China-based mostly OnePlus is rumored to be launching the small variant of its OnePlus 2 smartphone dubbed the OnePlus Mini 2 in 2016.
Now the approaching smartphone from OnePlus - the smaller variant of the OnePlus 2 - has surfaced online once more. This would be the first mini smartphone from OnePlus.
On Wednesday, Dec. 30, the OnePlus 2 Mini smartphone was licensed by the regulatory physique TENAA, which is the Chinese language equal of FCC. The smartphone is listed with the mannequin quantity "E1000" and stated to sport a 4.99-inch AMOLED screen with a decision of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.
This isn't the primary time the OnePlus 2 Mini has surfaced online. Earlier in December, a GFXBench itemizing confirmed off a mysterious OnePlus smartphone. It was presumed that the handset in query might probably be the OnePlus 2 Mini because the listed device had a 4.6-inch screen with a 1,920 x 1,080 pixel decision and a pixel density of 479ppi.
The device was additionally rumored to deal with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor and 4 GB of RAM. The smartphone was rumored to have 64 GB of storage. The itemizing pointed to a 12-megapixel rear-facing and 5-megapixel front-facing camera which might document UHD 4K movies. In accordance with the GFXBench itemizing, the mysterious OnePlus smartphone would include Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Nevertheless, the TENAA certification that has popped up online now hints at a much bigger 4.99-inch Full HD display. Whereas the OnePlus 2 Mini, based mostly on the certification, is poised to deal with the octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor clocked at 2.0 Ghz, the present itemizing factors to 3 GB of RAM for the handset and never 4 GB.
Furthermore, the OnePlus 2 Mini in TENAA's itemizing will include 16 GB of on-board storage and never 64 GB. Nevertheless, followers of OnePlus needn't be dissatisfied because the handset could have an expandable memory option, as much as 128 GB, because of the microSD card slot.
The present leak additionally hints at a 13-megapixel primary camera as an alternative of 12-megapixel and an 8-megapixel selfie camera as an alternative of a 5-megapixel one. This leak additionally means that the OnePlus 2 Mini will come pre-loaded with the newest version of the OxygenOS.
The OnePlus 2 Mini is about to be svelte and can solely be 6.9mm thick. The handset will weigh 138 grams and supply help for 3G, 4G LTE, 2G, GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Whether or not the OnePlus 2 Mini will supply help for NFC just isn't recognized. Judging by earlier leaks and rumors, OnePlus will possible give the feature a miss for its OnePlus 2 Mini.
The battery measurement for the OnePlus 2 Mini can also be not recognized however a robust risk exists that the smartphone will tout a smaller battery than the 3,300 mAh on the 5.5-inch OnePlus 2. Contemplating the 5-inch OnePlus X packs in a 2,525 mAh battery, the OnePlus 2 Mini's battery measurement ought to be in the identical league.
One other question which might be on OnePlus followers' minds can be if the OnePlus 2 Mini will include a USB Sort-C connector and a fingerprint scanner like the larger sibling OnePlus 2. Likelihood is that it could possibly be, because the leaks trace, a prime-finish feature for the smaller smartphone.
Just like the OnePlus 2, the OnePlus 2 Mini will possible sport a metallic body as an alternative of a ceramic one just like the OnePlus X.
The pricing of the OnePlus 2 Mini is anticipated to be between $ 250 and $ 350. Whether or not the smartphone could have an invitation-solely buying system or retail immediately stays to be seen.
The launch date of the OnePlus 2 Mini isn't recognized however we hope it hits the cabinets in Q1 2016.
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