OnePlus 5T, the latest smartphone from OnePlus, with high-end specifications and a wider screen was launched on Thursday. If you were planning to buy OnePlus 5, then you are right on time for a even better OnePlus smartphone. Those who already bought OnePlus 5, this news may annoy them. OnePlus 5T is the buffed variant of OnePlus 5. Lets find out some key difference between the latest OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5.
OnePlus 5T design
The biggest difference between the two smartphone is the display. OnePlus 5T has 18:9 aspect ratio which dominates the front panel. OnePlus has also ditched the physical home button in OnePlus 5T. The fingerprint sensor has been moved to the back.
OnePlus 5T is available only in Midnight black, while the OnePlus 5 was available in Midnight black, Slate Fray, and Gold colours. Regrading the dimensions, OnePlus 5T measures 156.1x75x7.3mm while OnePlus 5 measures 154.2×74.1×7.25mm. This shows that OnePlus 5T is a bit larger compared to its sibling. OnePlus 5T is a bit heavy at 163g while OnePlus 5 weighs 153g.
OnePlus 5T Camera
During the launch event OnePlus focussed heavily on optics of OnePlus 5T. It sports a dual camera setup, with the primary camera of 16 MP (Sony IMX398 with f/1,7) and the secondary camera of 20 MP (Sony IMX376K). While the OnePlus 5 had a telephoto lens, the company has now replaced with a lens that has wider aperture. The front camera of OnePlus 5T is same as OnePlus 5 with 16 MP Sony IMX371 sensor.
OnePlus 5T specifications
Besides the screen size, the specifications of OnePlus 5T remains same as OnePlus 5. The OnePlus 5T boasts a 6 inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It also has 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for extra protection. The OnePlus 5 has j5.5 inch FHD AMOLED display.
Whats surprising is the processor of OnePlus 5T, it still uses the ultra efficient Snapdragon 835 Octa-core processor clocked at 2.45 GHz coupled with 6/8 GB of LPDDR4X RAM. It also packs 3300 mAH battery that has support for Dash Charge.
OnePlus 5T Software
This is when things starts getting disappointing, OnePlus 5T comes with OxygenOS 4.7 based Android Nougat 7.1.1. Having Oreo pre-installed would have given users a reason to buy this beast. But never mind, OnePlus has already confirmed that Beta Oreo build will be released to OnePlus 5T by December end. The stable release of Oreo hasn’t been told yet, but it in somewhere early 2018 OnePlus 5T will get.
OnePlus 5T Price and Availability
The phone is Amazon exclusive as usual. OnePlus 5T has a price tag Rs 32,999 for the 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant while the 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant will cost Rs 37,999.
OnePlus 5T will be going on sale on Amazon on 21st November at 4.30 PM. This is only for Amazon Prime members, if you are regular customer then you have to wait till 28 November.
- OnePlus 5T has bigger display
- It has a better camera
- The display is mesmerizing because of FHD+ AMOLED
- Fingerprint at the back
Go ahead, buy this device. If you still want to buy OnePlus 5 then wait for the price cut.