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OnePlus Two release date confirmed for next year, after official announcement in Q2 or Q3 2015

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OnePlus Two release date confirmed for next year, after official announcement in Q2 or Q3 2015

OnePlus, an outspoken company that came out of nowhere in the beginning of the year, with the promise to ‘never settle’, launched its OnePlus One in the middle of the year with flagship specs and half the price of an actual flagship smartphone. Needless to say, the interest was immense, but talk about the launch of the OnePlus One turned out to be snake oil - a tedious reservation system made it very hard to actually buy one. Still, those who got it could brag about getting one of the best deals on the market.

Now, we’re hearing an official confirmation about the replacement of the OnePlus One - the OnePlus Two is coming in the middle of 2015, according to OnePlus director Carl Pei.

“We are planning to announce the OnePlus Two in Q2 or Q3 next year,” Pei said. “So it is one year after this phone [OnePlus One].”

Earlier, we’ve heard rumors that the OnePlus Two will come with “surprises in store when it comes to hardware,” according to an unknown source speaking for Business Insider.

Surprises in store

It’s still too early to know exact specs about this upcoming handset, but early rumors (that have not much of a backing) vaguely say the OnePlus Two could be smaller and with slightly less capable specs.

Speaking for BGR India, OnePlus’ Pei confirms that the main market for the OnePlus Two remains countries in the developing world like India: “India will be one of the first countries we will launch the OnePlus Two in,” Pei said.

It’s also worth pointing out that the OnePlus One was a device friendly to geeks and developers as it ships with CyanogenMod on board.


source: BGR India

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posted on 02 Dec 2014, 09:37

1. alextdarling (Posts: 21; Member since: 21 Sep 2013)


I was one of the first of few to enjoy this device, I just hope they don't mess up again, expect higher pricing...

posted on 02 Dec 2014, 11:38

3. EC112987 (Posts: 519; Member since: 10 Nov 2014)


I totally see the price being higher. I don't mind the price but wish the availability is better.

posted on 02 Dec 2014, 13:59

6. Phonedingo (Posts: 383; Member since: 16 Aug 2014)


I'd imagine they go hand in hand, because they were essentially breaking even as I understood it, that basically contributed to all the availability/quality control issues. Like they say if something seems too good to be true, it probably is.

posted on 02 Dec 2014, 11:50

4. Martin_Cooper (Posts: 1368; Member since: 30 Jul 2013)


I doubt they will increase the price if as they say their main market is low end markets like India where really cheap phones do well.

posted on 03 Dec 2014, 06:11

9. alextdarling (Posts: 21; Member since: 21 Sep 2013)


I remember, in March time when they were more community based, they mentioned that the oneplus one was a start up to get onto the market, to act as an initial device, the only intention of the One was to create a Market, not to make a profit, that's what the OnePlus 2 is for.

posted on 02 Dec 2014, 11:55

5. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


I was one of the first of few to buy this device... and sold it on eBay to make quick $100 :P I kind of wish I kept it to play with... But I have Z2 at the time so no sense for me to buy another phone.

posted on 02 Dec 2014, 09:59

2. Anterv (Posts: 172; Member since: 09 Jul 2014)


If it will be available only for 16 countries again, I don't care.

posted on 02 Dec 2014, 15:28 1

7. rob5150 (Posts: 155; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)


they are talking about a release date for a second phone? maybe they should make the first phone available . ??

posted on 02 Dec 2014, 20:51 1

8. black02wing (Posts: 30; Member since: 05 Feb 2007)


ho hum.
nothing to read here
yawn

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