ONEPLUS 2

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Last year, OnePlus made a name for it­self with its high per­for­mance, low price OnePlus One smart­phone, a flag­ship-level de­vice sold at midrange level prices. A year on, and OnePlus is back and more con­fi­dent than ever, pro­claim­ing its latest smart­phone as the "2016 Flag­ship Killer".

Un­like the mostly-plas­tic pre­de­ces­sor, the OnePlus 2 boasts a new frame made from a mag­ne­sium/alu­minum al­loy, re­sult­ing in a suc­ces­sor that feels pre­mium. Be­sides hav­ing a fin­ger­print scan­ner on the Home but­ton, there's also an Alert Slider switch to the side – for tog­gling no­ti­fi­ca­tion alerts and ring­tones. It feels re­ally solid, and it is hard to flick it to the wrong po­si­tion and end up miss­ing an im­por­tant call.

While it still won't catch up to the flag­ship Sam­sung Gal­axy Note5 or S6 edge+ in terms of bench­mark­ing re­sults, the com­bi­na­tion of 4GB RAM, oc­ta­core Qual­comm Snap­dragon 810 pro­ces­sor, and Adreno 430 graph­ics unit makes the OnePlus 2 hum along with no signs of lag in ev­ery­day use – be­tween games, videos, and apps. Its mod­i­fied An­droid op­er­at­ing sys­tem - Oxy­genOS - on the OnePlus 2 seems to play nicely with the phone's avail­able re­sources.

This brings us to the ex­tra func­tion­al­ity that Oxy­genOS gives us, which is be­yond what stock

The rear 13MP cam­era fea­tures laser aut­o­fo­cus and OIS.

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