OnePlus One will have the Snapdragon 801 under the hood after all

OnePlus One will have the Snapdragon 801 under the hood after all
OnePlus had given a couple of strong reasons for deciding to put a Snapdragon 800 inside the OnePlus One. Those reasons included a performance vs. cost analysis, and battery life. The bottom line was that going with the Snapdragon 800 would allow the OnePlus One to offer high-end performance at a price under $400, and still get launched next quarter.

But something has changed. On the OnePlus Google+ page, the specs now show a Snapdragon 801 CPU. No one really criticized OnePlus for its earlier decision since the reasons they gave for going with the Snapdragon 800 were all "consumer-friendly." Hopefully the new specs don't indicate a change in pricing or availability. The difference between the two is that the Snapdragon 801 offers higher maximum CPU and GPU clock speed, support for Dual SIM, Dual Standby, and a faster LPDDR3 interface.

The rest of the specs listed on the Google+ page include a 5.5 inch 1080 x 1920 resolution screen, a 13MP camera featuring a Sony Exmor sensor (and an f/2.0 aperture), StyleSwap replaceable back covers, and a 3100mAh battery.


source: +OnePlus via AndroidandMe

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9 Comments

1. TisaTsir

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

this phone looks interesting.

2. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

and is a superb looking feeling aluminuim clad phone but im a power user which i would prefer a TEGRA5 CPU with K1 GPU or A15 SOC

8. timukh

Posts: 295; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

What are u really planning to do with a phone that even snapdragon 801 wont satisfy ur needs?

9. wolfsaviorzx unregistered

Buy a phone for long term. Makes sense to wait for a 64 bit processor with at least 5 gigs of ram at this point.

3. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Lets just hope the design lives up to its awesome specs.

4. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Enough with the vapors and leaks, I want to see if this thing is smoking or smoldering!

6. MarkArigayo

Posts: 240; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Agree. Too much leaks and rumors have made us waste our time.

5. alrightihatepickingusernames

Posts: 474; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

Good, it made more sense anyways because optimization shouldn't be any different between the two, the 801 can just push a little more.

7. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

Now, you wait just a second! I'm a technology fiend, why the hell haven't I heard of this phone? Lol

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