The OnePlus 5 will go on sale in India on June 22 as an Amazon India exclusive, according to leaker Evan Blass. In addition, Blass affirmed that the upcoming flagship would include an octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor @2.35 GHz and 8 GB of RAM. OnePlus 5 Sale is now confirmed after the Landing page appeared on Amazon, which confirmed that the sale will start at 4:30 PM.
"OnePlus 5 powered by 2.35GHz octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor and 8GB of RAM will release on 22 June 2017 as an exclusive at Amazon.in."
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) June 7, 2017
A possible OnePlus 5 variant with 8 GB of RAM had been rumored to appear sometime after the launch of the regular version —which is expected to house 6 GB of RAM. However, it appears that the 8 GB variant will be available immediately.
It’s not clear if the rumored 8 GB OnePlus 5 variant would be the only option available in India, or if it would be sold alongside the 6 GB version. The device is expected to cost around EUR 500 which sums up to Rs 39,900 in India.
OnePlus put out a teaser image on Twitter with details of OnePlus 5 launch event, which will be streamed live globally. In India, OnePlus 5 live event is scheduled for June 22 at 2 PM in Mumbai.
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) June 8, 2017
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— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) June 7, 2017
In another tweet, OnePlus posted a tweet with four color options – black, blue-green-purple mixture, red, and gold – asking users, which one should come on the next phone.
Several leaks have suggested a bigger 3600 mAh battery along with support for company’s Dash Charge 2.0 technology for the smartphone. OnePlus has said it will continue to sell OnePlus 3T in India, also the OnePlus 3 and 3T will get the Android O update from the company.