Published On : Tue, Jun 20th, 2017

OnePlus 5 : Grand launch puts to rest all speculations


Mobile phone launches and its limited period sale on ecommerce sites have certainly become the trend of the times in the gadget world. With many hi-end smartphones up for launch and the online sellers luring customers with the sense of greed for limited stock sale, here comes another one – the much awaited OnePlus5 which will be debuting tonight.

A relatively affordable smartphone that competes with the likes of iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S8, the OnePlus 5 has garnered attention of the public since the launch of OnePlus 3T. Since then, multiple leaks have given us a complete picture of what to expect from the smartphone, including design, price in India, specifications, and features. If you are a fan of the brand and looking forward to the launch, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming OnePlus 5.

OnePlus 5 launch event time, live stream
As mentioned above, the OnePlus 5 launch time is 12pm EDT (9:30pm IST), and the event will be live-streamed from the official US website. OnePlus is organising a pop-up event on June 20 in New York, while similar pop-up events will be hosted in Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Berlin on Wednesday. Registrations for the smartphone opened in China on June 14, and 5.27 lakh people signed up for the sale in five days.

The OnePlus 5 India launch is on June 22, with pop-up events scheduled to be hosted in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru over the next two days. At these pop-up events, fans will be able to experience the device and will have the option to purchase it on the spot, though number of units available will be low. Amazon India is also hosting an app-only ‘Secret Doors’ contest that provides fans a chance to win the OnePlus 5.