OnePlus 5T unboxing video leak creates tremors ahead of the official launch


With only a few days left for the official launch of the OnePlus 5T, an exclusive unboxing video revealing the contents of the upcoming smartphone has been reportedly leaked on DailyMotion. Upon inspection of the leaked unboxing video, we can see that it shows the forthcoming OnePlus 5T in detail.

After a short introduction, the presenter takes a knife and tear open the retail box. He raises the box and drops the smartphone, which reveals the new smartphone. He also tells that the smartphone is indeed the OnePlus 5T.

The unboxing video also reveals a build of the OxygenOS, which is most likely an upgraded Android version. However, there are no major changes when compared with the existing version oriented for the OnePlus 5. According to a recent Geekbench listing, the OnePlus 5T will be pre-loaded with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and not with Android 8.0 Oreo as previously rumored.

It remains to be seen as to how the smartphone has leaked before the launch. Moreover, the video also provides a comparison of the OnePlus 5T with Samsung Galaxy S8, OnePlus 5 and iPhone X.

The unboxing video also highlights the bezel-less display paired with a fingerprint sensor on the rear side. It also exposes the protective cases likely to be made available as an accessory to the smartphone.

In a significant development, the OnePlus CEO Pete Lau also revealed that the OnePlus 5T will be expensive than the currently available OnePlus 5. The main reason is attributed to the increase in the cost of raw materials. However, there are reports that the price increase is to calm down angry OnePlus 5 customers.

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Lau added that there is a sharp increase in the price of the various components with enhancement in the quality of the devices. Hence, there is a need to shoot the price of the OnePlus 5T in order to stay ahead in the competitive market.

In a recently published article on, the single and multi-core scores of the OnePlus 5T has reached a value of 1959 and 6742 respectively. In addition to 6GB RAM, the new smartphone will also be available in 8GB RAM variant powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor.

That being said, the OnePlus 5T is all set to create new benchmarks in the smartphone industry. The smartphone will have dual camera sensors on the rear alongside a massive front camera with an improved battery.

It has been already confirmed that the OnePlus 5T will provide support for dash charging like in the case of the currently available OnePlus 5. Moreover, the traditional headphone port will be retained in full glory to satisfy the requirements of a large cross-section of customers.

The OnePlus 5T will launch on November 16 at 9.30PM IST and can be pre-ordered via Amazon. However, the official availability will be from November 21. We will continue to keep track of the developments and provide you with updates. Stay tuned.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at