The rumor mill went into overdrive around the new OnePlus’s yet-to-launch smartphone, speculations are swirling about what is it called? when to be launched? and its specifications.
OnePlus has confirmed that the new OnePlus will be named OnePlus 5 and they will skip number 4 as it is considered ominous due to the similarity in pronunciation between number four and the word death in Chinese. But the company confirmed to The Verge that the name has nothing to do with the superstitions it was rather influenced by a number of OnePlus employees who are fans of former NBA player Robert Horry, who wore number 5 in Jersey.
According to the rumor mill, OnePlus 5 will be launched this summer and it will hit principal markets like India and China at the same time.
Based on rumors and leaks, OnePlus 5 is expected to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 835 processor, It is suggested to feature a 5.5-inch QuadHD touchscreen with a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels. Rumors claim also that the phone will sport dual-lens camera of 12-megapixel and a front camera of 8-megapixel.
the flagship expected to come with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of space. Although, we might see another version with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage.
When it comes to autonomy, the OnePlus 5 will be packed with a 3,600 mAh battery with fast charging. It will certainly adopt the company’s Dash Charging technology.
In terms of software, the OP 5 will boot the latest Android Nougat layered with the OxygenOS UI.
If OnePlus sticks to its strategies, the OnePlus 5 constantly stand out from the crowd by offering premium flagships with top-notch features at more affordable prices when compared with rivals like Samsung, LG, HTC and others.
Will it cost more than the OnePlus 3T‘s price?
Low pricing is the main reason why OnePlus differentiate itself from others. Guessing the OnePlus 5’s price tag will be in line with its predecessor 3T’s $439 price if it is retailed for more than $500 fans might say no.