OnePlus 2 Mini tipped for flagship power in smaller body

OnePlus is yet to give us a small smartphone, and for some that is annoying. The OnePlus 2 boasts a sizable 5.5-inch display while the OnePlus X still pushes your palm with its 5-inch offering – but salvation may be around the corner as details of the supposed OnePlus 2 Mini leak.

Dutch site TechTastic reports the phone was discovered on GFXBench, an app that runs benchmarks on phones to check performance, with the OnePlus 2 Mini showing up in its database despite no official announcement from the Chinese startup.

According to the details revealed in the benchmark results the OnePlus 2 Mini is tipped to pack a 4.6-inch display, which would see it compete with the iPhone 6S when it comes to screen size.

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On the inside, the phone is apparently identical to the full size OnePlus 2, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 CPU on the inside and 4GB of RAM.

It will apparently come with 64GB of storage, a 12MP rear camera with laser auto-focus and optical image stabilisation, a front facing 5MP camera for selfies and like the OnePlus 2, no NFC – a feature that bizarrely was included on the OnePlus One but not its successor.

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What seems slightly bizarre about any new device is that OnePlus already has a slightly smaller phone. The OnePlus X was released literally last month. It isn’t clear when OnePlus will announce anything new – though we’re guessing it probably won’t be until at least after Christmas now.

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