On 27th July, 07:00 PT, OnePlus launched its all new OnePlus 2. The virtual reality launch event was the first of its kind. OnePlus 2 will be available in India, US, Canada, EU and China from 11th August onwards.
OnePlus 2 will be available in 16GB and 64GB variants and would be priced Rs 22,999 and Rs 24,999 respectively.
On OnePlus 2 launch, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager – India, OnePlus, said, “The future battleground for all things innovation and technology has begun and OnePlus with its latest offering is all set to lead the next generation of smartphones. India is an important market for us and our fans are sure to get their hands on OnePlus 2 simultaneously with the rest of the world.”
OnePlus 2 will be powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with 1.8GHz octa-core CPUs. It has Adreno 430 GPU and 4GB/3GB LPDDR4 RAM for 64GB/16GB ROM. OnePlus 2 has a 5.5 inch, 1080p Full-HD , LCD In-cell display and is powered by a 3,300 mAh LiPo battery.
Much like iPhone, OnePlus 2 has a fingerprint sensor, included in the home button of the device, to get phone awake and ready to use. Other sensors included are accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity and ambient light.
OnePlus 2 has 13 meagpixels (1.3µm) rear camera with 6 lenses for optical image stabilization. It comes with laser autofocus and a dual-LED flash. Front camera is of 5megapixels ,also distortion free, to shoot selfies.
For connectivity, OnePlus 2 offers a Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS. Phone will support two dual-4G nano sim cards and a USB type-C port. It runs on OxygenOS, company’s custom OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
Some of the features of OxygenOS include off screen gestures, Maxx Audio for better audio performance, SwiftKey keyboard, choice of easy on eyes dark UI mode and ability to set app permissions.
OnePlus 2 comes with, earlier promised, StyleSwap covers. “StyleSwaps allow you to change both the look and feel of your device without altering the OnePlus 2’s beautiful form factor. With our new StyleSwap system, you can swap covers in seconds – no tools required.”-OnePlus. Options available for StyleSwaps are: Sandstone Black, Bamboo, Rosewood, Black Apricot and Kevlar.
OnePlus 2 will be available by the invite system only, which is live now. To know more about OnePlus 2 invite system refer to our previous post.