OnePlus 5, the latest flagship smartphone from OnePlus is trending on the market with it’s killer specs and attractive price tag. It has a sleek, curved design, which makes it look better than the predecessor, the OnePlus 3T. It packs a Dual primary camera (16 MP & 20 MP) with dual LED flash, and this makes it look alike the iPhone 7 plus. The high end specifications of OnePlus 5 makes it comparable with Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S8. Let’s have a quick review through the features and specifications of the OnePlus 5.
Special Features of OnePlus 5
The highlighting feature that makes OnePlus 5 impressive among its competitors, is it’s Dual primary camera. It has a 16 Megapixel Sony IMX 398 wide angle camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 20 Megapixel Sony IMX 350 camera with f/2.6 aperture. The primary camera is supported by dual LED flash light. It supports 4K video recording at 30 fps and 1080p video recording at 60 fps. As in iPhones, it also has the capability to record 720p slow motion videos at 120 fps. The auto focus feature in OnePlus 5 is 40% faster than it’s predecessor.
It has a sleek and thin design. OnePlus 5 is the thinner smart phone from its manufacturer at 7.25mm. There is an alert slider present on one of the sides which makes it easier to toggle between 3 customizable profiles such as silent, donot disturb and ring modes. It has curved edges, which is visually appealing, on the other hand making it slippery unlike Samsung’s flagship phones. OnePlus 5 comes in three color variants. Midnight black, Slate gray and Soft gold.
OnePlus 5 is powered by Snapdragon 835 Octa-core processor which is incredibly power efficient. The finger print scanner in OnePlus 5 is super fast. The phone screen gets unlocked in just 0.2 seconds.The RAM is 6/8 GB with internal storage of 64/128 GB. External card slot is absent in OnePlus 5.
The OnePlus battery has a capacity of 3300 mAh and it supports Dash charging. It has the capability of avoiding the heating issue while charging, maintaining the same charging speed.
Fast and Intuitive Oxygen OS
OnePlus 5 runs on Oxygen OS, based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. One of the special feature of this OS, is the e-reader mode, which filter blue light and provides a stress free reading environment through gray scale mapping. Another feature, is the “Gaming DND” mode which disables the soft keys and mutes the notifications while you are playing games. The “Secure box” provides a safe place for your private data and files as they can be accessed by your finger print or 6 digit preset pin.
One Plus 5 Specifications Overview
Screen & Display: 5.5 inch 1080p Full HD, Optic AMOLED display (1920*1080 pixels), at 401ppi
OS: Oxygen OS based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-core processor
Memory: 6GB/8GB RAM with internal memory of 64GB/128GB
Camera: 16MP Sony IMX 398 wide angle camera and 20 MP Sony IMX 350 telephoto camera with dual LED flash. Front selfie camera is 16 Megapixels
Sim card slot: Dual nano sim
Networks: FDD LTE, TDD LTE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, CDMA EVDO and GSM
Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou
Battery: 3300 mAh non removable battery
Price: 6 GB RAM / 64 GB memory version at Rs.32,999 ($514 USD) : http://amzn.to/2xKD4OG
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