OnePlus nord AR invite
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OnePlus will unveil the first OnePlus Nord device (21st July) – the newest addition to the brand’s smartphone line up. OnePlus challenged industry norms and held the world’s first product launch entirely in VR for the OnePlus 2. Now, five years later, it’s continuing that legacy by debuting Nord in the world’s first AR smartphone launch.

OnePlus Nord to Debut in World’s First Smartphone AR Launch on 21st July 1

As a brand built on the unwavering support of its global community, OnePlus is dedicated to providing users with exciting and refreshing experiences that are meaningful. This new format not only allows OnePlus to unveil Nord in a truly unprecedented manner but also leverages AR technology that allows users to experience the product from the safety of their homes.


“OnePlus Nord represents a new beginning for OnePlus, giving us an opportunity to share our technology with more people around the world,” said Paul Yu, Head of OnePlus Nord. “For this launch, we want everyone to sit back, relax, and experience our new phone for the first time right in the comfort of their living room. We feel that introducing Nord in a more personal and intimate way perfectly reflects our ambition to make the OnePlus experience more accessible to users.”

The OnePlus Nord AR launch can be experienced through the OnePlus Nord AR App available on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The launch event will take place at 4 pm CEST/ 3 pm BST.


Using the OnePlus Nord AR App

  • Download the OnePlus Nord AR App.
    • Play Store:
    • App Store:
  • Install the app and accept the permissions necessary for the AR experience.
  • Launch the app and follow instructions to set up your avatar and the app.


Watching the AR launch using the AR App on launch day

  • Open the OnePlus Nord AR App at 3 pm BST.
  • Follow the instructions on-screen to start the immersive AR experience.
  • Make sure you have a good internet connection to have a consistent AR streaming experience.


Getting and using a Nord AR invitation

OnePlus has also created a physical AR invitation, which will give users a unique hands-on experience of the OnePlus Nord product via AR, straight from their homes. Stay tuned to the OnePlus Nord Instagram account (@oneplus.nord) to learn more about how to obtain a physical invitation.


How to use the OnePlus Nord AR launch invitation

  • Download the OnePlus Nord AR App.
    • Play Store:
    • App Store:
  • Install the app and accept the permissions necessary for the AR experience.
  • Scan the QR code on the invite to initiate the WEB AR experience. You can scan the QR code with your native camera app (on Android versions 9 and 10), Google Lens, or any QR code scanner.
  • After you load the WEB AR experience, scan the AR invitation to go hands-on with the upcoming OnePlus Nord device.

Stay tuned to the OnePlus Nord Instagram (@oneplus.nord), and the OnePlus Nord AR website ( for more updates.


Documentary episode two and more pre-orders

Episode 2 of the “New Beginnings” documentary is now live on the OnePlus Nord Instagram channel. In this week’s episode, the OnePlus Nord team hits the road to understand exactly what future Nord customers want in their smartphone experience.

On 8th July, the next 900 OnePlus Nord smartphones will be available for pre-order. Like with the previous round of pre-orders, OnePlus will be giving away merchandise to those among the first to embark on this new journey with us.

How to pre-order OnePlus Nord in Europe:

  • Go to
  • Once on the page, users can pay €20 to pre-order their device.
  • Upon pre-ordering, users will receive limited edition OnePlus Nord merchandise.

The final round of pre-orders is on 15th July – keep an eye out for more details on Instagram (@oneplus.nord).

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