Big smartphone brands such as LG, Huawei, and Samsung have already announced their first flagship phone for 2017, and it’s time for Chinese brands such as OnePlus, Xiaomi to step into the game.
The OnePlus team has confirmed that the new smartphone will be launched on 20 June 2017. Just 13 More days to go before we are able to see the next flagship phone from OnePlus.
Global Launch Invite for the OnePlus 5
While OnePlus India is also holding an event 2 days after the Global launch for the smartphone. The Indian event is planned on 22 June 2017, at the NSCI Dome, in Mumbai. The Oneplus 5 is likely to get launched on Amazon India on 22 June or close to that date.
India Launch Invite for the Oneplus 5
OnePlus 5 Specs , Rumours, Details and Image Leaks: Round-Up
While Xiaomi Mi 6 is launched on 19th April 2017, with affordable price and Dual camera. OnePlus 5 is looking to follow its schedule and will dominate other smartphone brands with its 2017 flagship killer. The philosophy is going to be same this year – offer an excellent device at an affordable price.
Also confirming all the rumours so far about the name of the next device Oneplus has posted the below image confirming the name as One Plus 5.
One Plus 5 Benchmark leaks have confirmed that the smartphone will come with 8 GB of Ram.
While the One Plus 2 was launched two years back in July and OnePlus 3 got launched in June, we can expect the new OnePlus 5 to launch in next two months. The companies official Weibo account posted the below image on 2/May/2017, hinting at work in progress on the next smartphone, without sharing more details.
Pete Lau, CEO for OnePlus also re-blogged the below image and hinted that the new smartphone would be exciting.
Various rumours suggest that the upcoming flagship phone from OnePlus will be touted as OnePlus 5 instead of being called as OnePlus 4, and that’s due to a superstition in China regarding number 4. In its homeland, the numerical ‘4’ is considered as ‘Death,’ which is the reason why OnePlus might skip the four suffix for the device.
Flagship killer for 2017 is expected to Launch in 2 months
Other Chinese smartphone vendors such as Vivo also did the same with its ‘V’ series of phones. The company released the Vivo V3 Max onto the market and jumped directly to the Vivo V5 Plus in 2017. However, Xiaomi did not follow these superstitions and released the Xiaomi Mi 4i, Mi 4c, Mi 4, etc. ( Next OnePlus Phone Can be Called OnePlus 5 Here is Why).
Also, at a Chinese regulatory, an unknown OnePlus smartphone with model number A5000 has been spotted, which means that OnePlus is looking to skip the OnePlus 4 and its 2017 flagship would come out with moniker OnePlus 5. Below – OnePlus 5 Leaked Render
Apparently, it’s what speculations were saying from the last two months, and the Chinese company is just sticking to basics with no risk factor involved. At the same time, another leak popped online revealed the dual camera setup on the OnePlus 5.
It’s too early to judge a smartphone specs by just a leaked case as we don’t have any other information regarding the same. However, the OnePlus 5 is speculated to sport dual rear camera various times.
The upcoming OnePlus 5 is also said to come with 5.5-inch Quad HD display with infinity display, same as the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+. At the heart of the phone, a Snapdragon 835 SoC can be seen powering the phone along with the Adreno 540, clubbed with 8 GB of RAM and 64 GB/128 GB/256 GB internal storage.
In yet another update the OnePlus team has partnered with folks at the famous DxOMark for the development of a phenomenal camera for the OnePlus 5.
The partnership with DxO can help the OnePlus 5 leap ahead of high-end flagships and emerge as the best camera phone in the world.
Aforesaid, the phone will feature a dual camera setup at the back alongside a better front-facing camera. The OnePlus 5 will debut sometime in June 2017, which is just two months away from now. So, keep checking this space for more info related to OnePlus 5.
We can expect the price for the OnePlus 5 in the range of $450 to $550 depending on the storage variant. In India it can cost close to Rs. 32,000.