After launching in India on June 22, in less than a week, the OnePlus 5 smartphone has already received its first update. Arriving as OxygenOS 4.5.2, the update isn t exactly a major one, and it primarily consists of bug fixes and improvements. Early morning today, a OnePlus staff member posted on the company s blog informing about the update. Also Read - OnePlus, Oppo integrates: What this partnership means for users?Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021
Essentially, the update fixes issues with app installation and system update, while the camera has been given a performance boost via optimization. There are stability improvements for Bluetooth, Network and System, while compatibility with third party apps has been improved as well. As is the case with OTA updates, the rollout is gradual, and may take some days to reach you and your OnePlus 5, so be patient if a notification hasn t shown yet on your OnePlus 5. Also Read - OnePlus Nord N200 is the cheapest 5G phone from the company, price stands under Rs 20,000
Beside the update, today we came across another (sort of) update about the OnePlus 5. At the time of launch, OnePlus announced the smartphone in two color variants, which is midnight black and space grey, however, if the recent reports are anything to go by, a third color variant may be in the pipeline. An alleged mint gold-colored OnePlus 5 has been spotted on Chinese certification website TENAA. There is no confirmation by OnePlus on this color variant, but the sounds of a mint gold smartphone is quite interesting. DON’T MISS: OnePlus 5 buyer in India allegedly gets faulty unit with missing volume buttons
For the ones who could not get their hands on the OnePlus 5 during the first sale, the smartphone will be up for purchase again tomorrow, which June 27 on Amazon India. The sale will kick off at 12PM. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 mint gold color variant spotted on TENAA
OnePlus 5 specifications and features
Recalling the OnePlus 5, the smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD (1080 1920 pixels) Optic AMOLED display. Under the hood, it is powered by a Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor, which is accompanied by an Adreno 540 GPU. The phone comes in two variants, one with 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage, and the other with a massive 8GB of RAM and 128GB on-board storage. For photography, which is also the highlight of the phone, sports dual camera setup at the back, which is combination of a 16-megapixel and 20-megapixel sensor. 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. Up front, sits a 16-megapixel camera as well.
For photography, which is also the highlight of the phone, sports dual camera setup at the back, which is combination of a 16-megapixel and 20-megapixel sensor. 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. Up front, sits a 16-megapixel camera as well. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5: 6GB RAM vs 8GB RAM performance comparison
Fuelled 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?