OnePlus has revealed its next generation smartphone that we all have been waiting for. The Chinese manufacturer have launched the OnePlus Two smartphone today. This was the most awaited smartphone of this year, featuring whooping 4GB RAM and a fingerprint scanner; the specifications are already been revealed by the company earlier. The device is all set to go on sale from August 11 the US, Canada, India, EU, and China.
The device is priced at $329 for a 16GB variant and $389 for a 64GB variant, which very much a killing price for device with such high end features.
Earlier: July 16, 13: 12 : According to the latest blog of OnePlus, there will be physical invite cards for the OnePlus 2. With the OnePlus 2, the company is introducing a “few key improvements to the purchase experience”. OnePlus will have a more launch inventory as compared to last time and will be significantly easier to get an invite from the very beginning claims OnePlus. The company also unveiled the “reservation list”, you just have to enter your email and OnePlus will send you an invite as soon as they’re available.
The company has already confirmed Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1 SoC, USB Type-C port, and fingerprint sensor. In a recent post, OnePlus also claims that the fingerprint sensor will be better than Apple’s implementation of TouchID. The device is slated to launch on 27 July.
Earlier: OnePlus 2 will be smaller than the OnePlus One; 3300mAh battery Confirmed
OnePlus has announced that the OnePlus 2 feature a 3300mAh battery. That’s a step up from the 3100mAh battery in the OnePlus One. The announcement was made in an AMA (ask me anything) session held by OnePlus on Reddit, and revealed some important things about its upcoming OnePlus 2 smartphone.
The company also revealed a picture of the new phone hiding behind its predecessor. So it’s clear that the upcoming phone will be smaller than its predecessor. The OnePlus team also teased that the camera is a high priority feature for the company, and that more details would be revealed during the launch. Pei also revealed that the company’s “early supporters will be prioritized” when it comes to reserving a OnePlus 2. More details on exactly how that will work are coming soon.
OnePlus has announced that the OnePlus 2 would have 4GB of LPDD4 RAM. The announcement was made on the OnePlus forums and their social media pages. The company says it is the “latest and greatest” on the market. OnePlus says that the inclusion of LPDDR4 means that apps will load even faster and offer both never-before-seen energy savings and smoother gameplay.
Earlier this week, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed that the phone will cost under $450 (and over $322). The company has already confirmed Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1 SoC, USB Type-C port, and fingerprint sensor. In a recent post, OnePlus also claims that the fingerprint sensor will be better than Apple’s implementation of TouchID. The device is slated to launch on 27 July.
Earlier: OnePlus 2 Will be priced under $450, confirms CEO Pete Lau
According to OnePlus CEO Pete Lau, the OnePlus 2 will cost less than $450. In a post on the company’s official Google+ page OnePlus CEO Pete Lau is quoted as saying “Honestly, it’s never been about the price. We simply make the best smartphones we can, and we go from there.”
OnePlus has been revealing the features of the upcoming smartphone one by one. Already we know that the OnePlus 2 will be powered by a modified Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (V2.1) processor. It will be the first device from a major manufacturer to feature a USB Type-C port and feature Fingerprint scanner.
Earlier: OnePlus Confirms Fingerprint scanner on OnePlus 2, to be Faster Than TouchID
Finally, we are going to see the fingerprint scanner on the upcoming smartphone OnePlus 2. The fingerprint scanner on the OnePlus 2 is the most advanced and can even unlock your device faster than the TouchID present on the phone. But it’s still not clear whether this will come embedded on the front or rear of the device, few leaks suggest that this will be featured on the rear of the device.
The company through a blog post said that “With the OnePlus 2, the fingerprint sensor is done right. It’s refined and lightning quick, unlocking your device faster than TouchID. The average person checks their phone over 200 times per day. If you spend just three seconds inputting a PIN number or pattern, that’s over an hour of your time gone each week. On the OnePlus 2, one quick tap takes you right to your home screen. With the ability to store up to five fingerprint profiles, it’s fast, it’s safe, and it’s secure. Your smartphone is your most personal device, and its security should be personal, too.”
OnePlus has been revealing the features of the upcoming smartphone one by one. Already we know that the OnePlus 2 will be powered by a modified Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (V2.1) processor. It will be the first device from a major manufacturer to feature a USB Type-C port.
Earlier: One Plus 2 with USB Type-C to be announced on July 27th
One Plus One will be officially announced on 27th July at 7:00PM PT via a virtual launch event.
OnePlus has just revealed on their social site pages that the OnePlus 2 will feature a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. With Type-C, a USB cable’s both ends will be the same, allowing for reversible plug orientation. You also don’t need to worry about plugging it in upside down.
Other than the OnePlus One, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 is rumored to feature the new charging standard, as well as Google’s next Nexus device. The OnePlus 2 would be the first major flagship smartphone to feature USB Type-C.
The company has already teased the OnePlus 2, noting that it will feature a special version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. In addition to the charging port and processor confirmation, OnePlus also revealed that the next flagship’s price point would be higher than the rumored price of $322.
