Exceptional mid-range phablet
Display and Body
The OnePlus One 16GB flaunts a 5.5-inch IPS full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels, 401ppi) display which is bound to keep you engrossed with pristine image quality and ultra rich colours. It poses multi touch display with support for up to 10 touch points, and is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass v3.0 protection.
It measures 8.9mm around the waist and has a weight of 162g. It is available with a silky white coloured rear cover which is made from the extract of cashew nut in order to impart a soft baby skin feeling.
Processor and OS
At the helm is a 2.5GHz quad-core Krait 400 processor sitting on Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset. Together with 3GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU, the OnePlus One 16GB can deliver high quality performance. It boots CyanogenMod 11S OS based on Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS.
Camera and Storage
The OnePlus One 16GB shows off a 13MP rear autofocus camera which is inclusive of panorama, HDR, face detection, ISO control, Exmor-R CMOS sensor and white balance presets and can record 4K videos at 30fps and 1,080p ones at 60fps. It also carries a 5MP wide angle selfie camera which can shoot full HD videos at 30fps. It comes with 16GB of internal memory with no microSD slot.
Battery and Connectivity
The OnePlus One 16GB is fuelled by a sealed 3,100mAh Li-Po battery and sports connectivity features like 4G LTE Cat4, NFC, 3G, GLONASS, computer sync, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, tethering, Wi-Fi dual band 5GHz, OTA sync, USB Host and DLNA.
The OnePlus One 16GB is an excellent mid-range phablet with premiere features in every department. The silky white coloured rear cover fabricated from cashew nut deserves a special mention. As the name indicates, it has an inbuilt memory of 16GB but lacks a microSD slot.