OnePlus One Sales Ends; OnePlus Two and OnePlus One Lite Rumors and Specs
By Yumi Redfield
The OnePlus One week-long "Time To Change" sale has just recently ended, though at the time of writing, the 16GB OnePlus One is still available at $249 and the 64GB version is still priced at $299.
With the OnePlus One sale, rumors of the impending release of the rumored OnePlus Two continues to escalate.
There's also a rumor that OnePlus is also creating a 'lower-end model' which is rumored to be the OnePlus One Lite.
There are reports that the OnePlus Two will be released in the third quarter of 2015, if the rumors are true, the earliest release of the OnePlus Two is in July. The rumors surrounding the OnePlus One Lite release date is that it will be released on the fourth quarter of the year, meaning the earliest release date (if it is being made) is in October.
In terms of design, the back panel of the OnePlus Two phone is rumored to come in metal, in hopes to rival brands like Samsung, Apple and HTC, design-wise, at least. The rumors on the OnePlus Two specifications says that it will come with a 5.5-inch screen and a 2560 x 1440p resolution. It will also come with the Octa-core Snapdragon 810, 4GB RAM and a 64GB expandable memory. The OnePlus Two is also rumored to be packed with a 16MP rear camera and a 5 MP front facing camera, along with the rumored LED flash and 4k video-recording capability. The 5MP front facing camera may also come with wide-angle lens. Oneplus One came with the Cyanogen OS, but with OnePlus' public break up with Cyanogen, OnePlus Two is said to come with the Oxygen OS installed.
The best part of OnePlus Two is that with all those powerful hardware, it is said that the phone will be sold for only $400. The downside, however, is that OnePlus is also rumored to be bringing back the invitation only process to purchase the OnePlus Two.
The rumored OnePlus One Lite is said to come with the Snapdragon 615, 2GB RAM and 8MP rear camera. Though, with these specs, it's a puzzle how OnePlus could hope to be able to sell the OnePlus One Lite, when instead of upgrading the OnePlus One (even just a little), it seems to be a downgrade from the Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM, and 13MP rear camera that is offered with OnePlus One.