Oneplus 5 Hands-On Review with pros and cons

Today Oneplus Launches its all new flagship device Oneplus 5 in India at a price tag of Rs.32,999 for 6GB RAM/64GB internal storage variant and Rs.37,999 for 8GB RAM/128GB internal storage variant. The smartphone is currently on sale through amazon India. 
This is quick review of the device (Note: full review coming next week) after the we have the hands on the smartphone , what we like and what we dont like about the smartphone:


The design of the smartphones looks very good and premium , back side of Oneplus 5 looks very similar to Apple Iphone 7 Plus which is disaapointment for some users as many of us expected to have new design but it looks like a copy of Iphone 7 Plus but it looks very good in hand and feels very premium as well.
Our Rating-3.5/5


Oneplus 5 comes with 5.5inch full HD Optic AMOLED display which looks very good and viewing angles of smartphone are excellent, the clarity looks great and video clarity was excellent as well. The smartphone also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass for Protection. Overall a good display made by Oneplus in this device.
Our Rating- 4/5


The main highlight of Oneplus 5 is its camera and processor. The device comes with Dual camera 16MP+20MP which capture very good quality images. The camera of this device was excellent in terms of overall picture quality and sharpness. At this price point the camera of this device performs above the average and Looks very Similar to Iphone 7 Plus Camera. ( a detailed camera review is coming soon).
Our Rating – 3.5/5


Oneplus 5 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa core processor clocked at 2.45GHz with 6GB/8GB RAM Options.  The performance of the device was very good and you can play heavy games without any lag. The first boot of the device takes very less times as compared to previous smartphone Oneplus 3t and apps are also loading very faster than Oneplus 3T.
Our Rating- 4/5


For Some users Battery Backup is first preference, Oneplus 5 comes with 3,300mAh battery capacity and Snapdragon 835 consumes 25% less battery than Snapdragon 821. Oneplus 5 also comes with Dash Charge support , in our testing we found that device charges upto 60% within 30 minutes which is very good at this price point.
Our Rating- 4/5

Well Oneplus 5 does very good in some departments and performs below the average in some department so have make the list of pros and cons of this device so you can select if you have to buy this smartphone or not according to your priorities:-


  • Value for Money 6GB Variant
  • Battery ( Dash Charging makes it excellent in this segment)
  • Display
  • Camera 
  • Performance (snapdragon 835 in this smartphone works very well)
  • Availability (open sales via
  • Highly Priced 8GB variant
  • Design (looks like a copy of Iphone 7 Plus
  • USB TYPE C 2.0 (TYPE C3.1 packs much more features)
  • No IP667 Rating (not a waterproof device)

Anshul Sharma

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