OnePlus 5

After launching the OnePlus 5 in the USA and other markets on June 20th, OnePlus today launched the device in India. The latest flagship from OnePlus comes with a 5.5 inch full HD display, up to 8GB of RAM and a dual camera setup on the back. It also runs on the latest version of Android and comes with OxygenOS on top.

OnePlus 5 starts at a price of Rs. 32,999 in India for the 6GB/64GB variant and Rs. 37,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant. It comes in two colour options.

OnePlus 5 Pros

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • Dual Rear Camera 20 MP + 16 MP
  • 6GB/8GB LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB/128GB UFS2.1 dual channel storage
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Oxygen OS

OnePlus 5 Cons

  • Not waterproof
  • Lack of USB 3.1 and USB-PD support
  • Lack of Optical Image Stabilization

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OnePlus 5 Specifications

Key SpecsOnePlus 5
Display5.5 inch Optic AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Screen ResolutionFull HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat, OxygenOS
Processor Octa-core:
4 x 2.45 GHz Kryo
4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 835
GPUAdreno 540
Memory6GB/8GB LPDDR4
Inbuilt Storage 64GB/128GB, UFS2.1 dual channel
Storage UpgradeNo
Primary CameraDual Camera:
16MP, f/1.7
20MP, f/2.6, 1.6x optical zoom
PDAF, EIS, dual LED flash
Video recording2160p @ 30fps,
1080p @ 30fps, 60fps
720p @ 30fps, 120fps
Secondary Camera16MP, f/2.0, EIS, Auto HDR
Battery 3,300 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes, front mounted
4GYes
VoLTEYes
SIM Card TypeDual, nano+nano
Other featuresWi-Fi ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0, LE, aptX HD, NFC, USB Type C, USB 2.0
Weight153 grams
Dimensions154.2 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
Price 6GB/64GB - Rs. 32,999
8GB/128GB - Rs. 37,999

Question: When will the OnePlus available to buy?

Answer: The OnePlus 5 can now be purchased from Amazon.in thanks to an Early Access sale. After four days, the phone can be purchased on OnePlus India online store as well.

Additionally, it will be available for purchase from pop-up events that will be held New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai over the next few days.

Question: How is the display of the OnePlus 5?

OnePlus 5 display

Answer: The smartphone comes with a 5.5 inch AMOLED display with resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top.

Question: Does OnePlus 5 have Dual SIM slots?

Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM slots.

Question: Does the OnePlus 5 support 4G VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, the phone supports 4G VoLTE.

Question: What about the RAM and internal storage being offered with the OnePlus 5?

Answer: The smartphone comes in two variants. One is 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and the other is 8GB RAM coupled with 128GB internal storage.

Question: Is the internal storage in the OnePlus 5 expandable?

Answer: No, the internal storage cannot be expanded and there is no slot for microSD card.

Question: Which Android version, OS type runs on the OnePlus 5?

Answer: The OnePlus 5 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat with company’s own developed Oxygen OS.

Question: What are the camera specifications of OnePlus 5?

OnePlus 5 Camera

Answer: OnePlus features a dual camera setup at the rear. The primary camera is 16 MP, f/1.7, EIS (gyro) + 20 MP, f/2.6. It has Phase Detection Autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED flash. It also comes with a Pro Mode for manual control, RAW support, 1080p video recording at 30 FPS and 2160p at 30 FPS.

On the front, OnePlus 5 has a 16MP f/2.0 camera for selfies and video calling.

Question: What are all the sensors incorporated in OnePlus 5?

Answer: The OnePlus 5 comes with Fingerprint sensor mounted on the front, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, and Gyroscope.

Question: Does OnePlus 5 has removable battery?

Answer: No, the smartphone comes with 3300 mAh no-removable battery.

Question: What is the processor used in OnePlus 5?

Answer: The OnePlus 5 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 64-bit Octa-Core processor.

Question: Does OnePlus 5 support NFC connectivity?

Answer: Yes, it supports NFC connectivity.

Question: Does OnePlus 5 come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor.

Question: Does the phone supports USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, the smartphone offers USB OTG connectivity.

Question: Does OnePlus 5 feature a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, the smartphone comes with Gyroscope sensor.

Question: Does the OnePlus 5 support HDR mode?

Answer: Yes, it supports HDR mode.

Question: Can a user play 4K videos on OnePlus 5?

Answer: Yes, a user can easily play 4K videos on OnePlus 5.

Question: How is the audio experience of OnePlus 5?

Answer: The OnePlus 5 comes with Dirac HD sound. This is a digital audio performance enhancement technology that optimizes its sound. There is also availability of active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

Question: Does OnePlus 5 support a 3.5mm audio jack?

OnePlus 5 headphone jack

Answer: Yes, it comes with 3.5mm audio support.

Question: Can OnePlus 5 be connected to Bluetooth Headset?

Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset. It supports Bluetooth 5.0.

Question: Is mobile internet sharing via hotspot is supported?

Answer: Yes.

Question: What are the colour options available for OnePlus 5?

Answer: OnePlus 5 is offered in Midnight Black, and Slate Gray colour options.

Question: What is the price of OnePlus 5 in India?

Answer: The phone comes in two variants. The 6GB/64GB variant is priced at Rs. 32,999 and the 8GB/128GB version is priced at Rs. 37,999.

Conclusion

The OnePlus 5 is a premium phone from OnePlus after the success of its precedent OnePlus 3/3T. This time company has worked hard to fill the loopholes that were left in earlier device. This latest flagship of OnePlus 5 comes with one of the most powerful SoCs, abundant RAM and sufficient internal storage, dual camera setup, and many more premium features.

Given the price of the phone, it can compete well with other flagships that are way more expensive than OnePlus 5.