OnePlus 5 Review – Pros and Cons, Specifications, Price in India

Oneplus 5 Pros Cons

OnePlus 5. Smartphone geeks call it a Flagship killer with a superlative specification.

If you are a Oneplus fan, you will be delighted to hold this new Oneplus 5 in your hands. But, the question is “Is it worth buying for an android lover to go for Oneplus 5 at this premium price?”

Well, for that, You need to know Oneplus 5 Pros and Cons.

But, before that, it is better to notice Oneplus 5 key specifications.

Features and Specifications of OnePlus 5

Features Specifications
SIM Dual Nano
Display 5.5 inch 1080P Full HD
Camera Rear - 16 MP and 20 MP| Front - 16 MP
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-core
RAM 6 GB | 8 GB
Storage 64 GB | 128 GB
OS Oxygen OS on Android Nougat
Battery 3300 mAH, Non-removable
Price Rs. 32,999
Weight 153 grams

Design of OnePlus 5

If you look at OnePlus 5, Your mind will remind you iPhone 7 Plus. Similar to OnePlus 3T, This latest flagship of OnePlus is also good to hold by perfecting every small detail around the corners and edges.

OnePlus 5 Design Pros And Cons

This is also slimmer with 7.25 mm.

So how do you get iPhone 7 Plus in your mind after seeing the OnePlus 5 design?

The dual rear camera and its placement, logo position at the back, the home button at the front with a fingerprint sensor, rounded corners and edges make it quite similar to iPhone 7.

OnePlus 5 Pros in Design

  • Overall, OnePlus 5 features a premium look with redefined design when compared to its predecessor.

OnePlus 5 Cons in Design

  • Copycat of iPhone 7 Plus.


The 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED display of OnePlus 5 gives you a crystal clear visual experience. The 401 ppi pixel density also render high-quality picture.

OnePlus 5 Display Pros And Cons

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The resolution of OnePlus 5 is 1080P Full HD and supported by 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5.

OnePlus 5 Pros in Display

  • Full HD Optic AMOLED

OnePlus 5 Cons in Display

  • No Waterproof


Here comes the most scintillating feature of OnePlus 5. The Dual-camera at the back.

Of course, iPhone 7 Plus and Oppo F3 Plus also features a dual rear camera. But OnePlus 5 stands ahead with a greater camera specification.

OnePlus 5 Camera Pros And Cons

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The Rear camera for wide angle is 16 MP with f/1.7 aperture supports image stabilization while the Rear Camera Telephoto is 20 MP with f/2.6 aperture. You can also click a perfect selfie with 16 MP Autofocus front camera.

Through OnePlus 5 rear camera, you can record a 4K resolution video at 30fps. Well, The front camera also lets you record a 1080P resolution video.

OnePlus 5 Pros in Camera

  • Both Front and Rear camera support Time-Lapse video.

OnePlus 5 Cons in Camera

  • The 1x and 2x Zooming feature, Shutter button on right is the exact copycat of iPhone 7 Plus. Colors and Image processing are average.


Snapdragon 835 is the advanced processor in Snapdragon series of processors. This Snapdragon 835 intelligently handles the exposures of both rear cameras at the same time.

To understand it better, the OnePlus 3T had Snapdragon 821 processor which supports a peak download speed of 600 Mbps while this new Snapdragon 835 supports a peak download speed of 1 Gbps.

OnePlus 5 Pros in Processor

  • Processes image better, Gives extreme gaming and rich media experience.

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Overall OnePlus 5 Pros and Cons

OnePlus 5 Pros
  • World’s first smartphone with 8 GB RAM.
  • Powerful and most advanced processor.
  • Dual rear camera with Higher MP and Image stabilization.
  • Dash charging.
OnePlus 5 Cons
  • Not a waterproof.
  • The copycat design of iPhone 7 Plus.
  • No greater battery life.

Verdict: OnePlus 5 – A Perfect iPhone for Android Lovers.

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