OnePlus 5T Overview Updated August 17, 2018

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October 2017 - August 2018


The OnePlus 5T has gone official with its main new feature being its large 6-inch 18:9 1080p display. While this change doesn’t really increase the overall footprint of the handset over the 5, it did force the company to move the fingerprint sensor to the back of the device and stick to on-screen software navigation buttons. While not much of a spec bump over the OnePlus 5, the 5T does pack several changes to the dual-camera setup, allowing for better portrait and low-light photos…

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OnePlus 5T Specification
Android version Android 7.1.1 Nougat w/ OxygenOS
Screen size 6.01-inch Optic AMOLED
Resolution 2160×1080 pixels (18:9 aspect ratio)
Primary cameras 20MP (IMX 376k), 1-micron pixels, f/1.7 | 16MP (IMX 398), 1.12-micron pixels, f/1.7, dual LED flash, 4K 30 fps, 1080p 60 fps, 720p 120 fps video
Front camera 16MP (IMX 371), 1-micron pixels, f/2.0, 1080p 30 fps video
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core w/ Adreno 540 GPU
Storage 64GB / 128GB
Expandable storage up to N/A
RAM 6GB / 8GB
Battery 3,300mAh (nonremovable)
Ports USB Type-C, headphone jack
Weight 162 g
Dimensions 156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm
Other features Rear-facing fingerprint sensor, software-based face unlock, alert slider, bottom-firing speakers, no water resistance
Color options Midnight Black
Carrier availability Unlocked | November 21, 2017
Base price off-contract $499
In-box accessories USB-A to USB-C charging/data sync cable, in-wall Dash Charger

OnePlus 5T Stories August 17

The OnePlus 5T really isn’t that old, but its was still overtaken recently by the latest addition to the family. Its shiny new sibling, the OnePlus 6, launched after just 6 months of 5T in the spotlight. It’s hard to believe that it’s still less than a year old, because it’s still one of the best Android handsets available.

Despite some refinement making the 6 model an easier sell, we think it’s still worth your hard earned dollars. Here are 5 reasons the OnePlus 5T is still well worth purchasing. expand full story

OnePlus 5T Stories August 15

OnePlus burst on to the scene with its so-called ‘flagship killer’ at a price that was meant to shake up the market. Since then, the self-proclaimed killer is becoming more like one of the crowd — with a steadily increasing entry cost. They’ve invested heavily in hardware driving the devices, but the camera has almost always taken a back seat.

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OnePlus 5T Stories July 17

OnePlus puts out new beta updates on a pretty regular basis, and these often include handy new features. With its latest betas, the company is focusing in on camera improvements for the OnePlus 5, 5T, and 6.

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OnePlus 5T Stories July 4

Project Treble means a lot to the future of Android updates, but older devices don’t always support it. This week OnePlus is officially adding Treble support to the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T.

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OnePlus 5T Stories June 28

Updates on Android are a travesty at times, but OnePlus is one of the few OEMs that manage a decent track record. Today, the company is announcing a commitment to updates with a new maintenance schedule.

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OnePlus 5T Stories May 15

OnePlus 5/5T beta update delivers May security patch, group MMS support, bug fixes

Updates as a whole in the Android space have been in a bad spot for a long time, but one company that’s done a decent job has been OnePlus. Today, the company has launched new beta updates for last year’s OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T.

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