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Unboxing and Hands On with the OnePlus 2

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OnePlus 2 has finally launched and will be made available in India from August 11 at a price of Rs. 22,999 for the 16GB variant and  Rs. 24,999 for the 64GB variant.

OnePlus 2 feels lightweight, thanks to the maufacturer’s decision to use an aluminium alloy in the body. It has a 5.5 inch display and comes with the classic Sandstone Black back cover, which feels nice to hold. The back panel can be easily customised using OnePlus’ StyleSwap covers available in four variants – Bamboo, Black Apricot, Rosewood, and Kevlar. The covers can be swapped without any hassle, but it still takes some effort to remove the cover.

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The lock screen provides a quick shortcut to the camera and the phone dialler. The screen can be unlocked via the fingerprint scanner located on the home button and it usually takes a second to unlock the phone through the fingerprint. The device can store up to five different fingerprints – which is useful.

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The OnePlus 2 is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core 64-bit processor with 4GB of RAM. The processor is capable of 4K streaming, which is a shame because the display is limited to 1080p resolution. The display is bright though, which makes the 1080p resolution enough for a 5.5 inch display. The device runs on Android 5.1 with OxygenOS. The device has a feature called the ‘shelf’, which is activated when you swipe to the left on the home screen; it opens your preferred contacts and recent apps.

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Another feature that grabs attention is the button on the left side of the phone, called the slider which toggles between three notification profiles – ‘None’, ‘Priority’ and ‘All’. The camera is nice and was fast enough to capture photos.

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OnePlus 2 comes with a USB type-C port, a first for any flagship smartphone. Reversible in nature, the USB type-C allows for faster data transfers and is compatible with almost every device with standard USB ports.

Overall, the phone seems to deliver what the company promised. However, we’d advise you to wait for our review.

Check out the unboxing and hands on video of OnePlus 2:

Here are the specifications of the OnePlus 2:

Specification

OnePlus 2

Display 5.5-inch TPS LCD in cell, Corning Gorilla Glass
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels, 401 ppi
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 v2.1
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57
GPU Adreno 430
RAM 3/4 GB LPDDR4 RAM
Storage 16/64 GB
Expandability N/A
Rear Camera 13 MP with OIS, 1.35 sensor size and fast laser focus and f/ 2.0 aperture
Rear Camera Video 2160p at 30fps, 2160p(DCI) at 24fps, 1080p at 60fps, 720p at 120fps, HDR, stereo sound recording
Front Camera 5 MP
Front Camera Video 1080p at 30fps
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
Operating System Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Oxygen OS
Connectivity SIM: DualWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DPGPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, Radio FM,microUSB v2.0, Type-C reversible connector
Miscellaneous Fingerprint sensor, Reversible USB Type-C Charger
Price Rs 22,999/24,999

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  • SouL Prisoner

    Still no invite. Fishing views by telling people to watch the video to get the invite is BIG LIE!!

  • Nishant Saraogi

    Sufiyan Shaikh

  • Azhar Muhammad

    I liked this phone alot hope to have one. #oneplus2 #oneplustwo #onePlus @oneplustech #onevstwo #igyaan #igyaanlife

  • Joher Rayhan Suvo

    ?????? ???? ??? ???? ????

  • Amdy Sufiyan

    Salman

  • Tushar Arora
  • Manuj Gogia
  • Mahesh Ravindran

    Shanta, check this out.

  • Atraya MUkherjee

    Hahahahahaha *desperately*

  • RaghavendranMadhavan

    Cost ? How is performance on high resource intensive games ? any lagging ? how is battery backup ?

  • Sukhy Mann

    okay bro!

  • Awais Raza

    Ibrahim Raza

  • Sahil Pimenta

    See the Marques Brownlee video

  • Puneet Punjabi

    U0001f44dU0001f44d

  • Vipul Bhagat

    Will check in wifi. Thnx

  • Deepa Mukunthan

    Atraya *drools*

  • Puneet Punjabi

    Vipul Bhagat.. Check this out

  • Rakesh Bhanushali

    witout invite hw shld i buy this phone…

  • AbhishekSharma3
  • Sukhy Mann

    Sahil Pimenta graph card is on the step down.

  • Sachin Balan

    No NFC. No Quick Charging. No Wireless charging. Pseudo USB C port(modified USB2 port). No Thank you.

