OnePlus 5 teased by company's CEO

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While the images did not give us the exact specs of the alleged OnePlus 5 handset, they revealed a dual-lens camera on the back alongside a suggestion that the fingerprint scanner will stick to the front panel. LG's G6 and Samsung's Galaxy S8 have proven that it's possible and that it creates a handsome phone. Still, we do expect the OnePlus 5 to offer noticeably better battery life than the OnePlus 3T, thanks to the more efficient hardware inside and perhaps better software optimization as well. Previous rumors had suggested that the battery capacity of the incoming OnePlus 5 will be smaller than the 3T, standing at just 3000mAh.

Coming to the memory aspect, the device is expected to come with 6GB RAM instead of 8GB, as per both the sources. The leaker added that a 258GB isn't out of the question, and that it might be for the 8GB RAM version of the OnePlus 5.

For example, the report says the OnePlus 5 will pack a 3,600 mAh battery (the OnePlus 3T features a 3,400 mAh one) which will apparently bring about 25% improvement in terms of charging time. The source also says that dual camera is pretty much confirmed, but it won't be arranged as the renders have you believe. For example no confirmation of a 3.5mm headphone jack or waterproofing is available. So it remains to be seen how the upcoming flagship smartphone from OnePlus shapes up as there are already a lot of speculations going on regarding the features as well as the release date of the smartphone. This year the OnePlus 5 is expected in May. However, an official announcement doesn't seem too far off. Word came out after CEO and co-founder Pete Lau posted a teaser image from the OnePlus Weibo account (via BGR). According to his post on Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo, the OnePlus 5 will be launched by end of June.