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OnePlus One with Snapdragon 801 chipset will go official on April 23

A startup smartphone vendor, OnePlus has confirmed on its official forum that it will unleash the OnePlus One smartphone on April 23. The firm has been started by the former employees of Chinese manufacturer Oppo and the company appears to be eager in creating the hype for its first smartphone by letting out a part of its spec sheet prior to its launch. Since the MWC 2014, the social media was abuzz with information about the OnePlus One.

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On Monday, those at OnePlus unveiled the decision to update the chipset in the upcoming smartphone. Going by the previous plan, the handset was supposed to include a Snapdragon 800 chipset, but it has been confirmed to be upgraded to the latest Snapdragon 801 chipset under its hood. This advanced processor runs at faster clock speed, 75% swifter battery charging and 4K video capturing support to mention a few of its characteristics.

OnePlus One is also confirmed to come with interchangeable back covers made of bamboo, denim, kevlar and more. and some of the other specifications that are let out include a 5.5 inch Full HD 1080p display, 13 MP rear camera with Sony Exmor IMX214 sensor, 16 GB and 64 GB internal storage support, 3,100 mAh battery and support to LTE. The handset is said to be priced in the sub $400 price bracket (approximately Rs 24,000), but the pricing is yet to be confirmed by OnePlus.

Apart from revealing the launch date as April 23, the company has not mentioned where the launch event will take place, but there are gossips suggesting that it will happen in Shenzhen, China. Stay tuned for more information on OnePlus One smartphone.

Key Specs 

Model Oneplus One
Display 5.5 inch, FHD
Processor Snapdragon 801 chipset, Quad Core
RAM Not yet announced
Internal Storage 16 GB/64 GB
OS CyanogenMod
Cameras 13 MP/5 MP
Battery 3100 mAh
Price Below $400



Abhishek Bhatnagar

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