OnePlus is just one old device in the smartphone market and yet they have made an eminent mark of their own. The company has finally launched the much-awaited flagship predecessor of OnePlus One smartphone. OnePlus 2 was launched by the company today at the world’s first virtual reality event. You must agree that the company is leaving no stone unturned this time and also are bringing us closer to the next generation of technology. Similar to OnePlus One, OnePlus 2 will have same market strategy of a allowing purchase only through invites. OnePlus 2 will be available from August 11 in China, India, USA and selected European nations as well.
Talking about features of the smartphone, OnePlus Two comes out of the box running on Oxygen OS which is based on latest Android 5.1.1 OS. The flagship device features A 5.5 inches full HD IPS display of resolution 1920x 1080 pixels and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor clubbed with Adreno 430 GPU. There are 2 RAM and ROM storage options, i.e. 3GB RAM and 16GB ROM and 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM.
The dual-SIM device comes with 4G LTE support and USB Type-C along with other connectivity options. It is the world’s first smartphone to come with USB Type-C. It also features a fingerprint scanner. Talking about camera OnePlus 2 sports a 13 megapixel rear camera with with dual LED Flash, Laser Auto focus, Optical Image Stabilization, 4K video recording, slow-motion at 120fps, f/2.0 aperture and 5 megapixel front camera. It packs a powerful 3300mAh battery.
OnePlus 2 Specifications:
- Oxygen OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS
- Dual SIM
- 5.5-inch Full HD IPS In-Cell display, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 64-bit processor
- Adreno 430 GPU
- 3GB LPPDR4 RAM / 4GB DDR4 RAM
- 16GB internal storage/ 64GB internal memory
- 13 megapixel rear camera with dual LED Flash, Laser Auto focus, OIS, 1.3um pixels, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording, slow-motion at 120fps
- 5 megapixel front camera
- Fingerprint scanner
- USB Type-C
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS
- 3300mAh battery
OnePlus 2 is available in sandstone black color and is priced at INR 22,999 that is US$329 (3GB RAM and 16GB ROM variant) and INR 24,999 US$ 389 (4GB RAM and 64GB ROM variant).
OnePlus is planning to open popup stores in 9 cities all over the globe, the stores will open in Bangalore, New Delhi, San Francisco, London, Paris, New York, Milan and Jakarta by the end of July. The first 50 visitors will get a gift bag and you can also win an invite to OnePlus 2.
Talking about its availability in India, you can check out Amazon.in for details about invite and purchase the phone via invite on August 11th from Amazon India’s website.