OnePlus 2 Review

Today we will be analysing a smartphone known as OnePlus 2. The success of its first smartphone OnePlus One motivated them and the same company released their second smartphone named OnePlus 2 on August 2015. The OnePlus 2 was the successor of OnePlus One that can be said as the first smartphone of OnePlus. Also, the device was the predecessor of OnePlus 3, OnePlus X, etc. Just like other smartphones ran by Android OS, OnePlus 2 is also a smartphone that uses Android OS to run the device.

The OnePlus 2, just like it’s predecessor, is a big smartphone and has got identical rear panel and is made up of metal frame. Coming to the front, we can see that the device features the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Moreover, the device has got identical look of the devices manufactured by OnePlus. We can see an earpiece on the top of the device followed by front facing camera and sensors. The device features a home button along with recent app and home button. Moreover, we can notice that the home button works as a fingerprint sensor and two capacitive buttons are supported by backlit. Besides, a notification LED light can also be seen in the device.

Furthermore, users can see that the device features a power-button on the right side of its body and yes, this time the volume adjusting keys have also been placed at the right side of the device followed by power button below it. The dual SIM card tray can be found beneath the rear panel. However, the phone, just like its predecessor, lacks the microSD card tray. The USB port, a mic and dual mono speaker grilles can be noticed at the bottom part of the device. Moreover, a 3.5 mm stereo headphone port can be seen at the top of the device. Moreover, we can spot an active noise cancellation mic at the top of the device. The new thing we can notice in the OnePlus 2 is that it has received an alert slider on its left side.

The OnePlus 2, compared to its predecessor OnePlus One is thick and has gained some weight. Coming to the display, the OnePlus 2 comes with 5.5 inches LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen having the resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels ~401 ppi pixel density. Moreover, the device has got good viewing angles and has good contrast. The device features an ambient light sensor which allows the users to use their device even in the intense light without any hesitation. Furthermore, the device’s display is bright and provides vivid color.

Besides, the OnePlus 2 comes with Android OS v5.1 Oxygen OS of the box and can be upgraded to Android OS v6.0.1 Marshmallow. Moreover, the device features Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset. The device possesses Octa-Core (4 x 1.56 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4 x 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57) CPU and similarly, the device is equipped by Adreno 430 GPU. Moreover, the device comes with both 16 GB internal memory and 3 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory and 4 GB of RAM.

Additionally, we can observe that the OnePlus 2 is equipped by 13 MP, f/2.0 aperture lens, OIS, laser autofocus rear camera. Similarly, a dual LED flashlight can also be seen below the rear camera. The rear comes with features like ½.6″ sensor size, 1.3 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR. The rear camera captures video at 2160p@30fps and 720p@120fps. Moreover, the device features 5 MP, f/2.4 aperture lens front facing camera and front camera also records video at 1080p@30fps. The OnePlus 2 has got different features in camera, that were unavailable in its predecessor.

The device comes with Li-Po 3300 mAh non-removable battery. the battery, looking at its capacity may give nice battery backup. However, the device just like its predecessor, lacks the adaptive fast charging functionality. Apart, the device is featured by preinstalled applications like Audio FX which allows the users to adjust the sound of the device. The device, moreover, features gesture mode that are supported on both unlocked and locked screen.

OnePlus 2 Price in Nepal : Rs. 41,580 (For 64 GB) (Around)

OnePlus 2 Specification


 Size  5.5 inches
 Resolution  1080 x 1920 pixles
 Color Depth  16M


 CPU Speed  1.56 GHz, 1.82 GHz
 CPU Type  Octa-Core


 Video Recording Resolution  4K resolution video, Slow Motion: 720p video at 120fps
 Main Camera Resolution  13.0 MP
 Front Camera Resolution  5.0 MP
 Main Camera Auto-focus  Yes


 RAM  3 GB, 4 GB
 ROM  16 GB, 64 GB
 External Memory  No


 Multi-Sim  Dual-SIM
 Sim Size  Nano-SIM (4FF)
 2G Sim  NA


 USB Version  USB 2.0 Type-C
 Headphone  3.5 mm Stereo
 Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct  802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
 Bluetooth  BLuetooth v4.1
 MHL  No
 PC Sync  NA
 Location  GPS, Glonass
  NFC  No


 Operating Software  Android 5.1 Lollipop (Upgradable to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)

Physical Information

 Color+  Sandstone Black
 Form Factor  Touchscreen Bar
 Dimension  151.8 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
 Weight  175 g
 Water Resistant/Dust Proof  No


 Compass/Magnetometer  Yes
 Proximity Sensor  Yes
 Accelerometer  Yes
 Ambient Light Sensor  Yes
 Gyroscope  Yes
 Barometer  No
 Temperature Sensor  No


 Standard Battery Capacity  Li-Po 3300 mAh
 Removable  No

Audio and Video

 Video Playing Format  HEVC (H.265), H.264, MPEG-4, DivX, Xvid, MPEG-2, MP4, MOV, 3GP, AVI, MKV, ASF
 Video Playing Resolution  NA
 Audio Playing Format  MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA (v9 and v10), AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WAV, FLAC, WAV, OGG


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