The much awaited flagship smartphone from OnePlus factory, OnePlus 5 was launched officially in India on June 22nd 2017 and it would be available for purchase online on Amazon starting June 27th 2017. OnePlus has launched two variants of OnePlus 5 which is 6GB / 64GB and 8GB / 128GB storage. They are available in two colors Slate Gray and Midnight Black respectively. The devices are priced at INR 32,999/- for Slate Gray 6GB variant while it is INR 37,999/- for 8GB Midnight Black variant. There was a sale on the launch day on Amazon where they are sold out.  These devices would be available for purchase on Amazon.in, oneplusstore.in and across OnePlus Experience Stores in Delhi and Bangalore starting June 27th. There are some offers for the buyers on Amazon which are listed at the end of this post.  


OnePlus 5 main attraction and highlights are the high resolution dual-camera, front runners to integrate the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and their own Dash charging technology which gives a day's worth power with just 30 minutes of charging.  Also, OnePlus 5 supports upto 34 GSM network bands which gives users seamless connectivity and experience when they travel across the world.

Under the hood, OnePlus 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 backed with 6GB or 8GB LPDDR4X RAM as per the two variants. 6GB model comes with a 64GB storage and 8GB one comes with a 128GB storage. Both these variants has a battery backup with the capacity of 3,300 mAH which as per OnePlus lasts upto 20% longer than their predecessor OnePlus 3T. OnePlus 5 features the high resolution dual-camera system with a 20 MP and 16 MP cameras with a large f/1.7 aperture for faster snaps and to improve image stabilization. These devices comes with a 16 MP front camera. These devices houses 5.5 inch capacitive touchscreen FHD display with 1920x1080 resolution. And the device is powered by latest Android 7.1 Nougat topped with OnePlus' own Oxygen OS which includes some of the UI updates like Reading Mode and gaming DND (do not disturb) mode etc.,

OnePlus 5 is the thinnest of OnePlus family with just 7.25 mm thickness featuring all-metal unibody aluminum and one of the notable thing in the design of OnePlus is the minimalist design which has a new crescent-shaped antenna that is blended seamlessly into the top and bottom edges of the phone. This device comes with NFC support and also a 3.5 mm audio jack.

OnePlus 5 camera's Pro Mode gives users option to choose different settings like ISO, white balance, shutter-speed, focus and exposure modification, as well as an on-screen histogram and RAW image file support for complete control of post-shot editing.

“The OnePlus 5 showcases our obsessive attention to detail and our focus on delivering the best user experience possible,” said OnePlus Founder and CEO Pete Lau. “We have applied this approach to all aspects of the OnePlus 5. For example, the dual camera provides some of the clearest photos in the smartphone market today and gives users more control to take stunning photos in all conditions.”
Some of the offers for the buyers of OnePlus via any authorized sales channel is listed below till 28th June, 2017.

* 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance
* Flat Rs. 1500 cashback on using SBI Credit cards and SBI Debit cards
* Sign in to the Kindle app and get Rs.500* promotion credit for Kindle eBooks
* Get up to 75 GB data free and 3 months of free Vodafone Play
* Stream on Prime Video app and get Rs.250 as Amazon Pay Balance
* Free 12 month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on downloading the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it with an initial deposit of Rs 1,000 in the introductory period.

We will come up with detailed review of OnePlus 5 on our site very soon. Stay tuned for the same.
 
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