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OnePlus One Series

OnePlus 2Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 330, Qualcomm Adreno 430
Display: 5.5 inch
Weight: 0.164kg, 0.175kg
Price: 299, 400 euro
Average Score: 91% - very good
Average of 3 scores (from 9 reviews)
: - %, performance: 51%, features: 46%, display: 84%
mobility: 93%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 92%

 

OnePlus One

The self-proclaimed original flagship killer, OnePlus One has certain steered up the industry with its superb specifications for the cost. The elegant and classy looking device is said to be one of the best looking smartphone so far. The OnePlus One comes in two colors; white or sandstone black. Both feature a unique texture. The chassis is solid and feels premium with the top and bottom of the device curved. The beautiful 5.5 inch LTPS LCD panel is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Colors are vivid and clarity is good due to a pixel density of 401 ppi. The device runs on a special custom version of Android utilizing CynagenMod 12, which reduces bloatware and improves the UI. On-board is a Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz, 3 GB RAM, an Adreno 330 GPU and either 16 GB or 64 GB internal storage depending on the variant. The smartphone comes with an impressive 13 MP autofocus, multi-lens, primary camera and a 5 MP front camera. Other features include Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS, dual mono speakers and USB host. The OnePlus One will certainly hold up against future models for a long time. Its non-removable Lithium-Polymer battery is rated at 3100 mAh.

Specifications

OnePlus OneNotebook: OnePlus One
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 330
Display: 5.5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.164kg
Price: 299 euro
Links: OnePlus homepage

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Average Score: 93% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

87% OnePlus One Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Globetrotter. OnePlus offers a great smartphone with a fantastic performance-price ratio in its firstling. A fast SoC, a high-resolution screen, plenty of storage, and high-speed LTE speak for themselves. However, the manufacturer did not manage to fulfill all the expectations that the technical specifications promise.
Oneplus 2 Vs Oneplus One
Source: Android Authority English
So, there you have it – a look at the OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One! Our full review is on its way, but it felt right to see where the updates were made from One to 2. In some places more than others, there is real progress that makes the follow up to the OnePlus One a worthy contender. While we will further see if the OnePlus 2 actually “kills” current flagships, we will make the case that the OnePlus One is still a very viable offering especially with its lower price point. That said, the OnePlus 2 still comes in at a pretty good price on its own, so it really only matters if you want to spend the extra money for features like the fingerprint sensor, the Alert Slider, a new USB standard, and of course the very powerful processor underneath.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 08/19/2015
Oneplus 2 Vs Oneplus One
Source: Android Authority English
So, there you have it – a look at the OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One! Our full review is on its way, but it felt right to see where the updates were made from One to 2. In some places more than others, there is real progress that makes the follow up to the OnePlus One a worthy contender. While we will further see if the OnePlus 2 actually “kills” current flagships, we will make the case that the OnePlus One is still a very viable offering especially with its lower price point. That said, the OnePlus 2 still comes in at a pretty good price on its own, so it really only matters if you want to spend the extra money for features like the fingerprint sensor, the Alert Slider, a new USB standard, and of course the very powerful processor underneath.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 08/19/2015
What's the difference between OPO and OP2? Why it's worth the wait for the OnePlus 2
Source: PC Advisor English
Given the massively improved specification of the OnePlus 2 over the OnePlus One, and the new features such as the fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C support and better camera, there's very little reason why you would want to choose the OPO over the OP2. Yes, the OnePlus 2 is a little more expensive, but it's still drastically cheaper than rival flagships that cost closer to £600. Our only worry with the OP2 is how easy it will be able to get hold of, despite the all-new invitation and reservation system. If the OnePlus 2 proves as difficult to get hold of as did the OnePlus One, you may find you have a choice of OPO vs OPO rather than OPO vs OP2.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2015
What's the difference between OPO and OP2? Why it's worth the wait for the OnePlus 2
Source: PC Advisor English
Given the massively improved specification of the OnePlus 2 over the OnePlus One, and the new features such as the fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C support and better camera, there's very little reason why you would want to choose the OPO over the OP2. Yes, the OnePlus 2 is a little more expensive, but it's still drastically cheaper than rival flagships that cost closer to £600. Our only worry with the OP2 is how easy it will be able to get hold of, despite the all-new invitation and reservation system. If the OnePlus 2 proves as difficult to get hold of as did the OnePlus One, you may find you have a choice of OPO vs OPO rather than OPO vs OP2.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2015

