OnePlus One unboxing

Charger and phone come in separate boxes.

Charger does not come with a cable. The phone does.

I guess it must be a statement for modularity and perhaps you get to buy only the accesories you need, if you need just a cable, you just buy the cable.

It’s a pretty power adapter, but not very functional, the contacts are not retractable like on many others.

The box was of really good quality material.

Custom shipping box for the phone, had a nice tab at the end of the rope used to open the box.

A white box, containing another box, good material again, but rather wasteful in my humble opinion.


hopefully people will read the fine print and not get rid of this cover as it contains the devices IMEI and Serial number.

And this is the first Android device I have which I can’t open to remove the battery, so I’ll still be using my external battery for charging, hopefully the battery life will be as good as I expect as the phone didn’t come with a bunch of pre-loaded crap apps you can’t uninstall (dear AT&T and Samsung)

this material feels awesome, and the phone is pretty light.

and has a really cool looking USB cable.

I’m happy, now let’s hope I can find a rugged cover to protect it before it breaks, I tend to go running with my phones as I need gps tracking and like taking a picture here and there while I exercise.

Kindle Fire HD Unboxing, First Impressions, Thoughts about iPad 3 and iPad Mini

Welcome to my unboxing of the new Kindle Fire HD. If you don’t know me, I’m an Android product designer and developer of FrostWire for Android, been an Android user for the last 3 years, as a developer I’ve had the opportunity to try lots of different Android phones and tablets and this year I got fed up with the shitty experience of all the Android tablets and became an iPad 3 owner.

I’ve bought this Kindle Fire HD hoping that Jeff Bezos and his teams have finally made an Android tablet experience not meant for early adopters or developers willing to withstand a shitty experience, a tablet taking into consideration the average Joe and what they expect a tablet to be like.

So far I can say that I’m not disappointed, join me on this unboxing and see if you agree with my first impressions of the product, my suspicions of why Apple had to go against Steve Jobs wishes and release a 7 inch iPad (iPad Mini) ended today as I tried the Kindle Fire HD.

First Kindle, or Amazon packaging I remember that comes in a black box, first statement of the experience. You don’t need a knife to open the package, just tear the band and you’re done, beautiful.

There it is, and you can’t help but pull that arrow, they play with our curiosity to force us to read the only physical instructions that come in the box, they didn’t waste any resources on printing warranty sheets or manuals.

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