With an unbeatable price and power to spare, the OnePlus One is an Android revelation that challenges expectations for affordable smartphones.
RECEPTION AND CALL QUALITY Very clear sounding voice. Noise cancellation works great the other way.
DISPLAY Super sharp, pixel-packed, with adjustable auto brightness for every level of ambient light! Good color reproduction, warm hue helps prevent eye fatigue.
BATTERY LIFE Amazing! I've been consistently getting 2 full days with light use, 1.5 with medium use, 1 full day with really heavy use, about 7 hours full-on non-stop blast.
CAMERA Does very well in all lighting conditions, great detail in shadows, nothing to complain about. Leading cameras are just a little bit better, but not much.
EASE OF USE Two-handed is the way to go, but I have small hands. Awesome grippy back and sides with sandstone cover! The OS is so tweakable, it's ease to use for everyone.
DESIGN AND FORM FACTOR Looks and feels top notch! Samsungs and LGs feel very flimsy in comparison. Amazingly good to hold, sexy to look at. I reach for it just to feel the sandstone!
PORTABILITY (SIZE / WEIGHT) Fits in my pockets no problem. Thanks to slimmer sides feels very slim. Weight is right on the money - light, but not too light.
MEDIA SUPPORT Supports full HD video, what more do you want?
Detailed Review :
Here's the deal. This phone is right up there with the best even before we consider its price.
If you absolutely need waterproofing, go for a Xperia, and you'll be happy. If you're a sucker for Samsung's Alice In Wonderland saturated colours - go right ahead for it. If you absolutely positively believe the iPhone is the best, period, there's nothing that will change your beliefs. But if you just want a great phone - you will be very happy with the OnePlus One.
I think 99% of people would be very, very happy with this brilliant, pleasant to hold and to use device.
And then take the price into account - top Android handsets are twice as expensive, the GB-for-GB, inch-for-inch equivalent iPhone 6 Plus costs THREE TIMES MORE. It just isn't three times more phone, now is it?