OnePlus has passed through many rumors and today it happened to be official dates of OnePlus one announcement – the Android powered smartphone from a new entrant. OnePlus One features some of the best specifications in the tinsel town and it will be the first smartphone to come out with CyanogenMod 11S version which is actually based on Android 4.4 Kitkat customizations.
Display & Processor
Coming to processor section, in incorporates Qualcomm latest quad core chipset (Snapdragon 801) with 3 GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU forms the perfect combination of speed and power.
Camera & Software
It runs customized CyanogenMod 11S operating system based on high degree of Android 4.4 customizations. The smartphone looks to be optimized for better battery life as it uses icons, wallpapers which are neat, simple and dark.
OnePixel believes best in camera and thus it imports the best in camera with Sony Exmor IMX214 sensor camera on the back with 13 mega pixel to take wonderful 1080 pixels full HD videos and dual LED flash ensures better quality during low-lighting conditions and night/indoor photography.
The 5 mega pixel front facing camera too is a good addition providing 720 pixels HD videos during video chat/calls.
Storage & Battery Life
OnePlus One will arrive in two different variants of 16 Gb and 64 GB and we see 3100 mAh Li-ion battery been incorporated to provide the need for all gaming, calls and data usage. You can expect a battery life of one or one and a half day at most with normal usage.
Pricing & Availability
OnePlus One phone will be available in most of the countries worldwide. In Hong Kong it’s available at HKD 2599 whereas Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, UK and the USA it been sold with the below mentioned prices.
OnePlus One will be sold in two different variants of –
- 16 GB at $299/€269
- 64 GB model at $349/€299
It will be arriving in other countries in Q2, 2014.
OnePlus One key specs –
|5.5-inch IPS LCD touch display, 1080 x 1920|
|2.5 Ghz Quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor|
|Software:CyanogenMod 11S based on Android 4.4|
|GPU: Adreno 330|
|13 MP Sony Exmor IMX 214 sensor and Dual-LED flash|
|5 MP front facing camera|
|3 GB RAM|
|Storage: 16 / 64 GB Internal Storage|
|3G (HSDPA: up to 21Mbps), Gyro, Proximity, Accelerometer, USB 3.0|
|Battery: 3100 mAh Li-ion battery|
|Bluetooth, WiFi tether, WiFi, aGPS|
|152.9×75.9×8.9 mm, 162 grams|
OnePlus One Photo Gallery
The OnePlus lineup happens to be more of Nexus alike products but they prefer to go with CyanogenMod custom ROM. With those affordable price tag, they will certainly fire up quickly and will happen to be Xiaomi killer. What do you think?