The OnePlus 5 will launch in India on June 22.
The launch of this year’s ‘flagship killer’, OnePlus 5, is hogging all the limelight right now with its launch inching closer. OnePlus will launch its flagship device on June 20, which will then arrive in India on June 22. What’s confirmed is that the OnePlus 5 will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC, feature a full HD display, front fingerprint sensor and dual rear cameras. The leaks and reports don’t stop here for the OnePlus 5 as the smartphone has now been spotted on Geekbench with 8GB of RAM.
This listing coincides with yesterday’s image shared by Evan Blass of the source code used in Amazon India’s ad about the OnePlus 5. The source code revealed that the OnePlus 5 will be powered a 2.35GHz octa-core Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with 8GB of RAM. The Geekbench listing shows 8GB of RAM, which is a near confirmation for the OnePlus 5 and also complements the numerous leaks and rumors seen in the past. The Geekbench listing further shows the Snapdragon 835 SoC but with a lesser clock speed of 1.90GHz.
In terms of scoring, the OnePlus 5 achieves a single core score of 1,917 and multi-core score of 6,562. These scores are slightly lower than its previous scores of 1,963 and 6,687 on Geekbench itself. However, it still keeps the OnePlus 5 at par with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Powered by the same chipset, the Galaxy S8 had a 1,929 single-core score and 6,084 multi-core score. As for the Xperia XZ Premium, it logged a 1,943 single core score and 5,824 multi-core score. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 shatters Samsung Galaxy S8, Sony Xperia XZ Premium in leaked benchmark scores
The OnePlus 5 will surely be a powerful smartphone but what’ll set it apart from the existing flagships would be its reasonable pricing. OnePlus is known to give affordable pricing to its power-packed flagships. Although not confirmed till now, the OnePlus 5 had its prices leaked starting at Rs 32,999 for the 6GB RAM plus 64GB storage variant. The higher variant of the two with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is said to be priced at Rs 37,999 which would make it the most expensive OnePlus smartphone till date. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 India prices leaked ahead of June 22 launch, 8GB RAM variant to cost Rs 37,999
OnePlus had confirmed the dual rear cameras on the OnePlus 5 today, and shared an official image of the smartphone as well. The OnePlus 5 does sport an iPhone 7 Plus-like look with the placing of the dual rear cameras and antenna bands. While we’re confirmed on the key specifications for the OnePlus 5, there are still some details under speculation. These include a 5.5-inch display size and a 3,300mAh battery on the OnePlus 5. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 with 8GB of RAM rumored to launch exclusively on Amazon.in; camera sample teased by CEO Pete Lau