OnePlus 5 to be launched in India on 22 June

OnePlus 5, the much-anticipated new flagship smartphone is set to release in India on the 22nd of June in an official event in Mumbai. The brand has been trying to maintain the hype of the product with social media posts. The global launch of the product is on the 20th of June 2017. The Chinese manufacturer will be giving away five of its new flagship OnePlus 5 smartphones to its die-hard fans. Part of its launch program is to host challenges across social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for its fans. It would enable the fans to get the opportunity to own a brand new OnePlus 5.


The company has decided to put up five challenges daily on its social media platforms called the #TheChosen5 contest where users will have to complete to win smartphones. The contest is open from June 11 to June 19 in which fans get the opportunity to win a smartphone daily. To participate in the competition, fans need to follow the OnePlus India’s Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter page.

Fans can sign up for the OnePlus 5 keynote, and set SMS Alert for the launch of the product.  Go to the Page for more information regarding the product, events, and its launch in India.  Participating in the contest is easy you need to subscribe to the SMS alert.  A dialog box will appear when you accept, and you need to post the screenshot of this box in the dialog box on the challenge post to qualify. To increase the chances of winning a phone tag five of your friends. The company is also giving the opportunities to fans to be a part of the launch by giving passes of its Mumbai launch at just rupees 999.


The event is going to be hosted by the global leadership team of the company and the CEO, and founder of OnePlus 5, Pete Lau is supposed to attend the event. This is the company’s first launch event in India. The promotional event is directed at the fans of the brand who have been the reason for the success of the company. Reliable sources have confirmed that that the new model will have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile platform. The Chinese company has partnered with DxO Labs to improve the OnePlus 5 camera experience. The phone will also be the thinnest flagship smartphone. OnePlus 5 will also come with a fingerprint scanner that no product in the market possesses.

Other features that make OnePlus 5 unique:

  1. Processor:

OnePlus 5 is the first smartphone to be released in India that comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC which is also a flagship processor by Qualcomm. The Ram of the phone is 6GB and 8GB.


  1. Camera:

OnePlus 5 will have a dual-camera with one normal lens and one telephoto lens.  It will also have portrait mode images like the iPhone 7 Plus.

  1. Design:

The design of the phone is already out on Twitter. OnePlus 5 would be slimmer and taller than the OnePlus 3T. It would also be curvier than the OnePlus 3T.

  1. Amazon Exclusive:

OnePlus 5 will be available as an Amazon exclusive. It would cost around Rs 32,999 to 37,999. This makes OnePlus 5 the most expensive OnePlus device in India.