OnePlus has officially confirmed the launch of its next flagship device, the OnePlus 5. Poised to take on Samsung s Galaxy S8, the OnePlus 5 has so far been rumored to come with 8GB RAM, dual-camera setup, and Snapdragon 835 SoC among its key features. The OnePlus 5 was recently spotted on benchmarking website AnTuTu with 6GB RAM hinting at two variants of the smartphone. There are now two sets of renders of the OnePlus 5 leaked and shared on Weibo. Both renders show different designs of the OnePlus 5. Also Read - OnePlus RT or 9RT: Which is the next OnePlus launching in India?Also Read - Oppo ColorOS 12 review: A colourful update coming to your nearest OnePlus device
The OnePlus 5 as seen in both the renders sport the dual-camera setup at the rear. The first render shows the OnePlus 5 in black color with the physical Home button in place, thin bezels, similar to the OnePlus 3T. Moving to the back panel, the dual cameras are placed on the top left corner of the with the LED flash placed in the middle looking slightly odd. There are two antenna bands running along the top and bottom similar to the OnePlus 3T. There isn t any noticeable change otherwise.
Coming to the second render of the OnePlus 5, only the back panel of the smartphone is shown. The placing of the antenna bands are exactly as seen in the Apple iPhone 7 Plus. The antenna bands are placed on the extreme top and bottom edge and the side curves can be seen as well. The dual cameras are also placed on the top left with one sensor being bigger than the other. On the right side, the LED flash is visible.
Since the authenticity of these renders cannot be confirmed, they are unlikely to be the final design of the OnePlus 5. OnePlus has been rumored to go big on design this time and with a launch nearing, it won t be long till we see what changes the OnePlus 5 will bring. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 leaked drawing reveals ceramic body with dual selfie and rear cameras
OnePlus 5 specifications
According to past rumors and sightings, the OnePlus 5 is expected to feature a 5.5-inch 2K resolution display. Under the hood of the smartphone, will most likely run Qualcomm s Snapdragon 835 SoC clocked at 2.35GHz and paired with Adreno 540 GPU. In terms of memory, the OnePlus 5 will possibly come in two variants of 6GB RAM plus 64GB storage and 8GB RAM plus 128GB storage. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 shatters Samsung Galaxy S8, Sony Xperia XZ Premium in leaked benchmark score
Although the leaked images of the OnePlus 5 suggest a dual-camera setup, there hasn t been any word on the specifications as yet. Instead, the smartphone has been rumored to sport a 23-megapixel or 16-megapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone could be fuelled by either a 3,600mAh battery or a 4,000mAh battery along with the company s Dash Charge technology. On the software front, the OnePlus 5 is expected to run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 with Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6GB of RAM spotted on AnTuTu: Specifications and features