The upcoming OnePlus 2 smarthphone will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor running things inside.
When the successor to the OnePlus One smartphone, the OnePlus 2, is released later this year, it will have the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor inside. OnePlus confirmed the use of the chip, which is also part of the HTC One M9, inside its next product:
While we played around with other options, we always came back to the 810. Its speed and ability to multitask while maintaining optimal battery performance remain unmatched amongst others in the industry.
OnePlus also tried to assure its customers that the use of the Snapdragon 810 will not come at the cost of the OnePlus 2 overheating:
Although there have been reports that the 810 runs warmer than its predecessors, we assure you that we have taken all the necessary precautions and beyond to prevent this from occurring in the 2. We worked very closely with Qualcomm's engineers to integrate an improved version of the chipset (v2.1) in the OnePlus 2, and fine-tuned both hardware and software. The 2 will be "cooler than ever".
OnePlus says it will make sure the processor will work with its Android-based OxygenOS that will be used with the OnePlus 2:
We've created a proprietary technology, which handles a variety of tasks for the chipset inside the 2. Of the aforementioned eight CPU processors, these vary in size for different tasks in the phone. For example, one or two of the larger processors would be used for graphics-heavy gaming, while in contrast, the small processor would be used for simple text messaging. In layman's terms, one of our ROM's features is to intuitively know which processor should be used for what task, and it avoids using two or more processors that are right next to each other.