OnePlus 5 Launched in India Price, Launch Offers, Release Date, Specifications, and More
OnePlus 5 has been launched in two variants in India and will be available on Amazon India for now. OnePlus Fans can also get the smartphone offline at the pop-up events being held in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai over the next two days.
OnePlus 5 India launch offers
Both 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage and 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage OnePlus 5 variants will be made available during the sale. Vodafone prepaid users will get 10GB of data per month at the price of 1GB for 5 months on buying the smartphone between June 22 and September 30. Similarly, postpaid subscribers of the operator will get 9GB of additional data free for 5 billing cycles if they are on plans with 1GB or more data; on top of this, Vodafone Red users wit 4G SIM will get 10GB of extra free data per month for 3 months through by logging into the MyVodafone app.
SBI credit and debit card holders will get flat Rs. 1.500 cashback on the OnePlus 5 price, on top of the up to Rs. 1,000 exchange offer the company is running (valid till June 28 across all authorized retail channels). Kindle users who purchase the handset between June 22 and July 31 will get promotional e-book credit worth Rs. 500 when logging into the app from the smartphone.
Sign in on the Amazon Prime Video app on the phone to get Rs. 250 cashback in Amazon Pay balance. All OnePlus 5 users will be eligible for 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Service on downloading the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it with an initial deposit of Rs. 1,000.
OnePlus 5 features and Specifications:
The dual camera setup- OnePlus claims the setup is the “highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone”, comprising a 16-megapixel main camera and a 20-megapixel telephoto camera. The two cameras together provide effects like Bokeh and lossless zoom up to 2x. OnePlus has chosen include only EIS on the smartphone, forgoing OIS. Also added is a Pro Mode for manual adjustments. the OnePlus 5’s dual rear camera setup supports EIS and bears a 16-megapixel main camera with a 1.12-micron pixel Sony IMX398 sensor and a f/1.7 aperture. This is clubbed with a 20-megapixel telephoto camera featuring a 1-micron pixel Sony IMX350 sensor and a f/2.6 aperture. The OnePlus 5 front camera, on the other hand, bears a 16-megapixel Sony IMX371 sensor with 1-micron pixels, a f/2.0 aperture, and EIS.
Other features about the OnePlus 5 that is worth highlighting include support for 34 GSM network bands (making it a “true world phone”, according to OnePlus), OxygenOS additions (App Priority, Expanded Screenshots, Reading Mode, Translucent App Drawer, Auto Night Mode, Off-Screen Gestures, Customisable Vibrations, Gaming DND Mode, and Secure Box), as well as the hardware capacitive keys and the Alert Slider.
The OnePlus 5 features a fingerprint sensor on the Home Button, said the unlock the smartphone in as little as 0.2 seconds. It supports Paytm Quick Pay, which is a fingerprint reader shortcut to open the Paytm app’s payment page. Users will need to long press the Home Button with their registered finger to open the Paytm payment page.
The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) dual-standby smartphone runs OxygenOS, based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) Optic AMOLED display with a pixel density of 401ppi (pixels per inch) and 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The display supports both sRGB and DCI-P3 color standards. The OnePlus 5 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC (four cores clocked at 2.45GHz, and four cores clocked at 1.9GHz), coupled with either 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, as well as the Adreno 540 GPU.
OnePlus has used UFS 2.1 storage on the OnePlus 5, and as we mentioned, the smartphone will be available in 64GB and 128GB storage variants. OnePlus has not included a microSD card slot for storage expansion. the company has included 4G VoLTE (Cat. 12, up to 600Mbps downloads and 150Mbps uploads), dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/AC, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and USB Type-C (v2.0). The OnePlus 5 bears an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.
OnePlus 5 prices in India, and availability
The OnePlus 5 price in India is Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, while those who want to purchase the model with 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage will have to shell out Rs. 37,999. It will be available in the Slate Grey color variant, while the latter will only be available in Midnight Black.
OnePlus 5 sale in India starts from Thursday itself, via Amazon India. The first Early Access Sale opens at 4:30 pm IST for users that registered for notification. The OnePlus 5 will then be made available for open sale from Amazon India, OnePlus Store, and OnePlus Experience Stores (in Delhi and Bengaluru) from 12 am IST, Tuesday, June 27.