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OnePlus 5T sold out within 5 minutes in early-access sale

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has received an overwhelming response as the OnePlus 5T was sold out in 5 minutes. The latest flagship killer was sold out from Amazon as well as offline ‘Experience Store’ sale under the first 5 minutes.

The successor of the OnePlus 5 went on early-access sale on Amazon as well as OnePlus India Store on November 21. The OnePlus 5T also broke the OnePlus launch day sales record. The phone will go on open sale starting November 28, told the company.

OnePlus 5T Specifications

OnePlus 5T display

The OnePlus 5T is the successor to the OnePlus 5. The phone features a 6.01 inch full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) Optic AMOLED panel with 18:9 aspect ratio. This screen comes with a  2.5D curved glass with ~402 PPI pixel density and Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

In terms of optics, the OnePlus 5T sports a 16MP + 20MP dual camera setup at the back. Both the lenses are from Sony and have arranged in a regular + telephoto lens combination. This camera is inspired from its predecessor but comes with a wider f/1.7 aperture. On the front, you get a 16MP selfie camera.

Coming to hardware, this is where the OnePlus 5T shows its flagship killer traits. The phone runs on a Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor, coupled with Adreno 540 GPU. It comes in two variants i.e. 6GB RAM with 64GB storage and 8GB RAM with 128GB storage. The device does not come with expandable storage.

The device runs on OxygenOS based Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will soon get an update for Android 8.0 Oreo. The OnePlus 5T offers a near-stock Android experience with additional features to increase functionality.

Backed by a 3,300mAh battery, the OnePlus 5T can easily last a full day on moderate usage. It is a dual SIM 4G VoLTE smartphone with Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm earphone jack as the connectivity options.

Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India said, “We have seen unprecedented customer response to the early access sales, in India as well as globally. Hundreds of fans stormed our ‘Experience Stores’ in Bengaluru and Delhi”.

Pricing and Availability

The OnePlus 5T is available at a starting price of Rs. 32,999. The phone will be on open sale starting November 28 on Amazon India, and OnePlus India Store.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

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