OnePlus 2 To Be Unveiled July 27th And In Virtual Reality

One of the big and highlight points of the summer is certainly likely to be the follow-up device from OnePlus, the OnePlus 2. After the success of the first generation (and debut) device, the OnePlus One, the tech industry will be eager to see if the company can reproduce the success it has endured over the last year. The OnePlus One was one of the most popular devices of last year both from the consumer perspective and from tech reviews, including our own. As such, there will be a lot of pressure on OnePlus to deliver this time around.

That said, the company has already been releasing a number of specs of the OnePlus 2. Unlike more traditional unveilings, OnePlus have been drip releasing announcements every few days over the last week detailing as to what can be expected. A method which has so far attracted both praise and criticism. In fact, OnePlus only yesterday responding to the criticism of their approach in a blog post detailing why they are drip-feeding specifications. In terms of those announcements, OnePlus have now confirmed that the OnePlus 2 will come sporting the highly continuous Snapdragon 810 processor. Although, it will be the revised 2.1 version. Not to mention, OnePlus have also confirmed that the OnePlus 2 will come sporting a Type-C USB port for easier anyway connecting and faster data transfer.

During yesterday's blog posting from OnePlus it was expected that the company would be releasing the next snippet of information today. However, that has yet to come through. That said, an announcement from OnePlus has now come through and to most people this will be the most important one of all. OnePlus have now officially released the launch details for the OnePlus 2. For those interested, the official launch of the OnePlus 2 will take place on July 27th at 7pm PST time (10pm EST and 3am GMT). Interestingly, the report also details that the event will be held in VR. Following in OnePlus tradition, the company are looking to create a different kind of launch event and therefore, are offering the public the opportunity to watch the event in virtual reality. According to the OnePlus announcement, VR is "going to change the world" and as such, the company looks keen to promote its usage during the event. Whether this means there might be a OnePlus VR on the way too, remains to be seen. Those interested in knowing more can read the full announcement by clicking the source link below.

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