OnePlus is at it again with their newest, most accomplished smartphone and most expensive smartphone till date – OnePlus 5. What does OnePlus offer with this year’s Flagship Killer?
OnePlus is a young company which has been shaking the smartphone market by delivering impressive smartphones with ridiculous specs at competitive prices. OnePlus 5 is the most expensive device OnePlus has made but it still is a steal as it packs lot more power than any smartphone at this price bracket. Having said that OnePlus has been gradually increasing the price of their products with each installment and is growing close to being a major smartphone manufacturer from being an enthusiast brand. *Do we need to worry?*
OnePlus 5 like its predecessors has been made with its consumers in mind, previous generations of OnePlus struggled with the camera performance so this year the company focused on the camera and improved it along with bumping the specs to ridiculous numbers(Classic OnePlus). The OnePlus 5 has the 5 pillars of a smartphone mastered with a good design that looks awfully similar to a particular smartphone *Ahem! iPhone*, Good Screen, Best in class performance, good battery life and a good camera setup.
OnePlus 5 Specifications
- Snapdragon 835
- Adreno 540
- 6/8 GB LPDDR4 RAM
- 64/128 GB Storage
- Dual Camera System with a primary 16 MP and 20 MP telephoto lens Camera Setup
- Front Facing 16 MP Camera
- Bluetooth 5.0
- 3300 mAh Battery
- 5.5 inch 1080p Optic AMOLED Display (401 ppi) protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5
OnePlus 5 Pricing and Availability
The phone comes in two colors, Midnight Black and Slate Gray with an option to buy the 6GB RAM and 64 GB Storage variant and the 8 GB RAM and 128 GB Storage variant as the higher end model. The OnePlus 5 starts at 479 USD.
Updated Trends’ verdict on the OnePlus 5
OnePlus stands at a disadvantage because it’s still a young company with very little resources to tackle big companies such as Apple and Samsung which are the leading the Smartphone market. But OnePlus has come a long way since the OnePlus One, they have been steadily growing and getting better at what they do. Since they are a small company they listen to their users and give them exactly what they want. They might be a small company and they may only be releasing one phone every year but they are slowly getting better at what they do and acquiring market share as they grow.
The OnePlus 5 is a stellar device which ticks everything that a good smartphone should do, it has good performance, a near stock User Interface, stunning design, good battery life with the fastest charging technique and an amazing camera setup that rivals the top smartphone flagships. OnePlus has outdone itself with the OnePlus 5 it is the best android smartphone at this price.
Can’t wait for OnePlus 5T!