothing website to declare your interest in the phone and join the waiting list. Once you’ve completely topped up, you’ll receive an invitation to purchase a pre-order pass for a non-refundable £20 deposit.
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This will then guarantee that you will be able to pre-order the Phone 1, though you will have to head over to the store once again once the pre-orders actually go live on July 12th after the official launch event. Only then will you be able to buy Phone 1. Thankfully, the pre-order deposit will be deducted from the final price, so it’s not like you’ll have to pay anything extra for a chance to get the phone – you’ll just have to sacrifice some of your time to follow all these steps. to do. The pass will also give you an “exclusive reward”, so it’s not like all your time is wasted.
The strategy was initially envisioned by Mukul Sharma (via XDA Developers), when a Phone 1 “pre-order pass” briefly appeared on Indian e-commerce store Flipkart before being taken down again. The screenshots from Sharma in the tweet below provide a walkthrough of the process.
If you want to stand a chance of pre-ordering the Nothing Phone 1, you better act fast. The waiting list is filling up fast, with over 6,000 people on it at the time of writing. Of course, it makes sense to wait for reviews and more general availability after the promotion is over, but that’s up to you.
One thing is certain: US customers won’t be able to buy the Phone 1 anytime soon, as nothing confirms that it won’t officially launch in the States. There will be offers for those who backed nothing as part of its financing round, but the Phone 1 won’t work properly on most US carriers.
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