Finally, OnePlus 2 is official launched via the world’s first VR launch. The OnePlus 2 device will be available for purchase with an invite in India starting August 11 at a price of Rs. 22,999 for the 16GB variant and Rs. 24,999 for the 64GB variant.
Device is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz with up to 4GB of RAM. The 16GB model will feature 3GB LPPDR4 RAM.
The OnePlus 2 comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p display with a 401ppi. The display comes with a contrast ratio of 1500:1, which means blacker blacks and brighter, bolder colours.
The OnePlus 2 looks elegant in a metallic frame. Its outer frame is designed from a resilient alloy of aluminum and magnesium. It comes with the company’s classic Sandstone Black back cover. It will also offer four StyleSwap covers namely, Bamboo, Rosewood, Black Apricot and Kevlar, initially.
OnePlus 2 Camera comes with a 13MP rear snapper and a 5MP front-facing. The 13MP rear camera comes with sensor pixel size of 1.3 microns, 35% larger than standard smartphone cameras, with a dual LED flash. Camera will be having better low-light performance, faster focussing, and OIS. The all-new laser focus will ensure it takes less than 0.3 seconds for a precise and clear shot.
The device runs OxygenOS. The company claims that the user interface comes with subtle changes and features that only add value to user experience. The company also talks about custom icon packs and the ability to fine-tune the LED indicator, icon grid size, and more. It comes with a dedicated hardware switch called Alert Slider that allows easy switching between notification settings.
A 3300mAh battery is offered in OnePlus 2. It promises about 10 percent increase in the battery life than the one in OnePlus 1.
OnePlus 2 is capable of storing up to five unique fingerprints.
The OnePlus 2 supports USB Type-C charging and the company’s patented plug can be inserted both ways. It is a dual SIM device with 4G support for both slots. One can also expect the usual connectivity options like 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and GLONASS.