OnePlus, a global technology startup, today announced its latest flagship product, the much anticipated OnePlus 2. Following the global success of last year’s OnePlus One, the latest offering reaffirms OnePlus’ commitment to the highest level of craftsmanship in the industry today. The OnePlus 2 boasts top of the line specs, one of the best cameras on the market, beautiful design and the adoption of state of the art technology.
“From day one, we’ve prioritized our product and our community above all else – we carefully listened to our users’ feedback and incorporated suggestions in building the OnePlus 2.” said OnePlus CEO, Pete Lau. “We chose premium materials, the highest performing components and forward-thinking technology to make this an unparalleled user experience.”
Specs that Impress
The OnePlus 2’s aluminum-magnesium alloy frame and jewelry-grade stainless steel accents encase a vibrant, full HD 5.5” IPS LCD In-Cell display. The OnePlus 2’s display
outperforms in direct sunlight with 178 degrees of crystal clear viewing angles. Noticeably more solid and durable, at just 175 grams, the OnePlus 2 is easy and natural to hold. A 3300mAh lithium-polymer battery powers the device throughout the day, and as a dual-sim device the OnePlus 2 simultaneously supports two Nano SIM cards with 4G LTE capability.
The 64-bit Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 SoC is the fastest processor on the market. With up to 64GB of storage and eMMC 5.0 flash memory, the OnePlus 2 is lightning quick. Paired with up to 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, the OnePlus 2 powers all your apps, games and videos.
Capture Your World
The OnePlus 2 puts extraordinary digital photography power right in your pocket. The 13 megapixel rear-facing camera boasts 6 physical lenses, powerful dual LED flash, and f/2.0 aperture.
Perhaps most impressive is the sensor, which contains large
1.3 µm light-collecting pixels to deliver low-light shots like you haven’t seen before.
The OnePlus 2 camera has been engineered for improved clarity and stability, accomplished with the addition of an advanced Optical Image Stabilization system. Rear-mounted laser technology sharpens and focuses the camera in just .33
milliseconds and the wide-angle 5 megapixel front-facing camera ensures every angle is covered.
The OnePlus 2 is a continuation of the smooth curves and clean lines that defined the OnePlus One. A striking yet subtle floating display and metal chamfered edges add elegance and solidity
to the outer frame, also making the OnePlus 2 easy to hold and comfortable in the hand.
In addition to OnePlus’ signature Sandstone Black, consumers now have access to a range of covers including actual wood-built Bamboo, Black Apricot, Rosewood and even Kevlar.
Ahead of the Curve
Equipped with a USB Type-C charging port, OnePlus is paving the way for the adoption of USB Type-C technology, the latest in charging and data transfer. Taking it one step further, the OnePlus charging cable uses patented technology making the Type-A side reversible as well.
The OnePlus 2 is equipped with a Fingerprint Scanner, adding premium security and convenience. Users can now wake and unlock the device with one of five stored fingerprints in less than half a second. Additionally, the OnePlus 2 features an Alert Slider for quick access to custom notification settings. Unprecedented on an Android device, the Alert Slider can silence the device with a simple click.
Innovative operating system – OxygenOS
The OnePlus 2 is the first device in the world to ship with OnePlus’ own operating system, OxygenOS. “With the OnePlus 2, we’re making a bet on the future, and doubling down on a holistic product experience,” said OnePlus Co-founder, Carl Pei. “We’re excited for what our fans have to say.”
OxygenOS, based on Android 5.1, is a refreshing take on the pure Android experience. Subtle customizations like on screen gestures, Dark Mode, the ability to switch between hardware and capacitive buttons and toggle quick settings are baked in throughout the OS. Loaded with custom apps including Camera, Audio Tuner and File Manager, OxygenOS delivers a light, secure take on Android.
Pricing and availability
The 64GB OnePlus 2 will be available within Southeast Asia and for the first time in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia starting in the fourth quarter at a recommended retail price of SGD $538 with invites. The 16Gb OnePlus 2 with 3GB LPPDR4 RAM is to be released later. Users in Singapore can tune in to OnePlus’ social media channels starting August 1st for a chance to get an invite.
“We are pleased that OnePlus is expanding its online-only product launches exclusively with Lazada from a single market, Indonesia, to three countries including Malaysia and Singapore. Together, OnePlus and Lazada is making well-designed, smart technology accessible and affordable to millions of consumers eager for the latest in mobile experience. As the leading online shopping and selling destination in Southeast Asia, Lazada has become the clear choice one-stop gateway for international brands like OnePlus to enter and grow in the region,” said Maximilian Bittner, CEO, Lazada Group.