Foreign Reviews

93% OnePlus One
Source: Smartphone Magazin - Heft 3/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 93%
93% OnePlus One
Source: Smartphone Magazin - Heft 3/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 93%

 

OnePlus 2

The second version of the original "Flagship Killer" from the Chinese company OnePlus rivals with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6. The phone has a sporty metal frame, which makes it look like a premium looking handset. The back is removable and can be switched out with alternative covers, which come in bamboo, rosewood, black apricot wood and Kevlar. As the phone supports dual SIM, it can be used for both work and pleasure. It is available with 16 GB or 64 GB of internal storage, features a 5.5 inch full HD display, weighs only 175 g, and is only 9,9 mm thick. The phone has the popular fingerprint unlock feature and it boasts the new USB-C type of charging. The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop phone can be upgraded to Android Marshmallow soon. Another cool feature is the changing LED light that can be customized for all kinds of different apps. You can change the SnapChat LED light to yellow, Whatsapp to green and so on. Thanks to a huge RAM capacity of 4 GB, the phone can run several apps simultaneously. Its 3300 mAh battery lasts for up to a whole day of use. The powerful 13 MP camera takes brilliantly colorful pictures. The OnePlus 2 is definitely a phone worth buying, because it is very affordable and packs a punch.

Specifications

OnePlus 2Notebook: OnePlus 2
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 430
Display: 5.5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.175kg
Price: 400 euro
Links: OnePlus homepage
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Hands on with the £239 OnePlus Two '2016 flagship killer'
Source: PC Advisor English
The OnePlus 2 is a great phone for its price tag, there’s no doubt about that. The spec is impressive, but we wouldn’t go as far as to call it the 2016 flagship killer, as OnePlus is referring to it as. With that being said, we think it’ll be hugely popular with consumers with its premium look and feel when its launched in a few weeks’ time. We’ll bring you a full review as soon as we can, complete with more testing and a final verdict.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/31/2015
What's the difference between OPO and OP2? Why it's worth the wait for the OnePlus 2
Source: PC Advisor English
Given the massively improved specification of the OnePlus 2 over the OnePlus One, and the new features such as the fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C support and better camera, there's very little reason why you would want to choose the OPO over the OP2. Yes, the OnePlus 2 is a little more expensive, but it's still drastically cheaper than rival flagships that cost closer to £600. Our only worry with the OP2 is how easy it will be able to get hold of, despite the all-new invitation and reservation system. If the OnePlus 2 proves as difficult to get hold of as did the OnePlus One, you may find you have a choice of OPO vs OPO rather than OPO vs OP2.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2015

Foreign Reviews

Sehr hochwertig
Source: Turn On German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/04/2015

 

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OnePlus:

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Shenzhen OnePlus Science & Technology Co., Ltd. was founded in 2013. The first smartphone was launched in 2014.

It is a subsidiary of BBK Electronic Corporation, a Chinese giant electronic company group, which contains Oppo and Vivo, too. Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus combined had a world market share of more than 10% in the smartphone business in 2016. This exceeded even the Huawei share and resulted in rank 3 behing Samsung and Apple. Furthermore, it was an increase of about 140% compared to 2015. However, OnePlus is the smallest of the three BBK-smartphone manufacturers.

There are not too many reviews on OnePlus smartphones, the ratings are above average (as of 2016).


Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Qualcomm Adreno 330: Integrated graphics card in some Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs, supports OpenGL ES 3.0Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Qualcomm Adreno 430: Integrated smartphone and tablet GPU that supports OpenGL ES 3.1 and DirectX 11.2 (FL 11_1). The graphics card has 192 unified shaders clocked at up to 650 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Qualcomm Snapdragon:

801 MSM8974AC:

High-end ARM SoC with 4 CPU cores up to 2.45 GHz and an Adreno 330 GPU up to 578 MHz. Based on Qualcomm's Krait 400 architecture and is manufactured in a 28nm HPM process.

810 MSM8994:

High-end ARM SoC with 8 CPU cores (4x Cortex-A57 and 4x Cortex-A53) and an Adreno 430 GPU. Manufactured in a 20 nm HPM process.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.164 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

0.175 kg:


91%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
OnePlus 2
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-08-16)