UPDATE 9/25/15: This comparison was filmed with a preproduction media sample of the OnePlus 2 and our conclusions concerning some of its performance aspects have changed. See our OnePlus 2 review video for our updated thoughts: pocketnow.com/2015/09/25/oneplus-2-review
It is a fantastic time to buy a Galaxy S6. Here in the States, the price has just been slashed by a hundred bucks, and it’s probably got the best camera you can find on an Android smartphone. Add in the excellent display and formidable feature set, and you’re looking at a smartphone that finally fulfills its promise of being “The Next Big Thing.”
But Samsung’s been trotting out that old line for three years now, and it’s not selling phones like it used to. Maybe what people want is a phone that does a lot of what the Galaxy S6 does, but cheaper. Much cheaper. Enter the OnePlus 2, the latest in a Chinese smartphone line that challenges our expectations for what an affordable flagship can be in 2015. But does the OnePlus 2 bring enough game to keep pace with its South Korean competitor? Let’s find out!
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