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OnePlus India unveils OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition

OnePlus India is all set to launch a special OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition In India on 16th December in Mumbai.

#MayTheForceBeWithYou, If you know what does that sentence means, then we have an interesting memoir for you. OnePlus India is the sponsorer for this year Comin Con Bengaluru. To allure the Star Wars franchise, the flagship killed brand has announced a special edition of the OnePlus 5T, AKA, the OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition. Yes, as the 8th Episode” The Last Jedi” is around the corner, the company is come up with stormtroopers themed smartphone.

As per the industry insiders news, this OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition will be exclusive to India market and the device might have a limited stock, as less as 15,000 units. So, once the stock perishes out, there is no way to get it back at any cost. The smartphone is likely to be unveiled at an event held in Mumbai on 16th December, which is a day past the movie premiere. So, the device is likely to available exclusively via OnePlus experience stores and Amazon India.

There are a few noticeable changes, including a new paint job for the alert slider (which now looks Pierce red). The back of the phone is now painted with snow-white colour, to make it look like stormtrooper’s gadget. There is even a red colour Star Wars branding, which is the show stealer. Additionally, the smartphone does offer customised themes, wallpapers, ringtones and effects. With respect to pricing, the device is expected to remain identical to the original model. The 6 + 64 GB will cost ₹32,999 and the 8 GB + 128 GB model will cost ₹37,999.

Being a Star Wars fan, this is a must-have gadget, for those who are looking for a premium smartphone and a favourite franchise themed device. Here are the features that make the OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition, one of the best smartphones under ₹40,000 price tag.

  • Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-core Mobile Solution, the best android mobile processor.
  • Offers plenty of RAM and storage (6 GB or 8 GB with 64 GB or 128 GB).
  • Fastest charging smartphone on the earth.
  • Future proof 18:9 aspect ratio display with FHD+ 2160x1080p Optic OLED touch panel with 6.0-inch screen real estate.
  • Fastest face recognition on any smartphone (faster on Face ID).
  • Offers 3.5 mm headphone jack.
  • Premium metal unibody with a faster fingerprint scanner.
  • An almost stock Android operating system with timely security updates.
  • Dual camera setup on the back, with F/1.7 aperture and EIS for 4K video recording capability.

However, as nothing in tech space is perfect, here are some of the things that may change the definition of the flagship smartphone.

    • No wireless charging.
    • No 2K display or support for Dolby Vision or HDR 10.
    • No IP rating for water and dust resistance.
    • No OIS on the main camera.
    • 1.6x zooming has been compromised for the low light photography.
    • No proper timeline for the software support.
    • No “out of the box” feature that makes this device a must-have smartphone.

So, if you are a Star Wars enthusiasts, then be sure to check out this device. So, what do you think about the OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition? Do you think the brands should come with a special edition to seek attention? You know where to share your views right?

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