  • Sahil Shah

    Mikhail Chhowala

  • Jet Jitten M

    1+2=3

  • Akki Perke

    #Sudarshan Naik

  • Hitesh Raheja

    Sumeet Nabajja Mohit Ahuja

  • Kiran Kanteliya

    FRAUDULENT ONEPLUS – WORST CUSTOMER SERIVCE THEN EVER
    Now i want TOTAL AMOUNT REFUND till 31st July. You guys have left no choice I DONT TRUST OnePlus India OnePlus
    ANYMORE http://goo.gl/LGtWQK

  • Amanpreet Singh

    Pls include in the full review =
    HARDWARE
    snapdragon 810 v2.1 heats or not, fingerprint lock accuracy, camera testing and vedio testing in 4k (because on oneplus one after 10 mins of 4k vedio shooting the phone becomes extremely hot. So, what about the two), battery backup, optical image stabilization works perfectly or not,voice quality in call, speaker output (is it as high as oneplus one or more).
    SOFTWARE
    The oxygen os gesture and new features in oneplus two, stability of the rom, Ram management, weather it lags during rom animations or not.
    Pls upload the full review As soon as possible.
    I am very excited to buy oneplus twoU0001f601

  • Hemanth Vihar

    Register

  • Hemanth Vihar
  • Hemanth Vihar

    Sure but the waiting list is above 500000 U0001f61c

  • Vikas Bansal

    in case u get a invite please invite me as well :”)

  • Hemanth Vihar

    Vikas use this link

  • Hemanth Vihar
  • Vikas Bansal

    could u give me a link or invite

  • Naveen Varma
  • Surendra Kumar

    one plus 2 is not a worthy upgrade from one plus one. 1+1 was a sensation when it released. Wait for such a phone.

  • Mohit Bhatia

    https://oneplus.net/invites?kolid=AMSRXL link for registration to get invite..

  • Avhijit Marik

    Friends I planing one+ two buying that was gd diction

  • Suhail Khan

    Correction: its not a fastcharger. There’s no fastcharge in op2.

  • miaravind
  • Armaan

    https://oneplus.net/invites?kolid=MXRQMU
    Grab a chance to get one plus two

  • Anvith Lobo
  • Reejo Joseph

    To get Oneplus 2 invites, sign up here: https://oneplus.net/invites?kolid=AY4HDQ

  • Roop Narayan

    Ashish Mehra

  • Samvil Sanghvi

    Packing aacha nhi laga!U0001f613

  • Shravit Sood

    Its not an upgrade for OPO users. Company cleared that already.

  • Shravit Sood

    its not made for an upgrade for OPO users. Company cleared that before lol

  • Neil Karania

    Oneplus 2 invite registration
    https://oneplus.net/invites?kolid=KVDMHQ

  • NagarjunaKuncham

    please signup get rigister for op2 invites

  • Darshan Gowda

    Laser Auto Focus, Fingerprint sensor, 4GB RAM, Better battery, smaller form factor, fresh OS, SD 810, Metal body, Styleswap covers, fantastic camera…. If these things are useless for you, then why do you want a smartphone. All things are useless, go back to feature phone. #JustSaying

  • RameshKumar1

    Here is the link for Oneplus two Invites: oneplus.net/INVITES?kolid=6G5WV

  • Ramesh Kumar

    Here is the link for Oneplus two Invites: oneplus.net/INVITES?kolid=6G5WV

  • Ishan Sharma

    what is its price in India ???

  • Abhishek Trivedi
  • Sagar Terekar

    Not at all good… Is it really an upgrade to OnePlus One…??? Not at all good… Totally disappointed… Just for a mere camera upgrade (hardly a difference) and Performance upgrade (again hardly a difference) and some other features which in reality hardly matter (useless for me)…. Why would would want to upgrade to this??? I don’t understand…
    And OnePlus One looks way better than this one.

  • Mohit Kondle
  • Sanish Shetye

    When is mi5 getting launched?

  • Parmod Lakhera

    How did you gets hand on it…i thought they would give the samples to only international critics…nice move one plus

  • Nilashis Dutta

    See the review Rajnish. Battery will be awesome.

  • Arindam Ghosh

    Don’t miss the chance Now Your chance come to get an Invite For Oneplus 2 https://oneplus.net/invites?kolid=U1ZKGD

  • Abhichandra Chowdhury

    Somrat Dutta T_T

  • Himanshu Bhardwaj
  • Darshan Rathod

    Samvil Sanghvi

  • Ayush Agarwal

    already done

  • Kaustubh Sule

    yup..know him..he’s also good. thanks anyway mate !

