OnePlus 5T is all set to launch soon as leaks have suggested a tentative release date for the smartphone. The OnePlus 5 successor is expected to come with a display of 18:9 aspect ratio. While there have been several leaks regarding the upcoming flagship phone, a new leak has surfaced which reportedly shows the release date of the phone. Evan Blass, a tipster known for revealing phone details before launch, has said that the OnePlus 5T could be announced soon after November 20. This means that if the information is true, the OnePlus 5T may actually exist and the device could launch by the end of this year.
Evan Blass, who tweets with under the handle ‘@evleaks’, claimed that the information regarding the launch date has come from a reliable source. Blass is usually one of the first people who reveal leaked details of an upcoming smartphone. However, initially, he was sceptical about the existence of a 5T variant of the OnePlus 5 phone. Earlier, he had tweeted: “I haven’t heard anything about a 5T, and it makes little sense to me in near future.” But later, Blass took back the statement and said that he heard from a reliable person that OnePlus is working on an 18:9 model of the OnePlus 5 for a November release. He also cited another source, saying that the phone will launch on a date after November 20.
There have been a lot of leaks and rumours doing the rounds regarding the OnePlus 5. Most of the reports have revealed the speculated specifications including the bezel-less display and fingerprint scanner. Interestingly, one of the reports has also revealed the apparent price of the OnePlus 5T. It was spotted on a Chinese e-commerce website Oppo Mart. The phone is reportedly up for pre-orders. The listing on Oppo Mart can be considered a leak as it has revealed the price and specifications of the OnePlus 5T ahead of its launch.
OnePlus 5T specs: The OnePlus 5T is expected to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. Similar to the OnePlus 5, the 5T version will come in two variants: 6GB and 8GB RAM along with 64GB and 128GB internal memory. The device will be powered by a 3,450 mAh battery which will come with dash charger. The OnePlus 5T is expected to have minimal bezels as it will come with an edge-to-edge display. Additionally, the fingerprint scanner on the phone will be at the back of the device this time, in order to save space in the front.
Meanwhile, Antutu benchmark was reported by GizmoChina has also revealed a few different details. The benchmark leak suggests a 20MP camera on the front of the device. It also claims that the OnePlus 5T will come directly with Android Oreo out-of-the-box. The phone is likely to come with a dual camera setup (20MP and 16MP lenses)
OnePlus 5T price: According to the listing on Oppo Mart, the OnePlus 5T will be priced at $549. This means the price of OnePlus 5T in India will be around Rs 36,000.