Today, OnePlus has announced that OnePlus 2 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1 processor. OnePlus claims their engineers played around with other options, but then finally went for 810. Its speed and ability to multitask while maintaining optimal battery performance remain unmatched amongst others in the industry claims OnePlus.
The Snapdragon 810 supports streaming 4K Ultra HD video, amazingly crisp and fast photos with one quick snap, immersive 3D gaming brought to you by the first-in-class Adreno 430 GPU, high-quality video streaming that uses less bandwidth, and exceptional battery life.
Although there have been reports that the 810 runs warmer than its predecessors, OnePlus assure you that they have taken all the necessary precautions and beyond to prevent this from occurring in the 2. OnePlus claims that they worked very closely with Qualcomm’s engineers to integrate an improved version of the chipset (v2.1) in the OnePlus 2, and fine-tuned both hardware and software. The 2 will be “cooler than ever”.
OnePlus has also worked to redesign its homegrown operating system – OxygenOS – to work more efficiently with the chip, allowing it to ‘intuitively know which processor should be used for what task, and it avoids using two or more processors that are right next to each other.’
Earlier:OnePlus 2 expected to Launch on June 28th
According to latest report, OnePlus 2 might launch on June 28th. The event is scheduled to happen in Hong Kong.
The OnePlus 2 is expected to run Android 5.1 Lollipop, and would be powered by a 64-bit 1.55GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (MSM8994) processor. The results also list 2.7GB RAM (implying a total of 3GB of RAM). The alleged OnePlus Two has also received scores of 1256 for single-core and 4093 for multi-core.
Earlier: Alleged OnePlus 2 got Benchmarked
The GeekBench results of a handset named “OnePlus ONE A2001” indicate the OnePlus 2 will run Android 5.1 Lollipop, and would be powered by a 64-bit 1.55GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (MSM8994) processor. The results also list 2.7GB RAM (implying a total of 3GB of RAM). The alleged OnePlus Two has also received scores of 1256 for single-core and 4093 for multi-core.
Earlier a report on GizChina had noted how OnePlus CEO Pete Lau had discussed the specifications of his company’s upcoming smartphone on China’s Weibo site.The report said that Lau had spoken about how OnePlus Two will launch in Q3 of 2015 and will come with Snapdragon 810 SoC. It will be priced at $403, if one were to go by Lau’s comments on Weibo
A report in January tipped that the OnePlus Two smartphone will feature the same 5.5-inch display panel as seen on the original OnePlus One, but with an increased resolution from full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) to QHD (1440×2560 pixels).
Earlier: OnePlus 2 to feature Snapdragon 810 Processor: OnePlus CEO Pete Lau
OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the OnePlus 2 will receive a Snapdragon 810 processor once launched in Q3 of this year. Speaking of price, when fans quizzed Lau also confirmed that the smartphone will be priced around 2499.99 Yuan ($403).
Earlier: OnePlus to Launch OnePlus Two and a Cheaper OnePlus smartphone This Year
According to the report from Bloomberg, OnePlus Two along with a cheaper version of the OnePlus handset is expected to be launched in Q3 2015.The report states that the company hopes to sell 3 to 5 million smartphones by the end of 2015, and 10 million in 2016.
The OnePlus 2 2015 flagship is rumoured to come with at least 3GB RAM, 2K 2560 x 1440 display of either 5.5-inch or 6-inch, 2.5D glass and a “better than Touch ID” fingerprint scanner.
Earlier: One Plus Two with 5.5″ Display, 4GB RAM and more, to be announced in Q3’15 – Details
Never settle for one! After shaking up the market in the year 2014 with its killer One Plus ONE android smartphone, One Plus is all set to unveil its new flagship for the year 2015 with an undoubted name as “One Plus Two”. While we need to wait for a bit longer time than ever for this new flagship as in most of the countries, One Plus One has just been released in most of the countries and company wants to capitalize the sales of this version of device. One Plus 2 will arrive somewhere around Q3 of 2015 and will for sure come with more powerful features.
Specs and Features:
One Plus 2 android smartphone may come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, 4GB of RAM, and a 5.5-inch QHD display along with the other standard features of WIFI, Bluetooth and NFC capabilities. While there are still no official word on the detailed specs, these specs are definitely one of the comparable specs. Company also said that not just specs will be the focus for the company but also affordability, quality along with the best battery life is the immediate vision of the company. Chipset issues are doing the rounds in the One Plus One which company will look forward to fix the same in this version of device. Between July and September 2015, we can expect the launch of this new device. While Qualcomm fixes the issue with the Snapdragon 810 over heating episode, One Plus will look forward to overcome with some or other tweaks. One Plus also has got option of going with the Exynos processor if issues are not fixed by Qualcomm as Exynos has evolved faster than any other.
We will keep you posted about all the latest on the specs and features along with the pricing and availability of the device.