OnePlus just introduced its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5 on the global stage. The phone packs a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1080p) Optic AMOLED 2.5D display with DCI-P3 color coverage (as seen on the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S8) and has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, is powered by a Snapdragon 835 (64-bit) Octa-Core Mobile Platform paired with huge 6GB / 8GB of RAM, has 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage with two-lane ROM that is up to 26% faster in everything from installation speeds to loading graphic-intensive games, and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with Oxygen OS on top.

"OnePlus 5 Midnight Black"

In terms of camera, the OnePlus 5 comes with Dual rear camera setup, which is claimed the “highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone today”. It features a 16-megapixel primary camera (Sony IMX398 sensor, 1.12-micron pixels) with wide-angle lens, large f/1.7 aperture (capture 34% more light than the OnePlus 3T) along with a 20-megapixel secondary telephoto camera (Sony IMX350 sensor, 1-micron pixels) with an f/2.6 aperture to capture depth information for depth-of-field (bokeh) effect that blurs backdrops in portrait mode, and offers 2x Optical zoom and up to 8x Virtual zoom using a multi-frame software algorithm. On the front it sports a 16-megapixel front camera (Sony IMX371 sensor, 1-micron pixels) with f/2.0 aperture and EIS.

The smartphone is built out of Anodized Aluminum and is the company’s thinnest flagship yet, measuring just 7.25mm. It has a ceramic fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button that can unlock the phone in just 0.2 seconds, and packs a 3300mAh battery with Dash Charge support that promises a full day of battery life in just half an hour of charging.

"OnePlus 5 backside"

"OnePlus 5 front side"

OnePlus 5 specifications:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Optic AMOLED 2.5D curved display with sRGB, DCI-P3 color coverage, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (64-bit) Mobile Platform with 2.45GHz Octa-Core CPU
  • Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with Oxygen OS
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano, dual stand-by)
  • 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD, GPS/GLONASS/BDS, NFC, micro USB 2.0, USB Type-C, USB OTG
  • 3.5mm audio jack, 3 microphones with noise cancellation, Dirac HD Sound
  • 16MP rear camera with Sony IMX398 sensor, 1.12μm pixel size, f/1.7 aperture, EIS + Secondary 20MP camera with Sony IMX350 sensor, 1.0μm pixel size, f/2.6 aperture, dual LED Flash, 4K @ 30fps/[email protected]/[email protected] (slow motion) video recording
  • 16MP front camera with Sony IMX371 sensor, 1.0μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, EIS, 1080p video recording
  • Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, E-compass, Magnetic-Field, Hall sensor
  • Non-removable 3300mAh battery with Dash Charge (5V-4A)
  • Dimensions: 154.2 × 74.1 × 7.25mm
  • Weight: 153 grams
  • Colors: Slate Gray, Midnight Black
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The OnePlus 5 is now available for pre-order on in the U.S. and Europe. Early Drop shipments will begin on June 21 (Wednesday), 6 days before general sales begin on June 27th (Tuesday). Check out the price of the device in different regions below.

Country/RegionCurrency         Price   (6GB+64GB)     Price (8GB+128GB)
  USA    USD479539
  Europe    EUR499                      559
  UK    GBP449499
  Hong Kong    HKD3,6884,188
  Canada    CAD649719
  Sweden    SEK4,9955,495
  Denmark    DKK3,7994,299


It will launch in India on Thursday (June 22) and will go on sale on the same day at 4:30PM exclusively on We expect the top end version with 8GB RAM to easily cost over Rs.35,000 in India and 6GB RAM version could cost upwards of Rs.31,000.