OnePlus One features a 13MP Sony Exmor IMX214 rear camera and a 5MP front-facing camera


The CyanogenMod-based OnePlus One is shaping up to be a really nice smartphone, especially considering its expected retail price, which should be lower than $400.

Today, OnePlus confirmed new features for the upcoming handset. So we now know that its rear camera is a 13MP Sony Exmor IMX214 one. This was chosen because the smartphone’s aim “is not to compete with DSLRs, but to offer a portable product that performs well in real-life conditions (without an ugly protruding camera).” The 13MP Sony camera has a f/2.0 aperture (good for taking photos in low-light environments), and “unique 6 lens optics” to “avoid any low aperture distortion while also enhancing the image quality and colors.” There is also Image Stabilization Plus (IS+), but it’s not clear if this means Optical Image Stabilization, or just enhanced Digital Image Stabilization. As for video, the camera can shoot in 4K, or in 720p at 120fps. The front-facing camera of the OnePlus One will be a 5MP unit.

Cameras aside, the new OnePlus smartphone will come with a 5.5-inch display (1080 x 1920 pixels), quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, an always-on, always-listening feature (similar to what the Motorola Moto X is offering), an aluminum body, and a 3,100 mAh battery. There are still features that have not been announced, but these will be revealed in the near future.

source: OnePlus

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20 Comments

1. true1984

Posts: 869; Member since: May 23, 2012

too big for me

5. Ashoaib

Posts: 3298; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

No problem, nokia feature phone for you..

2. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

I'm happy to see people like this guys making great progress. I hope they success.

8. grahaman27

Posts: 364; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Their marketing strategy is shameful. If their phone is anything competitive then I might take that back. But at 5.5" 90% of people in america will not care.

9. sswain

Posts: 56; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

will they manged to squeezed it to be hidden under a xperia Z1 http://www.unwiredview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/OnePlus-One-under-Xperia-Z1.jpg

3. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

When is the official release date?? Availability? Does it really worth if I upgrade my Nexus 5 to OnePlus One?

7. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

It depends if you like your Nexus 5 or not. It does seem One+ is going to be a pretty good phone. I only have one concern. Since they are a new company, their software might be ehhh. But I think it's going to run on CM. So I would wait until the phone comes out for a week or two and see the review to see if it's worth it for you to upgrade from Nexus 5

14. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

Think it would be wise to see what the Nexus 6 will offer.. It will come down to 1+ vs Nexus 6 vs Note 4...

17. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

vs Z3

19. TheGenius

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Yeah z series will always be there. Since they'll be releasing a new flag ship every month.! Kudos to sony for outdating their flagships so early. !

18. TheGenius

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

It will be 1+ vs nexus 6 due to price point. And note 4 will be a clear winner in power and productivity department. ! :)

4. cleat-glitch

Posts: 109; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

i thought Mar the 16th was its announcement day...what happened man

6. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

I thought the same. Perhaps they shifted it to March 19th

13. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

They're releasing the specs of the phone one at a time before the announcement. March 16th was the day they were releasing the camera specs. http://www.phonearena.com/image.php?m=Articles.Images&f=name&id=114189&kw=&popup=1 They're releasing another bit of information next week it looks like, as you can see below March 16. March 25th, I guess. I know the first number is a 2.

10. sswain

Posts: 56; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

they never said it was gonna be the announcement day they are revealing the specs first, then they will announce the phone as they said it will be available on the market in Q2. I believe this gonna be a very revolutionary Android phone. a 5.5" display in a body smaller or at the same size of Xperia Z1 http://www.unwiredview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/OnePlus-One-under-Xperia-Z1.jpg powered by Snapdragon 800 and running latest Cyanogen Mod. can't wait.

20. Jason2k13

Posts: 1469; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Note 3 is 5.7 and it's almost the same size as the Z1.

11. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Curious about this JDI Display.

12. mokhtar

Posts: 405; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

SONY..

16. vipervoid123

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Have problem with that ? I think no one made better small camera sensor than Sony did ~

15. GABIDEN

Posts: 26; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

The last reveal is probably the design

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