In a much awaited event last night, OnePlus launched its latest offering, the OnePlus 5T. A successor to the OnePlus 5, and maintained on the lines of the OnePlus 3T, the OnePlus 5T is essentially a slightly improved device. 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
However, there came little twist to OnePlus strategy last night, when the company announced that the pricing of the OnePlus 5T is the same as that of the OnePlus 5 at launch. While it was earlier expected that the phone would be priced slightly higher and the OnePlus 5 would remain on sale, it is now known that the OnePlus 5 is to be discontinued and completely replaced by the OnePlus 5T, which has maintained pricing at the same level. Therefore, in between the similarity and differences, here is taking a look at the OnePlus 5T in pictures: Also Read - Better late than never, OnePlus 9RT India launch date could have just been confirmed
To begin with, the OnePlus 5T features a 6-inch full-HD+ Optic AMOLED screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio, with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top. This is one of the primary changes that we see on the OnePlus 5T from the OnePlus 5.
The camera of the OnePlus 5T retains the specifications of the OnePlus 5, although the secondary 20-megapixel sensor at the rear is different to that on the OnePlus 5. The improved sensor is said to enhance the lossless zoom and portrait modes.
While the phone has been launched with Android 7.1.1 out-of-the-box, the OnePlus 5T runs OxygenOS 4.7.0, which is an improvement over OxygenOS 4.5 on the OnePlus 5.
As opposed to the OnePlus 5, the OnePlus 5T sports the fingerprint sensor at the rear. And the new face recognition for lock-screen security is a new addition.
The OnePlus 5T comes with a 3,300mAh battery, which supports the company s Dash Charge fast charging technology. Also, don’t miss the 3.5mm audio jack has been retained.
The OnePlus 5T is priced at Rs 32,999 for the 6GB RAM/64GB storage variant and Rs 37,999 for the 8GB RAM/128GB storage variant.
The OnePlus 5T will go on early-access sale on November 21 at 4:30PM, and on open sale on November 28. It will be available in India online through oneplusstore.in and Amazon India, as well as offline through select Croma stores.
OnePlus 5T specification and features
The OnePlus 5T is very similar to the OnePlus 5 when it comes to specifications and features, with only a handful of notable differences. It s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, and comes with a 3,300mAh battery which supports the company s Dash Charge fast charging technology. Connectivity options include dual-SIM with VoLTE support, Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11ac.