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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

For $300, no other phone comes close to what the OnePlus One offers. Not only does it look and feel like a premium device, but it also comes with specs similar to what you'd find in a flagship smartphone. If you want a high-end phone on a budget, look no further.

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Pros
  • Great value
  • Fantastic display
  • Premium hardware
  • Top-of-the-line specs
  • Firmware is as customizable as you can get
Cons
  • Minor stutters in processor-intensive tasks
  • Limited availability at launch
  • Low speaker volume

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89
 
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82
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 82
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
5.522
Internal memory
161
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Smartphone
Android
5.522
161
Yes

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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

90
 

User Reviews

30
mikemcse2
Like I said before avoid this phone if you need something reliable. There are...read more
90
ymyk
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
70
ptgriffin5
DON'T DO IT!!!! I had a 1+1 and it sucked as an actual phone. It was great for...read more
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