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OnePlus 5 Video Review




Chinese company OnePlus has announced last month its latest flagship smartphone that sports high-end specs like the powerful Snapdragon 835 CPU, up to 8GB RAM, up to 128GB storage, and dual rear cameras. What we have on hand is the top of the line 8GB/128GB model. Will this prove to be worthy of being called 2017’s flagship killer? Join us in this full review of the OnePlus 5 and find out.

OnePlus 5 specs:
5.5-inch Optic AMOLED display @ 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

What we liked about it:

  • Premium and sexy build
  • Thin form factor
  • Helpful ‘Alert Slider’
  • Natural-looking display color
  • Loud audio from speakers
  • Fast read/write speeds
  • Shoots impressive photos
  • Long battery life
  • Beefy internals
  • Faster LTE Cat.12

What we didn’t like:

  • Glossy finish makes it slippery
  • Needs a phone case to protect it from hairline scratches
  • Speaker placement makes it easy to accidentally cover



Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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3 Responses

  1. Jasper Laguitao says:

    I really love this phone. pero wala pang pera. pag bibilihin ko to. hindi ko alam kung pati boyfriend ko bibilhan ko din. help me

  2. Renz Lugi says:

    What’s your opinion regarding the infamous “jelly scrolling” due to the phone display being upside down?

  3. Jasper Laguitao says:

    i finally bought my boyfriend this one. i hope its a keeper

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