Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus today launched its latest flagship device, the OnePlus 5T at an event in New York. It is the successor of the OnePlus 3T that was launched in November last year. OnePlus 5T price in India starts at Rs. 32,999.
The OnePlus 5T is a slight upgrade over the OnePlus 5, the company’s flagship that was launched earlier this year. The major change between the two devices is in terms of display. The OnePlus 5T features a 6.01-inch display with an 18:9 resolution.
The OnePlus 5T was launched at an event in New York and this event was live streamed at PVR Cinemas in Mumbai, NCR, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Pune. The OnePlus 5T is an Amazon Exclusive phone and it will be available starting November 21.
OnePlus 5T Specifications
The OnePlus 5T has long been rumored to feature an 18:9 aspect ratio display, and that has been confirmed today. The front is adorned by a 6.01-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The display is protected by a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
At launch, the OnePlus 5T comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box with Oxygen OS on top, but the Oreo update shouldn’t be too far off. It comes with some new features of OxygenOS as well. Moreover, they have introduced a Face unlock feature also, which claims to unlock the device within 0.4 seconds.
Powering the OnePlus 5T is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with an octa-core processor and Adreno 540 GPU. Further, the phone will come with 6GB and 8GB LPDDR4X RAM options, coupled with 64GB or 128GB of 2-Lane UFS 2.1 internal storage. In other terms, these specs are the best currently available in the market, confirming that OnePlus is continuing to use the best internals available in the market.
Coming to the imaging department, the OnePlus 5T features a dual camera setup on the back. The primary sensor is a Sony IMX 398 with a 16MP camera, f/1.7 aperture and 1.12um pixel size, while the secondary sensor is a Sony IMX 376K with a 20MP camera and an f/1.7 aperture too. The rear cameras are assisted by a dual LED flash and support up to 4K video recording. OnePlus also confirms that the 5T will come with slow-motion video recording support, allowing you to record 720p videos at 120fps, or 1080p videos at 60fps.
On the front, the OnePlus 5T features a 16MP camera with a Sony IMX 371 sensor and f/2.0 aperture. Both the front and the rear cameras also support Time Lapse recording.
Other features of the OnePlus 5T include a fingerprint sensor which has been moved to rear, dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.0 with aptX HD, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and USB 2.0 Type C port. The phone is powered by a 3,300mAh battery and comes with Dash Charging support.
OnePlus 5T Price and Availability
Rumours had suggested that the OnePlus 5T’s price will not be increased, and the company has kept its promise. So, the prices are not increased, and OnePlus 5T costs Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB/64GB version and Rs. 37,999 for the 8GB/128GB version.
Coming to the availability, OnePlus has revealed that the phone will be up for sale starting on November 28 in India, exclusively on Amazon.in. Additionally, the 5T will also be available in a flash sale on November 21 on Amazon.in as part of an early bird offering.