OnePlus has unveiled a new limited edition colour variant of it’s latest flagship device, the OnePlus 5T, in China. Dubbed as Lava Red, the new colour option is available for 8GB RAM variant and it comes with a price tag of Yuan 3499 (approx. Rs 35,000). The device will be available in China starting from December 15.
The Lava Red OnePlus 5T comes with a bright red colour at the back panel, while the front sports a black bezels. Other than this, the specifications remain the same. Interestingly, OnePlus has again followed the footstep of Oppo, as the latter has already introduced the Red colour option in Oppo F5 in India and Oppo R11 in China.
To recall, the smartphone was launched in India on November 16. The device comes only in Black colour option and it would be interesting to see whether the company will bring the new Lava Red colour option in India or not. As pricing is concerned, the OnePlus 5T comes with a price tag Rs 32,999 for the 6GB RAM variant, while the 8GB RAM option comes with a price tag of Rs 37,999. Recollecting some key specifications, the device features a 6.01-inch Full Optic AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The display will be protected by a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
On the camera front, it features a dual-camera setup at the rear panel with a combination of 16-megapixel sensor with aperture f/1.7, Sony IMX 398 sensor, 1.12 micron pixel size, dual LED flash and focal length of 27.22mm, while the secondary camera bears 20 megapixels Sony IMX376K sensor along with aperture f/1.7, 1.0 micron pixel size and focal length of 27.22mm.
For the front, you get a 16-megapixel selfie camera with Sony IMX371 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and 1.0-micron pixel size. OnePlus 5T run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat based on Oxygen OS. The latest smartphone will receive the latest Open Beta for Android Oreo in late December. Further, there are new parallel apps as well. The phone bears a 3,300mAh battery along with Dash Charge technology for fast charging.
Under the hood, the smartphone will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with Adreno 540 GPU. The OnePlus 5T will come in two configurations: 6GB LPDDR4X RAM + 64GB storage and 8GB LPDDR4X RAM + 128GB storage options. The smartphone features a new Face Unlock feature, which can unlock the smartphone in 0.3 seconds. The fingerprint sensor is moved on the rear panel and it can unlock the device in just 0.2 seconds.
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On the connectivity front, the OnePlus 5T will support MIMO 2×2, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, headphone jack, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, USB Type C 2.0, fingerprint sensor and dual-SIM. For audio, the phone bears three microphones with noise cancellation and it supports AANC and Dirac HD sound. The phone will measure 156 x 75 x 7.25mm and weighs 162 grams.