GearBest is famous for being a spoiler for the rumored and upcoming smartphones. When a flagship is rumored or about to release, GearBest already features it on its new arrivals with complete specifications and design exposed. Mostly, the details provided by them turns out to be 100% accurate. Is this merely a coincidence or something else. Previously, smartphones such as Xiaomi Mi 5s and Xiaomi Mi 6 have already present on GB a week before their releases. This time it’s none other than the OnePlus supposedly flagship killer ‘OnePlus 5’.
Now comes the most surprising part, which is, OnePlus 5 flagship is only a rumor. There are some fresh leaks on it but no sign of confirmation or the official release date. Maybe the manufacturer wants to keep it a surprise, but not anymore. The presence of the fifth successor of OnePlus series on Gearbest indicates only one thing which is, ‘the phone is going to release soon, maybe this month.’
Let’s peek into the details of OnePlus upcoming hotshot provided by the Chinese online store:
OnePlus 5 – What the Chinese Flagship Killer Looks Like?
From the picture which is set as the featured image at GearBest, the phone appears to be one of the most elegant Chinese smartphones. It a pure black beauty with narrowest bezels we have seen so far. Moreover, the screen is also huge accounting a supposed 75% screen-to-body ratio.
The most important aspect witnessed in the picture is the rear dual camera arrange vertically. We can’t determine the material, but we bet that it’s either CNC metal housing or carbon fiber. The phone appears to be 0.4mm thinner than its predecessor in accordance with the details given. It occupies a volume of 15.27 x 7.47 x 0.70 cm and weighs 156 grams.
In comparison with its older brother ‘OnePlus 3T’, the front design almost remains the same, but the rear layout has been completely altered. OnePlus has kept the phone plain this time with no streak and camera borders. In short, don’t be fooled by its simplicity as under the hood a beast rests.
OnePlus 5 – Unleashing The Beast With the Best Hardware Till Date!
Speaking about the specs of OnePlus 5, the title speaks everything. According to the specification table given by GearBest, the flagship is truly a smartphone killer. The heart of the flagship is the latest Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 beating at a frequency of 2.35GHz. Still, it’s not the enhanced version like Xiaomi Mi 6 has a higher frequency of 2.45GHz.
The thing that makes a difference between Mi 6 and OnePlus 5 is the memory. The phone is expected to feature eight gigs of RAM. We should note that it’s not the first phone with 8GB memory. The title goes to Asus Zenfone AR. Moreover, the storage has been kept to 64GB (expandable up to 128GB via SD card).
Previously with the release of OnePlus 3T, the fans were somewhat disappointed with the display as it was still 1080p. But still time, according to GB, OnePlus turns to a 2K resolution on a 5.5-inch display. Heading to the cameras, the front shooter has a resolution of 16MP. While no details are provided on the rear camera. The specs sheet indicates that it’s 23MP. But we don’t know if the primary camera is 23MP or both. Last but not least, OnePlus 5 will run on the latest version of Android Nougat (v7.1.1) and will be powered by a generous 4000 mAh battery.Other features include a fingerprint reader, Type-C port, Bluetooth v4.2, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/AC, Dual SIM (dual standby), 4G LTE and a set of sensors.