OnePlus One Benchmarks

OnePlus One Benchmarks

OnePlus introduced the OnePlus One smartphone earlier this year. It went on sale in select countries through invite system. We already brought you the unboxing and the complete review of the smartphone, here we have the benchmarks. It is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974) 28nm HPm Krait 400 CPU clocked at 2.46 GHz per core and has Adreno 330 GPU. It comes with a 5.5-inch (1920 ×1080 pixels) Full HD LTPS display, 3GB  RAM and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) based CyanogenMod 11S . Check out the synthetic benchmark scores below. Continue reading “OnePlus One Benchmarks”

OnePlus One review: A fantastic device backed by a not-so-fantastic marketing campaign

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OnePlus sprung out of nowhere in the latter half of 2013, a time when a company called OPPO was at the prime of its popularity. Why are we talking about OPPO in a OnePlus One review? There are two bits to the answer: (i) most of the staff, including the company supremo Pete Lau came from the OPPO camp, and (ii) OPPO is believed to be OnePlus’ parent company, even though neither like to admit it. Continue reading “OnePlus One review: A fantastic device backed by a not-so-fantastic marketing campaign”

OnePlus One gets official stock Android 4.4.4 ROM

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OnePlus One that runs on CyanogenMod 11S is already based on AOSP version of Android 4.4 (KitKat). Today OncePlus has released its own version of stock Android version 4.4.4 based on AOSP for those who prefer pure Android without any CyanogenMod customizations and features such as CM Account. It is still a work in progress so there are some issues that needs to be fixed, says OnePlus. So try it at your own risk since there might be a lot of bugs and errors. Continue reading “OnePlus One gets official stock Android 4.4.4 ROM”

OnePlus One Unboxing and First Impressions

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OnePlus, a technology startup announced the OnePlus One, the company’s first smartphone after a lot of hype. We managed to get an invite to buy the phone. The phone packs top-end specifications and premium build, but comes at a competitive price of just $299 for the 16GB variant and $349 for the 64GB variant. The company calls it as “2014 flagship killer”. We have the 64GB variant in Sandstone Blackcolor. It runs on CyanogenMod 11S based on Android 4.4 (KitKat). Here is the video to show you what the device looks – Continue reading “OnePlus One Unboxing and First Impressions”

OnePlus hand out 5,000 invites for the OnePlus One

China’s Xiaomi might be in the forefront these days, but compatriot OnePlus is making sure there’s still some thunder left for them. After Xiaomi launched their Mi4 smartphone two days back, OnePlus hit back in their own style.

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OnePlus respond to ‘OnePlus Two’ rumours, say they’re still working on the One

The elusive OnePlus One might not be easy to get hold of, but the device certainly has a massive following on the internet. That has caused a lot of rumours around the company to show up, some of which talk about a possible OnePlus Two aka ‘Lettuce’ that’s apparently in the works. Their first device, the OnePlus One, is known by the codeword ‘Bacon’ which might be the reason behind the name for the OnePlus Two.

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OnePlus One StyleSwap covers to go on sale later this month

If you haven’t heard of the OnePlus One yet, its time you get out of the cave you’ve been living in. The insanely popular device has proven extremely tough to get hold of, but that hasn’t stopped folks at OnePlus to go about their usual business.

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OnePlus One with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 announced, starts at $299

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OnePlus, a technology startup that started teasing the OnePlus One smartphone has finally revealed the design and complete features of the phone as it promised. It has a 5.5-inch (1920 ×1080 pixels) Full HD LTPS display from JDI with Corning gorilla glass 3 protection, powered by a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor with Adreno 330 GPU and runs on CyanogenMod 11S based on Android 4.4 (KitKat). It has a 13-megapixel camera Sony IMX214 stacked sensor with 6-element lens, f/2.0 aperture, dual LED flash 4K video recording and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture.

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OnePlus One StyleSwap covers leaked alongside phone photos and box contents

OnePlus One continues to maintain the hype that it managed to create during MWC 2014 and the phone is all set to be unveiled completely on April 23, 2014. With less than a week to go, leaks are common and this time we have a leaked photo showcasing the Swappable back covers.

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OnePlus has taken a different approach in introducing the phone to the world as it has announced a feature every week and the swappable back covers was one of its features, but they hadn’t showcased the back of the device then. But now, the back covers have leaked in full glory in what is rumored to be the press render.

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The Image was a older one, but now they have upgraded the processor to Snapdragon 801.

There have been leaks about how the device will look and you can see that it see that in the leaked box content images right below.

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The official specifications of the device so far are

  • 5.5″ JDI 1080p display
  • Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC – Quad-core at 2.5GHz)
  • 3100+mAh battery (non-removable)
  • Sony Exmor IMX214 6-Lens 13MP camera
  • 5MP Front-Facing camera
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 16GB & 64GB Variants
  • Stereo Speakers
  • StyleSwap Covers – Multiple materials/textures
  • Single-SIM card
  • Global LTE
  • GSM Only
  • Something better than pre-orders
  • No front branding
  • 2 year CyanogenMod support

OnePlus have also posted a few camera samples from the OnePlus One on their forums and the photos look quite good.

In their forums, they have also posted a few screenshots of how the CyanogenMod will look on the OnePlus. You can check out the screenshots right below.

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OnePlus One to come with 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 and 3GB RAM

OnePlus One is an upcoming smartphone from a Chinese manufacturer OnePlus. Most of the OnePlus folks are from Oppo and since they are from one of the globally recognized Chinese smartphone manufacturers, a lot of people from the tech community are expecting the OnePlus One smartphone to make a splash.

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OnePlus One to be launched on April 23rd

OnePlus is a company formed by ex-Oppo employees and they have been hard on their product for sometime now. They have been teasing their upcoming smartphone – OnePlus One on social media since MWC and have been unveiling bits and pieces of information about the device all while.

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OnePlus One features complete, but the first look is still elusive

OnePlus is a new company from China with executives from Oppo and they claim to be working on the “perfect” smartphone. Instead of revealing the smartphone first, OnePlus has been slowly, but steadily building hype around their product – OnePlus One. OnePlus One is supposed to be the perfect smartphone that they are building and they have tied up with CyanogenMod Inc to provide the OS for them.

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Pete Lau’s OnePlus and Cyanogen will partner to create the OnePlus One

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Pete Lau, the distinguished engineer from Oppo, had announced earlier that he left the company to pursue something new. It was known that it involved CyanogenMod and its CTO Steve Kondik, but now we know what exactly they are upto. Pete Lau is now the CEO of a new hardware start up called OnePlus, and unsurprisingly, its software partner will be Cyanogen Inc. which will power its phones, starting with the flagship “OnePlus One”. No, we are not making that up.

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