August 27, 2014

OnePlus One officially unveiled as "2014 Flagship Killer"

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After all the hype OnePlus has been building up around the OnePlus One, today they have officially unveiled the device along with it’s $299 price tag.  The device, which is being marketed as a “2014 Flagship Killer”, will begin shipping in Q2.

The phone comes stacked with all the latest hardware an Android user could ask for and is available in 16GB for $299 or 64GB, yes 64GB, for only 50 bucks more.  What an upgrade for only 50 bucks compared to other high-end smartphone manufacturers.

The OnePlus One will be available in black or white and will have different options for users to customize the back of their phones such as kevlar, denim, among others.

The rear camera is made by Sony and is packing 13 megapixels and a 5 megapixel front facing camera. OnePlus claims that the device can take excellent low light photos along with your standard day to day pictures.

The One will be running a modified version of Android, Cynogenmod, which has been revamped to feature customizable themes.  Cynogemod has been a pioneer in customizing the Android experience, so we look forward to getting our hands on it and seeing what it has to offer.

Below is a list of specs for the device and you can also find additional information from OnePlus’ website. Tell us what you think in the comments below!

  • 2.5GHZ Snapdragon 801 CPU
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 5.5-inch full HD display
  • 16GB/64GB on board storage
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front
  • 3100mAh battery
  • LTE

Source: OnePlus