To most people, the OnePlus One smartphone may not be that popular. However, to the people who like this device, hearing that it just experienced a major price cut should cause a huge frenzy. The offer is now closed, but such offers will re-open again in near future as the company is going to focus on the OnePlus Two model.
For the people who aren’t aware, the OnePlus One is a device with last year’s flagship capabilities, offered at a really budget price. It was first announced on April 2014 and then released on June. It was so popular that OnePlus had to send invites and promo codes for people, so as to be able to purchase the device selectively.
The device weighs 162g and makes use of a micro-SIM. It features an LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. With a screen size of 5.5inches, the device has a (~71.9% screen-to-body ratio). The display resolution is full HD at 1080×1920 featuring a 401ppi pixel density. It supports up to 10 fingers multi-touch and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
After the latest software upgrade, the device now features the CyanogenMod 12. It was first introduced with the Cyanogen equivalent of Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) and later upgraded to v4.4.4 KitKat. On the inside, the OnePlus One features a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset and a Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400.
The OnePlus One has an Adreno 330GPU with no external card slot. It has an internal storage capacity of 16/64GB with a 3GB RAM Module. The OnePlus One has a 13 megapixel primary shooter with 4128 x 3096 pixels along with other features like dual-LED flash and Autofocus. Other included features are geo-tagging, panorama, face-detection and HDR.
It supports video recording at various resolutions and frame rates: 2160p@30fps, 2160p (DCI)@24fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps and comes with HDR and stereo sound support. It has a 5 megapixel secondary camera that records 1080p at 30fps.
Now you know what OnePlus One is. When released, it was dubbed the ‘Flagship Killer’ and came out with a £269 SRP last October. Currently, most folks are eager to witness the upcoming launch of the OnePlus Two. Reports indicates that the OnePlus One were on sale for a mere 179 pounds, which was a major price cut from its original price last October.