OnePlus shows why OnePlus 5 won't be an iPhone copycat


OnePlus 5: “A continuous hard edge, refined over three years.”

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Just days after saying a June 20 launch date, OnePlus has now additionally revealed an in depth picture of what its new flagship OnePlus 5 smartphone truly seems like.

It’s uncommon to disclose a lot a few gadget earlier than a launch, however the firm is prone to be responding to copycat criticisms after an official promotional picture was leaked.

The leaked picture in query sadly reveals a cellphone that seems to resemble an iPhone, and the general public was fast to level out similarities to the iPhone 7 Plus’s dual-camera positioning and configuration.

In what’s prone to have been a response to that criticism, OnePlus launched the brand new picture, which highlights a sharper, tapered edge than the iPhone’s clean, rounded edges. The tweet accompanying the picture additionally stresses OnePlus’s originality: “A continuous hard edge, refined over three years.”

OnePlus co-founded Carl Pei additionally took to its discussion board pages to share particulars concerning the OnePlus 5’s improved microphone, which has been engineered to seize clearer sound in noisy environments.

“We brought in some new hardware and assigned a group of engineers to optimize the audio system of the OnePlus 5 to capture much clearer sound. As a result, the OnePlus 5’s improved microphone performs significantly better in loud environments. Whether you’re an audiophile or not, we think you’ll appreciate the difference,” wrote Pei.

A brief video evaluating final 12 months’s OnePlus three’s audio recording high quality with the OnePlus 5 does display an enchancment.

Besides the twin digital camera and new microphone, the gadget is stated to have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835.

OnePlus will probably be internet hosting launch occasions for the OnePlus 5 in New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Helsinki and Oulu.

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