OnePlus 5 Review

From the day it was launched it created an uproar in the smartphone world. We have already informed you that in just 48 hours OnePlus 5 received more than 300,000 registrations. And now, when it has hit the market, people are frenzied over the OnePlus 5.


It is a killer smartphone with mind-boggling specs and premium design and priced at the higher end as compared to its predecessors. The flagship phone OnePlus 5 houses fantastic camera and the phone perform brilliantly.

Design and Display:

OnePlus 5 is the prettiest handsets of the Chinese multinational conglomerate which is built with premium grade materials. It has got a sleek and slim body with rounded corners which easily fits into your palm. The metallic bodied phone has got an elegant look and offers a QHD screen.


The display measures 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED with the resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Also, the device is secured by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Corning Gorilla Glass 5 makes the device is scratch resistant and protects it from shocks and bumps.


The phone has got a special feature known as ‘Ambient Sensor' which keeps reflection away and also lets you comfortably use your smartphone in broad daylight as well. The Touch ID sensor resides on the front part of the device along with some other sensors.


RAM and Storage:

OnePlus 5 comes in two storage variants and RAM. The elder sibling comes in 8GB RAM with an internal storage of 128GB while the other variant holds a 6GB RAM with 64GB.


However, the phone doesn't have an additional feature of external memory card slot.

Software and OS:

Android 7.1.1 Nougat operates OnePlus 5 and is chipped by the latest Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor and is handled by CPU Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo).


With all the contemporary features the phone works at a lightning speed and supports multitasking without any lags.




The flagship phone OnePlus 5 is equipped with an outstanding lens which renders breathtaking clarity as it has been improved as compared to its previous handsets. It nestles dual rear camera of 16MP with f/1.7 aperture and 2x optical zoom accompanied by dual LED flash.


The front-facing camera also roots a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera consists of two sensors which are made by Sony. Also, the primary camera comprises of a 20MP telephoto lens.


Another interesting feature which the rear camera has is, it comes with a Portrait Mode which lets you click candid shots using the two-lens setup.


In this mode, you can blur the background except for the subject and also add a ‘bokeh' effect to it which will make the image look stunning. Even the selfie camera is capable of capturing sharp images.



The mighty Li-Ion 3300mAh non-removable battery energizes the flagship phone. Also, the feature of Fast battery charging (Dash Charge) helps you to replenish the drained out battery quickly within a short span of time.


The mammoth size battery makes the OnePlus 5 stand out from the other smartphones of 2017. The handset can easily survive for the entire day with a single charge.

You will get only two color options of OnePlus 5 to choose from that is Midnight Black and Slate Gray.

OnePlus 5 is jammed with powerful and the best of specifications, thanks to the Chinese conglomerate who have tremendously improved their flagship phone as compared to their previous models.


The smartphone can prove to be a tough challenge for Samsung, Apple or HTC and much more. If you are planning to buy a phone with the top-notch specs at a good price then definitely you should go for OnePlus 5. OnePlus 5 price in Dubai UAE will be around 2500 AED.


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