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OnePlus X FAQ, Pros, Cons, User Queries, Answers

Updated on 16th November 2015: OnePlus X Queries Doubts Cleared: Updated with New Questions

Today, OnePlus has launched the much awaited OnePlus X in India. The OnePlus X comes with a lot of interesting stuff to offer to its fans, there are two variants launched for this phone- Onyx and Ceramic version. These devices differ in terms of build quality and rest of the specs are same. We were present at the launch event and we didn’t lose the chance to gather all the answers to your questions, here is the FAQ for OnePlus X.

Must Read: OnePlus X Real Life Usage Review 

One Plus X Full Coverage


OnePlus X Pros

  • Good Build quality
  • Powerful performance
  • 3 GB RAM
  • High resolution display
  • Lighter and Powerful

OnePlus X Cons

  • Body is a fingerprint magnet
  • Non-replaceable battery

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OnePlus X Quick Specifications

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New Questions:

Question: OnePlus X white gold version available in india ?

Answer – No, looks like it may not come to india unless they sell more and more one plus x.

Question: One Plus X Full Charge time ?

Answer – 2 hours and 15 minutes approx.

Question: SD card problem in One Plus X ?

Answer: Apps cannot be moved to SD card as if now and some SD cards are not recognized in the storage menu of the settings, but the cards are shown in file explorer apps and media players

Question: Does Front camera take flipped or mirrored photos ?

Answer: While capturing the image its mirrored, but once processed its correct. You can check the same with google photos app which is default gallery app on oneplus x.

Old Questions

Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer- OnePlus X has comes in two different variants, namely Onyx and Ceramic. Both have the same design but dissimilar build quality, Onyx is made out of good quality plastic and sports black glass on the front and back. The other version boasts of a fire-baked ceramic glass on the back. The edges have a metallic finished plastic packing the glass perfectly. It has a good form factor, feels solid and looks premium. The only point of concern is the shiny body which will act as a fingerprint magnet, and the extra bulk on the ceramic version.

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Question- Does the OnePlus X Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it has Hybrid Dual-SIM. Both the SIM slots support Nano SIM.


Question- Does the OnePlus X Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, the OnePlus X uses the second SIM slot as microSD expansion slot. It supports microSD cards up to 128 GB.

Question- Does OnePlus X Have Display Glass Protection?

Answer- The OnePlus X comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

Question- How is the Display of the OnePlus X?

Answer- OnePlus X come with a 5 inch FHD AMOLED display with pixel density of 441 ppi, the viewing angles are great and colour is also nicely produced. The brightness was good enough to use the phone under bright light or outdoors.

Question- Does OnePlus X Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, it does support adaptive brightness.

Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlit?

Answer- Like the previously released OnePlus phones, there are physical navigation buttons on this phone but they are not backlit. You also have the option to have on screen buttons which are far more easier to use, you have to swipe up to bring the navigation buttons on screen once you enable them.

Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer- It comes with the Oxygen OS based on Android 5.1.1.

Question- What comes in the box?

Answer- In the box, there is a micro-USB cable, charger, protective case, SIM tray ejector, quick start giude and a user guide.

Question- Is there any Finger Print Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?

Answer- No, there is no fingerprint sensor on this phone.

Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in OnePlus X?

Answer- No, it does not support for fast charging.

Question- How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?

Answer-  Out of 16 GB of internal storage, 11.54 GB is available at user end.

Question- Can Apps be Moved to SD card on OnePlus X?

Answer- Yes, some of the apps can be moved to SD card storage.

 Question- How Much Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed, Are They Removable?

Answer-   No bloatware is found in OnePlus X

Question- How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot?

Answer- Out of 3 GB RAM, 1.9 GB is free.

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes, it has a LED notification light next to the front camera.

 Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer- Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question- How is The User Interface on The OnePlus X?

Answer- The Oxygen OS is almost the same used in the OnePlus 2 and it definitely works great. Using this software is almost like the stock Android experience, there are no useless features and options to fill up the storage and mess up things. The UI experience is really smooth and user friendly.

Question- Does OnePlus X offer theme options to choose from?

Answer- Yes, OnePlus includes few custom wallpapers by default.

Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- OnePlus X has a good quality loudspeaker, it is placed at the bottom on the phone and the output is none less than the other phones of this range.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- The call quality was good and we did not face any issues with the calls.

Question- How good is The Camera Quality of The OnePlus X?

Answer- The 13 MP AF rear camera performs well in the the daylight scenario but it does not impress in the low light conditions. It captures good amount of details and colours but the focus troubles in some situations, where you have the object very close to camera or lack right amount of light. The front camera is 8 MP which is good in terms of clarity and details. For

Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on OnePlus X?

Answer- Yes, it is capable of playing Full HD videos.

Question- How is Battery Backup on OnePlus X?

Answer- OnePlus X features a 2525 mAh battery; this capacity is not very great if you consider the configuration of this device. We cannot confirm the battery backup, we will update you with the battery performance as soon as we receive a review unit.

Question- What Color Variants Available for OnePlus X?

Answer– Only Black colour is available for this handset but there is a Ceramic variant which has better build than the Onyx version.

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Question- Which Sensors are available on OnePlus X?

Answer- It has Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, gyroscope, orientation sensor, magnetometer and gravity sensor.

Question- What are the Dimensions & Weight of OnePlus X?

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Answer- It measures 140 x 69 x 6.9 mm and weighs 138 grams.

Question- Does it Support Double Tap to Wake Up?

Answer- Yes, it supports double tap to wake up.

Question- What is the SAR Value of OnePlus X?

Answer- Head 1.108 W/Kg; Body 1.110 W/Kg

Question- Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support voice wake up commands.

Question- Does OnePlus X Have Heating Issues?

Answer- We haven’t experience any abnormal heating during the initial testing.

Question- Can OnePlus X be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question- How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer- We will update this section after we test the device at out base.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, you can create and share internet from this device.

Question- How to make OnePlus X yours?

Answer- The OnePlus X will be available from 5th November, for the first month it will be available through invites, later it will be available for direct online purchase.

Question- Will OnePlus One be discontinued?

Answer- As per the information from the company, they have plans to discontinue OnePlus One till the end of this year.

Conclusion & Price

At 16,999, OnePlus has all the qualities to impress the users. It has hit the right spot with a great set of specs and striking design and build. Where the Ceramic version may sound way more overpriced at INR 22,999, it is a limited edition offering and can be considered if you really look for a tough shell. If you look at the overall offering from OnePlus X, this phone is a steal at this price point.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.