OnePlus launched the OnePlus 5 smartphone last week, with prices starting Rs 32,999. While the company announced midnight black and space grey color variants, it seems like a third color variant is in the pipeline. An alleged mint gold-colored OnePlus 5 has been spotted on Chinese certification website TENAA. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - OnePlus Nord N200 is the cheapest 5G phone from the company, price stands under Rs 20,000
With gold color an option on nearly all smartphones these days, it is not surprising to see OnePlus contemplating launching it. It is worth noting that OnePlus has also launched the OnePlus 3T in gold color. Unfortunately, the TENAA listing, spotted by AndroidSoul, doesn’t really show how this color variant looks. The OnePlus 5 is set to go on sale globaly and India, starting tomorrow. Currently, buyers can only choose from midnight black and space grey colors. Also Read - OnePlus Nord CE open sale in India today: Where to buy, price in India, cashback offers
As you would expect from a OnePlus 5, the smartphone comes with top-of-the-line specifications and features, and yet it is priced lower than the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus. One of the talking points of the smartphone is the Paytm integration as a part of Oxygen OS. Long pressing on the fingerprint scanner opens the Paytm payment page, where you can scan the barcode to make cashless payments. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5: 6GB RAM vs 8GB RAM performance comparison
OnePlus 5 specifications, features
The OnePlus 5 features a 5.5-inch full HD (1080 1920 pixels) Optic AMOLED display, Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC, and it comes in two variants 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. The graphics are handled by an Adreno 540 GPU. The company has added 16-megapixel + 20-megapixel dual rear cameras in OnePlus 5. The 16-megapixel sensor (Sony IMX398) comes with f/1.7 aperture. The secondary 20-megapixel (Sony IMX350) telephoto zoom lens comes with f/2.6 aperture and better lossless zoom capabilities. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 Review: Feel the power
Armed with by a 3,300mAh non-removable battery, the OnePlus 5 also supports Dash Charging technology. Connectivity options in the device include Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, Wi-Fi and 4G LTE. OnePlus 5 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat based OxygenOS 4.5 out-of-the-box and supports dual nano SIM cards. ALSO READ: The OnePlus 5 is here, but could incremental updates keep it relevant?
The OnePlus 5 is exclusively available on Amazon India, the smartphone will go on sale tomorrow at 12PM. However, starting tomorrow, the smartphone will be available via open sale where no registrations are required to be a part of the sale. The slate grey variant of the OnePlus 5 with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage is priced at Rs 32,999, while the midnight black variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is be priced at Rs 37,999. Those who are planning on buying the OnePlus 5 can also take advantage of a host of introductory offers. Here’s everything you need to know about the offers. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 buyer in India allegedly gets faulty unit with missing volume buttons