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The wallet-friendly and elegant OnePlus XEquipped with a 5-inch display, a 12.4-megapixel camera and expandable storage, the unlocked X is the latest budget smartphone from OnePlus.
In addition to its highly popular flagship series, OnePlus has released a mid-range handset known as the OnePlus X. The device sports a five inch display with a 1086 resolution, and a pixel density of 441 ppi. glossy and chic, the handset features two dual-glass panels and a metal trimming looking reminiscent of a sleeker Apple iPhone 4. There are two variants of the X, a smooth onyx version which you've been looking at here and a more expensive version with angled edges they company calls ceramics The phone features dual SIM capabilities, which is useful if you have two numbers or travel often. And expandable storage up to 128 gigs, on top of its 16 gig built in memory. On the bottom there are dual audio speakers, and unlike the OnePlus 2, which has a USB type C port, the X charges with a micro USB connection Powering the device is a 2.525 amere hour battery that lasts a solid ten and a half hours during our own lab test for continuous video playback. It also has a 2.3 Ghz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor from Qualcomm. On the back is a 12.4 megapixel camera that can record 1080p HD and slow motion videos. For your selfies and web caming needs there is an eight mega pixel camera on the front. The device runs 1+'s oxygen OS which is based on Androids 5.1.1 lollipop. Some software goodies include and ambient display, easy access to your frequent contacts and apps and an attractive fm radio app. As with other OnePlus phones, the X is available unlocked by invitation only. Onyx costs 249 dollars, or 199 pounds. However, the ceramic variant will only be available in Europe and India. I'm Lynn, and you've been taking a look at the OnePlus X.