OnePlus 2 Review – Specs, Features and Design – The OnePlus 2 which was announced on the 27th of July via a virtual reality app went on sale today 11th August 2015.
It’s been a little over a year since the OnePlus One was announced and now the Chinese smartphone maker which took the market by storm is back with a second-generation smartphone to take on the iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, HTC One M9, Sony Xperia Z3+, LG G4 and others.
The OnePlus 2 price is now official so the 16GB model is just £239 and £289 for the 64GB capacity. The US pricing is $329 and $389 respectively.
The OnePlus 2 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor (V 2.1), a fingerprint scanner, 4GB RAM for the 64GB OnePlus 2 and 3GB for the 16GB OnePlus 2 and a reversible Type-C USB.
The display on the OnePlus 2 remains at 5.5in with a Full HD resolution (1080 x 1920). The firm has said it’s an IPS panel with a 178 degree viewing angle and a brightness of 600nits which compares to 559nits of the iPhone 6.
The OnePlus 2 has a 5MP front camera. The rear camera on the remains at 13MP and still has the dual-LED flash. The firm says it has an f/2 aperture, 1.3μm pixels and six lenses to avoid distortion and colour aberration. Other features include optical image stabilization (OIS), a laser auto focus (under 0.3 second) and 4K video recording. Support for shooting in RAW will also be added via a software update ‘shortly after launch’.
OnePlus 2 Review – Specs, Features and Design – Below is the complete specification of the OnePlus 2:
OnePlus 2 Review – Specs, Features and Design
|LAUNCH||Announced||27th July, 2015|
|BODY||Dimensions||151.8 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)|
|Weight||175 g (6.17 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|– Fingerprint sensor|
|DISPLAY||Type||LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.5 inches (~73.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|– Oxygen UI|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android OS, v5.1 (Oxygen OS)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810|
|CPU||Quad-core Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57|
|Internal||16 GB, 3 GB RAM|
64 GB, 4 GB RAM
|CAMERA||Primary||13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, optical image stabilization, laser autofocus, dual-LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Video||2160p@30fps, 2160p(DCI)@24fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps|
|Secondary||5 MP, 1080p@30fps|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Radio||To be confirmed|
|USB||microUSB v2.0, Type-C reversible connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery|
|SAR EU||0.43 W/kg (head) 0.20 W/kg (body)|
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