OnePlus, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has decided to do away with the invite system for its OnePlus X smartphone in India. OnePlus has always followed the invite system to sell its smartphones, it started with OnePlus One followed by OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X as well.
Last week there was announcement from OnePlus in regard to removing the invite system for OnePlus X phone. Now starting from midnight February 5 the phone will be available ‘invite free’ to anyone interested in the offering from OnePlus.
OnePlus X was launched last year as exclusively available on Amazon India. Previously to get hands on OnePlus X one had to wait to get and invite but now all that is gone for good. OnePlus One and OnePlus 2 are also available without invite to buy.
The phone comes with 5” AMOLED display with 1920 x 1080p resolution and 441 ppi pixel density, along with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. OnePlus X is powered by Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset with an Adreno 330 GPU.
The phone runs Android Lollipop 5.1.1, has 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage, the phone also supports 128GB external microSD card. OnePlus X is dual-sim phone and where one slot can be used to place sim and the other can have microSD card.
For connectivity, the phone has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot along with Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP. GPS support is present with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS. The phone is powered by a 2525mAh non-removable battery.
The phone has got a 13MP camera on the back with f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash. On the front of the phone there is an 8MP camera with f/2.4 aperture for selfie.
There are three different variant of the OnePlus X in terms of the material used for the built, the variants are Onyx, Ceramic, Champagne. Champagne was the latest variant to come to India recently. Onyx variant is available for INR 16,999 only, while the Ceramic version is available for INR 22,999 only.
The Champagne version is priced similar to Onyx variant, the only difference between these two is colour, on the newer model there is white on front and back, while the metal frame is in champagne gold colour.