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Front facing fingerprint scanner for OnePlus 5 is confirmed by OnePlus’ co founder

OnePlus 5 is the upcoming flagship smartphone from Chinese OEM OnePlus. OnePlus came into attention with it’s OnePlus One smartphone which was a very good product with a very good marketing.

Earlier today we reported about the company teasing 4 different color variants for the OnePlus 5. Recently we reported about leaked render that brought us a new design to the OnePlus 5. The upcoming flagship smartphone from OnePlus was leaked previously with prototype image. The company had already release​d its first official teaser also with ‘Hello 5‘ confirming it’s name. We reported about OnePlus confirming the official name of it’s next flagship and some expected launch time. The next flagship from the Chinese player will be called OnePlus 5. CEO of OnePlus, Pete Lau had already posted a confusing teaser about company’s next product. The exact model number for OnePlus 5 was also leaked in previous leaks. It was leaked recently in another renders.

Now we have some official confirmation about the OnePlus 5. The confirmation is about presence of fingerprint scanner. Many speculations were circulating on the web about placement of fingerprint scanner on the OnePlus 5. The company co founder Liu Zuotu has now confirmed in a  weibo reply that the OnePlus will have fingerprint scanner on the front. His reply was jus ‘Yes’ for the question ‘ Is the front fingerprint? The

Leaked specifications :

  • 5.5-inch full HD display with smaller bezels
  • 6GB or 8GB of RAM
  • Upto 256 GB of storage variants.
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 10nm chipset
  • 16MP/23MP of main camera sensor with dual tone dual LED flash, OIS, EIS and PDAF
  • 16MP of camera on the front.
  • Front facing fingerprint scanner
  • Oxygen OS based on Android Nougat 7.1.1
  • 7mm slim design
  • Dash Charge 2.0

Price & Release date:

The price of OnePlus 5 is listed to be $499 in the US dollars. The estimated date if availability is given as beginning of June 2017.

Shivam Singh
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