OnePlus is a start-up company located in Shenzhen, a city in China. The company was founded in December 2013 with the aim of providing an alternative operating system called the Oxygen operating system which looks similar to that of an android operating system but has many other added features. It has been producing the smartphones which are lower in price, smarter and higher in performance than the regular android phones. OnePlus Mobiles initially started selling their smartphones through invite system where the person who wants to purchase this smartphone has to subscribe for an invite and the company would process his subscription and send him the invite to make the purchase within a certain period of time. Later this company started selling their phones open in the market. OnePlus X smartphone was released in October 2015. This smartphone is available in three vivid colors in the market like onyx, ceramic and champagne. It is a dual sim smartphone that accepts two nano sims and offers dual stand-by.
OnePlus X works on a Quad core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 engines that provides you the most powerful processing experience without any lag causing no slow down to the system. It is configured with a chipset configuration of Qualcomm Snapdragon 801. The graphics for this system is provided by Adreno 300 which is the latest graphics processor in the market. The processor carries your day-to-day operation in a greater fashion without hanging or causing any disturbance to the performance. This phone is powered by a brand new operating system called, the “Oxygen” that is based on android operating system version 5.1 Lollipop. It has many built in features making it look stunning than the regular android ones and provides an optimal level of customization.
The display of this smartphone comes with an AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 16 M colors that is designed bright and stylish for awesome looks. Its screen size is 5 inch wide to provide a large touch screen experience, supporting the multi touch feature. This wide screen is protected by strong powerful Corning Gorilla glass 3 against the dust, scratches and breakage. The touch is provided by the Oxygen OS 2.2.0. The phone weighs about 138 gm which is not so heavier in weight and has got the dimensions 140 mm on height, 69 mm on width, and 6.9 mm of thickness which provides a large base for the phone.
It runs on the most powerful 3GB LP-DDR3 RAM which is almost equal to the power of a computer offering a high speed multi-tasking on the go. With the help of this high power 3 GB RAM even high speed gaming is made easy and can take tons of load at the same time. OnePlus X has an internal storage of 16GB and can also be expandable up to 128 GB with the help of microSD card, that can be inserted into the second sim slot. So the sim card slots can be used either for inserting sim or micro SD card. This phone is powered with a non removable 2525 mAh Li-Po battery that offers a good backup for the device and provides a greater talk time.
On the other end, the camera has got the most amazing features. Its primary camera is enriched with 13 mega pixels with phase detection focus and LED flash light technology for capturing the perfect pictures of the moments. It also has the features like 1/3″ sensor size, 1.14 µm pixel size, touch focus, face detection, geo-tagging, panorama and HDR modes. It also posses the power of taking HD videos ie 1080 pixels at a rate of 30fps and 720 pixel videos at a rate of 120fps (frame per second). The secondary camera is integrated with 8 MP with unmatched quality and an aperture of f/2.0 that can take amazing selfies and also has image beautifying apps integrated.
OnePlus X has a stylish looks that has been designed using ceramics for the first time ever. It has the power button, volume buttons and sim slot in the right side of the phone, front facing camera to the right of speaker and a LED notification light on to the left. It has the audio speakers facing the bottom of the phone.
This smartphone is available at a price starting from Rs.16999 in the market making the users fall for the price due to its amazing features. OnePlus X has many featuring gestures like double tap technology to wake the phone up without any button, it can also open apps like camera, toggle flashlight and control the music by drawing “O”, “V”, “<” and “>” respectively. This stunning feature is not available for any other phone in similar range.
OnePlus X is a cut on other similar range smartphones like Samsung Galaxy Alpha, HTC Desire 820Q, Sony Xperia C4 due to its low price, camera pixels and gesture technology.