On 20 June 2017, OnePlus has launched its new flagship device that is OnePlus 5. The phone comes in Slate Grey and Midnight Black color variant. It has come in two variants which have priced at:
- 64 GB variant- Rs. 32,999 ($479)
- 128 GB variant- Rs. 37,999 (unknown)
Display and Design
The OnePlus 5 comes with 5.5 inches 2K Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. It has a display resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with a pixel density of 401 ppi. The dimension measures at 7 mm thickness. The display is the shield with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
Hardware and Software
The OnePlus 5 runs on the Oxygen OS user interface based on the Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) operating system. It packs in-built Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset and Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) processor. It sports Adreno 540 GPU. The phone has 6 GB/8 GB of RAM. It packs a 64 GB /128 GB of internal memory that can not be expandable.
Camera and Battery
As far as the camera are concerned, it packs a Dual 16-Megapixel + 20-Megapixel primary camera and 16-Megapixel front camera for shooter selfies and video chats/ calls. The primary camera is capable of 2160p@30fps, Auto HDR video recording. It includes Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, phase detection autofocus, LED flash. The powerhouse of the phone consists of Li-Ion 4000 mAh capacity with the Non-removable battery. It has a feature of Fast battery charging (Dash Charge) which is quite superb.
Sensors and Connectivity
Sensors on the phone have included:
- Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted),
- Accelerometer sensor,
- Gyro sensor,
- Proximity sensor, and
- Compass sensor.
Connectivity options includes:
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot,
- Bluetooth- 5.0, A2DP, LE,
- GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS,
- No Radio, and
- USB- 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.