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OnePlus 5

We have collected and analyzed 127 expert reviews and 2 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 87/100 and users rate it 100/100. The average review date is Jul 12, 2017. We have compared these reviews to 2673680 reviews from other Cell Phones. The alaScore™ for this product is 94/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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Expert review by : Andy Boxall (digitaltrends.com)

OnePlus 5 Review

 

The OnePlus 5 gets so much right, it'll change the way we think about flagship smartphones

Jun, 2017

Expert review by (engadget.com)

DNP OnePlus 5 review: A glorious value

 

Building a great phone is hard enough, so building a great phone on a budget should be infinitely more difficult. With its fifth flagship, OnePlus makes it look easy. The OnePlus blazingly fast, with a surprisingly good dual camera and solid battery...

Excellent performance ; Good battery life ; Dual camera works very well ; The price!

Design is starting to feel generic ; Still no expandable memory ; Dash charging is a closed standard

Is it perfect? No. But building a phone like this is always an exercise in compromise, and the balance that OnePlus struck among form, functionality and price is incredible. Whether this means OnePlus becomes a household name remains to be seen. For...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Lynn La (cnet.com)

Only OnePlus can charge more for a phone, and still be an insane value

 

With cameras that hold up against those on the iPhone and Pixel, the affordable OnePlus 5 impresses us again.

The OnePlus 5 is affordable and super fast, with an 18-hour battery. Its camera takes great portraits and low-light shots.

It costs more than any previous model, its design isn't anything special and it doesn’t have expandable storage.

The OnePlus 5 is outstanding, especially for the price; no other phone gives you the same bang for the buck.

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Michael Simon (pcworld.com)

OnePlus 5: Everything you need to know about the mid-range flagship

 

OnePlus has unveiled its new handset, the OnePlus 5, and it packs a Snapdragon 835 chip, a dual camera, and a slightly higher price tag.

There were a few that OnePlus 5 users who dialed 911 in the U.S. or 999 in the UK, and had their phones reboot rather than place a call to emergency services. It doesn’t seem to have been a widespread problem, and OnePlus acted quickly to pinpoint the...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Lynn La (cnet.com)

OnePlus 5 review

 

Editors' Note : On Nov.16, 2017, OnePlus announced the OnePlus 5T , a followup to the OnePlus 5. Since the 5T's launch, the OnePlus 5 sold out, and the company is continuing with the 5T. What follows is our original OnePlus 5 review. Click here to read...

The OnePlus 5 is affordable and super fast, with an 18-hour battery. Its camera takes great portraits and low-light shots.

It costs more than any previous model, its design isn't anything special and it doesn’t have expandable storage.

The OnePlus 5 is outstanding, especially for the price; no other phone gives you the same bang for the buck.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Michael Simon (pcworld.com)

OnePlus 5 review: This mid-range Android phone is speedy inside, but stale outside

 

Uninspired design notwithstanding, the OnePlus 5 delivers great performance in an affordable Android phone.

Cheaper than other Snapdragon 835 phones. ; Battery is impressive and Dash Charge fills up quickly.

Derivative design and FHD screen leave much to be desired. ; No water resistance, no wireless charging, no earbuds. ; Dual-camera system doesn't perform as well as others'.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Ajay Kumar (pcmag.com)

OnePlus 5

 

The OnePlus 5 is an attractive unlocked phone with fast performance, solid camera capabilities, and excellent battery life, but it's not as strong a value as previous models.

Speedy performance. Solid dual-sensor camera with wide and telephoto lenses. Excellent battery life. Highly customizable software. Dual-SIM support.

Modest 1080p screen. No waterproofing or expandable storage. Doesn't support gigabit LTE.

At $539 for the 128GB model and $479 for the 64GB model, the OnePlus 5 is the company's most costly phone yet. But then, in many aspects, you're getting many of the same features you find in phones that cost $200 to $300 more. The OnePlus 5 has the...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : David Pierce (wired.com)

Review: OnePlus 5

 

The OnePlus 5 comes with class-leading specs, for half the price of an iPhone 7.

Class-leading specs will please power users. OnePlus finally made a great-looking phone.

Photos are unimpressive, even with souped-up camera hardware. Nothing else about the phone stands out from the competition.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Florian Wimmer (notebookcheck.net)

OnePlus 5 Smartphone Review

 

Computation artist. The OnePlus 5 is a fast smartphone that is available for a good price - although it is not as cheap as it used to be and competition has increased. Can the smartphone with dual camera, AMOLED screen and a slim case still hold its...

fancy, slim and very stable case ; dual SIM capable ; supports many LTE frequencies ; good voice quality ; nicely enhanced Android ; no bloatware ; very fast charging time ; exact GPS ; OLED screen with accurate colors ; fast Wi-Fi ; good performance ;...

main camera quality not on high-end level ; heats up under prolonged loads ; throttling during heavy load ; jelly effect when scrolling ; interchanged microphone channels for videos ; USB 2.0 only ; no microSD slot ; case is not water or dust resistant

There are lots of interesting questions to answer after our review of the OnePlus 5. So let us begin: The OnePlus 5 is a comparatively cheap smartphone with flagship qualities that did slip up a little regarding image quality of the camera but is very...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Hubert Nguyen (ubergizmo.com)

Oneplus 5 Review

 

With rumors starting as early as February, the OnePlus 5 is ont of the most anticipated and most researched smartphone of 2017. OnePlus has made a...

nice and clean slim design ; excellent computing performance ; great battery capacity and charge speed

slight weakness in low-light photography ; 1080p display

THE VALUE/PRICE RATIO OF THIS PHONE IS DELICIOUS

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3300
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Call Management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y

Camera

Auto focus:Y
Built-in flash:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera aperture number:2
Front camera resolution (numeric):16
Geotagging:Y
Night mode:Y
Optical sensor size:1 / 2.8
Optical Zoom:1.6
Rear camera aperture number:1.7
Rear camera resolution (numeric):16
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Second rear camera aperture number:2.6
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):20
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:720p,1080p,2160p
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Brand color:Midnight Black / Slate Gray
Color name:Midnight Black
Color of product:Black / Grey
Fingerprint reader:Y
Form Factor:Bar
Product color:Black

Display

Display Diagonal:5.5
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:AMOLED
Orientation sensor:Y
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G standards:GSM
3G:Y
3G standards:HSPA
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB / USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y

Processor

Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.9
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2.45
Processor model:835

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:7.1.1 Nougat
Platform:Android

Storage

Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:128 / 64
RAM capacity:6 / 8

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.287
Height:6.07
Weight:5.4
Width:2.92