OnePlus X specs, release date: Device arrives to U.S., Canada markets

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It has finally arrived!

After the long wait, the new OnePlus X is officially available for purchase for users in the U.S. and Canada. The announcement was made via the official OnePlus Twitter account.

However, the release of the new OnePlus X still goes with the same slightly unwanted selling systemonly lucky selected users with invites can avail the device for now. Those who have luckily won an invite can now claim it and the phone via the OnePlus website. The OnePlus X is available for $249.00 in Onyx.

Users who will be purchasing the device can also opt to avail the On-Guard by Assurant extended protective service for the OnePlus X. With On-Guard, users can enjoy warranty and security protection for their device beyond the standard 12-month warranty given by the company. With the option to have an additional of 12-, 18-, or 24-month extended warranty period, users can enjoy the following:

  • Accidental damage coverage (drops, spills and cracks)
  • Mechanical/electrical breakdown coverage after the original warranty has expired
  • Access to claims on PlusClaims.com

The On-Guard by Assurant extended protective service for the OnePlus X is available for an additional charge of $20 for 12 months, $50 for 18 months, and $60 for 24 months.

As for the device specs, the new OnePlus X is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.3GHz quad-core CPU and an Adreno 330 GPU. It also has 3GB RAM along with 16GB of built-in storage capacity. It supports microSD external expansion of up to 128GB. The new device is equipped with a 5-inch AMOLED display with 1080p Full HD resolution protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

In terms of camera, the One Plus X has a 13-megapixel main rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture and ISOCELL technology for better low-light image capturing. This is coupled with an 8-megapixel front snapper,with an f/2.4 aperture and Beauty Mode feature for enhanced images.

The OnePlus X is powered by 2,525 mAh LiPo battery and boots on OXygenOS, a OnePlus custom OS based on Android Lollipop 5.1.1.