OnePlus 2: Top 10 New Features Of The Flagship Killer

OnePlus 2 specs

Finally, after a long wait and huge anticipation, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus launched the successor to its super hit phone, OnePlus One as the ‘OnePlus 2’. OnePlus, though is just one smartphone old in the market, it has got a huge fan base set for itself, which makes the launch of OnePlus 2 a grand affair.

OnePlus 2, which was launched on July 27, packs few of the best features that you will ever find in a phone. The Chinese startup has not compromised on the features of the phone and yet again it comes out with superior features.

OnePlus 2 is set to go on sale in select countries like India, China, the US, Canada among others on August 11. The phone is priced at Rs. 24,999 for the 64GB variant, and will be available exclusively on

Here are the 10 Important Feature specifications that OnePlus 2 sports:

1. USB Type C

USB Type C

The OnePlus 2 sports the latest type of USB cable for charging and data transfer. The Type C cable, which is reversible, and hassle free!

2. Dual SIM

Dual SIM

Like its contemporaries, the new OnePlus 2 has now added a dual SIM slot for better connectivity with two networks simultaneously.

3. Optical Image Stabilization

Optical Image Stabilization

Further enhancing its camera quality, OnePlus has added optical image stabilization to the OnePlus 2’s strong 13MP camera, along with a dual-LED flash and a six-element lens.

4. Laser autofocus

Laser autofocus

OnePlus 2 has a laser autofocus system that is right underneath the camera lens for touch-free auto-focus within 0.2 seconds!

5. Customizable navigation keys

Customizable navigation keys

The OnePlus 2 has key freedom. Users can either disable the hardware keys and resort to only use the software ones, else customize the capacitive keys by switching to the recent apps and back buttons.

6. Fingerprint sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

Taking on the likes of Apple and Samsung, OnePlus now sports a built-in fingerprint sensor on the front panel that enables users to quickly and securely unlock the device with just a touch.

7. High-end specs

Superior Specs

These could perhaps be the most regarded feature as OnePlus employed Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 810 v2.1 SoC, a powerful 4GB of RAM, 64GB of eMMC storage, and a super strong 3300mAh battery in addition to the 13MP camera and dual-SIM connectivity.

8. OxygenOS

Oxygen OS

This time around, the OnePlus 2 is being shipped with the company’s custom ROM, OxygenOS, rather than Cyanogen Mod 12.

9. Alert slider

Alert Slider

OnePlus has added an alert slider on left side of the smartphone, that lets users switch between None, Priority, and All alert modes on the fly. Talk about a feature that makes sense!

10. StyleSwap system


A new phone every day! Well, that’s what OnePlus wants to bring in like with the new StyleSwap system, which lets users change the look and feel of the device by easily swapping the OnePlus 2’s back cover. The company has shown its flagship killer in Sandstone Black, Bamboo, Rosewood, Black Apricot, and Kevlar, making for an interesting and highly personal choice of materials.