OnePlus on Tuesday unveiled its flagship for the year, OnePlus 5 globally, and the Chinese OEM is set to launch the new smartphone in India today. The event is taking place in Mumbai, which will start at 2 pm IST, and the event will also be live-streamed on their official India website, it can also be watched below.
The new flagship will become available from today itself exclusively via Amazon India at 4:30 pm IST. OnePlus will also be hosting few pop-up events in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru for the following two days where the smartphone will be available for purchase. Once the phone is launched, it will also be made available at OnePlus’s Experience Store in Bangalore. While the official price for the OnePlus 5 will be unveiled at the India launch event, several rumours in the past have speculated that the price for the 6GB RAM+64GB storage (Slate Gray) variant might cost Rs. 32,999 and Rs. 37,999 for the 8GB RAM+128GB storage (Midnight Black) variant.
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The OnePlus 5 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC (system-on-chip) coupled with 6GB/8GB of RAM. The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch Full-HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Oxygen OS 4.5 out-of-the-box. OnePlus 5 comes with a 3300mAh non-removable battery with support for Dash Charge technology. The smartphone comes with a standard 16-megapixel Sony IMX398 sensor and a secondary 20-megapixel telephoto lens. At front, it has a 16-megapixel sensor for sharp selfies. The OnePlus 5 was launched in the US for a price of $479 (roughly Rs. 31,000) for the 6GB RAM+64GB storage variant and $539 (roughly Rs. 35,000) for the 8GB RAM+128GB storage version.
OnePlus 5 Livestream