OnePlus X invite hints at October 29 India launch

OnePlus X smartphone

                      OnePlus X smartphone

 

OnePlus India has teased the launch of its upcoming OnePlus X smartphone in the country with a Facebook post that says “See you on October 29, India.The official teaser comes soon after Amazon India listed on its website a smartphone named OnePlus Mini, likely to be OnePlus X with a different name. The page has since been taken down by Amazon India.According to screenshots posted by bloggers, OnePlus X/Mini will have a 5-inch Full HD screen with Gorilla Glass 3 and a metal frame around the body. The smartphone is powered by the Mediatek Helio X10 processor with 2GB RAM, runs on Oxygen 3.0 operating system and packs a 2,450mAh battery. Interestingly, OnePlus has also used the ClearForce touch technology in the smartphone, which is similar to the Force Touch in Huawei’s Mate S and 3D Touch in Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. The Amazon screenshot also says the phone will have Side Touch functionality; Xiaomi Mi 4c has the same technology, which allows users to perform tasks and open apps from the side of the smartphone.smartphone will have a 13MP camera on the back and an 8MP camera in front. It is also said to have NFC, which is missing in OnePlus 2.

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The OnePlus X smartphone was expected to be unveiled in the country on October 12 when the company’s CEO Peter Lau visited the country to announce its plans for manufacturing handsets in India.