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OnePlus 5 is now official




As anticipated, OnePlus has finally unveiled its latest flagship after it has leaked for numerous times online.

The OnePlus 5 is the company’s 5th flagship smartphone. It’s got everything we expected from the flagship killer including dual rear cameras. It still has a 5.5-inch Full HD Optic AMOLED display from its predecessor but it’s now powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.

There’s no astounding screen-to-body ratio like the Galaxy S8 or LG G6 but we get two rear cameras with 2x zoom telephoto lens and a f/1.7 aperture on the main shooter. This allows the OnePlus 5 to capture better images and create a bokeh effect.

At 7.25mm, it’s the thinnest phone OnePlus has made but not the most original in terms of design. Nevertheless, it’s crafted from anodized aluminum for a premium build. It still has a 3.5mm audio jack but no water and dust resistance.

OnePlus 5 specs:
5.5-inch Optic AMOLED @ 1920 x 1080 pixels, 401ppi
2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.45GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core CPU
Adreno 540 GPU
6GB / 8GB RAM LPDDR4X
64GB / 128GB UFS 2.1 Dual Lane storage
16MP f/1.7 Sony IMX398 + 20MP f/2.6 2x telephoto rear cameras w/ dual LED flash
16MP front-facing camera
Dual-SIM (Nano)
LTE-A Cat12
Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 2×2 MIMO
Bluetooth 5.0
NFC
GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
USB Type-C (USB 2.0)
Fingerprint sensor
Dirac HD Sound
Dirac Power Sound
3300mAh battery w/ Dash Charge (5V 4A)
Oxygen OS based on Android Nougat
152.7 x 74.7 x 7.25 mm
153 g
Midnight Black, Slate Gray

Pricing starts at USD479 or just above Php24k when converted before taxes and other fees. It’ll be regularly available starting June 27 with early shipments by June 21 through oneplus.net. It’s got two color options — Midnight Black and Slate Gray.



This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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9 Responses

  1. zteve says:

    Does support support 700mhz or B28 ? thanks

  2. Smell says:

    Do you think its better to buy in the US then shipped to PH? Or should I wait for local resellers with warranty?

  3. ZZEE says:

    5TH FLAGSHIP PHONE?

  4. But what if I have a Samsung Galaxy S6?

  5. Paolo Aplasca says:

    Finally! It is now supporting 700mhz b28

  6. Alvz says:

    When its released in digital walker, would you know if there will be protective cases available too?

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