The device is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 835 platform and is the first device from the company to sport a dual-rear camera setup
We’ve got our hands on the brand new OnePlus 5 smartphone. The new device was just unveiled by OnePlus and will succeed the OnePlus 3T as its flagship device. In case you missed the launch event, here is a recap of the specifications.
The device sports a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is similar to what was offered by the OnePlus 3T. It sports an anodised aluminium build, and is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship platform, the octa-core Snapdragon 835. The device is available in two variants, one with 6GB RAM/64GB storage, while the other comes with 8GB RAM/128GB storage. The device sports a dual-camera setup at the back, which is a first for the company. This setup consists of a 16MP standard camera and a 20MP telephoto camera, that offers 2x optical zoom. At the front is a 16MP camera, similar to what was found on the OnePlus 3T. The OnePlus 5 is equipped with a 3300mAh battery with support for the company’s Dash Charge flash charging technology. The phone runs OxygenOS, which is based on Android Nougat.
The phone is heading to India on June 22 and OnePlus is holding an invite-only event in Mumbai where it will launch the device in the country. Before that however, here is a good look at the OnePlus 5 from all angles. Stay tuned for our full review of the device, which is coming up on the June 22.
The OnePlus 5 succeeds the OnePlus 3T as the company's flagship device
From the front, the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 3T look quite similar
However, the two devices are almost completely different from the back
The OnePlus 5 is also thinner than its predecessor
The device is available in two colour variants – Midnight Black and Slate Grey
Here is the OnePlus 5 next to another phone with a dual-rear camera setup, the Apple iPhone 7 Plus
The phone sports a 5.5-inch FHD AMOLED display
At the bottom is the USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack and speaker grill
On the right edge is the Alert Slider and volume rocker
On the left edge is the power button and SIM card slot
The top of the phone is completely bare
The rear camera has a slight camera bump
The OnePlus 5 comes with redesigned antenna lines
Below the display is the ceramic fingerprint sensor
The phone runs OxygenOS, which is pretty close to stock Android in terms of UI
The device comes with a new Reading Mode
There is also a new DCI-P3 option in the screen calibration
This is the camera app of the phone with the standard 16MP camea
Tapping the button just above shutter will let you swtich to the 20MP telephoto lens
The OnePlus 5 is available with a bunch of rear cases