Is it worth buying the new OnePlus 5? OP 5 Vs OP 3T

The OnePlus 5 is the latest entry in the OnePlus smartphone series - that arrives to replace OnePlus 3T. The manufacturer skipped the generation four due to a Chinese superstition that the number is unlucky. The smartphone features 8GB of RAM, Snapdragon 835 processor (the most powerful of Qualcomm) and the dual rear camera in a system used by iPhone 7 Plus and Zenfone 3 Zoom. The price of the handset starts at $ 479.

The OnePlus 5 screen uses 5.5-inch AMOLED panel with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels). The smartphone offers versions with 6 GB or 8 GB RAM, an amount that ensures smoothness to both the system and the installed apps. In storage, with 64 GB and 128 GB of space.

The battery of the OnePlus 5 is 3,300 mAh, with support for Dash Charge technology. With this, the smartphone is able to recharge 58% in 30 minutes. According to the manufacturer, the battery life has increased by 20% compared to the previous model OP 3T, even with less capacity.

In terms of design, there were no major changes. The company continued to wear the same look as the previous model. So we have an aluminum body with a thickness of 7.25 mm (slightly thinner than the OnePlus 3T). Even though the device is thin, the company did not give up the headphone jack. The side switch, which activates the silent mode, also remains present in the OnePlus 5. In addition, the phone has a biometric sensor on the front.

One of the main highlights of the device is its dual camera. The sensor has a resolution of 20 megapixels and 16 MP. The lens aperture, another important point in a camera, as it controls the amount of light entering the shutter, is f / 2.6 and f / 1.7. As with other dual-camera phones, it is possible to take pictures with the background blurred, giving a professional look to the images.

The camera software also offers a professional mode, which allows the user to control aspects such as shutter speed, ISO setting and even take pictures in RAW format. On the front camera, the OnePlus 5 has a 16 MP Sony IMX 371 sensor with f / 2.0 aperture.

OnePlus 5 runs Android 7.1.1, the latest version of the system, but with the company's standard interface, Oxygen OS. It values a more minimalistic visual and design and features such as extended screen print, which allows you to take a screenshot of a complete conversation, for example.

Sales of OnePlus 5 in the United States begin on June 27. The version with RAM of 6 GB of RAM and storage of 64 GB costs $ 479. The model with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB memory will price US $ 539.

OnePlus 5 Specs

Learn about the major technical specifications of the new OnePlus smartphone below:

Screen: 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Display panel: AMOLED
Main Camera: Dual MP of 20 MP and 16 MP
Front camera: 16 megapixels
Storage: 64 GB or 128 GB
Processor: Snapdragon 835 octa-core 2.45 GHz
Memory RAM: 6 GB or 8 GB
Battery: 3,300 mAh
System: Android 7.1.1 with Oxygen OS interface
Colors: Gray (Slate Gray) and Black (Midnight Black)