Reddit AMA reveals tantalising details about OnePlus 2

Reddit AMA reveals tantalising details about OnePlus 2

Reddit AMAs have been resurrected and things kicked off with one from the OnePlus team speaking about the soon-to-be-released second version of the handset.

But before we get into the new details, there's a new render of the OnePlus Two from PC Online showing off the fingerprint sensor on the curved metal back and a very iPhone-esque design. It could be fake, but it all falls in line with everything we've heard so far.

Throughout the Reddit AMA with Michael, Emmanuel, Carl and David from OnePlus we heard some interesting details, including that the handset will be smaller than the original.

Finger fun

The biggest confirmation was in the battery department as the team claim it's going to last 10% longer and will be upgraded to a 3,300mAh cell - the original had a 3,100mAh cell.

OnePlus previously confirmed there would be a fingerprint sensor and now we know it'll be a physical version rather than a new technology like Qualcomm's Ultrasonic offering. Plus there won't be a heartrate sensor on the new phone.

OnePlus plans to include a longer charging cable in the box and there will be a "solution in place that will satisfy everyone" in the case of the controversial capacitive button placing.

OnePlus ignored questions on front facing speakers, a 120GB storage version, a 3GB RAM version, wireless charging, a dual-SIM version and a request for an IR blaster.

Questions on the screen and camera technology were batted away by OnePlus with the line "we'll leave the details for the launch."

And it all ended with confirmation of the OnePlus Two launching with an invite-only system - because that went so well last time.

  • Read our review of the OnePlus One


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