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OnePlus 5 to be unveiled globally on 20th June, to launch in India on 22nd June; new press render leaked

The wait for the most anticipated smartphone OnePlus 5, now seems to be over as the company has confirmed its launch date. OnePlus through a tweet yesterday announced that the smartphone will be launched globally on 20th June, however, the company has scheduled a separate launch event in India on 22nd June. OnePlus is also giving away 5 smartphones to those who are setting up sms alerts to watch the live event on 20th June.

Apart from the launch date, there is also the first ever press render of OnePlus 5 that has surfaced online. The render has been posted by Android Police which gives a glimpse on the actual design of smartphone, contradicting some of the previous speculations regarding the design. As per the press shot the smartphone can been seen in black color, holding a horizontally aligned dual rear camera setup along with LED flash. On the front, we can see the smartphone sporting a 2.5D curved glass and a front camera sensor on the top.

OnePlus 5 press render

OnePlus 5 was highly speculated to be holding a vertically aligned dual rear camera, which eventually doesn’t seem to be true. This falls in line with a recent leak where an alleged teaser image of OnePlus 5 cover indicated a similar horizontally aligned dual rear camera. The design of OnePlus 5 somewhat resembles to the iPhone 7 Plus where the dual rear camera setup is placed on the top right corner accompanied with a dual LED flash.

OnePlus has already confirmed that the smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and has teamed up with DxO to provide the best smartphone camera ever. Talking about the rumours, there are reports which claim that OnePlus 5 will be able to shoot in Monochrome.

Also, the smartphone is expected to come with a 5.5-inch QHD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display along with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. However, the smartphone is highly speculated to launch in another variant with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage also. OnePlus 5 will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat which could be topped with Oxygen OS 3.0. There are also reports which claim that the smartphone will be packing a 3,300 mAh battery.

Abhinav Harde

Abhinav covers daily Tech news and updates on ‘Best Tech Guru’. He is an Electronics Engineer and a big gadget lover. He is obsessed with technology and has great passion for writing.

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