New OnePlus 5 Soft Gold Variant Launched In India

Recently launched OnePlus 5 is the latest niche offering by the Chinese brand. The latest “flagship killer” comes with high-end specifications and features like up to 8GB RAM, Dual Cameras, and Dash Charging. The company has been teasing about an upcoming announcement on its official Twitter handle. Now, OnePlus 5 has launched a limited edition Soft Gold variant in India. Read more to find about New OnePlus 5 Soft Gold Variant Price In India, Specifications, and Features

OnePlus 5 Soft Gold Variant

The OnePlus 5 comes in only two colour options – Midnight Black and Slate Gray. Now, users will soon get another option. After teasing the launch of a new colour variant, OnePlus has finally launched a Soft Gold variant of the flagship handset. The OnePlus 5 Limited Edition variant will be available on Amazon India and company’s own website from 12 am on Wednesday, August 9.

The OnePlus 5 Soft Gold colour is priced at Rs 32,999. The new colour option comes with only the 6GB RAM/ 64GB internal storage variant. It will not be available with the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage configuration. However, the company is now adding Slate Gray option to the 8GB variant (it was launched in Midnight Black option only at Rs 37,999).

Now, both OnePlus 5 models come in two colour options. The 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant comes in Slate Gray and Soft Gold, while the 8GB RAM/ 128GB variant will be available in Midnight Black and Slate Gray options.

Also read: OnePlus 5: All You Need To Know

OnePlus 5 Highlights

  • Metal construction
  • Rounded Curves
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • USB Type-C
  • Snapdragon 835 Chipset
  • 8GB RAM
  • Dual Camera Setup
  • 16-megapixel front camera
  • Dash Charging
  • Dual-SIM
  • Reading Mode
  • Gesture controls
  • Two colour options

The OnePlus 5 features metal unibody design with rounded edges and corners. Also, the antenna bands are less visible than its predecessors. The sleek looking handset resembles the iPhone 7 Plus. It measures 154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25mm and weighs 153g. The fingerprint scanner is integrated into the home button. Apparently, it takes an average of 180 days to create and perfect a coating of Soft Gold.

OnePlus 5 Soft Gold Variant

In terms of specifications, it is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. The new smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display and runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Oxygen OS on top. On the camera front, the OnePlus 5 comes with a dual camera setup. It combines a 16MP wide-angle lens (f/1.7 aperture) with a 20MP telephoto one to produce images with better depth of field. The company claims that the new handset comes with better image stabilization feature too. It is backed by a 3,300mAh battery with Dash Charging support.

The OnePlus 5 with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage is priced at Rs 32,999. The 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant costs Rs 37,999. While one can always get smartphone covers, it makes sense for such an expensive device to offer more than one color options.

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Since both the Midnight Black and Slate Gray variants are on the darker side, the new option is a nice change. The elegant Soft Gold finish offers great combination of beautiful design and powerful features. What colour variant would you like to own? Share with us in the comments section below.

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