The much-hyped OnePlus 5 smartphone is all set for a global unveiling tonight. Most of the device’s key specs along with pricing details are already out in the open. Besides, a slew of official teaser images along with the phone’s camera capabilities, and pretty much everything else about the phone is known.
While we already know that the OnePlus 5 will pack twin rear cameras along with the company’s tie-up with DxO Mark to set the bar higher in the camera department. However, a report by The Verge claims that the OnePlus 5 will feature a 16MP Sony lens with f/1.7 aperture, alongside a 20MP lens with f/2.6 aperture. The OnePlus 5 rear camera is a combination of standard and telephoto lens, as the company intends to rival the likes of the iPhone 7 Plus and the Galaxy S8 when it comes to phone’s camera capabilities. CEO Pete Lau suggests that the OnePlus 5 will feature one of the highest resolution dual camera phones in the market.
Elsewhere, credible smartphone tipster Evan Blass aka @evleaks has leaked an image of the device, giving us a fairly good idea about the phone’s design. Notably, the image shared by Blass is in line with past leaks and suggest that the phone’s overall design aesthetics haven’t changed much. It’ll retain the same 5.5-inch display, while the body will make use of aluminum as found on the earlier OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) June 19, 2017
Not to mention, the OnePlus 5 was also made an appearance during television commercials in India during the Champions Trophy ICC Final between India and Pakistan giving us pretty good look at the smartphone.
OnePlus 5: Expected Specs
The smartphone is expected to feature a 2.4 GHz Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor bundled with either 6GB/8GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU.
The device is said to run OxygenOS based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. On the front, the OnePlus 5 is likely to feature a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED display. In terms of storage, the 6GB RAM model will feature 64GB of built-in storage while the 8GB RAM would come with 128GB of built-in storage. Connectivity options include Dual SIM (Nano + Nano) with support for 4G VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC
OnePlus 5: Price and Release
As already mentioned, the OnePlus 5 is slated for a global unveiling tonight at 9: am Pacific Time. Interested users can also watch the live stream on the company’s YouTube channel.
Reports suggest that the OnePlus 5 will be offered in two variants. One of them will have 6GB of RAM clubbed with 64GB of storage, while the top-end variant will feature 8GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage. The former is expected to get a price of $449 while the top-end model with 8GB RAM is said to retail at around $549.