OnePlus 2 Launched For Rs.24,999 – To Go On Sale From August 11

Probably one of the most awaited smartphones of the year, the One Plus took off wraps of the next iteration of their flagship device this morning at a unique VR event. An hour after the unveiling, it has announced the Indian price and availability as well. The OnePlus 2 64GB variant will go on sale for ₹24,999 from August 11 exclusively on Amazon India. There is also a 16GB (3GB RAM) variant which the company says will go on sale later this year.

Like the OnePlus One, its successor also brings in a plethora of advancements in terms of both hardware and software. The OnePlus 2 flaunts a 5.5 inches Full HD In-Cell display protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass. The design of the smartphone has also been revamped and it now features a magnesium-aluminum alloy frame.

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On the Photography front, the device has a 13-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus, f/2.0 aperture with Optical Image Stabilization and dual-LED flash. The rear camera also shoots 4K and slow-motion. On the front there is a 5-megapixel camera which the company claims is “distortion free”. The front camera shoots 720p video at 120fps.

OnePlus 2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1 Octa-core processor clocked to 1.8GHz which is paired with 4GB of RAM. Additionally, there is also an Adreno 430 GPU chipset. The device is available in memory variants of 16/64 GB with the 16GB variant featuring 3GB of RAM. OnePlus 2 runs on OxygenOS which is based on Android 5.1. This is essentially a tweaked version of Android with many of the Android stock features being kept.

The OnePlus 2 features a USB type-C port, a fingerprint sensor embedded onto the home button which “stores up to 5 unique fingerprints, and is extremely fast.” The device comes with OnePlus’s classic Sandstone Back cover with 4 StyleSwap covers – Bamboo, Black Apricot, Rosewood, and Kevlar also available. There is also an “Alert Slider” which is essentially a slider button (iPhone), customizable and lets user toggle between notifications.

The OnePlus 2 draws its power from a 3,300 mAh LiPo battery and connectivity features such as dual-SIM LTE card slots, Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi.

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