Today, OnePlus finally announced the OnePlus 2. If you didn’t watch the first ever virtual reality product launch, well, here’s a recap.
Funny story though. OnePlus has been leaking specs of the OnePlus 2 for the last month or so. As far as I can recall, they officially announced that it would be $449. The only problem with that is that at the end of the launch, they made jokes about how much it would cost and then cut the lights before they said the price. Are they trying to leave something to the imagination? Who knows?
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By Rich W Woods
I’ve been debating for hours whether or not I want to bother writing about this. Sure, the OnePlus 2 is going to use a Snapdragon 810. Not only that, but it will be version 2.1 of the SoC, meaning that the overheating issues will be solved. Well, hopefully.
First, a little backstory. OnePlus is a start up. They released the OnePlus One in June 2014. With a Snapdragon 801 processor, a 5.5″ 1080p IPS LCD, a 13 MP rear camera, a 5 MP front camera, 3 GB RAM, and 64 GB of on board storage for $349 unlocked, people were pretty psyched. Add to that OnePlus’s invite system, which forced users to actually work for the device, making them part of a tightly knit community.
Needless to say, due to the high end hardware for the low price and the invite system that caused a proud community to be created, the OnePlus One was the hottest phone of 2014.
Note that I said that the Snapdragon 810 won’t help in the title. I stand by that.
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