The much awaited OnePlus X will be launched at an event in India tomorrow. And we had received an invite, earlier, from OnePlus confirming an event on October 29 that will take place in New Delhi. The company clearly hints at the launch of the OnePlus X aka Mini.
Earlier, OnePlus had introduced a teaser image that hinted on the launch of their upcoming smartphone titled OnePlus X aka OnePlus Mini on October 29 in India. The company had posted the teaser image on its Facebook and Twitter India pages along with the tagline that reads, “See you on October 29, India.” An image of a large ‘X, indicating that the device might be named ‘OnePlus X’ was featured on the image.
The company has also posted the image on its Chinese website and stated that it would start taking reservations for attendees for the event on October 29, which is scheduled to begin at 4:30 PM IST. In a similar way, the company will also hold events in London, Beijing, and Jakarta among others.
Android Headlines reported that China has recently certified the smartphone as the OnePlus E1001. The report also states that the device will have IP67 certification for water and dust resistance.
“During the China certification, the unknown device came with the model number E1001 and this is the same model number, which has now been spotted on the FCC listings, further fuelling the notion that this is actually the OnePlus X,” read the report.
In retrospect, reports suggest that the device is expected to have a MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795T) SoC, 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 5-inch IPS display covered in 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 or 4, 32 GB of eMMC 5.0 storage expandable via microSDXC and a 3,000-3,100 mAh non-removable Li-Po battery. The handset would run Oxygen OS, and is expected to be priced around $250.
Also expected is a USB Type-C connector with Quick Charge 2.0 capabilities, FM radio, an MT6630 wireless SoC, Bluetooth 4.1, an IR Blaster, a 1.2W front-facing speaker, and an NFC chip that supports Android Pay.