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OnePlus 5 Launched In India – A New Journey Begins

OnePlus amidst all the leaks and rumors finally launched it Flagship killer of the year in India on 22nd June. OnePlus has all the specification in the right place. The Specification is sure to impress you as the New OnePlus 5 comes with top of the line specification and this time with Dual Camera setup which surpasses all the present competitors. IndianTechGuys was invited to witness the launch of the event and it was one of the events where the Global CEO came down to India to meet the OnePlus Fans. You read it right  The heartthrob brand of the youth in the country this time invited fans to the event which made it all the more special. OnePlus has all the features from its previous flagship so you have the Dash charge present in the new phone as well. The phones from brand always have the highest RAM and this time its 8GB DDR4 Ram. This is the highest smartphone Ram you can get.

The New OnePlus in Photos

OnePlus 5 specifications

If you’ve been following the rumors and leaks as of late, you’re probably already aware of the OnePlus 5’s under-the-hood specs. Even so, feel free to take a gander at the official spec sheet below:

OnePlus 5
Display 5.5-inch AMOLED
1920 x 1080 resolution
401 ppi
16:9 aspect ratio
2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Processor 2.45 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile platform
GPU Adreno 540
RAM 6/8 GB
Storage 64/128 GB
UFS 2.1 2-lane
MicroSD No
Cameras Rear camera
Main: 16 MP Sony IMX 398 sensor, 1.12 μm, ƒ/1.7 aperture, EIS, dual LED flash
Telephoto: 20 MP Sony IMX 350 sensor, 1.0 μm, ƒ/2.6 apertureFront: 16 MP Sony IMX 371 sensor, 1.0 μm, ƒ/2.0 aperture, EIS
Battery 3,300 mAh
Dash Charge (5V 4A)
Water resistant No
Material Anodized Aluminum
Ports USB Type-C (USB 2.0)
3.5 mm headphone jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4/5 GHz, 2×2 MIMO
Bluetooth 5.0, supports aptX & aptX HD
Sensors Fingerprint
Ambient light
Electronic compass
Sensor hub
Audio Bottom-facing speaker
3 microphones with noise cancellation
Supports AANC
Dirac HD Sound
Network LTE:
Supports 3xCA, 64QAM & 256QAM
Supports up to DL CAT 12 (600 Mbps) / UL CAT 13 (150 Mbps) depending on carrier supportBands:
FDD LTE: Bands 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/18/19/20/25/26/28/29/30/66
TDD-LTE: Bands 38/39/40/41
TD-SCDMA: Bands 34/39
UMTS (WCDMA): Bands 1/2/4/5/8
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
SIM Nano
Software Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Dimensions and weight 154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25 mm
153 g
Colors Midnight Black, Slate Gray
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OnePlus has stuck to the Display which is present on the previous OnePlus 3T with the new device sporting a 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED display covered in Gorilla Glass 5 with a standard 16:9 aspect ratio. Those hoping for a Quad HD screen will have to wait yet another year, it seems.

While Instead of increasing the battery life the new OnePlus 5 (3300mah) has slightly decreased battery than the OnePlus 3T(3400mah) This is done to get the phone on Diet. The latest flagship is the thinnest phone from the company on the market measuring just 7.25 mm thin.

The new device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 mobile platform and backed by the Adreno 540 GPU, which should allow this device to handle anything you throw at it. In terms of memory, you have two options: a model with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage or a higher-end version with a massive 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.

Perhaps the biggest change to the spec sheet this time around is the camera setup. The OnePlus 5 has a dual camera setup on the back, with one 16 MP sensor with a ƒ/1.7 aperture, and another 20 MP telephoto lens with a ƒ/2.6 aperture. OnePlus says this is the highest resolution dual-camera system on any smartphone. And because there are now two cameras on the back, that allows for the phone to capture those fancy bokeh (or portrait) shots.

OnePlus 5 has customized UI Oxygen running on top of Android and the software seems pretty much same from OnePlus 3T and the new device will be running on Nougat. The company has stood in terms of support updates and with OnePlus 5 we expect to receive updates until 2 years. OnePlus included a few new software features on the 5, including a Reading Mode that uses gray-scale mapping and the blue light filter to provide a reading experience similar to what you’d find on an e-reader. Other OxygenOS features include an Automatic Night Mode, expanded screenshots, gaming do not disturb mode and more.

OnePlus 5 pricing and availability

A brand once known for the affordability and providing top notch specs in the budget is no more and this time OnePlus has moved on from Budget to slightly Premium Range phone with OnePlus 5. The Phone would be available in two variant 6GB Ram and 64Gb Storage, 8GB Ram, and 128GB Storage. The Phone is currently available on the Amazon to buy now and would be available through open sales in the coming weeks.

Sachin Agarwal
Sachin Agarwal
Meet Sachin Agarwal, a passionate social media enthusiast and a self-proclaimed geek with an unbreakable bond with technology. Currently serving as a Senior Manager in On-Demand Delivery at Reliance Jiobp, Sachin's fascination with technology remains unwavering while others his age may have experienced numerous breakups. Throughout his journey, Sachin has earned countless treats from friends who sought his expertise in resolving laptop and computer issues. Technology runs in his veins, making him the go-to Tech Advisor for everyone fortunate enough to know him. Now, with Indian Tech Guys as his platform, Sachin aims to share his vast knowledge and insightful reviews with the world, establishing himself as the "Sachin of Technology." Join him on this exciting venture as he explores and embraces all things tech.


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