comscore OnePlus 5 launch tipped for June 15; leaked render hints at vertical dual camera setup

OnePlus 5 launch tipped for June 15; leaked render hints at vertical dual camera setup

The render also shows off the OnePlus 5 wrapped in what looks like a protective case.


OnePlus 5 is definitely on the list of the most anticipated smartphones this season. While OnePlus has been teasing different aspects of the smartphone, the leaks have been quite unstoppable as well. The latest leak is a purported render of the OnePlus 5 that surfaced on Weibo, which gives away the camera setup on the device. Additionally, a Weibo post also claims that the flagship smartphone may launch of June 15. Also Read - Google Pixel 7 launched at Rs 59,999 in India: Alternatives to consider

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If the leaked render is to be believed, the OnePlus 5 will feature a vertical dual camera setup at the rear, with an LED flash placed right below it. Since OnePlus announced that it is partnering with DxO for the device s camera, the expectations have reached sky high. And so, ever since OnePlus 5 was being pawned in a battle of leaks for its dual-camera setup. Some expected the setup place horizontally, while some betted on a vertical placement. And with today s leak added to the list, the vertical setup seems all but confirmed. Also Read - Amazon Happiness Upgrade Days sale: Best deals on OnePlus 10R, Galaxy S22 5G and more

Besides, the leak also showcases the OnePlus 5 wrapped in what seems to be a first-party protective cover. The renders also show off the volume keys and a power button placed on the smartphone’s right edge. ALSO READ: OnePlus announces referral program ahead of OnePlus 5 launch; here s how it works

On the front, we can see the usual earpiece, proximity sensor and front camera on the top, and a home button down below, which would hopingly double as a fingerprint sensor as well. This is in line with what OnePlus founder Liu Zuotu had also confirmed recently, that the OnePlus 5 will feature the fingerprint sensor on the front.

Additionally, while the launch date of the OnePlus 5 has not been confirmed by the company, many have been expecting the release by the second week of June. But, another rumor on Weibo speculates June 15 to be the day. However, even if this date stands true, this may just be a China launch, with the device coming to India and other countries eventually.

OnePlus 5 specifications, features

While that s all the render shows off, but we do know for sure that the OnePlus 5 will be powered by Qualcomm s Snapdragon 835 chipset, which was confirmed by both Qualcomm and OnePlus recently. Interestingly, that will also make OnePlus 5 the first device to launch in India that will come with the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5: From Daydream support to QHD display with HDR, here are 5 features we expect from the next flagship killer

Further, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau recently also announced that they are adding a new feature to the OxygenOS to better manage the way apps perform. Which means, with the improvement, your most used apps will be ready to go when you turn on the OnePlus 5, and the apps you rarely use are de-prioritized and kept from affecting the performance. ALSO READ: OnePlus 3T to be discontinued, but will be available in India till the end of 2017

As for the past rumors, OnePlus 5 is believed to feature a 5.5-inch QHD 2K resolution display. Rumors suggest that it will be launched in two variants, one with 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage, and another with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The front camera is expected to be a 16-megapixel one. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 color options teased, could launch in new Red, Unicorn variants

  • Published Date: May 29, 2017 11:25 AM IST
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