With the OnePlus two Taiwanese startup sends his self-proclaimed "flagship killer 2016" in the race for the smartphone crown. On July 28, the unit was presented with a 5.5 inch full HD screen and Snapdragon 810th The young company would like to address with the OnePlus 2 all those who are interested in a high quality and powerful smartphone, but not the standard industry rates want to pay more of 500 euros and. and what not - we show in detail what the device can.
The premise is this year: best hardware at the best price. And OnePlus so equipping of course made with the most attractive components to be "2", which the market currently has to offer. This includes, among other things, the new USB Type C standard, a fingerprint sensor and a 13 MP camera with optical image stabilizer.
Also read: Our OnePlus-2 test.
OnePlus 2: sandstone meets metal frame
Gallery OnePlus 2 Hands-On Leak
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Design Technically, you can not accuse the OnePlus 2 much evil. Also in the second flagship Killer Startup relies on the proven Sandstone feel on the black back, the front is as usual kept relatively simple. The biggest design criticism is probably the slightly offset downward camera on the back that acts something out of place. However, purely ergonomically considers the right decision: So the fingers no longer interfere in triggering and maintaining the device when a photo or video to be shot. Further, the OnePlus emblems can be found on the back, otherwise one sticks with engravings and the like relatively covered. On the front side, also the Home button, which is equipped with a fingerprint sensor takes. This is to recognize the fingerprint of the user faster than the sensor of the iPhone 6. In addition to him, there are two touch-sensitive controls that are marked by a horizontal line. The assignment of the buttons, the user can decide, by default, they function as typical Android Back and App overview button. Taking the back cover off, you will find the top left of the bay for two nano-SIM cards. The 3,300 mAh strong battery can not be replaced themselves.
OnePlus 2: Snapdragon 810, USB Type-C and fingerprint sensor
OnePlus as already driven an interesting marketing strategy on the previous smartphone and fed interested piecemeal with information such as memory or the camera. The latter was subjected to a test in advance and cut quite thoroughly. When the display is a 5.5 inches diagonally measured LCD panel, the full HD resolution adduced a completely sufficient pixel density of 401 ppi. To the specifications of the unit of Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 belongs with eight cores, the heat problems with software adjustments and a special cooling technology is to be made a full end. For eight-core processor, a 3 GB, or 4 GB of main memory LPDDR4 that has more on the box than that of the HTC One M9 or LG G4 is joined; there only LPDDR3 RAM is used. How much memory is in the device is related to the amount of memory together: 3 GB of RAM you get 16 GB of internal storage, are 4 GB&# 8217; s with 64 GB internal memory. Unfortunately, the USB Type-C standard is not set to the USB version 3.1. Although connectors of the new type can plug in both sides of the faster USB Type-C data rates but not benefits. A quick charge function for the big 3300 mAh battery, the OnePlus Two does not offer as well. The 13 MP camera has an f / 2.0 aperture, a laser autofocus for fast focusing and an optical image stabilizer. Friends of self-portraits found on the front, a 5 MP camera, which should be quite sufficient for their purpose. is also at the top right of the speaker input for headphones, on the lower side openings are milled for the internal speaker. On the right side of the OnePlus 2 also the power button and the volume rocker is attached. If you want to mute the device, this can be done using the slider on the left side without turning it.
OnePlus 2: Software in detail
After clinching with Cyanogen Inc., provide the licensed version of the software of the same name, is on the OnePlus 2 in-house software Oxygen OS used. The operating system is very similar to floor Android and relies on Android 5.1 Lollipop - from an update to Android M is thus naturally assumed. Preinstalled is also the keyboard app SwiftKey, also various tools such as an audio tuner, which acts as an equalizer and a dark theme is to be found on the "flagship killer 2016".
Gallery OnePlus 2 - USB Type C Cable
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OnePlus 2: Availability and price
As well as the OnePlus One is the successor for the time being be purchasable only by invitation, by no more equipment to sell are the stock. However, significantly more invitations for the launch will be available as the first model. Anyone who has bought a OnePlus 2, or could buy, receive a purchase invitation code he can pass on. In addition, you can register on this page to receive a code that accompanied such as a buyer, but has not been redeemed within the period. The distribution of unredeemed codes via a ladder. To advance in this, one has to use his referral link and others to urge you also to join this list.
the OnePlus One was sold at cost price - so the start-up covered only the costs without profit to generate and so acted claims to be the "existential minimum" - the prices are set so the successor that profit is erwirtschaft. The company has repeatedly emphasized that it could offer lower prices than the giants in the smartphone sector because one renounces expensive marketing campaigns. The device with 16 GB version will cost 339 euros, 64 GB of internal storage is obtained for 399 euros - both prices are excluding shipping costs.
OnePlus 2: Specification Overview
|display||5.5-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080) IPS in-cell technology|
|processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC|
|random access memory||4 GB RAM (64 GB model), 3 GB (16 GB model)|
|Internal memory||16/64 GB (not expandable)|
|camera||13 MP OIS laser autofocus and f / 2.0 aperture, 5 MP front camera|
|battery pack||3300 mAh, not a Quick Charge|
|operating system||Oxygen OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Dimensions & mass||151.8 x 74.9 x 9.85 mm, 175 grams|
|Others||Alert Slider for alerts, fingerprint sensor on the front, dual SIM|
|price||339 euros for 16 GB / 399 euros for 64 GB|
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