OnePlus finally confirmed that the OnePlus Two is finally going to be released in the third quarter of 2015. The phone was spotted on a Chinese website after it’s appearance on Geekbench. The smartphone which is tied to the internal codename ‘lettuce’ has apparently revealed it’s key configurations while visiting the benchmark testing site.
Geekbench stated that although OnePlus Two is listed under the predecessor OnePlus One’s name, the device’s model numbers are going to be different. OnePlus Two carries the name of A20001 whereas OnePlus One is under the name of A0001.
Denoting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Soc, the device will be powered by a MSM8994 chipset. Alongside, the housed Octa Core processor is apparently clocked at 1.55 GHz. There wasn’t any mentioning of the screen size though the list notes Full HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The front facing camera is 5 megapixel while the rear camera is 13 megapixels sticking to the older configuration.
Similar to it’s predecessor, OnePlus Two will be backed up with 3GB RAM while earlier rumors stated that it could have 4GB RAM. The handset runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. GSM Arena stated that the final product will not run on Cyanogen OS, which is a part of the earlier model. Hence, the new Oxygen OS based on Android will be taking it’s place.
OnePlus confirmed the rumors where this new model includes a fingerprint scanner and the extremely needed microSD card slot. For now the handset is expected to be priced around $400. The company will alongside also release a budget-friendly smartphone towards the end of 2015.
The features are yet not confirmed by the company. Carl Pei stated that this invite system let the company learn a lot during the release of OnePlus One. Later, NDTV stated that this phone may also be available only through the invite system just like it was for OnePlus One.
Also see: OnePlus Power Bank.