You just cannot deny the cult following OnePlus created after it came up with OnePLus 3T. It is already declared as the best smartphone till date. Now, the company is introducing OnePlus 5. Yes, we know a lot of you might have thought OnePlus 4 would be the next version, but there is a reason why the Chinese company didn’t come with OnePLus 4.
The number 4 in Chinese tradition is considered as an unlucky number. Thus, the company decided to skip the 4th variant and straight away come up with OnePlus 5. The specs and features of OnePlus 5 are not official yet, but a Chinese publication called PCPop revealed the details. After checking out the details, we are pretty sure with such intense specifications, OnePlus 5 will easily compete with Samsung, and even iPhones.
Features of OnePlus 5
The first interesting feature of OnePlus 5 is, it might come with 8GB RAM. Having 8GB RAM in a smartphone is not a joke. With such RAM, you can even use the phone for AR and VR experiences. They will also increase the internal storage capacity to 256GB. The OnePlus 5 will come with an 835 Snapdragon processor.
If OnePlus is really looking to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, it cannot use it before June. The reason is Qualcomm has offered Samsung with an exclusive contract for manufacturing the latest chipset with the 10nm manufacturing process. Thus, the other vendors will have to wait for some time to use the Snapdragon chipsets.
Brief overview of details of OnePlus 5
OnePlus 5 will also come with a 5.5 inch qHD bezel-less display with a resolution of 2560*1440. The present Oneplus 3T comes with a display of 1920*1080 pixels. Because this phone will come with a bezel-less display, there won’t be a physical home button. The fingerprint scanner will be present at the back of the device in a central position below the camera lens.
OnePlus 5 will be slimmer than the previous version. It is 7mm in thickness with a dual camera on its back. The device will come with a 23MP primary camera with features like optical zoom and image stabilization. For the selfies, it will come with 16MP selfie camera. It has a battery of 3400 mAh. But the upcoming device might come with 3000 mAh. Certain other reports claim the phone might come with a ceramic body.
It is available in five colors which include white, black, ceramic gold and blue. The phone will come in Android Nougat and OxygenOS with USB-C, fast and wireless charging feature. The release date of this phone is not out officially announced yet. And considering the price Xiaomi always kept phones in a mid-range. The expected cost is between $400-$500.