Do you like the new OnePlus X?

Do you like the new OnePlus X?
When the original One was unveiled, the OnePlus startup positioned it as the best value-for-money handset your cash can buy, and in paper it was indeed so. Fast forward a year and a half, and an invitation system creating long waiting lists, limited geographical availability, plus bugs galore, brought OnePlus back to Earth. The OnePlus 2 successor, while having some unique twists both in terms of design and hardware, is now one of many affordable "flagship killers" coming from China.

The OnePlus X that just got official this morning, is the company's first attempt to diversify its smartphone line, with its external appearance undoubtedly one of the main selling points. The phone will be offered in two versions - glass-and-metal Onyx options, and a limited Ceramic edition, which will be more expensive and only offered in certain markets. 

Reaffirming the design chops of the OnePlus X, its 140 x 69 x 6.9 mm dimensions are as good as they come for a 5-incher, so you will be getting a thin and premium midranger with fine specs for $249 when it launches stateside come November 19th. This is why we wanted to ask you if you like what you see, and maybe consider obtaining one when it lands. Granted, it is not spec'd as well as the One A9, but it's half the price, too. Take your pick in the poll below, and air your opinion in the comments.

Do you like the new OnePlus X?

Yes
41.12%
No
29.63%
I'll wait for the reviews, and then decide
29.25%

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  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2525 mAh

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13 Comments

1. Bogdan86

Posts: 48; Member since: Oct 06, 2014

i would get it, if it was available in Romania, for that price. Most devices that cost 250$ in the US, here they cost around 100$ more.

2. SirYar

Posts: 351; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

I will consider it if the price and battery are good.

3. xdza1979

Posts: 296; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

Stupid invitation system will kill this for sure..

4. middlehead

Posts: 458; Member since: May 12, 2014

If they'd announced it sonoer I might've waited, but I already got my Z5C.

5. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

I'm interested in it.

6. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

No mostly because I still have a working phone.

7. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

Happy Owner of Oneplus one and I love it. so no reason for me to get Oneplus x

8. dirtydarko

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 03, 2014

I would definitely get this phone if it had LTE band 17 support. But it looks like the US version won't so that's a total deal breaker!

9. HTC_ONE_MAX

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 06, 2015

The design of the phone not so special.

10. MDave

Posts: 210; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

Not going to buy it, but looks good for the price. That dumb invitation scheme though...

11. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Looks quite well designed. If it had a SD808 in it I would have bought it.

12. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Good design but always substandard performance.

13. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Design is nice, but all I want from it is the MicroSD card slot + alert slide + FM radio antenna merged into my OnePlus One...really can't trade the carrier and manufacturer OS independence for anything at the moment.

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