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OnePlus 5 launch in US today: To be exclusively available on Amazon India from Thursday

One Plus 5 is considered one of the most anticipated phones of the year. One Plus has thrived on offering top features at a price much lower than its competitors, making a strong impact in the premium segment category.

BT Online        Last Updated: June 20, 2017  | 12:11 IST
One Plus 5 to launch in US today, India launch slated for 22 June
One Plus 5 to launch in US today, India launch slated for 22 June

Just a few hours remain for the wait for OnePlus 5 gets over with the phone set to be unveiled in US. The launch of OnePlus 5 has been preceded with numerous leaks on its price, specifications and availability. OnePlus 5 is considered one of the most anticipated phones of the year. OnePlus has thrived on offering top features at a price much lower than its competitors, making a strong impact in the premium segment category.

The success of predecessor OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T has heightened expectations from OnePlus 5. The phone will finally launch at 12pm EDT (9:30pm IST) today in the US. This will be followed by an India launch on Thursday (22 June).

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ONEPLUS 5 PRICE IN INDIA 

OnePlus has a growing base in India and many phone buyers would be looking forward to a confirmation of its specifications and pricing today. There have been several leaks related to OnePlus 5 on many portals in the months leading up to the launch. 

The phone is, quite obviously, expected to be more expensive than OnePlus 3. However, it would still be a lot lower priced compared to the top flagships of Samsung and Apple, making it a great choice for buyers seeking top features. 

Several leaks have led to a consensus that the phone would be come in two prices for two variants. The 64GB variant with 6GB RAM is likely to have the price tag of Rs 32,999, while the 128GB model with 8GB RAM could be priced Rs 37,999.

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In India, OnePlus 5 will be sold exclusively on Amazon after its launch on Thursday. The launch event in Mumbai will take place at 2 pm and the phone will be available for purchase from 4.30 p.m. There is likely to be an early rush if the specifications of the phone match the leaks that are doing rounds.  

ONEPLUS 5 SPECIFICATIONS, BATTERY POWER 

OnePlus 5 which will be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has promised that graphically-demanding apps would load faster and run well thanks to the powerful processor. The phone will have a 5.5-inch quad-HD display with 1440x2560 pixels resolution and dual cameras at the back. There's a lot of curiosity if the dual camera will match iPhone 7's rear dual snapper. One Plus 5 will boast a 3,600mAh battery.

Thanks to these strong specifications and reasonable pricing, OnePlus has generated a lot of interest. OnePlus offered a glimpse of the phone to potential Indian buyers through a TV advertisement during the ICC Champions Cup Final between Indian and Pakistan. Many of them would be looking forward to Thursday for the phone to finally hit the Indian market.

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