Putting an end to all the leaks, OnePlus finally made the OnePlus X official. The company launched the device by conducting simultaneous event globally. There are two variants of the OnePlus X, Onyx and limited edition Ceramic. The Onyx will be available for Rs. 16,999, while the Ceramic is a limited edition that will cost Rs. 22,999. OnePlus announced that it will only manufacture 10,000 units of the Ceramic variant, which makes it a limited edition.
As expected, OnePlus has partnered with Amazon for selling the device in India through the invite-only system, starting from November 5.
The device will also be put on open sale as well, but that will start in December. Another revelation made by the company is that OnePlus X is going to be its first ‘Made in India’ device.
Talking about the specifications, the OnePlus X comes with a 5-inch Full HD AMOLED display (1920 x 1080 pixels). There is a 2.3GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset onboard with 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the software front, the OnePlus X runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Oxygen OS 2.1. It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and phase detection auto-focus technology. There is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera onboard.
The device supports connectivity options such as hybrid dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth 4.0. A 2,525mAh battery fuels the device. The hybrid dual-SIM allows users to use one of the slots for microSD card.
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Following the OnePlus 2, the OnePlus X also features the ‘alert slider’, that lets the user turn the device settings between All Notifications, Priority Notifications, and No Notifications