OnePlus X Full Review and Rating

OnePlus X Full Review and Rating – A classy 5-inch handset is what you get, as the OnePlus X. It is surely the first time that we get to see some deviation from the design language in the OnePlus. Yet, the ergonomics and the basic shape stay the same. Though there seems to be some progress but still it used to be evident that you’re holding OnePlus, due to the sandstone back. On the other hand, OnePlus X feels completely new with the touch! The new design has glass in front as well as the back of the handset on the Onyx version. The back is ceramic in the ceramic version.

OnePlus X Full Review and Rating

OnePlus X Full Review and Rating

The phone has a 13 MP primary camera, with flash. The camera is situated on the top left corner of the phone. OnePlus seems to have gone all out with the AMOLED screen. It has an amazing display, both indoors and outdoors. The display has great contrast levels. Also, it has vivid colours. It also sports great viewing angles and the colours remain unaffected unless the user looks at the display at about zero angles. The legibility in sunlight is also good but slightly impaired. The device remains protected with the corning gorilla glass 3. The 2.5D curved glass feels wonderful when being used. There are three capacitive keys below the screen but do not have the backlighting.

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The position of the multi – tasking and the back button can be swapped according to the preference of the user. Also, on screen keys can be opted for. Additionally, the physical home button can be used with the on-screen keys. It all depends on the settings. Commands for the capacitive keys can also be set as per choice. The screen can be woken up by the power button or either by double tapping on the screen. The ambient display can be enabled. This makes the screen light up, whenever any notifications are received. This surely saves time and effort. Though, it might get annoying and battery consuming with strings of notifications being received at a time.

Also, there is a proximity wake feature. Whenever your hand is brought close to the device, the screen displays the date, time and notifications. There is also an LED notification light. The quality of calls is good both while using the loudspeaker and the earpiece. It has a large dial pad, which is convenient and easy to use. The user can easily choose the SIM to be used. Also, the SIM used for calling, messaging and data by default can be set.

The OnePlus X comes with Lollipop, Android 5.1.1. It has the Oxygen User Interface 2.1.2. Also, it might get updated to the Marshmallow, Android 6.0, soon. The device is extremely smooth due to the overall feel and look of the user interface, which is still very much stock android. It has an internal storage of 16 GB and 3GB RAM. It is powered by 801 Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.3 GHz quad – core processor. The screen resolution is 1080 by 1920 pixels. Also, the display has 441 pixels per inch. It is a dual SIM Smartphone, which supports only GSM SIMs in both slots. The SIM must be cut to nano size. The battery is non – removable and 2525 mAh.

Pros & Cons of the OnePlus X

The Good – It looks and feels good. The OnePlus X has a great display. Also, the software is good and the overall performance is decent enough.

The Bad – The camera performance is quite poor. Also, the battery life is affected by the issues of heat dissipation. At last, the build quality of this phone stands questionable.

Rating – OnePlus X

An overall rating of 3 out of 5 can be given to the phone.

Individual rating –

  • Design – 8/10
  • Display – 8/10
  • Software – 8/10
  • Performance – 8/10
  • Battery Life – 7/10
  • Camera – 5/10
  • Value for money – 7/10

The Bottom Line – the OnePlus X surely reminds of the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S in a good way. The design feels premium and if you rarely have battery issues and can do with an average camera, then this is a good phone. It provides amazing audio and visual quality and feels great to handle with a decent size.

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