OnePlus 5 launched in India with PayTM tie-up

Posted June 24, 2017

Chinese phone manufacturer OnePlus has launched its latest flagship device OnePlus 5 in Mumbai. The dual cameras work together to offer bokeh shots (images with a depth of field effect) and 2X lossless zoom at the touch of a button. Are you planning on buying the OnePlus 5? There is a dual camera set up at the back.

The OnePlus5 (not pictured above) is seen as a good alternative to premium phones. It's understandable to say that the design of the OnePlus 5 was inspired by the iPhone but it could've avoided any brouhaha if OnePlus at least altered it a bit.

As confirmed before the official announcement, the OnePlus 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, which has Snapdragon X16 LTE modem supporting data speed of up to 1 Gbps, coupled with an Adreno 540 graphic processing unit (GPU). On the connectivity side, the smartphone supports 34 global network bands and, therefore, could be used across the globe. That OxygenOS operating system might look just like vanilla Android, but it's actually hiding lots of sneaky hidden extras. The experience seems close to stock Android but with the availability of additional features like a new reading mode, which uses the ambient light sensor and monochrome mapping to provide a more comfortable reading experience by adjusting screen temperature towards gray scales. The fingerprint scanner is just as good, reliably unlocking the device nearly instantly, while the optional capacitive back and overview buttons work well and can be swapped over.

The OnePlus 5 Essentials Bundle, pricing for which starts from Rs. 3,625, includes a Dash Type-C cable, a Dash Power Adapter, glass screen protector, and protective case in preferred choice.

As for the availability, the OnePlus 5 is exclusively available on Amazon and OnePlus store online, along with several pop-up events spread across some of the Metros.

Fingerprint sensor: Supports PayTM Quick Pay in collaboration Oxygen OS Quick Pay, one long press will take user to payment page in seconds. The dark-grey costs $479, with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage while the black model costs $539 with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. We all know that, when discussing a new smartphone or comparing two devices, there are three key elements to be considered: chipset, RAM and storage.

Another problem recently discovered with the OnePlus 5 is its camera. Smartphones are one of the fastest growing product lines and have repeatedly been one of the top selling categories on Nonetheless, the device apparently does have some weak points.

Will it be able to take the company to new heights or not? OnePlus 5 goes on sale globally on June 27, 2017.

All OnePlus 5 users will be eligible for a complimentary 12-month accidental damage insurance by Servify on downloading the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it with an initial deposit of Rs 1,000 in the introductory period.

Contrary to the expectation of the flagship killer sporting a Quad-HD (2560 x 1440) panel, OnePlus has made a decision to bring out the new smartphone with the same 1080p panel found on the 3T.