After the usual lot of teasers, OnePlus has finally made the OnePlus 2 official. Unveiled at the event, both live and in Virtual Reality, the OnePlus 2 brings some impressive specs and a familiar yet new design to the table.
Powering the OnePlus 2 is a Snapdragon 810 processor (v2.1) and 64GB of storage. For those concerned about the performance of the 810, OnePlus say,
Ã¢â‚¬Å“ultimate connected computer processorÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“with eight CPU cores and 64-bit computing, we chose the 810 to be the driving force behind the OnePlus 2Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s impressive specs. When paired with the 2, this means better video, a quicker camera, and an unbelievable gaming experience.Ã¢â‚¬Â
OnePlus 2 features a 13MP rear camera with OIS, laser autofocus and a 5MP front-facing camera. The camera also has the ability to capture slow-motion videos at 120fps and has a time lapse feature. Under the hood of this dual-SIM device is a 3,300mAh battery and is running its Android Lollipop-based Oxygen OS.
On the front of the device is a newly created home button that brings you into the OnePlus 2 experience and also acts as the fingerprint sensor, which basically unlocks your device Ã¢â‚¬Å“faster than TouchID.Ã¢â‚¬Â The fingerprint sensor can store up to 5 unique fingerprints. Located at the bottom of the OnePlus 2 are the speakers and the much talked about USB Type-C port.
The company also introduced four Ã¢â‚¬Å“StyleSwapÃ¢â‚¬Â replaceable back covers and will come in Bamboo, Black Apricot, Rosewood, and Kevlar.
Both models will be available in a dual SIM/dual standby configuration.
OnePlus 2 Specs
|Display||5.5-inch IPS LCD 1920×1080 (401 ppi)|
In-cell touch, Gorilla Glass
|OS||OxygenOS (Android 5.1)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core @ 1.8GHz|
Adreno 430 GPU
|Storage||64GB or 16GB eMMC v5.0|
|RAM||4GB or 3GB LPDDR4|
|Rear camera||13MP f/2.0, 6 lenses, OIS, laser focus, dual-LED flash|
4K video, slow motion 720p at 120fps
|Battery||3300 mAh (non-removable)|
USB-C charging port
|Cellular (US)||GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz|
WCDMA Band 1/2/4/5/8
LTE Band 1/2/4/5/7/8/12/17
Dual Nano SIM
|Cellular (EU/IN)||GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz|
WCDMA Band 1/2/5/8
LTE Band 1/3/5/7/8/20
Dual Nano SIM
|Connectivity||802.11ac Wifi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS|
|Sensors||Fingerprint, digital compass, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, ambient light|
Multicolor LED notification light
|Dimensions||151.8 x 74.9 x 9.85 mm|
|Colors||StyleSwap covers in bamboo, black apricot, kevlar, rosewood and sandstone black|
Both configurations of theÃ‚Â OnePlus 2 will be available through the usual drossÃ‚Â invite-only system in the US and Europe starting August 11, when the 64GB version will retail for Ã‚Â£289 / $389. The 16GB version will be available later for Ã‚Â£239 / $329.
OnePlus alsoÃ‚Â announced that it will be hosting events in nine cities around the world, allowing customers to get hands-on time with the OnePlus 2 before its official release on August 11. The global event is scheduled for July 31 in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Berlin, Milan, New Delhi, Bangalore, and Jakarta.
OnePlus says that attendees will be able to score invites, as well as chance to win the handset itself. The first 50 fans at each venue will receive “an exclusive gift bag.”.
- New York CityÃ‚Â -Ã‚Â Times Square, New York, NY
- San FranciscoÃ‚Â -Ã‚Â PCH, 135 Mississippi St, San Francisco, CA 94107
- LondonÃ‚Â -Ã‚Â SwiftKey, 91-95 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 0AX
- ParisÃ‚Â -Ã‚Â Numa, 39 Rue du Caire, 75002
- BerlinÃ‚Â -Ã‚Â OneFootball, Greifswalder Str. 212, 10405
- MilanÃ‚Â -Ã‚Â Talent Garden, Via Merano, 16, 20127
- New DelhiÃ‚Â -Ã‚Â Cafe Coffee Day Square 44, Janpath
- BangaloreÃ‚Â -Ã‚Â Cafe Coffee Day Square, Vittal Mallya Road, Opposite UB City, Lavelle Road
- JakartaÃ‚Â -Ã‚Â Conclave, Jalan Wijaya 1 no. 5C, Jakarta Selatan
If you’re interested, RSVP here.