The one of the most rumored and talked about smartphones of the year, OnePlus 2, the self-dubbed 2016 flagship killer, has just officially been announced. As expected, the new installment and far better than the first iterations of the device making it more attractive phone.
Unfortunately, the same invite-only purchasing system is still implemented on this second generation OnePlus smartphone. Meaning you won't be able to buy one without getting an invite-to-buy first, however OnePlus said that they will make sure the process this time around to be much less painful than last year's. Of course you may always visit OnePlus channels beginning August 1 on how to get an invite or a chance to receive one.
The OnePlus 2 will be available in either 16GB or 64GB storage options, powered by the company's own Oxygen OS that is based on the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop from Google and 3GB or 4GB of RAM which will depend on which internal storage size. And as has been previously confirmed, the OnePlus Two sports the newest reversible USB Type-C connector. Fingerprint Scanner is also on board.
OnePlus 2 specs:
- 5.5" Full HD Display
- 1920 x 1080 resolution
- 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor
- 3GB / 4GB RAM
- 16GB / 64GB internal storage
- 13MP rear camera with OIS and Laser Autofocus
- 5MP front camera
- Oxygen OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop
- Fingerprint Scanner
- WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS
- 4G LTE
- USB Type-C
- 3,300mAh battery
- $389 for 64GB
- $329 for 16GB
The release of the phone will start on August 11 for the US, Canda, Europe, China and India-based users. Then for Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, that would be in Q4 of the year.