OnePlus used the Indian vs Pakistan Champions Trophy 2017 final match to make its OnePlus 5 official, well sort of. During the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy final, OnePlus aired a television advertisement featuring the company’s next-generation smartphone – the OnePlus 5. The TV spot features the first full view of the phone, only parts of which had been teased till date. If you go by the photo, the OnePlus 5 matches the leaks that we’ve seen so far.
Although the OnePlus 5 hasn’t been announced officially, OnePlus’ first TV spot for the upcoming smartphone has given us a few hints about what the device will look like. The video teases the smartphone in fully glory, showing off the design with a slightly curved edges, dual-rear cameras. antenna lines on the top and bottom on the rear, front fingerprint sensor, and a full metal body.
There is also another video on YouTube, published OnePlus India on June 11, featuring Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who also happens to be OnePlus’ brand ambassador in India. The megastar was seen unboxing the new device, presumably the OnePlus 5. All throughout the advert Senior Bachchan can be seen hinting at the arrival of OnePlus 5 which will be made official in India on June 22 in Mumbai.
OnePlus 5, which succeeds OnePlus 3 when it arrives next week, is expected to feature a 5.5-inch FHD display, Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB/8GB RAM variants with 64GB/128GB storage options, dual rear cameras, a bigger 3,600mAh battery and will run on Android 7.1 Nougat.
Early speculations reveals the smartphone will cost Rs 32,999 for the 6GB/64GB variant, while the 8GB/128GB model might set you back by Rs 38,999. OnePlus is also hosting a special contest for fans in India, giving five fans a chance to win the OnePlus 5.
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OnePlus is also inviting its fans to attend the launch event in Mumbai. Globally the OnePlus 5 will be unveiled on June 20, though it will go on sale in India on June 22. Amazon India, which has been OnePlus’ partner so far, will have the OnePlus 5 on sale from June 22 at 4.30 pm IST.