See OnePlus One's bamboo and wood StyleSwap covers in these live photos

See OnePlus One's bamboo and wood StyleSwap covers in these live photos
After months full of teasers and promises, the high-end, CyanogenMod-based OnePlus One is now finally official. 

The team at OnePlus, led by a former Oppo exec, announced the new 5.5-inch smartphone today in Beijing, reconfirming that the handset would be available in lots of countries around the world (including the US) starting this quarter.

We’ve already seen press images of the OnePlus One, but how about some live photos? Well, Chinese website CNMO has a set of these, and it even managed to obtain a couple of OnePlus smartphones with their wood and bamboo StyleSwap covers on. You can see them in the gallery below - alongside the regular white and black variants of the device. There are also denim and Kevlar back covers, but these haven’t been caught on camera yet.

OnePlus didn’t say how much a StyleSwap cover would cost. However, we have to remind you that the new One smartphone itself is very affordable: $299 (16GB model), or $349 (64GB model). Check out this post to see exactly where the OnePlus One will be available.

source: CNMO

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  • Display 5.5 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • Battery 3100 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    CyanogenMod UI



24. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

But is it real? Probably not.

23. Amir1 unregistered

my problem with removable backs is that such phones feel less sturdy and premium in the hand and are made of some kind of plastic which doesn't feel premium AND they also make the phone bulkier. i'd rather have a none removable back but the phone feel sturdy and premium, and is thinner, like sony flags or iphone, etc.

26. g2a5b0e unregistered

The second half of what you said makes no sense. The S5 has a removable back. It's the same thickness as the Z2 & thinner than the M8. The S4 has a removable back as well. It's thinner than the M7, Z1, & G2. Do a little research before you comments that simply aren't true.

16. platformwars

Posts: 86; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

I have a Question: Since this device has cyangenmod and not Google Android will it have the play store and other Google Apps?? if it doesnt then i dont think that it will appeal to alot of people because majority of them wont want to sideload apps and go to other non reliable marketplaces for their apps.. Can someone please confirm this?

17. hurrycanger

Posts: 1777; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

oh yeah... I would like to know, too. I don't know much about CyanogenMod but I just googled it and it said CyanogenMod doesn't come with Google Play apps and services. I became very interested in this phone lately especially because of its price/specs ratio, but if it doesn't come with Google stuff and play store, I'll pass.

18. hurrycanger

Posts: 1777; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Oh wait. This looks like good news. Google apps present in this hands on.

20. platformwars

Posts: 86; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

Thanks buddy... I'm looking forward to buying this one now.. :)

14. Ahmadovich

Posts: 43; Member since: Mar 16, 2014

It's so simple to make a device like this yet again other OEMs keep using "traditional" plastic!

13. rallyguy

Posts: 620; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

It's a nice looking phone. I wonder if people in China don't put cases on their phones as much as other countries. There is obviously a market for customization, heck even the Moto X has the custom design center.

12. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

I was going to get a Nexus 5 as a 2nd phone, but I might hold out for this. Then get the Note 4 as my primary phone once it is released. Note 4 and a OnePlus, gotta love the 5.5" and over size!

10. sarb009

Posts: 322; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Nice price but.... A drop test plz

9. Bioload25

Posts: 213; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

I think that,in comparison to the Moto X,these wood backs are much more appealing, because of the whole design of the phone,without any plastic sides,which make it look a lot more like a wood-made device

11. alrightihatepickingusernames

Posts: 474; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

Yeah, I didn't really find the Moto X's wood backings that appealing but these look nice. Looking forward to the denim and kevlar backings.

8. AhmadAlsayegh

Posts: 326; Member since: Jul 18, 2011

the price of this phone made other high end phones irrelevant...I love how these little new names started steering the market

6. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

The OnePlus team is doing great work with design and attention to detail. I only hope they can really focus on manufacturing enough phones so they are available to buy without having to deal with the invite or smash-your-phone marketing gimmicks.

5. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

Suddenly I want one of these phones. Nothing to come along until this has made me even ponder replacing my LG G2, but that dark wood backing is gorgeous.

7. rob5150

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

i agree, bought the S5 this past weekend and returned it 24 hours later. my g pro blew it away with speed and display on my g pro was multiple times better than the S5

19. luis.d

Posts: 354; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

You can buy skins that mimic wood and other textures.

3. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Grass for the win! I'm getting into this phone, wasn't sure after all the spec teasing but I'm seeing a good product for the dollar here more so then any other. 1+1 + N5(14) and I'm all set.

4. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

It looks nice and all, but it might end up being too large, almost phablet territory. That thing is larger than my padfone infinity which I already thought was pushing the the size issue. They should have just not taken part in the large screen race and gone for something like 4.5-5 for this phone to appeal to a wider audience.

15. Mrmark

Posts: 430; Member since: Jan 26, 2013

with smaller screen comes thicker phone to pack all the components.

25. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

And whats wrong with that? These phones are too thin as it is. What benefit am I getting from this thinness? Nothing!

2. Antimio

Posts: 313; Member since: Nov 11, 2013

I'm so in love.

1. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2365; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

I want one of those, old school clear battery cases, with them battey hogging LED's

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