OnePlus One 

Released April, 2014
  • Android 6.0
  • 4G
  • 5.5"
  • Quad core 2.5 GHz
Colors are bright without any real "pop", and the 5.5" size is a good match for this resolution, with sharp text and big, eyesight-friendly videos.
by Android Police (May, 2014)
Objectively, the 1080p LCD panel isn't the best I've seen, but it's far from the worst.
by Android Police (May, 2014)
8 Out of 10

PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of the OnePlus One

Performance

Processing power and speed

OnePlus One
8.2
Xperia Z1
7.7
Galaxy S4
7.0
Passmark and Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

OnePlus One
n.d.
Xperia Z1
n.d.
Galaxy S4
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

OnePlus One
7.6
Xperia Z1
7.5
Galaxy S4
7.2
Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

OnePlus One
8.3
Xperia Z1
8.0
Galaxy S4
8.7
Reviews from gsmarena.com, techradar.com, fudzilla.com, phonearena.com and 2 more

8

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

OnePlus One
8.0
Xperia Z1
7.7
Galaxy S4
7.4

Benchmarks Real world tests of the OnePlus One

geekbench Processor and memory performance

OnePlus One
2,702
Galaxy S4
1,856
honor 6
3,042

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

OnePlus One
6,161
Galaxy S4
3,414
Xperia Z1
4,236

Reviews Word on the street for the OnePlus One


8.0

8.6
As for the hardware, it really does provide no-compromise performance, both on and off stage – the One offers excellent display, camera, and call quality, along with outstanding battery life.

Overall

8.3 Out of 10

What People Are Saying Give it to me straight

Screen

In fact, after our initial surprise (this thing feels strange to the touch), we quickly got used to the finish and found that we love the choice of materials here.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2014)
The maximum and minimum brightness are plenty separated, and I did not notice any significant light bleeding, which is more than I can say for other "budget" phones with high-resolution LCD screens.
by Android Police (May, 2014)
Lastly, in terms of brightness, the One peaks at 447 nits, which we consider good, but not excellent.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2014)

Camera

Shoving more megapixels onto a tiny camera sensor will make your photos bigger, but not appreciably better.
by Android Police (May, 2014)
The unit has a wider-than-average, f/2.0 aperture, and a 6 lens setup that is said to eliminate color aberration and distortion at the edges.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2014)
OnePlus claims that the Sony Exmor camera and F/2.0 lens combo should outperform other, similar cameras, but alas, I probably could have gotten better results (at lower megapixel ratings) from a point-and-shoot.
by Android Police (May, 2014)

Operating system

Looking at this holistically, the OS is a lot about emulating the stock Android feel without diminishing what makes it great – speed and ease of use.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2014)
The addition of software and updates from CyanogenMod makes it a compelling option for anyone who's in the market for an unlocked GSM phone, especially if they're looking for power on a budget.
by Android Police (May, 2014)
But it's not all about the exterior – the beastly hardware, along with the software on the inside, make the One what it is just as much.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2014)

Video

You get the now usual flagship feature set, including UHD and 4K DCI video capture at 30 frames per second (FPS), 1080p FHD capture at 30 FPS, and even slow-mo's that are shot at 120 FPS and 720p resolution.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2014)
While some will appreciate it for video and reading, the phone is slightly too big for one-handed operation.
by Android Police (May, 2014)
That said, all the popular video encodings run smoothly at 1080p resolution.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2014)

Battery

Battery life is very good, and regular users can expect 2 days with heavy WiFi use and at least one full day on 3G or LTE.
by Android Police (May, 2014)
Unfortunately for some, the 3100 mAh cell is embedded, so you can't remove it easily.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2014)
Believe it or not, we actually kept checking up with the OnePlus One during its battery test, as it became clear in the first few hours that we have a challenger here.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2014)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Type Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080
PPI 400 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.5 GHz
Number of cores Quad core
RAM 3 GB
Internal storage 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 13 MP
Resolution 13 MP
Flash Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 120 fps

cellular

Generation 4G
Networks
  1. GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
  2. UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
  3. EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
  4. LTE (20 Mb/s)
  5. GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 3,100 mA·h

form factor

Weight 162 g
Thickness 8.9 mm
Size 75.9 x 152.9 x 8.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes

music

Supports FM radio No

software

Operating system Android 6.0
Multitasking Yes
App store Android Market
Adobe flash support No
App store size 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes
Supports NFC Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
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