A new flagship phone from OnePlus – Oneplus 5T Officially Announced
The newest device of smartphone company Oneplus has arrived. The OnePlus 5T has been officially launched by the Oneplus Company at an event in New York on December 16. The smartphone brand also known as the “Flagship Killer” is now competing with other flagships smartphones from different Brands by joining in on the trend of removing bezels and increasing screen size.
The new OnePlus 5T comes with a 6” Full HD AMOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 1080 x 2160 resolution and 80.5% screen-to-body ratio. Even with all this, it is only slightly taller than the OnePlus 5. Having no space for fingerprint in the front, it is now moved to the back of the device. These are the most noticeable changes in the design of the device. While In the term of specs the OnePlus 5T doesn’t differ much with OnePlus 5.
Powered by Snapdragon 835 processor. It comes in two variant 6GB RAM with 64GB of storage and 8GB RAM with 128GB of storage without any choice of memory expansion but there are two nano-SIM slots on the device. The OnePlus 5T still runs on Android 7.1.1 disappointing those who were hoping for Oreo.
Besides the display, One Plus 5T features changes in the camera department. The OnePlus 5T dual camera now uses 16 MPprimary sensor at the back, with the wide-angle lens and large f/1.7 aperture along with 20 MPsecondary sensor with f/1.7 aperture, which is said to provide better low-light photography and improved depth-of-field on portrait shots. The Front camera is 16-MP with a new feature of face unlock. This feature simply uses the front facing camera so it will not be that secured but will be convenient to use.
The smartphone is powered by a 3,300mAh battery with Dash Charging feature. The device still has 3.8mm headphone jack which is great. It also supports new Bluetooth 5.0 and various other connectivity like 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB 2.0 Type-C and NFC.
Rear: 16MP Sony IMX398 @ f/1.7 + 20MP Sony IMX376K @ f/1.7Front: 16MP Sony IMX371 @ f/2.0
3,300mAh non-removableDash Charge 20W (5V/4A)
OxygenOS 4.7Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Talking about price it costs $499 (~NPR 52,000) for 6/64GB variant while 8/128GB variant costs $559(~NPR 58,100). Just like Previous OnePlus Devices, the OnePlus 5T will also be available in Nepal and might cost similar as the price of OnePlus 5. Our reliable sources also claims that OnePlus Nepal is planning to make this device available by Mid December.
What are your thoughts on this device? Are you happy with the upgrades on Oneplus 5T?