So you are planning to buy OnePlus 5? There must be a flurry of questions swirling around in your head right now. Questions ranging from specs to OTG and VoLTE support to device variants.ContentsQ1. What are the specifications of the OnePlus 5?Q2. What is the camera configuration of the OnePlus 5 camera?Q3. Is the OnePlus5 waterproof?Q4. Is the screen protected?Q5. What variants of the OnePlus 5 are available?Q6. How much free storage does the OnePlus 5 have?Q7. Does the OnePlus 5 have a headphone jack?Q8. Is it a dual SIM phone?Q9. Does it support LTE and VoLTE networks?Q10. Does the OnePlus 5 support USB OTG?Q11. What is the contents of the retail box?Q12. Where can I buy headphones and protective cases?Q13. What version of Android does the OnePlus 5 offer?Q14. Can the fingerprint lock also be used on apps?Q15. Does the OnePlus 5 support gestures?Q16. Are the capacitive keys backlit in the OnePlus 5?Q17. How is the OnePlus5 better than the OnePlus 3/3T?Q18. Does the dual camera setup really have 2.0x optical zoom?Q19. Is the proprietary adapter dash fee?Q20. What does Bluetooth 5.0 mean? Will you settle for it?
Look no further. We've curated a list of 20 frequently asked questions to help you make an informed decision.
Since it's going to be long, let's go.Also see :Top 11 New Features of OnePlus 5 Oxygen OS
The OnePlus 5 is not IP rated, which means it is splash resistant. So you can use it in light rain but a dip in a pool will get you to the service center.
Yes, the 5.5-inch AMOLED screen is protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The OnePlus 5 comes in two variants, the difference being RAM and storage. The basic variant is available Slate Grey color and comes with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.The Minuit Noir limited edition is only available in the 8/128 GB variant.
The 64GB variant of the OnePlus 5 comes with 50GB of free storage space and the 128GB variant comes with around 110GB of usable storage.
Fortunately, yes. The OnePlus 5 has a 3.5mm headphone jack located at the bottom.
Yes, the OnePlus 5 is a dual SIM phone with two SIM slots supporting 4G and VoLTE. However, it does not have a microSD slot.
Yes, the OnePlus 5 supports LTE and VoLTE out of the box. As for Indian customers, they can use the Reliance Jio SIM on the OnePlus 5 to make calls.Also see: 7 phones supporting Jio VoLTE under Rs.15000
Yes, the OnePlus 5 supports USB OTG, which means you can connect external storage to the device using an adapter.
A cool feature is that it allows you to disable OTG when you're not using it.
Like any other phone case, the OnePlus 5 retail case includes the phone, an in-dash charger, a USB Type-C USB cable, a SIM tray eject tool, and some regulatory documents.What is OnePlus 3 Dash Charge and how is it different from Qualcomm Fast Charge
If you are looking to buy headphones and a protective case, you can find it on the OnePlus online store or on Amazon.
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The OnePlus 5 runs on the latest version of Android — Nougat v7.1.1 — in addition to Oxygen version 4. Notably, the OnePlus 3/3T was one of the few smartphones to have Android Nougat updates.
Yes, the app locker feature is now integrated into the OnePlus 5 Oxygen OS. So you can disable third-party app lockers.Check out the 2 best facial recognition lockers to secure apps on Android.
Similar to the OnePlus 3/3T, the OnePlus 5 also supports gestures.
However, with the OnePlus 5, it has gone a notch higher and added several new gestures which can also be customized to your liking.
Yes, just like the previous version, the OnePlus 5 also has backlit hardware capacitive keys that can be disabled, just in case you are comfortable with the on-screen navigation buttons.
The OnePlus 5 has improved a lot over the OnePlus 3/3T. One of the main areas is camera technology. Unlike the OnePlus 3T, the OnePlus 5 has a dual camera setup on the back, very similar to the iPhone 7 Plus. The primary camera is a 16-megapixel camera with f/1.7 aperture, while the secondary camera is 20-megapixel with an f/2.6 aperture and 40mm focal length.
Additionally, the OnePlus5 is one of the few phones to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with a 10 nanometer octa core design. Combined with the 6GB (or 8GB for the 128GB variant) of RAM, it can not only render graphics faster, but is also more battery efficient.
To be precise, the OnePlus 5 features 2x lossless Zoom. The optical zoom is only 1.6x while the remaining 0.4x is captured via the phone's built-in SmartCapture technology.
Yes, the Dash Charge adapter is proprietary, which means it will only be able to "quick charge" when the adapter and USB Type-C cable are used together.
Bluetooth 5.0 is the new version of Bluetooth. The Samsung Galaxy S8 was the first phone to have it. With it, you can not only quickly connect or stream external devices, but also significantly improved range.
If we talk about numbers, it can cover almost 2oo meters in direct line of sight.
Phew, that was long and I'm sure we've answered everything about the OnePlus 5. If you have any additional questions, you know where our comments section is.
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