One of the most anticipated gadget launch of the year is here. Chinese technology startup OnePlus has launched its flagship OnePlus 2, the spiritual successor of its hugely successful Oneplus One. The 64GB OnePlus 2 will go on sale in India from August 11 for Rs 24,999 exclusively on Amazon. The 16GB OnePlus 2 with 3GB LPPDR4 RAM will be available later this year priced at Rs 22,999.
After the success of OnePlus One, which already has cult status among smartphone enthusiasts, the much awaited OnePlus 2 was launched at a virtual reality event.
Sales of the #OnePlus2 start in the US, Canada, India, EU, and China on August 11! It will roll out in Southeast Asia in Q4 of 2015.— OnePlus (@oneplus) July 28, 2015
What are the specs?
- Aluminum-magnesium alloy frame.
- Full HD 5.5” IPS LCD In-Cell display.
- 178 degrees of crystal clear viewing angles.
- Weighs 175 grams
- Easy to hold.
- 3300mAh lithium polymer battery
- Dual-sim device
- Simultaneously supports two Nano SIM cards
- 4G LTE capability
- 64-bit Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 SoC -- the fastest processor on the market
- 64GB of storage
- eMMC 5.0 flash memory
- 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM
- 13 megapixel rear facing camera
- 6 physical lenses
- Dual LED flash
- f/2.0 aperture
- The sensor contains large 1.3 µm light-collecting pixels to deliver low-light shots
Among the many defining features of the OnePlus 2 is its fingerprint scanner. Users can now unlock the device with one of five stored fingerprints in less than half a second. The OnePlus 2 will ship with the company's proprietary operating system, OxygenOS, based on Android 5.
Subtle customizations like on screen gestures, dark mode, the ability to switch between hardware and capacitive buttons and toggle quick settings are baked in throughout the OS.
The improved, wide-angle 5 megapixel front-facing camera of the OnePlus 2 has an advanced Optical Image Stabilization system.
The new phone has the OnePlus’ signature Sandstone Black, but a range of covers are available including the wood-built Bamboo, Black Apricot, Rosewood and Kevlar. The OnePlus range of phones are reputed for its stand-out back covers.
“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,” said Vikas Agarwal, General Manager - India, OnePlus.
How to get your hands on one
Customers can visit pop-up experience centers in Delhi and Bangalore on July 31st to sign up for an invite and be one of the first in the world to see the OnePlus 2. Users can also tune in to OnePlus India’ social media channels starting August 1st for a chance to get an invite, according to a OnePlus press statement.
Surprise! July 31 we’re opening pop-ups in 9 cities around the world. Experience the #OnePlus2, meet the team, get a chance to win invites.— OnePlus (@oneplus) July 28, 2015