OnePlus One teaser hints at a metal back for the phone
posted by Alan F. / Jan 29, 2015, 2:17 AM
Call it a hunch, but it would make sense if the material of this possible new back cover was one of the materials listed in the table. We know it is not going to be helium or rutherfordium, but that still leaves quite a few choices including aluminum. Currently, OnePlus offers a bamboo back cover for $49. But production problems forced the manufacturer to stop producing the StyleSwap covers and the company is merely selling off remaining inventory.
Actually, the periodic table could mean something else entirely. As soon as we know what OnePlus has in mind, we will pass the news along to you. 10am in Shenzhen is 9pm EST in the U.S. Check in early and often!
source: OnePlus via GizmoChina
- Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
- Storage 64 GB
- Battery 3100 mAh
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Aren't they already made from unobtainium?
posted on Jan 29, 2015, 3:34 AM 6
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About a week ago, I was in the Oneplus Store in the Solana shopping center in Beijing. The bamboo covers were hanging on the wall, and you could buy a new Oneplus with the bamboo cover fitted for CNY 2599,-. I am not sure about the remaining inventory. What is so hard to get here in Europe is sold off the shelf in China.
posted on Jan 29, 2015, 3:50 AM 0
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is it selling well in beijing?
posted on Jan 29, 2015, 7:24 AM 0
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They should focus on creating a working phone..... Their phone has too much hardware and software problems...
posted on Jan 29, 2015, 3:52 AM 0
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Hilarious :) that teaser has same yellow crap like their displays
posted on Jan 29, 2015, 4:06 AM 0
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Is 2015 the year of slippery metal backing? What's with phone manufacturers today making their new phones slippery? Can't they make a design that will improve people's grip without having the need to buy ugly rubber cases?
posted on Jan 29, 2015, 12:43 PM 0
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