And we begin… We start the first match-up of this year’s voting with what we’ve dubbed the “play-in” round, for the lack of a better term. A 25-item bracket isn’t the most visually pleasing, especially if you’re OCD, after all, so we needed to make it work.
At any rate, our first matchup is BlackBerry Classic vs. OnePlus X. Yes, the BlackBerry Classic is a tad older, it’s been out for well over a year now, but it is the most recent hardware refresh and runs BlackBerry 10. Sure, the Passport runs it as well, but this phone is newer and this is probably the latest smartphone we’ll see for the year, or longer. Sure, we’ll see more BlackBerry phones this year, but likely running Android like the Priv.
What about OnePlus X? The device isn’t the most powerful of the OnePlus family, that title goes to the One follow-up in the OnePlus 2. But I’d argue that the One Plus X looks and feels more premium than the more spec’d-out OnePlus 2. I’m a big fan of glass front/back designs. I get a tad excited when I see those features. One huge benefit it has is its price, too, and it’s one of the best phones in the $250 price point. It looks a heck of a lot more premium than its price suggests.
But how does the OnePlus X compare to the BlackBerry Classic? That’s for you to decide.
Vote below, and vote as often as you’d like. Have fun and be kind to each other.
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