OnePlus 2 Is Now Official: The 'Flagship Killer' vs Top 10 Smartphones Rivals

By Vijaykumar Meti

The highly anticipated 'flagship killer', OnePlus 2, has finally been unveiled today at a unique VR launch event.

The smartphone will go on sale in India, China, the U.S., Canada and selected EU region starting August 11. The OnePlus 2 will be available on Amazon India for Rs. 22,999 (16GB) and Rs. 24,999 (64GB).

SEE ALSO: OnePlus 2 unveiled, coming to India on Aug 11: Key specs and features

The company claims it as the 'flagship killer', sports a 5.5 inch Full-HD display at 1080x1920 pixel resolution and 1500:1 contrast ratio. It is powered by a Snapdragon 810 chipset paired with Adreno 330 GPU and 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.

In camera department, the smartphone bears a 5 megapixel front-facing camera and a 13 megapixel rear camera featuring a 1.3-micron sensor, laser autofocus, dual-LED flash and OIS. It packed with 3300mAh battery, USB Type-C connectivity with cable reversible at both ends and has a fingerprint sensor that can store up to 5 prints.

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Here we have jotted down some of the best flagship smartphones in the market that can give a direct competition to the claimed 'flagship killer'. Take a close look at the slider below.

The LG G4 comes packed with 5.5 inch Quad HD display, powered by a 1.8GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage that can be expandable up to 2TB via microSD card.

Further, LG G4 comes with 3000mAh battery, 16MP rear camera, 8MP front camera, runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box with LG's new UX 4.0 on top. The smartphone has a starting price of Rs. 45,549.


The Xperia Z3+ sports a 5.2 inch Triluminos display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and also equipped with Live Colour LED powered by X-Reality engine. It is powered by a Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with Adreno 430 GPU besides 3GB RAM under the hood. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and can be upgradable to the latest Android M.

It comes with 20.7 megapixel primary camera with Exmos RS sensor, that can record 4K video, a 5.1 megapixel front-facing camera with Exmor R sensor with 25mm wide-angle lens on board. Available for Rs. 51,499.


The Huawei Ascend P8 is packed with a 5.2 inch Full-HD display with 1920x1080 pixels counting 424 ppi. The Full-HD display and powered by a 64-bit octa-core Cortex-A53 Hisilicon Kirin 935 SoC, clocked with 2GHz and paired with 3GB of RAM. It runs on Android Lollipop operating system.

The devices offers a 13 megapixel primary camera, with (OIS) optical image stabilization. On the front, it holds a 8 megapixel selfie clicker.


The HTC One M8 comes with a 5.0 inch display offering a Full HD resolution at 1920x1080 pixels and it features a Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 2.5GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor with Adreno 330 GPU coupled with 2GB RAM. In terms of OS, it runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) layered with the company's proprietary Sense 6.0 UI. Priced at Rs. 48,000.

The Nexus 6 sports a 5.96 inch AMOLED display at 1440x2560 pixel resolution. The smartphone is powered by a 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, paired with 3GB of RAM and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system.

It comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The Nexus 6 is backed up with a 3220mAh battery that is claimed to power the smartphone for up to 24 hours with standard usage. Available at a starting price of Rs. 34,999.


The Galaxy S6 Edge sports a 5.1 inch display with a resolution of 1440x2560 pixels and is powered by a Exynos 7420 Octa-Core 64-bit chipset along with 3GB RAM. It flaunts a 16MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP front camera on board. It is shipped with Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 47,666.

The Gaalxy Note Edge sports a 5.6 inch Super AMOLED display having a resolution of 2560x1440 pixels. The handset is stuffed with a 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM, 32GB/64GB of native storage and a microSD card slot. The Note Edge is priced at Rs. 47,800

The Moto X (2nd Gen), comes with a 5.2 inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is clocked by a 2.5 GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor with Adreno 330 GPU along side 2GB of RAM. It employs a 13MP rear camera with an f/2.25 lens, dual LED flashes, a 2MP front-facing snapper. The smartphone is available for Rs. 21,999.

The BlackBerry Z30 sports a 5 inch Super AMOLED display at a resolution of 1280x720 pixels and is powered by a 1.7 GHz dual-core processor by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset with Adreno 32- quad-core graphics coupled with 2GB of RAM.

It comes with 8 megapixel camera with Auto Focus, LED Flash, 5x digital zoom and ability to record videos in Full HD format and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera with 3x digital zoom and 720p HD video recording facility. It is priced at Rs. 23,000.


The Xiaomi Mi 4 sports a 5 inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels which translates into 441 ppi resolution. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 as scratch resistant. The device is clocked at 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor and Adreno 330 GPU along with 3GB RAM.

The Mi4 features a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 BSI sensor and 4K video recording. On front, it has a 8MP snapper with Sony Exmor R sensor. The smartphone comes at a starting price tag of Rs. 14,999 (16GB) / Rs. 17,999 (64GB).

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