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Old 10-25-2014, 07:58 AM
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Oneplus One smartphone

http://oneplus.net/one

http://www.engadget.com/products/oneplus/one/

Does anyone here have one? Seems to a really good deal.
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Old 10-25-2014, 10:09 AM
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http://oneplus.net/one

http://www.engadget.com/products/oneplus/one/

Does anyone here have one? Seems to a really good deal.
I've got one. It's an amazing phone!

Here it is compared to an iPhone 6+ at ATT the day I went in to get a sim card for my OPO.
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Old 10-25-2014, 11:01 AM
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Oneplus One smartphone

How are you finding the call quality and indoors photo taking quality?

I am hoping that it is at least as good as my iPhone 5, but with better battery life.

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Old 10-25-2014, 02:08 PM
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How are you finding the call quality and indoors photo taking quality?

I am hoping that it is at least as good as my iPhone 5, but with better battery life.

Thanks.
The call quality is good. I find it to be clearer than the Droid DNA it replaces.
I still suck at photography, but here is one that I shot as an experiment:
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Old 10-25-2014, 02:15 PM
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If my current phone dies (Moto X that replaced a Nexus 5), I will certainly go this route as a replacement.

I was appalled at the ludicrous price Google now charges for their Nexus phone. What the blazes? They went from a decent option to priced as stupidly as Apple/Samsung, etc.
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Nice. Shot in a darkish dining room?
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Nice. Shot in a darkish dining room?
Yes, just one tiny bulb lit off to the side.
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Old 10-25-2014, 05:11 PM
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Thanks. OPO will be available for ordering at 11AM on Monday for an hour. I will try to get one.
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If my current phone dies (Moto X that replaced a Nexus 5), I will certainly go this route as a replacement.

I was appalled at the ludicrous price Google now charges for their Nexus phone. What the blazes? They went from a decent option to priced as stupidly as Apple/Samsung, etc.

The Nexus 6 is very nice spec wise but the size and price is a turn off. Compared to others it is still cheap but the fact that the battery is not user replaceable and it being too big for one handed used may make me pass on it. Size wise the Samsung Note 4 offers better features than the Nexus 6.

I am looking forward to the new Droid Turbo from Motorola.

I recently bought the new iPhone 6 and coming from an Android/Google OS I found the Apple Smartphone to not be so much of a smartphone but a rather dumb phone. Two immediate turn offs on the iPhone 6 were the facts that in the call log history it pretty much only goes back about 1 week which is very pathetic for a supposed "Smartphone" that costs $800+ and second is the fact that when driving or doing something else when you wish to call say "Steven", having entered the first 2-3 letters of Steven on the dial keyboard brings up absolutely nothing!!! Dialing the first few numbers also brings up absolutely nothing!! Only when you have completely dialed the full number does it tell you that have called Steven up, WTF?? A smartphone?? More like a dumb phone to me! With a Google based OS as you dial the OS checks both letters and numbers for possible matching letters or numbers of a person you are trying to call so within a few numbers or letters the name of the person or company you are trying to reach will have come up.

With the call log feature I find Apple very stingy with RAM memory. How many KB's of RAM does a smartphone actually require which uses a state of the art processor to remember the last 3-6 months of call logs?? 10 years ago Motorola and Nokia phones had capabilities to remember 2-3 months of call logs. For a state of the art mobile phone which today is called a smartphone unable to perform any of these 2 functions is horrible especially for businessmen that buy these smartphones. For these 2 categories Blackberry and Google Smartphones have the edge over Apple.
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5.5 in. screen? Isn't ~1 inch too big for usable phone?
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The Nexus 6 is very nice spec wise but the size and price is a turn off. Compared to others it is still cheap but the fact that the battery is not user replaceable and it being too big for one handed used may make me pass on it. Size wise the Samsung Note 4 offers better features than the Nexus 6.

I am looking forward to the new Droid Turbo from Motorola.

I recently bought the new iPhone 6 and coming from an Android/Google OS I found the Apple Smartphone to not be so much of a smartphone but a rather dumb phone. Two immediate turn offs on the iPhone 6 were the facts that in the call log history it pretty much only goes back about 1 week which is very pathetic for a supposed "Smartphone" that costs $800+ and second is the fact that when driving or doing something else when you wish to call say "Steven", having entered the first 2-3 letters of Steven on the dial keyboard brings up absolutely nothing!!! Dialing the first few numbers also brings up absolutely nothing!! Only when you have completely dialed the full number does it tell you that have called Steven up, WTF?? A smartphone?? More like a dumb phone to me! With a Google based OS as you dial the OS checks both letters and numbers for possible matching letters or numbers of a person you are trying to call so within a few numbers or letters the name of the person or company you are trying to reach will have come up.

With the call log feature I find Apple very stingy with RAM memory. How many KB's of RAM does a smartphone actually require which uses a state of the art processor to remember the last 3-6 months of call logs?? 10 years ago Motorola and Nokia phones had capabilities to remember 2-3 months of call logs. For a state of the art mobile phone which today is called a smartphone unable to perform any of these 2 functions is horrible especially for businessmen that buy these smartphones. For these 2 categories Blackberry and Google Smartphones have the edge over Apple.
Why wouldn't you use siri (I assume it works in the car)? Dunno, as my Moto X responds whenever I speak to it so I never really touch my phone to make a call. Best feature on the Moto has to be the always listening...
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5.5 in. screen? Isn't ~1 inch too big for usable phone?
I don't find the One Plus One as a problem to handle. Probably because I had a 5" HTC Droid DNA before this.
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Having held both a coworker's OPO and an iPhone 6 Plus, I can state that the OPO is easier to handle.
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OPO's was understandably busy today. Got my pre-order in. Ships in 4 to 6 weeks.
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I don't find the One Plus One as a problem to handle. Probably because I had a 5" HTC Droid DNA before this.
I have the Note 4 and can easily handle it with one hand. I feel the 5.3" - 5.7" sizes to be perfect.
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