OnePlus yesterday launched a heavily anticipated update to the One, the 2. We got to spend some quality time with the OnePlus 2 64 GB variant and here we try to answer some popular queries regarding the 2.

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OnePlus 2 Specs

  • Display Size: 5.5 Inch IPS LCD Display with 1920 x 1080p HD Resolution, 401 ppi
  • Processor: 1.8 GH GHz octa core Snaodragon 810
  • RAM: 3 GB LPDDR4 / 4 GB LPDDR4
  • Software Version: Android 5.1 lollipop based Oxygen OS
  • Camera: 13 MP rear camera
  • Secondary Camera: 5 MP
  • Internal Storage:  16GB/ 64 gGB
  • External Storage:  NO
  • Battery: 3300 mAh
  • Connectivity:  3G/4G LTE, HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, GPS,  Dual SIM

One Plus Two India Hands on Overview, Features and Comparison [Video]

Question – Does Motorola OnePlus 2 have Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?

Answer – Yes, OnePlus 2 has Gorilla Glass 3 (not 4) layered on the display.

Question – How is the Display on OnePlus 2?

Answer –  The display has the same 1080p full HD resolution, but the overall quality has improved. The display is now brighter, consequently has better sunlight visibility and has higher contrast too.

Question – How is the Design and Build Quality?

Answer –  The design is similar to One but with more premium metals being used, the 2 feels better. The OnePlus 2 has metal on the sides, a capacitive home key which doubles as a fingerprint sensor and a mute key on the side which is a very nifty addition.

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Question – What is the SAR Value?

Answer – At the Head: 0.795 W/kg, Body: 1.447 W/kg

Question – Is there any heating issue in OnePlus 2?

Answer –  We haven’t experience any abnormal heating so far even after prolong photography sessions. With gaming, the handset tends to heat up like most other phones.

Question – What comes inside the Box?

Answer – Charger, USB Type C cable, documentation. Headphones will not be included in the box.

Question – What size SIM card is supported?

Answer –  Both SIM card slots accept Nano SIM

Question – Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – Yes, LED notification light is present. You can also customize color settings.

Question – How much is Free Storage?

Answer – Out of 64 GB, around 54 GB is available at user end

Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – No, USB OTG is not supported.

Question – How much is free RAM on first boot?

Answer – Out of 4 GB, more than 2.3 GB free RAM is available on first boot.

Question – How is the Camera Quality?

Answer –  The most significant changes include larger pixel size (1.3 micrometer), Laser AF and optical image stabilization. There is wide aperture f2.0 lens on top and you can also record 4k videos and slow motion videos at 120fps. We will still reserve our verdict till we have had more time to play with it but for now, it definitely looks better than the OnePlus One camera.

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Question – How is the performance ?

Answer –  Performance has been very smooth so far. Snapdragon 810 on the 2 can handle everything you through at it without a sweat.

Question – How many sensors does OnePlus 2 have?

Answer –  OnePlus 2 includes Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity and Ambient Light sensors

Question – How is GPS Locking?

Answer – GPS locking is fast. Digital compass is also present.

Question – How loud is Loudspeaker?

Answer – loudspeaker loudness is average. Though speakers are on the front, it is not too loud.

Question – How is the battery backup?

Answer –  With moderate usage OnePlus 2 should last for one day. The backup is less than the One, but it is still pretty good.

Questions – What are benefits of USB Type C on OnePlus 2?

Answer –The USB Type C port on OnePlus is based on USB 2.0 and not on USB 3.0. This means you will not get the advantage of high transfer speed, but can enjoy the reversible port on both ends.

Questions –Does it support quick charge 2?

No since it is a USB Type C port, Quick charge 2.0 or any other rapid charging tech is not supported.

Questions –How is the loud speaker?

Answer –OnePlus is unsing single speaker instead of stereo speakers in the OnePlus 2. The loudspeaker seems reasonably loud.

Questions –Does it support double tap to unlock?

Answer –Yes, option to double tap and wake the screen is available and works well.

Questions –Is there NFC on OnePlus 2?

Answer –No NFC has not been included. One cited “most people don’t use it” as the reason for its omission.

Questions –Is there option for onscreen buttons?

Answer –Yes you can add onscreen buttons.

Questions –Is 4G LTE supported in India?

Answer –Yes, 4G LTE will be supported in India.

Conclusion

The OnePlus 2 does not justify Never Settle banner to the extent its predecessor did, but it is still a very compelling handset for its price. It can deliver great Android experience for a reasonable price.

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