“A cynic is a man who know the price of everything, and the value of nothing.” – Oscar Wilde
OnePlus 5, the most awaited smartphone of the year from the makers of OnePlus 3 and 3T has finally unveiled at a launched event held in New York. the smartphone was launched today worldwide will be followed by its launch in the Indian market which is scheduled on June, 22. the highlight feature of the smartphone its its rear dual camera setup, along with the massive 8GB of RAM.
update – The OnePlus 5 is also available now in Soft Gold colour variant.
Now in Soft Gold. Rediscover the power of the OnePlus 5 in this limited edition release. Combining a subdued tone of natural gold with a silky-smooth texture, this elegant, yet powerful new version of the OnePlus 5 is bound to captivate and impress. Don’t miss this golden opportunity.
With 6 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, and our superior dual camera, the OnePlus 5 Soft Gold is as rich in power and speed, as it is in color. Change the way you charge with Dash Charge, the gold standard in fast charging technologies.
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The OnePlus 5 comes with the Latest OxygenOS update and Features
|♥ Reading Mode :||The flexibility of a smartphone with the comfort of an e-reader. Reading Mode optimizes the display for reading through gray-scale mapping and filtering of blue light. This mode can be toggled on and off manually, or you can set your favorite reading apps to automatically open in reading mode.|
|♥ Gaming DND Mode :||When you want to focus on a game or other app, toggle on our new DND Mode to mute notifications and temporarily disable soft keys to avoid accidental taps.|
|♥ Secure Box :||Secure private documents, photos and videos with your fingerprint or a 6-digit pin. Files in the Secure Box are encrypted and hidden from the phone storage for added privacy.|
***Other Notable Features***
|♥ App Priority :||The technology intelligently learns your usage patterns to launch important apps more quickly. It also keeps intrusive apps from harming performance or draining battery.|
|♥ Network :||The device is a true world phone and includes support for 34 network bands across the globe.|
|Insert two SIM cards and connect to two networks simultaneously. Whether you’re travelling or relies on the need of using two phone numbers, it just makes sense.|
|The device comes carrier unlocked, so switching networks is as simple as swapping SIM cards.|
The OnePlus 5 sports a similar design to the iPhone 7 and is built out of anodised aluminium. the antenna are also placed on the top and bottom similar to the one found in iPhone 7 Plus. the only notable difference between both is the shape of home button with the later in round shape and the former in oval shape. the device also features rounded corners unlike the company’s previous offering and sport a continuous hard line around the edge of the phone called the Horizon Line. the device carry forwards the hardware capacitive keys with the option to use on-screen navigation and the Alert Slide from its predecessor.
The OnePlus 5 smartphone sports a 5.5″ Full-HD (1080 x 1920 p) Optic AMOLED display with a pixel density of 401 ppi, aspect ration of 16:9 and features like Reading Mode, Night Mode, Lift Up Display and Ambient Display. it also supports Three color calibration options in Standard, sRGB and DCIP3 and comes with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top of it. the device is powered by 64-Bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile platform coupled with 6/8GB LPDDR4X of RAM (which the company claims is 17 percent more power efficient than its previous offering LPDDR4) and Adreno 540 GPU. the smartphone runs on the latest version of OxygenOS based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat update. on the storage front, the device is packed with 64GB/128GB internal storage with UFS 2.1 new-dual-lane technology making the overall performance faster. the device is backed by a non-removable 3,300 mAh battery with Dash Charge (5V 4A) and the company claims that it can charge the device for a full day’s use with just half an hour charging. the device also features audio improvements and bears Bottom-facing speaker, 3-microphone with noise cancellation and supports AANC, Dirac HD Sound and Dirac Power Sound. it also features finger print sensor embedded on the home button which unlocks the device in under 0.2 seconds along with the RGB LED notification light and Haptic vibration monitor.
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The biggest USP of the OnePlus 5 smartphone is its rear dual camera setup which the company claims is the highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone today. it sports 16-megapixel wide-angle camera (Sony IMX 398 sensor) with 1.12 µm pixel size, Auto-focus, F/1.7 aperture paired with 20-megapixels Telephoto camera (Sony IMX 350 sensor) with 1.0 µm pixel size, Phase Detection Auto-focus (PDAF), F/2.6 aperture, EIS and Dual LED Flash. the rear camera also features Portrait Mode, Pro Mode, Panorama, HDR, HQ, Dynamic Denoise, Clear Image, and RAW Image editing.
On the front, there is 16-megapixel (Sony IMX 371 sensor) front facing selfie shooter with 1.0 µm pixel size, Auto-focus -Fixed Focus, EIS, F/2.0 aperture. it is also bundled with feature like HDR, Screen Flash, Smile Capture and Face Beauty.
The rear dual camera also supports video recording in 4K resolution video at 30fps, 1080P resolution video at 60fps, 1080P resolution video at 30fps, 720P resolution video at 30fps, 720p Slow Motion videos at 120fps and Time-Lapse. while, the front supports video recording up-to 1080P resolution video at 30fps, 720P resolution video at 30fps and Time-Lapse.
Watch the launch event here
On the connectivity front, the option includes 4G LTE, (VoLTE), Dual Band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G/5G, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB 2.0, Type-C, USB Audio, Dual nano-SIM slot, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou. it also on-boards sensors including Hall sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, RGB Ambient Light Sensor, Electronic Compass, and Sensor Hub. the smartphone measures at 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.25 mm (with the company claims is the thinnest flagship smartphone ever) and weights at 153 grams
Coming to the pricing, the Slate Gray variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage is priced at $479 in the United States and €499 in selected European markets. whereas, the Midnight Black variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of on-board storage is priced at $539 in the United States and €559 in selected European markets. the device is available for purchase today at one-day pop-up stores in New York and starting from tomorrow, June 21 in London, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam, Helsinki, and Copenhagen. the device is expected to go on sale in India starting from 4:30 pm IST after its launched in the region via Amazon India. according to a leak the device is expected to priced at Rs.32,999 for the 6GB RAM variant and Rs. 37,999 for the 8GB variant.
The Open sale of OnePlus 5 smartphone will begin from June, 27 in the following regions :
North America: United States, Canada
Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Asia: Mainland China, Hong Kong, India