OnePlus 5 India launch is scheduled for today and yes, it has been launched all the way in India. The company will be hosting an event in Mumbai at 2pm IST. OnePlus 5 was unveiled globally on June 20, and the company is now bringing its flagship smartphone to India.
OnePlus 5 Launch Event:
OnePlus 5 India launch event was started at 2pm and ran for about 2 hours.
The event was being held in Mumbai, and being live-streamed on YouTube, so you can catch all the updates as they are announced in the video below.
For the Indian market, OnePlus 5 will come with Paytm integration on the software side, with a new Quick Pay feature that brings users to the payment page with a single long-press on he fingerprint sensor.
The smartphone will be available to purchase today itself from Amazon India.
OnePlus 5 has been launched in India. The 6GB RAM option of OnePlus 5 costs Rs 32,999, while the 8GB RAM variant will be available for Rs 37,999. OnePlus 5 was unveiled globally on June 20. Pop-up events, where users will be able to experience and OnePlus 5 will be held in four Indian cities including New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai, from June 23 to June 25. Open sale for OnePlus 5 begin June 27.
OnePlus 5 features:
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
It is clocked at up to 2.45GHz.
It comes in two variants based n storage – 6GB/8GB RAM with 64GB/128GB ROM.
OnePlus 5 starts at $479 in the US, though we’ll have to wait and watch how OnePlus decides to price the smartphone in India.
The 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant is expected to be priced at Rs 32,999 here, while 8GB RAM+128GB ROM option could cost somewhere between Rs 36,000 to Rs 38,000.
OnePlus 5 is available in two colour options – Midnight Black and a Slate Grey.
OnePlus 5 supports 16MP+20MP (telephoto lens) dual rear cameras and a 16MP camera on the front.
The rear cameras in OnePlus 5 are capable of taking ‘bokeh’ style images.
They offer Portrait mode, Smart Capture, White balance, Pro mode, as well as auto focus. The front 16MP camera comes with selfie flash as well.
OnePlus 5 price in India:
In a contest being held at the launch event, the OnePlus 5 price in India has been announced as Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, and Rs. 37,999 for the 8GB RM + 128GB storage variant.
OnePlus 5 will become available to buy from Amazon India at 4:30pm IST on Thursday itself. The company is also hosting pop-up events in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai over the next couple of days, where the smartphone will be available for purchase offline.
Connectivity Features of OnePlus 5:
OnePlus 5 connectivity options include:
4G LTE (with VoLTE)
dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
USB Type-C (v2.0).
Sensors on board the smartphone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.
OnePlus 5's Color Variants:
The new OnePlus 5 will be available in two colour variants
It retains the single speaker as well as the 3.5mm audio jack on the bottom panel. Other features carried on from previous generations of OnePlus smartphones include hardware capacitive keys (with the option of onscreen navigation) and the Alert Slider.
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