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OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Variant With 8GB RAM Launched

OnePlus 5T is now available in sandstone white finish. The specifications of the phone will remain the same, it will feature some cosmetic changes on the exterior

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OnePlus has launched the new Sandstone White variant of their flagship smartphone OnePlus 5T. The handset was launched in November last year in midnight black colour only, sandstone white variant is the new addition.

The new sandstone white variant is available at $599 (roughly Rs 35,350) and will go on sale in U.S. from 9 January through OnePlus’ website. This variant will only be available with 8GB RAM+128GB storage configuration.

The specifications of the phone will remain the same, it will feature some cosmetic changes on the exterior. The volume rockers and power button remains black, and the alert slider has red shade.

Recently OnePlus also launched Star Wars Limited edition of OnePlus 5T in India and according to reports, the Lava Red edition of OnePlus 5T might be lunched in India by end of January. However it is not clear when the Sandstone variant will make entry in Indian market.

OnePlus 5T runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with company’s OxygenOS on top; it will soon be getting Android 8.0 Oreo update. It powered by a 2.45 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 8GB RAM. It has 128GB internal storage and storage cannot be expanded.

It features a 6.01-inch full HD (2160x1080) AMOLED display with an 18:9 ratio, 2.5D curved glass and Corning Glass 5 for protection.

OnePlus 5T sports a dual camera on the rear with 16-megapixel+20-megapixel sensors and dual LED Flash where first one is a wide-angle camera with f/1.7 and second one is a telephoto lens with f/1.7 aperture. On the front is a 16-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and Screen Flash.

The smartphone is backed by a non-removable 3300mAh battery which supports Dash Charge. The handset has dedicated slots for dual-SIM (nano+nano) configuration. The smartphone also has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor which unlocks it in 0.2 seconds. OnePlus 5T also features facial recognition which the company claims is very reliable and unlocks the phone in 0.4 seconds though it can’t be used for transactions.

Connectivity options of OnePlus 5T includes- Wi-Fi 2x2 MIMO, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm audio-jack, NFC, USB 2.0, Type-C, GPS, GLONASS and BeiDou. The handset measures 156.1 x 75.7 x 7.3mm and weighs 162 grams.