OnePlus One Phablet with CyanogenMod 11S Android KitKat OS, 3GB RAM Unveiled
OnePlus One Phablet with CyanogenMod 11S Android KitKat OS, 3GB RAMOnePlus

Popular Chinese smartphone maker, OnePlus has issued a formal apology to its esteemed fans for Monday's (27 October) pre-order fiasco.

Unprecedented traffic on the company's website reportedly caused the server to crash, leaving many buyers frustrated on not being able to complete the pre-order transaction.

"We have spent the past 24 hours identifying the weak points that led to this and we are mapping out a strategy to address them," said the company.

It also announced that the company would open the second OnePlus One pre-order window on 17 November (15:00 GMT; 11:00 am EDT; 20:30 pm IST) with a promise of better service.

Meanwhile, the company has announced the release of India-specific invites to prospective 'One' consumers online soon. OnePlus director (Global), Carl Pei confirmed the news on Saturday, saying that the company is also in talks with local e-commerce sites for distribution.

If things go as planned, OnePlus One, popularly known as flagship smartphone-killer will set foot in India by December-end.

For the uninitiated, invite-only procedure is carried out via contest/promotional events. Prospective consumers just have to sign up at company's official Facebook, Twitter and other social network platform. Once applied, few lucky consumers would get a pass (or an invite) and become eligible to book the device.

People who are unfamiliar with OnePlus One, it sports a 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) display and ships with CyanogenMod v11S based Android KitKat v4.4 OS powered by 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 series quad-core CPU, Adreno 330 graphics engine, 3GB RAM, 16GB/64GB inbuilt memory and a high-capacity 3100 mAh battery.

Key specifications of OnePlus One:

Model OnePlus One
Display 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS CyanogenMod v11S based Android KitKat v4.4
 Processor 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 series quad-core CPU
GPU Adreno 330
Storage capacity 16GB/64GB
Camera Main: 13.0-megapixel Sony Exmor IMX214 camera with 6 physical lenses, f/2.0 aperture, dual-LED flashFront: 5.0-megapixel (80-degeree) wide-angle camera
Battery 3100 mAh
Network 3G & 4G-LTE
Add-ons Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4G/5G) 802.11 b/g/n/ac, NFC 65T (software card emulation, payment methods and multi-tag support), internal GPS antenna + GLONASS, LED notification indicator, downward facing dual stereo speakers (JBL)
Dimensions 152.9 x 75.9 x 8.9 mm
Weight 162 g
Price 16GB: $299/€269 (around ₹18,260)64GB:$349/€299 (around ₹21,320)

[Image Credit: OnePlus]