We all know about the brand OnePlus and their premium flagship smartphones at a not so flagship class price point. It looks like the company has solved the problem, which consistency persisted on the OnePlus 5. If you are a netizen, then, you would have heard about the “Jelly scrolling” effect, which caused few seconds of delay when scrolling through the social media feed (mostly on Facebook and Twitter). Finally, the OnePlus 5T no more has this issue, and the surfing the news feed is butter smooth.
To look things inside out, the Jelly scrolling effect was caused by the oppositely mounted display. Even the famous tech-community XDA has also confirmed that they haven’t noticed any jelly scrolling effect for a time frame of one week, which means, it has gone once in for all. So, if this feature made you not to get a OnePlus 5, then its great time to buy the OnePlus 5T, which has an improved feature set compared to the OnePlus 5.
Let’s look at the technical specifications of the OnePlus 5T: The OnePlus 5 features an all-new 6.01-inch FHD+ Optic AMOLED screen, protected by 2.5D Curved tempered glass on the top. The display also follows the new 18:9 aspect ratio norms with almost edge to edge display, making it on par with the other premium flagship smartphone. Under the hood, the smartphone houses Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-core SoC, a true Android flagship mobile processor. This powerful processor is paired with either 6 GB or 8 GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64 GB or 128 GB onboard flash storage without any SD card slot.
With respect to camera capability, this has a bit of different dual camera setup, compared to the OnePlus 5. The smartphone offers a 16 MP + 20 MP dual RGB sensor with F/1.7 aperture, so, this time no telephoto lens, which means no X1.6 optical zoom. However, the phone still offers portrait mode with 4K video recording capability up to 30 frames per second. For the selfie camera, the company uses the same 16 MP shooter, just like the OnePlus 5, this camera does offer 1080p video recording capability. So, For the low light photography, this smartphone is a dream companion.
In terms of operating system, the device runs on Android Nougat 7.1 with custom Oxygen UI on the top. However, the company has promised an Android Oreo update by the beginning of 2018. With respect to connectivity, the phone offers dual nano-SIM card slots with 4G LTE and VoLte capability. Other features like dual channel WiFi, WiFi Hotspot with NFC and Bluetooth 5.0 support.
Finally, the device offers a 3300 mAh Li-ion sealed battery with Dash charging capability via USB type C slot. After Samsung, this is the only “flagship” smartphone that retains the 3.5 mm headphone jack. The OnePlus 5T retails for ₹32,999 and ₹37,999 for the 64 GB and 128 GB storage variants with 6 GB and 8 GB RAM options (which is same as that of the OnePlus 5).