Flagship of 2017, OnePlus 5 Smartphone officially launched in India at an event in Mumbai, Just a day after globally launch. OnePlus 5 has so many improvements over its predecessor, the OnePlus 3T. The OnePlus 5 will directly compete against Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 Plus, and Xiaomi Mi 6. OnePlus 5 available in two variants based on RAM and internal storage capacity — 6GB RAM/64GB storage and 8GB RAM/128GB storage, priced at Rs 32,999 and Rs. 37,999 respectively.
New OnePlus 5 will only be available in the Slate Grey color variant, while the later will only be available in Midnight Black.
OnePlus 5 Smartphone Launch offers
The OnePlus 5 will go on sale via Amazon India. The OnePlus 5 will then be made available at OnePlus Store, and OnePlus Experience Stores (in Delhi and Bengaluru) from 12 am IST, Tuesday, June 27.
Amazon is offering Amazon Pay credit, Kindle offers, Rs. 1,500 SBI debit and credit card cashback (valid till June 28 across all authorised retail channels), and 45GB Data plans from Vodafone. Pop-up stores will be held in Mumbai (June 22), New Delhi (June 23), Bengaluru (June 24), Chennai (June 24), and Hyderabad (June 25), where the phone will be available on a first come first serve basis. New OnePlus 5 will be eligible for 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on downloading the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it with an initial deposit of Rs. 1,000.
OnePlus 5 Features
OnePlus 5 comes with the dual rear camera setup. The company claims the setup is the “high-resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone”, comprising a 16-megapixel main camera and a 20-megapixel telephoto camera. The two cameras together provide effects like Bokeh and lossless zoom up to 2x. OnePlus 5 has also increased the size of the aperture of the main camera compared to OnePlus 3T, enabling better low-light performance and image stabilisation.
- 20MP+16MP primary dual camera and 16MP front facing camera
- 13.97 centimeters (5.5-inch) capacitive touchscreen FHD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
- Android v7.1.1 Nougat OS with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor
- 6 GB RAM, 64 GB internal memory and dual nano SIM dual standby (4G+4G)
- 3300mAH lithium-ion battery with Dash Charge technology
- Fingerprint scanner, all-metal unibody, and NFC enabled
- 1-year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase.
The OnePlus 5 features a fingerprint sensor on the Home Button, said the unlock the smartphone in as little as 0.2 seconds. The device is the slimmest OnePlus flagship at 7.2mm thickness which will feel even slimmer due to the curved edges of the devices. The best thing is that OnePlus 5 supports Paytm Quick Pay, which is a fingerprint reader shortcut to open the Paytm app’s payment page. Users will need to long press the Home Button with their registered finger to open the Paytm payment page.
OnePlus 5 Smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) dual-standby runs on OxygenOS, which is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The Device sports 5.5-inch full-HD 1080×1920 pixels Optic AMOLED display with a pixel density of 401pixels per inch and 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The OnePlus 5 Smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC (four cores clocked at 2.45GHz with Adreno 540, and four cores clocked at 1.9GHz), coupled with either 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
Though the OnePlus 5 comes with an average 3300mAH battery, the device supports dash charge feature. According to the company, the phone can be charged for an entire day’s use in just 30 minutes.
As for the camera, the OnePlus 5’s dual rear camera setup supports EIS and bears a 16-megapixel main camera with a 1.12-micron pixel Sony IMX398 sensor and a f/1.7 aperture. This is clubbed with a 20-megapixel telephoto camera featuring a 1-micron pixel Sony IMX350 sensor and a f/2.6 aperture. The OnePlus 5 front camera, on the other hand, bears a 16-megapixel Sony IMX371 sensor with 1-micron pixels, a f/2.0 aperture, and EIS.
OnePlus has used UFS 2.1 storage on the OnePlus 5, and as we mentioned, the smartphone will be available in 64GB and 128GB storage variants. OnePlus has not included a microSD card slot for storage expansion.
The Oxygen OS has been improved too for delivering a better experience to the users. OnePlus 5 comes with an Intelligent Reading Mode Feature that turns the phone screen into one akin to an e-reader. Moreover, the screen responds to the surroundings with feedback from the ambiance sensor and can behave like a piece of paper.
As for OnePlus 5 connectivity options, the company has included 4G VoLTE (Cat. 12, up to 600Mbps downloads and 150Mbps uploads), dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and USB Type-C (v2.0). The OnePlus 5 bears an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. The smartphone measures 154.2×74.1×7.25mm, and weighs in at 153 grams.
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