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Alleged OnePlus 2 render surfaces, shows off all-metal body

A new leaked render of what's supposedly the OnePlus 2 has just surfaced, showing off the device's all-metal chassis.

Published onJuly 3, 2015


There’s certainly no shortage of OnePlus 2 rumors floating around the internet, especially because the official unveiling of the device is only a few short weeks away. It’s already been confirmed that the new smartphone will come with a fingerprint scanner, a Snapdragon 810 v2.1 processor and a USB Type-C port, though we have yet to hear any official word of the device’s chassis.

Just yesterday, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau teased on his Weibo account that the OnePlus 2 may in fact come with an all-metal design, though speculation beyond that teaser has been pretty scarce so far. Today, it looks like we’re getting another piece of information that may back up that rumor, thanks to an alleged leaked render of the new smartphone on Weibo:

OnePlus 2 render

Taking a look at the render, we can see that the device closely resembles the HTC One M8 and M9 with its all-metal chassis. Aside from the materials, though, we’re not seeing too much that stands out – a rear-facing camera, a volume rocker on the right-hand side, as well as a standard 3.5mm headphone jack up top. Although the render isn’t the best quality leak we’ve ever seen, it still may give us a glimpse of what’s to come with OnePlus’ next flagship.

It should be noted that we can’t vouch for the validity of this leak in any way, so we need to be sure to take this with a grain of salt. There’s a possibility that this could actually be the real deal, but it also may be a fan-made concept image. There’s no way of knowing for sure, so all we can do right now is speculate.

Keeping in mind the confirmed specifications of the device, do you think you’d be interested in the OnePlus 2 if it came with an all-metal build, similar to what we’ve seen on HTC’s flagship devices? Be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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