OnePlus Launches New Smartphone: OnePlus 5

by | Jun 28, 2017 | Business, Technology

The struggle of low phone battery is over! The OnePlus 5, the latest smartphone designed and created by OnePlus, was launched to the public yesterday and boasts the fastest charging solution on the global smartphone market.

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With the use of a technology known as Dash Charge, you no longer need to charge your phone overnight. Simply pop it in for half an hour and you’ll have enough power for the whole day.

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Dash Charge offers a shift in power management within your device and re-routes it from the handset to the adapter to keep your phone cooler, as it charges. The 3,300 mAh battery also lasts up to 20 percent longer than the company’s previous product, the OnePlus 3T.

Thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 platform, the technical performance is vastly improved. OnePlus 5 draws up to 40% less power and can run numerous apps in the background without slowing down your phone.

The new smartphone also claims to feature the highest resolution dual-camera system available on the market, with a tailor-made 16MP sensor supported by a 20MP sensor. The telephoto lens can accurately determine the distance between the object and the sensor, the camera aperture of f/1.7 provides faster snaps and improves the overall image stabilization.

Initially, the OnePlus 5 was offered in a drop sale to customers who were given a special code during the product keynote event, as well as in one-day pop-up stores in New York and various locations in Europe including London, Paris and Amsterdam.

Interestingly enough, the OnePlus 5 has arrived just ahead of Apple’s 10-year anniversary for the launch of the first iPhone, which will be celebrated by the tech giant tomorrow.

Online sales for opened yesterday with two options to choose from: the Midnight Black with 8GB RAM and 128 GB storage, priced at $539.00 and the Slate Gray, which offers 6GB RAM and 64GB storage at $479.00.

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