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One from OnePlus: Low price, beautiful design, and high-quality specifications

Dale Davies |
The One from OnePlus is an Android smartphone running an OS based on 4.4.2 KitKat, with high-quality specifications, but it retails for around a third of the price of other expensive smartphones.

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Packing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.5GHz Quad-Core CPUs, the OnePlus One's operational capacity and performance are enhanced by Qualcomm's heterogeneous computing approach. The custom Krait CPU architecture for sustained peak performance, integrated 4G LTE connectivity and Adreno 330 GPU for superior graphics and gaming experience, boosting 3D interfaces, colors and textures. The device features 4G LTE multimode modem for fast connectivity.

Using the new standard EMMC 5.0 you'll be able to access and write on our 16GB or 64GB of internal flash memory in the blink of an eye. 3GB of LP-DDR3 RAM running at 1866MHz allows flawless multitasking of even the most demanding apps. With dual LED flash, the OnePlus One's camera will take photos you'll want to share, day or night. Boasting a 13 megapixel Sony Exmor IMX214 camera with f/2.0 aperture, the OnePlus One camera takes good-looking pictures even in low light conditions.

With an impressive 5 megapixel camera adorning the front of the OnePlus One, selfies will look great. The extra-wide 80 degress viewing angle captures more area than other phones.

The One's 3100 mAh battery fits perfectly into the sleek body. The energy efficient display features CABC and DRAM (Display RAM) technology that adjust the level of backlight and differentiate between dynamic and static content on the screen. These technologies reduce the power consumed and allow you to run all your apps and data services, all day long. Stereo recording and tri-microphone noise cancelling technology are incorporated directly into the OnePlus One.

Three microphones work together to identify, isolate and enhance your voice, while simultaneously filtering background noise. Use of the third microphone increases voice clarity by up to 80%. You can use either the three capacitive keys at the bottom of the screen or turn them off and instead enable the on-screen buttons. The OnePlus is well put together, and made of what feels like high-quality materials. This is indeed a very intersting smartphone worth looking at if you are info something new.

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