OnePlus is going all out with the unveiling of its second handset. A VR unveiling of the OnePlus 2 will take place on July 27th at 10pm EDT (7pm PDT). Those who request one, are being sent cardboard VR viewers that are costing the company a ton of money.
There is plenty of pressure on OnePlus to deliver an amazing sequel considering the tremendous rise of the company. Started by a former Oppo VP, Peter Lau, the company’s mission is to sell highly spec’d flagship phones at an affordable price. The OnePlus One delivered with a flagship spec’d phone offering a 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 resolution screen, powered by the Snapdragon 801 SoC. The 16GB Silk White version was priced originally at $349, and the 64GB Sandstone Black model was tagged at $399. Instead of selling the 50,000 to 100,000 units expected, nearly one million handsets were sold.
The OnePlus 2 is rumored to be coming to market with a 5.5-inch to 5.7-inch screen. , carrying an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 430 GPU. The handset will come with the new Type-C USB port which allows users to insert the cable either side up.