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OnePlus 2 to come standard with USB Type-C

OnePlus 2 to come standard with USB Type-C
OnePlus 2 to come standard with USB Type-C
Manufacturer confirms its next flagship will carry a USB Type-C port. Other specifications include a Snapdragon 810 SoC and 13 MP rear camera.

While the smartphone itself has yet to see an official reveal, its creators are already confirming various specifications for the device.

After revealing that the OnePlus 2 would indeed sport a Snapdragon 810 SoC, OnePlus has now confirmed that it will sport a 13 MP rear camera a USB Type-C port.

The new USB Type-C port is already in use on certain Apple MacBooks and Google's new Pixel Chromebook, but no other smartphones so far have shipped with this particular reversible port. Unlike existing Micro-USB 2.0 ports, the Type-C port offers both faster transfer rates and more power for faster recharging. Physically, the port will be similar to Apple's Lightning port.

The OnePlus 2 is expected to retail for about 322 Euros or $350 USD, which would make it notably more expensive than the lauded OnePlus One. Nevertheless, this would still make the OnePlus 2 much less expensive compared to other flagships like the Galaxy S6 or iPhone 6.


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Sebastian Schneider/ Allen Ngo, 2015-06-23 (Update: 2015-06-23)