After weeks of rumors, today the company confirmed the OnePlus 5 release date. As per the official confirmation from the China-based smartphone maker, OnePlus 5 will be unveiled on June 20 at 12 PM ET.
OnePlus is also divulging a launch page for its latest smartphone at oneplus.net/launch, which includes details of local events that buffs can attend on the release day. As with earlier OnePlus product leaks, the launch event will be streamed online.
Prior rumors about OnePlus 5 release date had hinted that the device will be launched on June 15, even if a leak from China also hinted at the June 20 as the big day. However, the OnePlus 5 release date is officially confirmed after the company said in a tweet that OnePlus 5 will officially be announced on June 20.
— OnePlus (@oneplus) June 6, 2017
Along with the launch event, the China-based mogul is also holding community events in various cities across the globe on June 20 and June 21 to showcase OnePlus 5 to its fans.
It has been reported that OnePlus 5 confirmed to be a performance beast with high-end specifications and a dual-camera setup. In fact, the camera functionality is a big focus area for the company. OnePlus also stated that it has tied up with DxO, a third-party agency that tests camera performance, to make sure that its latest device’s camera is tuned right.
It is not clear yet if the OnePlus 5 release date will remain the same for India as well. Previously, rumors had hinted that the smartphone will launch in India and globally simultaneously.
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Talking about its cost, OnePlus 5 smartphone will likely cost a little more relative to its successor OnePlus 3T. It’s nearly certain that the phone will come with 64GB internal storage along with 6GB RAM. It’s also certain to come with Android 7-based Oxygen OS.
In addition to this, Qualcomm had earlier confirmed that OnePlus 5 will be the first smartphone in India to include Snapdragon 835 processor. The company’s CEO had also confirmed that the phone comes with a full HD (1080P) display and it will be the thinnest phone so far.