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Leaked images show OnePlus 5 may go iPhone way

23 May 2017 | Written by Gaurav Jeyaraman; Edited by Gogona Saikia
Is OnePlus 5 going the iPhone way?

Several rumors have been doing the rounds about the much anticipated launch of the OnePlus 5 smartphone.

Some "leaked" images have been found online, leading to immense speculation about the specifications of the phone. One leaked image even makes it seem like OnePlus may be taking the iPhone way.

However, it is yet unclear what the final design of the phone would be.

In context: Is OnePlus 5 going the iPhone way?

23 May 2017Leaked images show OnePlus 5 may go iPhone way

DetailsWhat do the images suggest?

The first image shows that the OnePlus 5 may do away with the headphones support, opting for an iPhone-like USB C port or Bluetooth instead.

The second image, which features the phone's back panel suggests that OnePlus may be considering a dual back camera design.

Other possibilities include it having a 5.5 inch full 1080p display with a 3600 mAh battery.

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When is the launch?

Speaking to The Verge, the company confirmed that the device would be out "this summer." Analysts expect a release date sometime in mid-June or July.
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