The OnePlus 2 is the second high-end smartphone introduced by the Chinese company and replacing the OnePlus One. The device stands out for several aspects with respect to the previous model and the first is appreciable at first glance, with an aluminum and magnesium casing Very well finished on its sides. The other section where the main changes are found inside, with a high voltage hardware and novelties such as the fingerprint sensor, faster than the Touch ID sensor of the iPhone 6.
The design of the OnePlus 2 has been a real change over the OnePlus One. The frame of the case looks in an aluminum and magnesium alloy, but not only that but has been finished with trimmed and fused bezels with the back, made with A rough material – polycarbonate. The front part is coupled to the casing as if it were another piece, showing a jump from the metal and glass, which, incidentally, is covered with glass reinforced Gorilla Glass.
In the technical specifications section, the OnePlus 2 has a screen with multi-touch IPS panel with InCell technology and a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels spread over 5.5 inches diagonally. The SoC used is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 eight-core, although it is the revision V2.1 that solves the problems of overheating experienced by the first chip. The operating frequency is 1.8 GHz and has an Adreno 430 GPU operating at 650 MHz. The RAM rises up to 4 GB and is of type LPDDR4 with a maximum frequency of 1,600 MHZ in Dual Channel configuration, but there will also be A version with 3GB. Regarding wireless connections, the smartphone will come equipped with a category 6 LTE modem with download speeds of up to 300 Mbps, although the most striking comes from physical connectivity, where the OnePlus 2 has a USB-C interface.
In the multimedia section, OnePlus has included a powerful Sony Exmor RS sensor for the main camera that offers features like 4K video recording. However, the big improvements over the first generation come with the laser focus system, which requires only 0.3 seconds to focus, and a dual LED for the flash. Another feature that denotes the potential of the OnePlus 2 is the incorporation of an optical system of imaging, with which the firm wants to ensure clearer captures. The optical group consists of six lenses and aperture f / 2.0.
The integrated operating system standard on the OnePlus 2 is OxygenOS. This time CyanogenMod S gives way to a proprietary ROM developed by the manufacturer based on Android Lollipop. One of the identifying features of this firmware is the ability to be personalized and introduce some of the features of Android M.