OnePlus's new phone, the OnePlus X, is rumoured to launch on Oct. 12. Instagram/oneplustech

New information has come out about the OnePlus smartphone speculated to be released this year. Fresh rumours suggest that the mysterious handset is OnePlus Mini, details of which have surfaced on AnTuTu benchmarks.

Carl Pei, the co-founder of OnePlus, had said earlier that the company is working on another smartphone, slated to be released by the end of this year. According to G for Games, the OnePlus Mini has a model number of A2301 and supports full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, added AnTuTu listing.

The OnePlus Mini is reportedly powered by a MediaTek MTK6795T (Helio X10) chipset that features an octa-core processor with a processing speed of 2.2 GHz, along with PowerVR G6200 graphics. It is the same chipset that powers the HTC One M9+, Phone Arena confirmed.

The SoC is reportedly supported by 2 GB RAM and might come preloaded with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS. It can also have 32 GB of native storage. The main camera of the OnePlus Mini is 13 MP, said the rumours. However, the specifications released are just rumours and are not confirmed officially. the alleged handset has a recorded a score of 54,311 on AnTuTu.

Two images of the OnePlus Mini showcasing its front and back panels were earlier revealed by, a Chinese website. The rear side of the handset sports a dual camera module along with a dual LED flash. It also features a fingerprint scanner, according to the picture.

The bottom edge of the handset features a charger that separates a pair of speaker grille. The OnePlus Mini seems to sport a different design compared to the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus One. Speculations indicate that the handset will be available at around US$249 (AU $355).

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