OnePlus has always been about competitive pricing for top of the line specs. Now, its new flagship, the OnePlus 5T, is again set to redefine the premium segment.

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The OnePlus 5T sports an Anodized Aluminium body, complimented by a 6-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels.

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It’s powered by no less than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, along with up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of storage with no support for a microSD card.

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One notable change to the 5T is its dual rear cameras, which is now composed of a 16MP main sensor, and a secondary 20MP sensor that’s dedicated for low-light photography. It’s also capable of 4K video recording.

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Other features include NFC, Facial Recognition, Bluetooth 5.0, AptX HD support for wireless audio devices, and parallel apps, which allows you to have multiple instances of a particular app. It comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and a 3,300mAh battery compatible with Dash Charge technology.

OnePlus 5T Specs:

  • 2.45GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core Processor
  • 6GB/8GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB of storage (no microSD card support)
  • 6.01-inch 18:9 FHD+ AMOLED Display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5
  • 16MP (Main, Sony IMX 398, f/1.7) + 20MP (low-light, IMX 376K, f/1.7) rear cameras
  • 16MP (IMX 371, f/2.0) front camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Dual SIM
  • USB Type-C
  • Headphone Jack
  • NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, aptX HD support
  • OxygenOS on top of Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 3,300mAh battery compatible with Dash Charge Technology

The OnePlus 5T will retail at $499 for the 6GB/64GB variant, and $559 for the 8GB/128GB variant. It will be available in the US, Europe and India on November 21, and November 28 in China.

Sources: OnePlus, Android Authority, The Verge


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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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