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OnePlus 5T Sandstone White variant launched: Same price, new texture

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has added a new Sandstone White color variant to their latest flagship, the OnePlus 5T. While this is just a new color option, it is significant as the device now comes with a new look.

The OnePlus 5T was initially launched in color options like the Midnight Black and Slate Grey. Then, the company introduced a Star Wars edition of the OnePlus 5T. After all these variants, a new Sandstone White color is the latest addition to the phone’s color palette.

OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Specifications

OnePlus 5T Sandstone White

The latest color variant of the OnePlus flagship also brings a new texture to it. It is a similar finish to the Sandstone White Star Wars Edition. It comes with a matte finish and a grippy back texture. With black lock button and volume rockers, the phone comes with a red colored alert slider. Other than the look and feel, the specifications remain the same.

The OnePlus 5T comes with the company’s first 18:9 display, which is a 6.01-inch Full HD+ AMOLED panel. The display is protected by a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

In terms of optics, the device is equipped with dual rear cameras and a front camera with facial recognition. The OnePlus 5T features a dual camera setup consisting of a 16MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture and 1.12um pixel size, while the second sensor is a  20MP camera and a f/1.7 aperture. The front-facing unit is also a 16MP camera with a Sony IMX 371 sensor and f/2.0 aperture.

Coming to hardware, the OnePlus 5T Sandstone White variant will come with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Other than that, it is powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with Adreno 540 GPU. It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and Android Oreo is also under Beta testing.

Pricing and Availability

The OnePlus 5T Sandstone White variant comes at the same price as the regular colors. It is priced at $559 (roughly Rs. 35,400) and will be available starting 9 January from the OnePlus online store.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

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