OnePlus one will soon arrive in India although you would need an invite to buy one, at least initially. We managed to ship one from China loaded with CyanogenMod and here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the self proclaimed flagship Killer of 2014 – The OnePlus One.
OnePlus One Quick Specs
- Display Size: 10 point 5 Inch HD IPS LCD, 1920 x 1080 resolution, 401 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Processor: 2.5 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 801 processor with Adreno 320 GPU
- RAM: 3 GB
- Software Version: CyanogenMod based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat, Android 5.0 Lollipop update confirmed
- Camera: 13 MP camera,4k video recording
- Secondary Camera: 5 MP, full HD Video recording
- Internal Storage: 16 GB/ 64 GB
- External Storage: No
- Battery: 3100 mAh
- Connectivity: HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, aGPS, GLONASS, Micro USB 2.0
Question – Does OnePlus One have Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?
Answer- Yes the smartphone comes with Gorilla Glass 3, the display seems very durable.
Question – What comes inside the Box?
Answer- Box content includes neatly packed USB cable, SIM tray ejector tool and Charger (packed in a separate box). You will need an adaptor to use it in India.
Question –What size SIM card is supported?
Answer – OnePlus One accepts Single Micro SIM card. Call quality is average.
Question- Does OnePlus One supports 4G LTE in India?
Answer- OnePlus supports both TD LTE and FDD LTE and thus 4G will work in India
Question – Does it have LED notification?
Answer – Yes, It does have LED notification light
Question – How much is Free Storage?
Answer – Out of 16 GB more than 12 GB is available at user end. There is no SD card slot so it would be wiser to opt for 64 GB variant.
Question – Does it support USB OTG?
Answer – Yes, OnePlus One also supports USB OTG. It worked flawlessly with all flash drives we tested.
Question – How is the Display of OnePlus One?
Answer – The Display is very good IPS LCD panel, but it falls short of what we expect from flagship phones. There are several customization options which helped make things better.
Question – How is the Build Quality?
Answer – Build quality hasn’t been compromised. One handed usage is difficult because of the large form factor. The device feels sturdy and well balanced.
Question – How is the software and performance?
Answer- Software is CyanogenMod 11s based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade has also been confirmed. Software is very light and consequently, the performance is one of the best that we have seen.
Question – How is the Camera Quality?
Answer – The 13 MP camera can focus in no time. Images are also very good considering the price tag, but not at par with flagship phones like LG G3 or Galaxy S5.
One Plus One Quick Camera Review, Low Light Performance Overview [Video]
Question – How much RAM is available on first boot?
Answer – More than 2 GB RAM is available on first boot. OnePlus One is extremely fast – thanks to high end hardware and light software.
Question – How is the Gaming Performance?
Answer – Gaming performance is smooth, we didn’t face any issues with any game that we have played so far. Antutu score was 44,782 and Nenamarks 2 score was 61.5 fps.
One Plus One HD Gaming Review, Benchmark Scores and Heating Overview [Video]
Question – How is GPS Locking?
Answer – GPS locking was instantaneous. We got GPS locked in no time.
Question- What are the sensors present on OnePlus One?
Answer – All sensors that you will ever need are present on OnePlus One. Take a look at the list below
Question – How Loud is Loudspeaker on OnePlus One?
Answer – Loudspeaker performance is certainly above average. Its loud enough to enjoy multimedia if you are not in a noisy outdoor enviornment.
Question – Can OnePlus One play Full HD 1080p Videos smoothly?
Answer – Yes, it can smoothly play 4k and Full HD videos.
Question – Can OnePlus One be connected to Bluetooth headsets?
Answer – Yes, you can connect it to Bluetooth headset
Questions – How is the Battery backup?
Answer – Battery backup is a pleasant surprise. The One can comfortably last through an enduring day with more than moderate usage. There is no battery saving mode and battery is not removable.
One Plus One India Unboxing, Full Review, Camera, Gaming, Benchmarks, Price and Overview[Video]
OnePlus One might not be a true flagship killer but it is truly a great phone for the asking price. OnePlus has already started operations in India and a visit to OnePlus forum will make huge interest of Indian audience abundantly clear. Let’s see if OnePlus manages to keep the price in check. If you have any more questions let us know in the comment section below.