It looks like Chinese phone maker OnePlus is set topple Samsung in smartphone market with its highly-anticipated next generation handset. Dubbed as OnePlus 5, this upcoming flagship killer is rumored to have better RAM and clearer cameras than the new Samsung Galaxy S8. As revealed in Antutu website, the specs and features of OnePlus 5 is definitely worth waiting for.
The OnePlus 5 is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, which is the latest processor for mobile devices from Qualcomm. The phone offers the power of octa-core processer on a 2.45 GHz clock frequency. Also, it boasts 6GB of RAM, which trounces Galaxy S8's 4GB RAM. Alongside, it has Adreno 540 GPU for better processing of images.
With 158g weight, users can use the handset for long time without straining their hands. Its screen sports 5.5" diagonal display, OLED, 1080p resolution, Capacitive touch and Multi-touch capability. For added protection, the phone is armored with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with scratch resistance technology.
Furthermore, the device comes with 4000mAh fixed-installed battery, according to Yahoo News, bigger than the previously rumored 3,600mah battery. It also supports 4G LTE for data network, Dual SIM, navigable with GLONASS, GPS, A-GPS, and fingerprint scanner.
Overall, the specs sheet of OnePlus 5 almost matches the Galaxy S8's hardware. However, OnePlus 5 lags behind S8 in terms of screen resolution.
Interestingly, photography lovers will definitely enjoy OnePlus 5's 16-megapixel front and rear camera, much better than S8's 8MP front camera and 12MP rear camera. Other camera features of OnePlus 5 are Autofocus, ISO Settings, Continuous Shot, Optical Stabilizationand and dual LED flash.
OnePlus products are known for being "flagship killer" in recent years. OnePlus5's dual cameras both front and back will definitely help it to make a huge impact in highly-competitive smartphone market. Some tech experts claim the smartphone can also stand toe-to-toe against top brands like LG, HTC and even Apple.
According to a report from CNET, the upcoming OnePlus 5 might be priced around $450 (approximately £346 or AU$605) and could become available on June this year. If the June 2017 launching rumors are true, we'll definitely hear more from OnePlus in the next weeks to come.
However, keep in mind that OnePlus 5 still hasn't been officially unveiled, so let's take the rumors mentioned above with grain of salt. We'll keep you posted for more update about new OnePlus devices.