OnePlus 5 up for pre-orders in Malaysia too

OnePlus 5 up for pre-orders in Malaysia too

Now, the new OnePlus 5 is also priced at under $500 for the base model, but the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant will set you back a mere $539. OnePlus 5 has crossed one million "Notify me" requests on Amazon, said company.

If you're not familiar with OnePlus, the Chinese phone maker has been offering premium Android phones that are much more affordable than the most popular flagships from Apple and Samsung for the past several years.

The OnePlus 5 features a dual rear camera, akin to an iPhone 7 Plus and various other smartphones.

When it comes to the display, the OnePlus 5 is fitted with a 5.5-inch FHD 1080p Optic AMOLED display. Meanwhile, you can also watch the live stream for the OnePlus 5 launch event on YouTube (link is provided below).

Notably, this is the most expensive smartphone by OnePlus to date, taking the pricing of the phone well over Rs 30,000. The former will only be available in the Slate Grey colour variant, while the latter will only be available in Midnight Black.

An early hands-on review by ZDNet sister site CNET finds the effect on the OnePlus 5 sometimes produces artificial-looking results.

The OnePlus 5 runs on OxygenOS which is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

This isn't the first time that the OnePlus 5 has been compared to the iPhone 7 Plus.

RAM. The OnePlus 5 ships with 6 GB or 8 GB of LPDDR4X RAM, depending on model. The OnePlus 5 is available in 64GB and 128GB internal memory variants with no option to expand the memory with the help of microSD cards. This combined with the Snapdragon 835 processor and faster UFS 2.1 two-lane storage should translate to a blazing fast performance.

It's the flawless phone for anyone who loves Android and wants the iPhone 7 Plus's cameras, and hates iOS.

The latest addition to the OnePlus family, OnePlus 5 will finally be launched in India, and mobile enthusiasts can not contain their excitement for this release. This is clubbed with a 20-megapixel telephoto camera featuring a 1-micron pixel Sony IMX350 sensor and an f/2.6 aperture. The resolution of the display is also a little better, so you should get more detail from this new screen.

The handset ships with Dash Charge, which is OnePlus' proprietary fast charging technology, and a battery with a capacity of 3300 mAh. The company claims that the battery will offer 'all day's power in half an hour of charging'.

OnePlus 5 connectivity options include 4G LTE/VoLTE (with VoLTE), dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C (v2.0).