There are numerous players in the mobile market, and more of them are being added every day. The smartphone market has emerged to a huge extent, and with every passing day, there are new models being launched by different brands. This leads the market to a new level as far as the features are concerned.
One of such known brand in the current market is OnePlus. The brand is not much old and known, but, in a short period, it has created its own identity in the market with the help of its quality devices.
OnePlus is one of the leading manufacturers of smartphones, which belongs to China. The smartphone manufacturer was established in December in the year 2013. The headquarter of the company is located in Guangdong at Shenzhen. Apart from its homeland China, OnePlus has spread its wings across 42 countries of the globe. The brand introduced its very first Smartphone in the market in the year 2014. Because of spectacular looks and excellent features, the device got a great response.
After a timespan of almost 1 year, the company unveiled its second handset with OnePlus 2 which again took the market by storm. OnePlus is a refreshing break from the Samsung and Apple phones for many people, and hence it has huge popularity and soaring demand. Since then, there was no looking back for the Smartphone brand. The company further came up with other amazing variants such as OnePlus X and OnePlus 3. They also launched OnePlus 3T some time ago. Now, the company is all set to unveil its latest device with OnePlus 5.
The OnePlus 5 release date is expected to be in July 2017. Even before the launch of the device, it is capturing huge attention and has become one of the coveted phones.There are many features in the device that has attracted the experts in the field, and hence, they are of the opinion that the model will be a hit in the market in coming days.
With less than span left less than a month for the launch of this device, here’s a look at the specification, features, and price of the phone:
Display and Screen
The OnePlus 5 is packed with sleek design and an attractive 5.5-inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The device measures around 7mm in thickness. This device is with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels with 534 pixels per inches. The device offers a fantastic viewing experience while reading, browsing, watching videos and playing games. The capacitive screen of the device enables quick response to multi-touch. OnePlus 5 is equipped with an optic AMOLED screen along with 16M colours.
OnePlus 5 offers optimum protection to the screen which is a must since the fragile screen is prone to breakage. The device is packed with Gorilla glass 5. It is available in 3 colour variants of gunmetal, midnight black, and soft gold. As it has a screen with high resolution and standard size one can expect easy navigation.
The OnePlus5 device operates on the latest Android version 7 Nougat which is not available in any of the already launched devices. The handset is powered by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 853 chipset along with Octa-core processor (4×2.45 GHz kryo and 4×1.9 GHz kryo) withAdreno 540 GPU. Compared to many other devices in the market it has a better and faster processor as well as latest version of the Android that can enhance the utility of the device.
The camera plays a key role while buying a Smartphone hence it influences the buying decision up to a great extent. The OnePlus5 impresses in the camera department. In fact, it is one of the remarkable features of the device.
The device comes with a 23 MP primary camera with LED flash, phase detection, and autofocus. It offers 16 MP front camera with 1080 pixels. Among the other features, one can find face detection, HDR, Geo-tagging, Panorama and touch focus. One can record videos in OnePlus 5 at 2160 p @ 30 fps with auto HDR. Hence those who love to have a device with the better camera should go for this device. It can also shoot videos with excellent quality.
Storage and Battery
Storage and battery marks among the prominent features of any Smartphone and OnePlus 5 perform quite well on that front. The device has internal memory of 128 GB so the users can store a lot of files in the form of images as well as videos and songs. However, those who love to use amemory card to have expanded memory may get disappointed as this device does not offer such facility. OnePlus 5 has 8 GB RAM that can help the device to run smoothly.
The device is packed with Li-ion non-removable 4000 mAh battery with long sustainability and gets charged quickly. Hence with the increased RAM, one can have a device with standard battery also which helps to have increased usefulness.
Among the connectivity options, the device offers Wi-Fi, Hotspot, DLNA and USB socket. However, the handset does not offer FM Radio which is a drawback. The device offers dual SIM facility with both Nano SIM. As it has multiple connectivity options, one can move the files to other devices easily.
There is no information available as of now about the price of the device as it has not been officially launched in the Indian markets yet. One will have to wait till the launch for knowing the exact price. However, as per sources, the price may be 36,990.
OnePlus 5 is a must buy for its amazing camera and a powerful battery backup. The non-expandable external memory can prove to be a drawback for the device, but it can redeem itself with other amazing features like impeccable processor. The high internal storage will also prove to be a plus point for the device. However, it is better to wait till release to estimate the success of the device.