OnePlus is a legend. It got millions of fans within months of the launch of its first phone-the Flagship Killer OnePlus One. And now company offers its second phone- the 2016 Flagship Killer OnePlus 2.
Talking about its design, it is built from a high quality alloy of magnesium and aluminum. The phone is sturdy and is given a premium finish which makes it an excellent quality make. It boasts a 5.5″ Full HD screen armored by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, the display quality is at its best. It has a f/2.0 aperture 13 MP rear camera, Laser Autofocus, OIS and Dual LED Flash. It is featured with 1.8 GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 810 Processor with 4 GB RAM. No doubt, what an exceptional performance this hardware combination can provide.
Additional features involve a future-proof reversible Type-C USB Cable for charging and data transfer, fingerprint sensor to unlock your device, and a physical button on the side of your device to toggle the phone into different ringing profiles similar to iPhones. The device sports a powerful 3300 mAh battery, It is dual sim and supports 4G(LTE) and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 fueled with company’s own Oxygen UI which looks similar to stock Android’s UI but has additional features. Only feature lacking is NFC and Its hard to get invite to buy this phone. However, apart from that it is an exceptional device and a must buy for Rs. 24,999 (390$).
Asus Zenfone 2
Asus attempts to enter the battle with its new Zenfone 2 pricing at Rs. 18,599(286$). This Lollipop based phone sports a hard plastic chassis featuring a 5.5″ Full HD Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen. Talking about the features, Asus has given some innovative and cool features that most of you will like. On the phone’s locked screen, if you scribble a command c, it’ll unlock the camera, if you scribble a w, it’ll unlock the browser. These commands can be changed and altered accordingly. Another feature is for those who like to handle their phone with a single hand. By double tapping the screen, it shrinks the screen to 60% of its original size making it easy to control the actions using one hand which is quite difficult when using a big phone.
It has a 13 MP main camera which is too good for a smartphone. It runs a 64-bit Intel Quadcore Z3580 2.3 GHz which is also very powerful. It will accomplish your personal and business tasks with ease. Moreover, it has a 3000 mAh battery which charges 0-60% in surprisingly 40 minutes! This phone has a lot of features that its customers will love, easy on the eyes and nice to touch.
HTC Desire 826
HTC has taken a big leap in past 2 years. When talking about its mid-range devices, the HTC Desire 826 beats the show with its beautiful design and astonishing features. A great thing about this device is its 13MP front camera, which is quite attractive for all those selfie lovers! With this phone, there is no partiality between the front or the rear, both are equal. The 13 MP rear camera comes with intelligent BSI sensor along with f/2.2 aperture capable of taking great pictures in low light conditions.
Talking about the hardware, this phone is packed with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa Core Processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage expandable upto 128GB. It is a good phone for gamers and can also do multitasking easily. Its display measures 5.5″ Full HD with 401 ppi pixel density giving a pretty impressive visual experience. It is dual sim and supports 4G(LTE). The battery powers 2600mAh giving a decent battery life. The sound quality of HTC has always been impressive and this new variant is all upto your expectations with HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio. In short, this is a good buy at the price of 24,700 INR (380$)with latest software, style and performance.
Samsung Galaxy A7
This phone is real slim! Measuring just 6.3mm thick, Samsung surprised by launching its phones in metal body(obviously after dealing with criticism regarding its cheap plastic make). It feels great to hold this phone. It is beautiful, extra slim and features a 5.5″ Super AMOLED display guarded with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The display is amazing. The hardware specs include Qualcomm Snapdragon Octacore processor(1.5GHz + 1 GHz) with 2 GB RAM and overall performance is smooth and fast.
The rear camera is a 13 MP without OIS and the its selfie camera includes a 5 MP 120 degree wide angle lens, which means more number of people can be included in your group selfies. The camera and the picture quality is very good. It has 16GB internal storage which is expandable upto 64 GB. It has a 2600 mAh fast charging battery which gives a good battery backup. This phone looks good, despite having the metal casing, weighs less, gives a stylish premium finish and is has good performance. A fair deal for 24,990 INR (384$).
Sony Xperia C4 Dual
Sony recently launched its Xperia C4 and it is quite impressive. Sony has its different designing style, which makes it a choice of many. The feature that distinguishes it from other phones at this range is its 5 MP camera which comes with soft LED flash which can automatically adjust according to the lighting conditions. Now there is no need of timer for taking low light selfies with the rear camera, the front camera does it all. It features a 25 mm wide angle lens and an Exmor R sensor for reducing noise. The rear cam also comes with the Exmor RS sensor and is capable of taking high quality images.
When it comes to performance, Sony Xperia C4 is not at all behind from the other similar price variants. It sports a 1.7 GHz Octa Core Mediatek MT6752 processor powered with 2 GB RAM. Display and Camera are Sony’s power ups. Again the ball is in its court as this phone features a 5.5″ 1080 x 1920 pixels Full HD Display with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 and the glass is Scratch-resistant. With 401 ppi pixel density, the display quality is impressive. It supports Android 5.0 Lollipop with Sony’s customized skin which makes it look even more beautiful. Internal storage is 16GB Which is expandable upto 128 GB. The device supports 4G and is dual sim. Its battery is 2600 mAh giving a decent battery life.
Those who want a great camera experience along with fabulous performance and sleek design, this is the right choice for them trending at a price of 24,300 INR (373$).