OnePlus presented the smartphone with the maximum characteristics for 300 dollars
After several weeks of information leaks concerning the device, capable to change a rule of the game in the market of smartphones, its official release took place. The young company OnePlus based by the former head of OPPO, presented the flagman OnePlus One smartphone having every chance to become the smartphone of 2014.
At once it is necessary to point to the main feature of OnePlus One – its cost. The novelty will go on sale at the price from 300 dollars – the excellent offer, considering technical characteristics by which this smartphone is allocated. You receive for this rather small money беcкомпромиссный the 5,5-inch device on the basis of Snapdragon 801 with all features inherent in flagman Android-smartphones from the largest OEM manufacturing. The unique small lack of the 300-dollar OnePlus One version with 16 Gbytes of memory onboard is lack of the slot for microSD-cards. However it is blocked by the version with 64 Gbytes of the built-in memory for which it is necessary to pay in addition only 50 dollars from above – other producers usually give no more than 32 Gbytes of memory for such money.
To the first the idea a premium phone on the basis of the Android operating system was offered by the Google company. However its Nexus 5, though cost only 350 dollars, did not extend on several indicators, such as the battery and the chamber. Earlier it was reported that Google sold Nexus 5 at a loss whereas comparable Android-devices according to characteristics from other OEM manufacturing were more expensive almost twice. OnePlus in turn offers the device with characteristics better, than at Samsung Galaxy S5, but for almost twice the smaller price.
On workmanship of OnePlus One it is possible to put safely in one ruler with HTC One (M7 and M8), Xperia Z2 and iPhone 5. The smartphone has very elegant and refined appearance with great attention to details – for example, on the forward panel of phone there are no inscriptions or logos which sometimes can distract the user from the screen. Besides, at the expense of a thin frame of the display 5,5-inch One slightly exceeds on the Android-analogs size with a diagonal of 5 inches, for example, Xperia Z2. Therefore it should be rather convenient in use by one hand.
In respect of technical characteristics of OnePlus One marches in step with such leaders as Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and Xperia Z2, and even advances them in some moments. One has the 4-nuclear Snapdragon 801 processor (8974AC) with clock frequency of 2,5 GHz, as at S5, quality of assembly and design of M8, and also the main 13-megapixel chamber with the Sony Exmor IMX214 sensor, double LED flash and support of record of 4K-video. The diaphragm of f/2.0 allows to remove in the conditions of low illumination. 5 megapixels are allocated for the face-to-face chamber.
The 5,5-inch LTPS IPS LCD display has permission 1920 x 1080, density of pixels of 401 ppi and protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. OnePlus One uses the graphic Adreno 330, 3 processor of Gbyte of random access memory of LP-DDR3, support 4G LTE, Wi-Fi of 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GPS and GLONASS. The sizes of the smartphone make 52,9 x 75,9 x 8,9 millimeters, and weight of 162 grams. According to the producer, one charge of the storage battery on 3100 мАч will suffice more than at date of use.
As to the software, in this smartphone CyanogenMod 11S insertion on the basis of the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system is used. CyanogenMod offers the functions which are absent in other Android versions, for example, of a subject or an icon. The insertion also supports SMS enciphering between One and other smartphones under control of CyanogenMod, and also TextSecure-compatible devices. The Privacy Guard function will allow to watch how appendices use data of the user. Also there is a possibility to operate OnePlus One by means of voice teams, and also to choose between virtual and capacitor buttons of navigation.
On April 25 the OnePlus company starts the Smash program within which the first 100 people who will break the phone, will receive brand new One for only 1 dollar. Earlier it was reported that in sale some replaceable StyleSwap cases for One also will arrive, however on smartphone presentation about them was told nothing.
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Initially the novelty will be available only to buyers from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Great Britain and the United States. It is expected that successful start of the device will expand this list. The version on 16 Gbytes in color Silk White will be offered at the price of 299 dollars (269 euros), and the Sandstone Black version on 64 Gbytes – for 349 dollars (299 euros).