As well as all of that extra extra speed and multitasking prowess, the key advantage of the LPDDR4 tech will be a battery efficiency boost. In a post on its community support forums, the company explained its decision.
“Why did we choose LPDDR4 for the OnePlus 2?" the post read. "Another notable benefit is lower power consumption for better battery efficiency. That means you’ll be able to use your favorite apps (and more) without draining the battery. With LPDDR4, you get twice the bandwidth performance as the LPDDR3 at the same power consumption profile.
“The RAM of the OnePlus 2 uses a lower operating voltage than its predecessor, decreasing from 1.2V to 1.1V. And with speeds up to 32 GB/s, it is also twice as fast as the LPDDR3. It offers optimal support for power-saving low frequency mode that brings clock speeds down when performing those everyday and necessary tasks.”
The firm also promised a better experience with slo-mo video, facial recognition and low-latency gaming thanks to the new memory chip.
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The revelation adds to an impressive-sounding spec sheet that already officially includes an improved 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, supposedly without the overheating issues that have plagued the chipset.
The company added: “Unlike 32-bit processors that can only utilize up to 3GB of RAM, our 64-bit Snapdragon 810 processor uses all 4GB to its maximum potential.”
The remaining information (or what's left of it) will be revealed at a special event on July 27, which will be broadcast in virtual reality.