The refresh cycles of OnePlus handsets have been poorly placed and the company has usually taken a long while to push Android updates to their devices. However, that may change with the Nougat release.
Benchmarking websites are recording data from the OnePlus One, OnePlus Two and OnePlus 3 with Android 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat installed.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset, which is featured on the OnePlus One is considered to be not compatible with the Vulcan API required for Nougat. However, it could simply be a test install without the Vulcan Graphics API, or the company may be working on a final build for its users.
According to Geekbench, the OnePlus One gets a [...]
Chinese smartphone vendor made a huge entry into the Indian markets with their OnePlus One. Initially we didn’t know what to expect of it, but eventually we were pleasantly surprised as OnePlus One arrived with top notch hardware for its time. Take a look at some of its specifications:Operating System CyanogenMod 11S based on Android 4.4 CPU Qualcomm© Snapdragon™ 801 processor with 2.5GHz Quad-core CPUs GPU Adreno 330, 578MHz RAM 3 GB LP-DDR3, 1866MHz Storage 16/64 GB eMMC 5.0, available capacity varies Cameras 13 Megapixel – Sony Exmor IMX 214 / 5 MP Front Battery Embedded rechargeable 3100 mAh LiPo battery
In a recent interview, OnePlus co-founder, Carl Pei said that they would not be slashing down prices for the OnePlus One even as sales for OnePlus 2 kickoff.
OnePlus has been a successful startup right from the beginning and with the OnePlus 2 registration reaching nearly 3 million now, it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere, anytime soon. Carl Pei also mentioned the fact that they were very humbled at the immensely positive response to the product, especially as huge crowds were seen lining up the day before the launch to buy the product.
“There’s no planned OnePlus One price cut. We see price cuts as slapping our early customers in the face, and [...]
Regardless of how the smartphone sales for other companies are doing, OnePlus has skyrocketed to making up to 2 million reservations for its new device OnePlus 2, as of Thursday. This number has established the company’s place in the industry for the foreseeable future.
“Over 2 MILLION reservations for the OnePlus 2. Thank you for your overwhelming support!” reads OnePlus’ Twitter account.
The company is said to have had 1 million reservations within hours of the unveiling of OnePlus 2 and took only a week for reservations to hit the 2 million mark. This number is special for the OnePlus company since its benchmark to date has been 1.5 million units for the [...]
Many are probably wondering what the fate of the OnePlus One will be, right after the release of the much anticipated OnePlus 2. Well, general Manager of OnePlus India, Vikas Agarwal, says that the device will not be discontinued but the price of the product will most definitely drop.
The OnePlus One is presently priced at Rs 18,998 for 16GB and Rs 21,998 for 64GB, though the exact price after the drop, has not been announced yet. Meanwhile, the company has announced its aim to sell around one million handsets by the end of this year.
Till then, it is suggested that the OnePlus 2 will be a better and easier buy since it has a lot more to offer due to [...]
The day has finally arrived. OnePlus has released their highly-anticipated follow up to their 2014 OnePlus One, the OnePlus 2. The launch event was showcased exclusively through Virtual Reality technology via specially designed OnePlus VR headsets. All this while, the Chinese start-up had been releasing teasers and trailers to keep their fans occupied ahead of the launch today. These, served the purpose, and managed to create the desired hype.
First, let us see have a quick look at how the OnePlus 2 fares against its elder brother, the OnePlus One.Specification OnePlus One OnePlus 2 Display 5.5-inch [...]
We have been following the young Chinese start-up, OnePlus, since it released its first smartphone in December 2013, OnePlus One at a price of Rs. 21,999. The first thing everyone noticed about OnePlus was that it provides the user with quality as well as a reasonable price tag. OnePlus thrived, in both the Indian as well as Chinese markets, despite it being a new company and despite conducting all its transactions online, including its launch. And yet again, OnePlus is creating waves. Today, we meet the second flagship by the company, the OnePlus 2.
The #OnePlus2 is not a flagship from 2015, it’s a 2016 Flagship Killer. Our [...]
OnePlus, a modern age gift from China, had come out with its new Smartphone OnePlus One in April 2014. It launched itself in India exclusively via Amazon, with all transactions being carried out online. And even though it has been the shining star of 2014, it continues to strive towards bettering its marketing capacity and widening its horizon, especially in the Indian market where it has thrived.
A week before the release of its upcoming model OnePlus 2, it announces the launch of 9 offline customer care services around India. Partnering with Regeneris, a global provider of diagnostics and repair services to top brands in the consumer electronics industry, they aim to [...]
With its launch only a month away, OnePlus is slowly giving out hints and details of the highly anticipated OnePlus Two. Just yesterday a new detail emerged about the phone sporting a display ranging between 5.5 and 5.7 inches and having a black matte border. Before this, OnePlus confirmed that the Two will be the first Android handset to feature a USB C-Type charging. Today, the company has revealed that the new handset will have a fingerprint sensor, and it is slated to be better than the Touch ID.
The official blog page of OnePlus reads that the fingerprint sensor is “done right. It’s refined and lightning quick, [...]
Last year’s success story, OnePlus, took the world by surprise. It is a common practice for businesses to first establish a base at home before growing in international territories. OnePlus decided to do it the other way round. Yes, India has become one of the largest markets for OnePlus, within months of its launch here.
OnePlus differs from other phone makers because it focuses on selling phones with small margins, monetizing, instead, on software, services and applications.
In an interview with Forbes, Carl Pei, the 26-year-old Co-Founder and Global Head of OnePlus, spoke in [...]
Last year, Chinese company, OnePlus, made headlines in the world of tech after they released the affordable One. At that point, the smartphone was dubbed as the ‘Flagship Killer of 2014’ from critics and users. OnePlus, today, has finally announced the OnePlus 2’s launch date, almost after a year of rumours and leaked information about the handset. The company said the follow-up of the One smartphone will be revealed officially on July 27th, which was earlier speculated to be 17th April.
But, OnePlus decided to launch the handset in a different way. Their live streaming of the [...]
Amazon India is offering the 2014 flagship killer at a discounted rate. The OnePlus One is available on the e-commerce website at Rs. 2,000 off, making its cost Rs. 19,998 for the 64GB model. You can also accessorize your One with products like earphones and protective cases, which need to be bought additionally.
This change can be considered as a tactic to clear stocks and make room for its next flagship, the OnePlus 2, which is expected to debut in the third quarter of this year. A while back, the Chinese company had already dropped the price of the OnePlus One in the US and other markets, while Indians were awaiting [...]