Two years ago, OnePlus Two was launched for US$400. At that time, it was given the title of the Flagship Killer as it featured all the top end specs that you want it in a high-end phone. And now, iHub Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of OnePlus products in Nepal, launched the OnePlus Two in Nepal in Jan of 2017 for Rs. 34,900. However, OnePlus two has received price drop on multiple occasions and is now available for Rs. 25,000 from Kaymu.
Despite being more than a year old device, the OnePlus Two still features a top of the line specs considering a reduced price of Rs. 25,000. It sports a 5.5-inch 1080P IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It runs on Oxygen OS on top of Android Lollipop 5.1 (updated to Marshmallow 6.0). The phone houses a magnesium and aluminum alloy with sandstone back for a more premium feel and style.
The OnePlus Two is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 second gen processor with Adreno 430 GPU. The prospect of using a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset may be filled with consternation for some users because of its poor thermal performance in other phones like the HTC One M9, but OnePlus Two features a new ‘Qualcomm 810 chip’ with less thermal heat. In terms of storage, it has 4GB of RAM and comes with 64 GB inbuilt storage.
The phone boasts a fingerprint sensor and is located in the home button. The OP also include a side button which is the Alert Slider with 3 modes, Do Not Disturb Mode, Priority Mode and Receive All mode.
The primary camera of OnePlus two is of 13MP with a large f/2.0 aperture. It uses optical image stabilization (OIS), large ultra pixel tech, dual-LED flash and laser focus, together with 4K video capture and 720p slow-motion at 120fps. It also has a six-element lens and is claimed to feature excellent low-light performance. The front-facing selfie camera is of 5MP. Connectivity options include dual nano SIM support with 4G LTE capabilities.
Full Specifications of OnePlus Two:
- 5.5-inch IPS LCD screen with the resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi)
- Runs on OxygenOS (Android 5.1.1 Lollipop)
- Snapdragon 810 v2.1 64-bit Octa-core CPU
- 4GB LPDDR4 RAM with 64GB internal storage (no card slot)
- 13MP rear camera with OIS, 1.3-micron pixels, Laser AF, dual-tone flash
- 5MP front camera
- Dual-SIM, Dual-LTE (nano-SIM)
- 3,300mAh battery
- OnePlus Two Price in Nepal (Updated June, 2017): Rs. 25,000
Should You Buy it?
Definitely Yes! We all know how expensive those new flagships are; with a new processor, new design, new features buying the latest flagship smartphone will empty your bank. While the latest smartphone might be awesome to have, sometimes it is smarter to buy older handsets. It makes a whole lot of sense what iHub is trying to do here. Although it’s an aging device, for Rs. 25,000, you won’t get a better device than this one. It has a decent 1080P display, lots of power underneath with the Snapdragon 810 SoC and 4GB of RAM, a capable camera, and commendable battery life.