OnePlus 5 arrives in India starting at Rs. 32,999

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After its global launch, the OnePlus 5 was finally unveiled in India starting at Rs. 32,999. It packs a 5.5-inch 1080p Optic AMOLED display same as the OnePlus 3T, running on the Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor with a choice or 6GB RAM with 64GB non-expandable internal storage or 8GB RAM with 128GB of internal storage.

The OnePlus 5 runs the latest Android 7.1.1 build with Oxygen OS on top which adds a few new features including a black and white mode for the display, perfect for reading.

The OnePlus 3/3T didn't have an excellent camera, but OnePlus is trying to change that with the OnePlus 5. It features a dual camera setup with a 16MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture as well as a second 20MP camera with f/2.6 aperture. The second lens enables lossless 2x optical zoom along with some cool bokeh effects, including a Portrait mode similar to the iPhone 7 Plus.

The phone has a solid anodized aluminum build which is just 7.25mm thin and still manages to pack in a 3300 mAh battery. It also supports Dash Charge, which can charge the phone for one full day's worth of use in just 30 minutes. This time around the OnePlus 5 also has a fingerprint sensor which is covered in ceramic for more durability, the camera too is protected by sapphire glass.

OnePlus 5 India Pricing and Availability

The OnePlus 5 in India comes in Slate Gray color with 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage priced at Rs. 32,999 and the midnight black variant comes with 8GB RAM, 128GB storage priced at Rs. 37,999. It is now available on as part of the early access program, but stocks are limited. It will also be available through OnePlus India Store, Amazon along with offline OnePlus India Experience stores in Bengaluru and Delhi starting June 27th.

There are a few launch offers in store as well:

  • Rs. 1500 cashback on SBI Cards till June 28th.
  • Free 12 Month Accidental Damage Insurance.
  • Rs. 500 credit for buying Kindle eBooks.
  • Up to 75 GB 4G data Free On Vodafone.
  • Use Amazon Prime Video app to stream videos, and get Rs. 250 as Amazon Pay Balance.