Here is another Flagship Killer from Oneplus [The Oneplus 5]

Here is another Flagship Killer from Oneplus [The Oneplus 5]

Oneplus 5 Review, Specifications, Price & Release Date

Oneplus 5 Highlights

  • Snapdragon 835
  • Dual Camera
  • 6 & 8 GB RAM
  • 20 MP primary | 16 MP secondary
  • Dirac HD sound
  • Fingerprint (Front Mounted)
  • Dash Charge
  • Color’s – Midnight Black, Slate Gray

The much-awaited flagship phone OnePlus 5 finally launched on tuesday, putting an end to months of gossips and emotions surrounding the handset. Unlike other phones by the tech giant Oneplus 5, according to Oneplus is more than just specifications, by emphasizing new design, camera, performance & battery life. Also the Oneplus 5 is the company’s slimmest flagship yet.

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By viewing the specs, Oneplus 5 has easily managed to become a flagship device in respect to all aspects. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 6 and 8 GB RAM with 64 and 128 GB variants respectively, 3.5mm earphone jack, and iPhone 7 Plus-like design have all made it through to the OnePlus 5, just as the leaks suggested. The smartphone is already up for pre-order in select markets, with limited-period launch offers, and will be available for wider sales on June 27.

OnePlus 5 price, release date

OnePlus 5 prices in the US and select European regions for the variant with 6GB RAM, 64GB storage, and Slate Gray colour are $479 (roughly Rs. 31,000) and EUR 499 (roughly Rs. 35,900), respectively. The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant in Midnight Black paintjob costs $539 (approximately Rs. 35,000), and EUR 559 (about Rs. 40,000) in the US and the select European markets, respectively. The smartphone is already up for pre-orders in those regions, with an Early Drop system that will see shipments begin on Wednesday, June 21, a full six days ahead of general sales that begin on June 27. Early Drop pre-order buyers will get special launch offers as well.

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OnePlus 5 price in India

OnePlus 5 will launch in India on June 22. The smartphone will be exclusively available on Amazon’s India website, starting 4.30 pm. The company is also holding an event in Mumbai for the smartphone’s India launch. However, previous leaks have suggested the OnePlus 5 price in India will be Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, while the model with 8GB RAM + 128GB storage is said to cost Rs. 37,999. The company will host the launch event in Mumbai on Thursday, followed by pop-up events – where fans can purchase the smartphone offline – in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru the following two days. Amazon India has confirmed that sales of the smartphone will begin from 4:30pm IST on Thursday, June 22 itself.

OnePlus 5 detailed specifications
GENERAL
Release dateJune 2017
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)154.20 x 74.10 x 7.25
Weight (g)153.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3300
Removable batteryNo
ColoursMidnight Black, Slate Grey
SAR valueNA
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches)5.50
TouchscreenYes
Resolution1080×1920 pixels
HARDWARE
Processor1.9GHz octa-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM6GB
Internal storage64GB
Expandable storageNo
CAMERA
Rear camera20-megapixel
FlashYes
Front camera16-megapixel
SOFTWARE
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1
SkinOxygenOS
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPSYes
BluetoothYes
NFCYes
InfraredNo
USB OTGYes
Headphones3.5mm
FMNo
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SENSORS
Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo

Oneplus 5 Brief review

Design & Display

The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display measures 154.2×74.1×7.25mm with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels QHD display, and it appears to to be similar to that of iPhone 7 Plus, with the same horizontal dual rear camera setup to boot. It’s also been confirmed to sport front-facing fingerprint sensor. OnePlus has also called it the “slimmest flagship smartphone” from the company.

Processor and Graphics

The OnePlus 5 is powered by 2.45GHz Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) Qualcomm MSM8998¬† Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU, which will easily manage all the heavy operations performed by the user.

Memory & Storage

Oneplus 5will be available in huge 6 and 8 GB of RAM with their corresponding 64GB and 128GB inbuilt storage options.

Camera

OnePlus 5 will sport a dual camera setup at the back that has a 20-megapixel sensor with f/2.6 aperture and a 16-megapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture. At front, the smartphone has been tipped to come with a 16-megapixel sensor. Unfortunately, The camera does not have optical image stabilization. This seems like a big miss and a downgrade, because the 3/3T does have it and benefits from it greatly. The company says the OnePlus 5 camera is “the highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone today.” There’s a portrait mode, and software is the reason behind 80 percent of the success it has achieved in the optics

Connectivity

The OnePlus 5 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India).

Software & Battery

The OnePlus 5 runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3300mAh non removable battery, which weigh 153.00 grams.

Device Sensors

Sensors in Oneplus 5 include :-

  • Fingerprint
  • Compass
  • Magnetometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Gyroscope.

Verdict

OnePlus 5 comes with several upgrades over its predecessor, the OnePlus 3T. These include, of course, the dual camera setup on the back, 8GB RAM option, and updated design. There are a number of small changes that won’t be apparent to users when they get their hands on the new smartphone.

But it’s not just OnePlus 3T that the new flagship competes against, as the smartphone’s primary competition is with the the top models in the stables of Apple, Xiaomi, and Samsung.

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