OnePlus X is a 5 incher Android phablet that is targeted at those buyers operating on a tight budget. It runs Android OS 5.1.1. It comes with a 5-inch display screen while having a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, top-line performance powered by a Quad-core processor (Cortex-A53) clocking up to 2.3 GHz alongside 3 GB RAM and 13-megapixel rear camera.
Design and Display
The OnePlus X features a stylish, premium and slim design that is comparable to many higher-end offerings on the market. It is housed by a brushed anodized metal frame and a glass cover that glows. It measures only 6.95mm. Given its size, the OnePlus X is not overly weighty at 138 grams.
It crams in a stunning 5.0-inch AMOLED display with Full HD (1080p) resolution. The touchscreen has slim bezels and a 2.5D arc edge glass. Expect nothing but awesome images on this amazing display.
Camera and Storage
On the camera front, the OnePlus X appears like a smartphone that is ready to churn out jaw-dropping shots. It packs a robust 13-megapixel camera on the rear with LED Flash and ISOCELL 32M sensor. You also get an impressive 8-megapixel snapper which has OV8858 sensor, wide-angle lens and f/2.4 aperture on the front for superb selfies and great quality video calling.
The device comes with generous 16 GB of onboard storage, which will be expandable up to 128 GB with a microSD card.
Performance and OS
OnePlus X is configured to serve up very impressive performance with a Quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor clocking at 2.3 GHz running the show under the hood. To further ensure you get to enjoy high responsiveness, ample 3 GB of RAM provides support for the heavy-duty chip.
The phone boots its maker’s Oxygen OS UI, which is based on Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop).
The battery is another essential part of every smart device. You need to pay close attention to the battery capacity. You don’t expect an android phones to run perfectly on a low capacity battery like 1500mAh. The OnePlus X has been given a 2,525 mAh Lithium-Po battery. This is not the best neither is it the worst. With this we hope the phone has employed some battery saving tips and also little background activities.
Tthe phone supports dual-SIM functionality. It offers super-fast 4G LTE connectivity and you also get high-speed Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
Pricing and availability
OnePlus don’t sell to the African markets, so there is no specific place to purchase from. Though, only few shops will have this device. When available, the OnePlus X will cost just around $250 (approximately NGN50,000) depending on your location and store in the country.