OnePlus X available in Malaysia starting today, but there’s a catch


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The OnePlus X was only announced a few days back, but it’s already available in Malaysia via a distributor.

People from DirectD are the ones to have brought the OnePlus X into Malaysia. Of course, if you want to get hold of one via OnePlus themselves, you’ll have a little more waiting to do.

As for the pricing, DirectD have actually given the phone an attractive price tag: RM1299 which translates to about $278. It’s most certainly going to be the Onyx version, for if it were to be the Ceramic one, DirectD would be selling it at loss (for $278).

The OnePlus X is OnePlus’ ‘design-centric’ phone with the old yet proven Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB RAM, and a 5-inch screen, which also makes the X their smallest phone till date.

READ: OnePlus X vs Letv Le 1sOnePlus X vs Xiaomi Mi 4c

Besides that, the OnePlus X has a 2525mAh battery, dual SIM, a 13 mega-pixel rear camera and an 8 mega-pixel front facing camera. You can get more insight on the specs of the phone here.

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11 Comments

  1. pa5t1s
    November 5, 2015

    Umm, where is the ‘catch’? 🙁

    • November 5, 2015

      Unofficial distributors!

    • balcobomber25
      November 5, 2015

      Higher price and potential for no warranty support.

      • Dante
        November 5, 2015

        plus its only in malayisia , care for a ride?

        • balcobomber25
          November 5, 2015

          If I was still in Thailand I’d swing down and grab one.

  2. DC
    November 5, 2015

    Onyx version is the catch?

    • November 5, 2015

      It’s the fact that DirectD aren’t authorised distributors.

  3. balcobomber25
    November 5, 2015

    Is there ever not a catch when it comes to One Plus lol?

  4. Sain H
    November 5, 2015

    They are 3prty reseller with retail store in malaysia. Usually they’ll import high demand smarphone before launch on malaysia like meizu xiaomi oneplus etc with 2 years warranty from them. I know cuz i bought my redmi 2 from them before its launch in malaysia