  • Rohan Bhanushali

    Search For Geekyranjit. You may like hjm

  • Rohan Bhanushali

    Camera yes but Camera app is Google Camera which has no modes.
    Screen is not quad HD so don’t switch. 1+1 is best

  • Rajnish Matta

    you are using it already??

  • Rohan Bhanushali

    Register

  • Rohan Bhanushali

    Radio yes.
    Battery backup is awesome.
    Can easily go a full day

  • Rohan Bhanushali

    Don’t switch bro.please don’t. If you want to then switch to 1+1

  • Rohan Bhanushali

    You will Need An Invite.
    Register to their website for invite.

  • Aniket Khadatkar

    Looking forward for an invitation

  • Ali Hamdhoon

    I want invite

  • Nikhil Bohra
  • Manpreet Singh

    Yuphoria user spotted

  • sbk0289

    hows the fingerprint scanner? Do we need to keep our finger straight while unlocking the device? Hope it is not like as in note 4. Please do review for fingerprint scanner

  • Sehbaaz Singh Bagga

    Shivinder Thind

  • IbRahim Ma’any
  • Arbin Sarkar
  • Kaustubh Sule

    iGyaan is the best @ reviewing. Yash Chhatani

  • Ayush Agarwal

    i need invite for #OP2

  • Ayush Agarwal

    i need an invite guys s

  • Pabitra Nayak

    G so gaye kya i gyaan kisika v reply nehin.

  • Rajnish Matta

    need to know the Battery Backup and if this one has radio or not
    battery Backup is important. :P

  • Safal Kavadya

    Shubham Jain

  • Helal Talukdar

    Bangladesh price how much ?

  • Girdhar Sadotra

    I am using op1 64gb whether the op2 camera and screen better then op1

  • Satya Swaroop

    Intellect Digest were the first one….. Get your facts right :D

  • Vikas Bansal

    how to buy this… plese plase help

  • Sumit Shah

    Ronak Shah Akash Soni

  • Khalil Al-Nammari

    I need an invite pleeeaasse T.T

  • Nikhil Sorte

    was just waiting for this thing

  • Gautam Sahijwala

    Krunali Shah Vandita Bothra

  • Rahul Verma

    Local phone

  • Shah Alom

    contract number plz,i want to by this phone!!

  • Nikhil Sawant
  • mehulmittal88

    and one more thing it is thikcer than the previous one and heavier also which is not expected

  • Sayyed Mohsin Ali

    #respect man

  • mehulmittal88

    is this button the touch button,means you only have to touch it to go to homescreen…..its looks like so in the video and is it worth the upgrade because its really not like flagship killer they should have upgraded the camera more is it worth it,

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  • Dhruv_Polaris

    Does it support fast charging ?

  • Viraj Dobriyal

    :3 fr toh mi4 hi thik hain!!!

  • Rushikesh Ajmere
  • Ashish Kumar

    Switch to op1 -_-

  • Ishan Ahmed Khan

    Wao

  • Malhotra Kartik

    What’s the backup procedure ? For one pus one I’m using android file transfer and I’m using the cyanogen os .

  • Omkar Nagvekar

    finally, one of indian tech channel is launching the review

  • Suhas SV

    What is with so many one plus two posts? I see nothing but these in last few days. Please limit posts about a single product so much.

  • Ankit Jangra

    All demands completed BHAI

  • Sumon Reza

    Loveli

  • Viraj Dobriyal

    I m using Mi4 64 GB
    Wanna know whether the op2 camera and screen better than mi4?
    Will it be worthy to swich to op2?

  • Sam Ghosla Choudharyz

    Irfan

  • Sam Ghosla Choudharyz

    Ankit Jangra

  • Subham Gupta

    Give it to me.Pleaaassssssssssss

  • Ajmal Mp

    giveaway please

  • Ajmal Mp

    give away please

  • Kaushik Medhi

    Allah Bhagwaan Ishwar ke naam pe yeh Smartphone donate kar de as a Giveaway :P

  • P?â???k Påñjrî

    Any #Giveaway Team

  • Paresh Rajput

    Nice

  • Tushar Ganeriwal

    Not a giveaway? :D :P