This winter, OnePlus has delivered yet another handset which is the all-new One Plus 5T. It is shocking to see a new handset just after months of the release of its predecessor OnePlus 5. But, that’s what OnePlus is famous for. The OnePlus 5T has many cool features than its predecessor. The device is priced at $679.99 and is on a pre-order sale on Gearbest’s website.

OnePlus 5T Review

OnePlus 5T Smartphone review
OnePlus 5T Smartphone review

This new flagship smartphone comes with a big screen with over 6- inches long. But from the look and design, it has not much of a difference from the OnePlus 5. Below you have the Type- C jack and the headphone jack with the speaker. Back in the dual camera with a fingerprint sensor and you get the buttons on both the side.


Price$679.99 (At the time of review)
Memory128 GB ROM, no external SD card supported
Processor and OSQualcomm Snapdragon 835 with OxygenOS based on Android 7.1 out of the box
Display6.01- inch AMOLED display with resolution 2160 x 1080 pixels
Battery3300 mAh Li-ion battery with fast charging capability
CameraDual Back camera: 16.0 MP + 20.0 MP

Front camera: 16.0 MP

ConnectivityWi-Fi, 2G, 3G, 4G, GPS and Bluetooth 5.0
Ports2 x Nano SIM Slot, 3.5mm headphone jack, Type- C micro USB port,


The main attraction of this device is the big display.

Display Review

  • Screen Size: Compared to its predecessor, it has a big 6.01-inch display with rounded edges.
  • Screen Resolution: it has 2160 x 1080 resolution with a pixel density of 401 ppm which gives a sharp and clear display
  • Display Type: the screen has an AMOLED display with polarity coated diagonally to remove any glare.
  • Touchscreen: As like other OnePlus devices it comes with 10- point touch sense.
  • Bezels: it has almost edge to edge display with a very thin


Coming to the internal hardware of this OnePlus device it has the following internal specs:

  • Specs: It comes with Qualcomm processor to do all the work and game on this device.
    • You get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835.
    • It has eight ARM cores (Octa-core), each of which is clocked at 2.45 GHz to give the best speed.
  • Graphics: To support the display and the graphics of 5T, you get the integrated Adreno hardware.
    • You get the latest Adreno 504 which can support games like Dead Trigger 2 and Asphalt 8.

Memory (RAM & ROM):-

OnePlus 5T comes with two variant of memory 64 GB and 128 GB.

  • Internal Memory: Here we have the device with 128 GB.
    • It is better to go for 128 GB variant as you do not have any option to expand the storage.
  • RAM:

To make this device run fast and offer smooth experience, OnePlus has added a significant RAM. You get an 8 GB of RAM for the fast run of any applications.

Operating System (OS):

Oxygen OS in One Plus 5T
Oxygen OS in One Plus 5T

OnePlus 5T come with the latest Android version of it,

  • It has a custom ROM called OxygenOS on top of Android 7.1 Nougat.
  • The custom ROM has many customizations but offers stock Android experience.


To support the device, you get a decent battery with the device.

  • A 3300 mAh battery powers it.
  • The battery can last 5 hours to 6 hours on 4G LTE connections.
  • The device also comes with a dash charge of 5V, 4A which can charge 60% is less than 30 minutes.


Dual Rear Camera set-up
Dual Rear Camera set-up

The device also comes with some best camera to take the perfect photos or selfies.

  • On the rear side, you get a dual camera with 16 MP which acts as a primary camera and the 20 MP acts as a depth view to give the perfect details.
  • On the front side, you get a 16 MP camera to catch the perfect selfie or a portrait mode. 

Ports and Connectivity:-

Type C-Connector for Fast charging
Type C-Connector for Fast charging

The device comes with various jacks and ports for connections.

  • Ports: Here you have all the typical ports and jack you get on a smartphone.
    • Dual Nano SIM tray for the SIM.
    • A 3.5 mm headphone jack
    • Type- C USB connector with fast charging capability.
  •  Connectivity:

To connect or make a voice call you have many wireless connections.

  • The SIM supports 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE calls. To see the details of all the network supported, use the link provided below.
  • You have Wi-Fi to connect to the hotspot.
  • It comes with Bluetooth 5.0 to connect to any nearby devices.


These are some of the features that are worth mentioning.

  • Fingerprint sensor: Comes with a fingerprint sensor which is located at the back.
  • Other Sensors: It comes with ton of other sensors including Ambient Light Sensor, E-Compass, Gravity Sensor, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor

Bottom Line:-

OnePlus 5T is a nice upgrade from the OnePlus 5. With features like a dual camera which works best at low light, large screen with great battery offers a perfect combination of price and performance. The only downside is the not presence of expandable storage and no waterproof casing which are provided by some. Still, it offers an excellent combination to go for.

Best Play to buy:-

If you liked this new smartphone, then do check it out from the Gearbest site which is offering pre-order sale at $679.99. Click on the link to check it out and order one which it runs out.