OnePlus 5 Launched in India


Chinese smartphone company OnePlus has launched its latest flagship smartphone OnePlus 5 in India today. The phone was globally launched on 20th June and has been receiving mixed reviews because of its design which is highly inspired by Apple iPhone 7+. The global pricing of the new smartphone starts at $479.

The OnePlus 5 comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p Optic AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.  It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) based Oxygen OS. The Nougat based OS on OnePlus 5 brings in a whole new set of features and offers a better user experience.


The OnePlus 5 comes with dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary camera with wide-angle lens, large f/1.7 aperture along with a 20-megapixel secondary camera to capture the better depth-of-field (bokeh) effect. This bokeh effect blurs out the background in portrait mode and offers 2x zoom. It also has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies.

One the storage front, OnePlus 5 comes with 64 GB and 128 GB UFS 2.1 storage variant with 6GB and 8GB RAM respectively. It has a ceramic fingerprint sensor that the company boasts can unlock the phone in 0.2 seconds. It has a 3300mAh battery with Dash Charge that promises a day of battery life with half an hour of charge.

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The OnePlus 5 comes in Slate Gray and Midnight Black colors. It is now available for pre-order on in the U.S. and Europe.In India, it is exclusively available on starting 4.30PM on 22nd June and OnePlus 5 is priced as below:

6GB RAM/ 64GB Storage : $479 /499 Euros / Rs. 32,999

8GB RAM / 128GB storage : $539 / 559 Euros / Rs. 37,999

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OnePlus 5 specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD Optic AMOLED 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display
  • 2.45GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB storage (UFS 2.1 ), 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with Oxygen OS
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 16MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, Sony IMX398 sensor, f/1.7 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, EIS, secondary 20MP camera with f/2.6 aperture, Sony IMX350 sensor, 1.0μm pixel size, 4K at 30fps, 1080p at 60 fps, 720p slow motion at 120fps
  • 16MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX371 sensor, 1.0μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, 3 microphones with noise cancellation, Dirac HD Sound
  • Dimensions: 154.2×74.1×7.25mm; Weight: 153g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 3300mAh battery with Dash Charge (5V 4A)