OnePlus back in June unveiled its premium flagship, the OnePlus 5 in India in two storage/colour variants. The Slate Gray 6GB RAM/64GB storage model was launched for a price of Rs. 32,999 while, the Midnight Black 8GB RAM/128GB storage variant was priced at Rs. 37,999. The Chinese OEM earlier this month brought a new colour version in India- the Soft Gold ‘Limited Edition’ with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. While the 8GB RAM/128GB storage was only available with the Midnight Black version, OnePlus (as promised) has now pegged the whopping storage on the Slate Gray version as well. The OnePlus 5 Slate Gray 8GB RAM model carries the same price as the Midnight Black model at Rs. 37,999. The phone will be exclusively available for purchase on Amazon India.
To recall, the premium OnePlus 5 was globally launched on June 20 and the smartphone made its way in India on June 22. The successor to the flagship killer OnePlus 3T is powered by Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line Snapdragon 835 SoC, and runs OxygenOS based Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It sports a 5.5-inch full HD (1080×1920 resolution) display at 401-pixel density. The phone comes with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The OnePlus 5 is the first smartphone from the company to boast dual camera setup. The rear camera setup consists of a 16-megapixel telephoto lens along with a 20-megapixel image sensor in the dual camera setup. It also has an inbuilt depth mode which allows users to take bokeh images. Up front, the phone features a 16-megapixel Sony IMX371 sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 1.0µm pixel size. The OnePlus 5 is backed by a 3300mAh battery and comes with Dash Charge support.
On the connectivity side, the OnePlus 5 includes- 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C 2.0 port. Sensors on board include- accelerometer, ambient light, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensors. The handset weighs 153 grams and measure 154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25mm.
If you are planning to pocket the OnePlus 5 Slate Gray 8GB RAM model, our review might help you with the purchase decision.