OnePlus 5T specs: 18:9 display and still no water resistance

This year’s OnePlus 5 was a great option for anyone looking to spend around $500 on a new smartphone, but there was some room for improvement. That’s why OnePlus is launching a brand new flagship, the OnePlus 5T. We’ve got the official OnePlus 5T specs, and there are some notable improvements to discuss.

The most notable difference between the OnePlus 5T and the 5 are the displays. The 5T comes with a 6.01-inch AMOLED display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, while the OnePlus 5 had a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with a more traditional 16:9 aspect ratio.

Aside from that, both devices are basically the same under the hood. The 5T is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, and comes with 6 or 8 GB of LPDDR4X RAM (an upgrade from the 5’s LPDDR4 RAM), 64 or 128 GB of storage, and a 3,300 mAh battery.

It also comes with a 16 and 20 MP dual rear camera setup, a front-facing 16 MP shooter, and, yes, a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Also, with the shift to an 18:9 aspect ratio display, OnePlus moved the fingerprint sensor from the front to the back. Perhaps the only dark spot on the spec sheet is the absence of an IP rating.

See the chart below for the full list of OnePlus 5T specs:

  OnePlus 5T
Display 6.01-inch AMOLED
1080 x 2160 resolution
401 ppi
18:9 aspect ratio
Supports sRGB, DCI-P3
2.5D Corning Gorilla® Glass 5
Processor 2.45 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 10nm
GPU Adreno 540
RAM 6/8 GB
Storage 64/128 GB
UFS 2.1
No microSD expansion
Cameras Rear cameras
Main sensor: 16 MP Sony IMX 398 sensor, 1.12 µm, f/1.7 aperture, 27.22 mm focal length
Secondary sensor: 20 MP IMX 376K sensor, 1.0 µm, f/1.7 aperture, 27.22 mm focal length

Front camera: 16 MP Sony IMX 371 sensor, 1.0 µm, f/2.0 aperture

Audio Bottom-facing speaker
Three microphones with noise cancellation
Supports AANC
Dirac HD Sound
Sensors Fingerprint
Electronic Compass
Ambient Light
Sensor Hub
Battery 3,300 mAh
Dash Charge (5V 4A)
Material Anodized aluminum
IP rating None
Network LTE:
Supports 3xCA
Supports 64QAM & 256QAM
Supports up to DL CAT 12 (600 Mbps) /
UL CAT 13 (150 Mbps) depending on carrier support

FDD LTE: Bands 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/18/ 19/20/25/26/28/29/30/66
TDD-LTE: Bands 34/38/39/40/41
TD-SCDMA: Bands 34/39
UMTS (WCDMA): Bands 1/2/4/5/8
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

Connectivity Wi-Fi: MIMO 2×2, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4/5 GHz
Bluetooth 5.0, supports aptX & aptX HD
GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
Ports USB Type-C (USB 2.0)
Support USB Audio
3.5 mm audio jack
SIM Dual nano SIM
Software Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Colors Midnight Black
Dimensions and weight 156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm
162 g

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