OnePlus 5 was finally launched on Tuesday. It has super features like Rapid Charging, Powerful Dual Camera, and Fast Processor. This is the sixth smartphone of the company. Since, in some Asian countries ‘four’ numbers considered inauspicious, the company has launched 5 straight after 3T model. Indian fans have to wait until Thursday for the price and availability of OnePlus5.
OnePlus 5 will launch on June 22, 02:00 PM IST at the NSCI Dome, India. OnePlus 5 smartphone will go on sale online on Amazon India at 4.30 pm IST, as well as the OnePlus India Store, and the OnePlus exclusive store in Bengaluru, India.
Price of OnePlus 5
The price of OnePlus 5 in the US market starts at $ 479 (around Rs 31,000) and in the select European market, it is available at 499 euros (about Rs 35,900).
Let’s have a look at the special specifications of OnePlus 5
OnePlus 5 has a 16 / 20MP dual rear camera. According to the company, its camera uses the technology of iPhone 7 and Huawei P10. This feature will give the highest resolution so far. For professional photography, it has been given ‘Bokeh Effect’ so that users can blur sharp objects and sharp backgrounds.
OnePlus 5 is also boasting of Fast Auto Focus, which makes the OnePlus 5, 40 percent speedier than the OnePlus 3T.
On the front camera, the OnePlus 5 has a 16-megapixel camera with a 1-micron pixel Sony IMX371 sensor, an f/2.0 aperture, and EIS.
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8GB RAM on OnePlus 5
By launching OnePlus 5, the company has joined the select smartphone manufacturer brands whose phones have 8 GB of RAM. Earlier Asus ZenFone AR was introduced with 8 GB RAM. Two variants of OnePlus 5 have been launched which are based on storage and RAM – 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB storage and 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage.
It has 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM. The company claims that it is 17% faster than the OnePlus 3 and 3T.
Fast Charging and Long Battery Life is a plus point in this smartphone. Fast charging technology ‘dash charging’ has been used in OnePlus 5. Great news coming in that the company claims, the phone can be used all day by charging only half an hour.
According to the company, after a ingle charge, the phone can be used for 36 hours. There will be no overheating in the meantime.
Oxygen operating system
OnePlus uses the Oxygen operating system on its smartphone, which is based on Google’s Android 7.1.
The gray-scale reading mode has been given in OnePlus 5 following the pattern of e-reader community. It also has an Expanded Screenshots feature. Now, you can take a screenshot of any web page or the whole article. These is a do not disturb mode for gaming.
Let’s now get to the design of OnePlus 5. This is one of the biggest slim smartphones of the year. Its thickness is just 7.25mm. The smartphone also sports more rounded corners compared to previous offerings.
OnePlus 5 will be available in two color variants – Midnight Black and Slate Grey.