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OnePlus One


OnePlus One
OnePlus One (One Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC 4 x 2.5 GHz, Krait 400
Graphics adapter
Qualcomm Adreno 330, Core: 578 MHz
3 GB 
, LPDDR3, 1866MHz
5.50 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, 10 multi-touch points, JDI (Japan Display Inc.), LTPS, TOL, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, eMMC 5.0, 54.08 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: combo headphone and microphone jack, Sensors: accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, orientation sensor, G sensor, digital compass, NFC, GPS, Glonass, Miracast, OTG
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1700, 1900 and 2100 MHz), LTE Cat. 4 (700, 1700, 1800, 2100 and 2600 MHz (all FDD-LTE) as well as 2300 and 2600 MHz (TDD-LTE), head-SAR: 0.270 W/kg, body-SAR: 0.540 W/kg
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.9 x 152.9 x 75.9 ( = 0.35 x 6.02 x 2.99 in)
12 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3100 mAh, 3.8 volts
Operating System
Android 4.4 KitKat
Webcam: 5 MP, primary camera: 13 MP (6 lenses, dual LED, UHD video)
Additional features
Speakers: two stereo speakers, Keyboard: virtual, modular power supply, USB cable, SIM tool, Cyanogen 11S, 24 Months Warranty
164 g ( = 5.78 oz / 0.36 pounds), Power Supply: 59 g ( = 2.08 oz / 0.13 pounds)
299 Euro



Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 51%, features: 46%, display: 84% mobility: 93%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the OnePlus One

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 version
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: Tech Advisor English version
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%


Model: 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.

Qualcomm Adreno 330: Integrated graphics card in some Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs, supports OpenGL ES 3.0

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

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

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.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

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

0.164 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


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).

90%: 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.


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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-08-16)