After much rumors and leaked images, OnePlus has finally launched its third smartphone, OnePlus X at an event in Delhi, India, today. The OnePlus X is company’s affordable smartphone targeted at the mid budget segement. It is OnePlus’s first Made in India smartphone.
The OnePlus X will be available in two versions- Onyx and limited Ceramic edition. The Onyx version is priced at Rs. 16,999 and will be available via invite-only flash sale on Amazon.in on November 5. While the Ceramic version (limited edition) is priced at Rs. 22,999 with just 10,000 units to be sold from November 24. Apparently, the process to make Ceramic version phones takes almost 25 days in which it’s fire-baked at 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit for 28 hours.
Moving on to the specifications, the OnePlus X comes with a 5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED display with pixel density at 441 ppi and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, it has Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz, clubbed with Adreno 330 GPU and 3 GB of RAM. It offers 16 GB on inbuilt memory, expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card. On the software front, the device runs on Oxygen OS 2.1 based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
The OnePlus X sports an 13 megapixel rear ISOCELL 32M sensor with LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, and 1080p video recording. On the front, it boasts an 8 megapixel selfie snapper, OV8858 sensor, wide-angle lens, and f/2.4 aperture.
The phone comes with connectivity options like 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, FM radio, Micro-USB.
OnePlus X was much rumored in the last few months, few speculations suggested that it will be named as OnePlus Mini but that didn’t turned out to be true.
The OnePlus X is the company’s third only smartphone and looking at what all it offers it expected to be a hit again, like the company’s other two smartphones OnePlus One & OnePlus 2.