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OnePlus X smartphone officially launched in India, price starts at Rs 16999

OnePlus X has been officially announced worldwide as well as in India at simultaneous events globally, as expected. Lets have a look at the specifications of this new smartphone from OnePlus.


OnePlus X Specifications

The OnePlus X features a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a 2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor along with Adreno 330 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on OxygenOS out of the box based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. The device is made up of brushed anodized metal frame and has a glass back (Onyx version).

The smartphone rocks a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, ISOCELL sensor, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), f/2.2 aperture. It can only shoot Full HD 1080p videos and not 4K like the OnePlus 2. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. The smartphone is 6.9 mm thick and weigh 138 grams. It comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and a 1.2W front-facing speaker. It supports Dual Hybrid SIM (nano) where the second SIM slot can fit in a microSD card. The phone also retains the Alert slider button found on the OnePlus 2, to switch between No, Priority or All Notifications.

The X includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,525 mAh battery under the hood. The company has also introduced five cases made from Rosewood, Black Apricot, Bamboo, Karbon and Sandstone for the OnePlus X.


The OnePlus X has been priced at Rs 16,999 for the Onyx variant and the limited edition Ceramic variant will cost Rs 22,999 in India. According to OnePlus, only 10,000 units of OnePlus X Ceramic edition will be ever made. The smartphone (Onyx version) will be available in India exclusively on Amazon starting from November 5 and the Ceramic version from November 24. However, you still will need an invite to buy the device. But the good news is that the open sales will begin from the second month (hopefully December), according to OnePlus. Globally, it is priced at at US $249 (Onyx) and $369 (Ceramic).

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