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OnePlus 5T to be launched on November 16, to go on sale in India from 21

After several rumors and leaks, OnePlus has finally confirmed the OnePlus 5T launch date. OnePlus has announced that it will unveil the OnePlus 5T an event in Brooklyn, New York on November 16. The company’s Co-founder Carl Pei has posted about OnePlus 5T launch poster with a new tagline “A New View” which highlights the phone’s full-screen display.

Moreover, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has also revealed the approximate price of the OnePlus 5T. As mentioned by Lau on Weibo, OnePlus 5T may be slightly expensive than the OnePlus 5, and it could be priced under CNY 4,000, which means the OnePlus 5T price in India might be around Rs 39,000 and it will go on sale on November 21 in India.

OnePlus 5T Specifications

The leaked press renders and benchmarks have already suggested many of the specifications of the latest OnePlus 5T. The renders suggest that the OnePlus 5T comes with a 6-inch full HD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9 with minimal bezels. It also packs 2.5D curved glass full-screen display and a metal frame.

Further, OnePlus 5T is expected to be running Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. Some more specifications of the OnePlus 5T were also spotted in an AnTuTu benchmark. The camera department is confirmed to have a dual rear camera setup at the rear just like the OnePlus 5.

Coming to the hardware, the OnePlus 5T is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 835 processor along with an Adreno 540 GPU. Memory wise there could be two variants like OnePlus 5. The RAM and internal storage are expected to be 6GB or 8GB along with 64GB or 128GB storage. It is not clear if the storage will be expandable this time or not.

Earlier, in a post on the OnePlus forum, Pete Lau also confirmed that the OnePlus 5T will have a 3.5mm earphone jack. If we talk about more features, this time an IP certification for water and dust resistance is expected that will make the phone more durable.

The OnePlus 5T launch event begins 11:00 a.m. ET (9:30 PM IST) on November 16. The company will also offer live streaming on its YouTube channel. OnePlus 5T will be available starting November 21 in North America, Europe, and the Early access sale will also begin in India on the same date. The official sale of OnePlus 5T in India will begin on November 28.

If you want to watch the launch of the OnePlus 5T in India on 16 November, you can visit your nearest PVR Cinemas. To promote the OnePlus 5T, the company has collaborated with PVR Cinemas and fans will be able to watch the event live at select PVR theatres across Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune by paying Rs. 99.


Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra explores the latest happenings in the tech world and writes stories about those. He likes to play around with the latest gadgets and shares his views through articles. In his free time, you can find him watching movies/TV shows and/or reading books.