After much speculation, the OnePlus has announced their new smartphone called OnePlus X. It comes a new design and has two variants: a glass back model called Onyx and a ceramic back limited edition called Ceramic.
The smartphone sports a 5 inch Full HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. Under the hood, it is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 SoC coupled with an Adreno 330 GPU and 3GB RAM and 16GB of on-board storage.
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It flaunts a 13 megapixel rear camera combined with f/2.2 aperture, perfect for documenting your unique everyday experiences. Optimized white balance and saturation maintain the integrity of the colors of your photos, and a lightning-fast 0.2-second autofocus with phase detection autofocus. It has 8 megapixel front-facing camera with supported Beauty Mode to capture a flawless selfie.
To give better perspective on the device, we have covered the best and worst features of the device. You can also see the detailed comparison of the OnePlus X vs its predecessor.
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Good Build quality
OnePlus has finally changed the design language of the OnePlus X, however it has a somewhat resemblance to the Sony Xperia design. The smartphone is available in two models, one with glass back called Onyx and a ceramic back, which is limited edition.
The Best: Powerful performance
The OnePlus X is powered by Snapdragon 801 chipset at quad-core 2.3 GHz processing speed paired with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 330 GPU and runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop along with OxygenOS UI on top.
The Best: 3GB of RAM
The powerful processor is paired with 3GB of RAM, which makes sure to run the apps and games smoothly.
The Best: High resolution display
The OnePlus X sports a 5 inch 1080p Active Matrix OLED screen, which the company claims to have a great responsive and incredibly bright in direct sunlight, and the 441ppi pixel density resolution keeps the screen sharp without draining your battery.
The Best: Lighter and Powerful
The smartphone comes powerful specification and is very light, weighs just 160 grams.
The Worst: No fingerprint Scanner
Now, latest smartphones are started rolling out equipped with fingerprint sensor. While, the OnePlus X missed this feature.
The Worst: Non-replaceable battery
At the moment, almost all smartphone are featuring the non-removable battery. But, with the non-removable battery, users will not have freedom to fix their own battery problem. However, the Moto X Play is packed with a bigger 2,525mAh battery.
The Worst: SIM 2 slot shared with microSD
The smartphone comes with dual-SIM support, but there is no slot for microSD card. However, it has shared the SIM 2 slot with the MicroSD card. Meaning, you can either use two SIM cards or one SIM card along with microSD card.
The Worst: No Fast Charging
The OnePlus X is packed with a non-removable 2,525mAh battery that means it will be juice up the device throughout the day. At the same time, charging the battery can be a pain. Fast charging features helps to charge the battery to charge in about 80 minutes. While, the OnePlus X could have included the fast charging feature to boost up the charging time.
The Worst: Invite System
The worst feature of all is the OnePlus X invite system. However, the invite system does not remove the fact that it is still restricted and has exclusive invite system.