OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One Comparison: What’s New? [With Video]

OnePlus has finally launched the most anticipated successor of OnePlus One phone, called the OnePlus 2. The OnePlus 2 will go on sale in India starting August 11, 2015 by invite system. It will be available exclusively on Amazon India.

Does the OnePlus 2 pack enough upgrades over its predecessor to be called as company’s latest flasgship phone? In this post we have compared OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One with each other to ascertain which device is better in terms of in specifications and features. Read on to find out what upgrades the OnePlus 2 has brought with it over its predecessor.

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Features and Specifications Comparison: OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One

Device/Features OnePlus 2 OnePlus One
Price Rs. 24,999/Rs. 22,999 Rs. 18,999/Rs.21,999
Display 5.5 inch full HD –  Corning Gorilla Glass 5.5 inch LTPS LCD – Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Resolution 1920×1080 pixels – 401 ppi  1920×1080 pixels – 401 ppi
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
CPU Octa-core 1.8GHz Quad-core 2.5 GHz
GPU Adreno 430 Adreno 330
RAM 3GB/4GB 3GB
Memory 16GB/64GB 16GB/64GB
MicroSD No No
Battery 3300mAh 3100mAh
Rear Camera 13 MP, Laser Auto Focus, Dual-LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.3-micron sensor and OIS 13 MP, Auto Focus, Dual-LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Dimensions & Weight 151.8 x 74.9 x 9.85 mm, 175 grams 152.9 x 75.9 x 8.9 mm, 162 grams
OS OxygenOS based on Android 5.1 CyanogenMod 11S based Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Additional Features USB Type-C Port, Fingerprint Scanner, Dual SIM support and Style Swap Covers – Rosewood, Kevlar, Bamboo and Black Apricot

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Display

Both device boast a 5.5-inch full HD display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution and 401 ppi pixel density. The screens of both handsets are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

Processor, RAM, Storage

While the predecessor was powered by Snapdragon 810 SoC, the latest flagship comes with 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor paired with Adreno 430 GPU promising faster performance. The OnePlus 2 comes in two variants- one with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage while other variant packs  4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage. The OnePlus One can be grabbed in 16GB and 64GB variants, both with 3GB of RAM. Both devices lack expandable storage support.

Camera

There is a 13 mega pixel rear camera and a 5 mega pixel front camera on both handsets. The OnePlus 2 comes with improved features such as laser auto focus and OIS.

Battery

The OnePlus One is backed up by a 3100mAh battery while the OnePlus 2 is fuelled by a larger 3300mAh battery.

Software

The latest flagship phone runs OxygenOS based on Android 5.1 as opposed to CyanogenMod 11S based Android 4.4.2 KitKat of OnePlus One. The OxygenOS offers more customization options  such as Dark mode and Screen gestures.

Additional Features

The OnePlus 2 flaunts some additional features such as USB Type-C Port, Fingerprint Scanner, Dual SIM support and Style swap covers in various options– Rosewood, Kevlar, Bamboo and Black Apricot.

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Verdict

The OnePlus 2 does come with plenty of upgrades over its predecessor such as more RAM, different SoC, improved camera, fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C port, metal frame and thin bezels. This device is essentially an impressive device with top-notch features in this price range.

OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One Comparison Video

What are your views about OnePlus 2 smartphone? Do you like this phone? Share you views with us in comments section below!

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