The Oneplus is now one of the most popular smartphone brands among geeks and tech enthusiasts. Oneplus has launched only two smartphones previously, the oneplus one and the oneplus 2. Both the smartphones are a great success for oneplus, the major selling point of these smartphones is “great value for money”. Oneplus provides flagship like experience at a very attractive price. Oneplus just announced the oneplus x, it is a mid-range offering from oneplus. It is a cheaper and more compact offering as compared to oneplus 2. The tagline for the oneplus x is “Beautifully Powerful”. So does the new oneplus x is up to its expectations and justify its tagline… let’s find out.
Oneplus X Specs and Pricing
|Android||Oxygen UI on top of Android version 5.1.1 Lollipop.|
|Form factor||140 x 69 x 6.9 mmOnyx glass back: 138 g|
Ceramic back: 160 g
|Screen||5.0 inches Full HD Super AMOLED Active Matrix OLED display.protected by corning gorilla glass 3.|
|Processor||Quad-core Snapdragon 801 clocked at 2.3 GHz.Adreno 330 GPU.|
|Ram||3 GB DDR3.|
|Camera||13 MP 4128 x 3096 pixels camera with phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR.Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fpsSecondary 8 MP|
|Storage||16 GB is internal with 128GB sd card support.|
|Connectivity||4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, USB 2.0 and A-GPS and usb-otg.|
|Others||Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, HALL sensor.|
|Price||16999 INR/ 250 USD|
- Great OLED display, it is one of the best full HD display.
- Great metal and glass built, feels great in hand and looks beautiful.
- Very good processor snapdragon 801 along with great GPU Adreno 330.
- 3 GB ram for fluid multitasking.
- Dual sim and 4G LTE support.
- 16 GB is internal with micro sd card support up to 128GB.
- Very lite and functional oxygen os on top of android lollipop 5.1.1.
- 13 MP rear camera with 1080p and 720p 120fps slow-motion video recording.
- 8MP front camera for great selfies and video calls.
- All essential sensors and connectivity option.
- NO NFC support.
- and NO USB TYPE-C.
- NOT fingerprint sensor.
- NOT water resistant.
- Same slot for a second sim card and micro sd.
- Invite system.
With Oneplus x, Oneplus proved that they can design and launch a great value for money smartphone under any budget. The Oneplus X surely holds its tag line i.e ” Beautifully powerful”. The device is designed and built very nicely, it looks awesome. On the other hand, it is a powerful device, the Snapdragon 801 is a great processor and paired with Adreno 330 and 3GB ram, the Oneplus x can handle heavy multitasking and gaming with ease.
The display is one of the best Full HD display in a smartphone with great viewing angles and colors. The camera performance is also great considering its price, it can record videos up to 1080p and even slow-motion videos at 720p. The front camera is also great. Yes, there are some cons in Oneplus x but not the major ones. Overall what Oneplus is offering at around 16999 or 250 USD is great. Oneplus X is an overall great device. If you are looking for a device at around 15-20K INR/ 250-300USD then for sure Oneplus x is one of the best devices you can get.