Alleged OnePlus 5 teaser shows off horizontal dual camera setup in back

Originally discovered on weibo, an alleged teaser for the OnePlus 5 was posted today by internet tipster slashleaks. The image shows what is claimed to be the OnePlus 5's back cover. Unlike other recently disseminated images claiming to show the phone, this one has the dual cameras on the back positioned horizontally. Additionally, the placement of the camera module is off-center in the upper left corner of the rear, just under the upper antenna line. Another such line is found on the bottom right of the rear. A lozenge shaped flash unit appears adjacent to the camera module, and the OnePlus logo shows up about two-fifth of the way down the handset's rear cover.

Yesterday, we showed you pictures that are claimed to be camera samples from the OnePlus 5. One of the images was in black and white, hinting that one of the dual cameras will shoot in monochrome. This feature supposedly will allow the phone to produce sharper and clearer photographs.

The OnePlus 5 is rumored to carry a 5.5-inch screen and will be powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset. That means it will carry an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 540 GPU. A 3300mAh battery is said to be powering the device, which CEO and co-founder Pete Lau says will be the thinnest flagship device available. With no such verification of the teaser that accompanies this story, we suggest that you take it with a grain of salt.

source: weibo via slashleaks

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  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
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  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3300 mAh

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33 Comments

1. androiduser

Posts: 510; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

Release the beast Already!

2. androiduser

Posts: 510; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

Release the beast Already!

6. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Wouldn't be surprised if this were a lie tbh.. They've leaked different designs to the point where nobody knows whats true or not. This could well be a triangular phone for all we care.

25. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

same goes to iPhone8.. oh wait, will they call it iPhone8? we didn't even sure about that

3. rnagic

Posts: 215; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

Why is this design so popular lately? Vivo, oppo, Huawei, and Apple all have phones that follow this general form but I can't understand why. It's uninspired and boring. I hope this is a false leak.

5. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Its popular because of the iphone 7 plus, just like the vertical set-up on the iphone 8 will become popular and the "in thing" too. Btw, the set-up on the oneplus 5 looks nice as it certainly looks better than the rumored center placement imo and i just hope its metal tbh, never liked glass on phones tbh.

18. RicoRecklezz

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 04, 2017

Actually the iPhone wasn't the first with the dual camera horizontal design huwaei p9 plus came out April 2016 7Plus September 2016

20. maherk

Posts: 6770; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

And it looked nothing like this. It was flush and hidden underneath a bar of glass, while this is just the two sensors surrounded by a small hump. We can sit and deny it all we want, but it's clear that all these phones coming with this camera hump design were inspired by the iPhone 7 Plus.

32. Lumberjack

Posts: 306; Member since: May 04, 2017

Lg g5

7. Luuthian

Posts: 332; Member since: Sep 09, 2011

All good phone design these days is uninspired and boring. There's only so much you can do with a rectangle and keep it functional and minimal.

9. Cat97

Posts: 1861; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

You mean, the iPhone copycat design ? That's why they have it, because Apple has it. If it's boring to you, then wait until Apple updates their design, so all the others will update too :)

10. fyah_king unregistered

You mean they are going to copy the iphone bezeless design with 750p, and 1080p oled screen ? Why cant they come up with their own? Always copying

27. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

The Chinese are still in awe with Apple design. All these copycat designs helped Oppo jump right on top of the Chinese smartphone market and I expect many other brands to follow suit for some time to come. Having said that, give it some time until they are more well known in the west. By then I'm sure they'd be forced to come up with their own unique designs.

28. BuffaloSouce unregistered

And Apple is still in awe with Samsung's screen designs.

33. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Lol silly isheep. They aren't in awe of Apple's design. Their bottom line is the most dollar for the least amount of work. And Apple is the king of that. Not to mention it's always been when in doubt, do what the market leader is doing. That has never changed and that applies to all products and not just mobile. The sad thing is thanks to you sheep, Apple has been the mobile market leader for so long that this becomes blurred into everyone is copying Apple when it should still be everyone is following the market leader.

13. leedy3 unregistered

Because all Chinese companies copy Apple.

15. NoAllegiance unregistered

ZTE surprisingly is one that has not copied Apple that much. Axon 7 is like HTC M8/M7.

14. maherk

Posts: 6770; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

iPhone 7 Plus, that's why. Chinese OEMs will either copy Apple or Samsung, only very few of them that are original. And that goes with every manufacturer in China, take a look at their cars for example and you'll see that it's almost the norm for them to copy other brands.

4. talon95

Posts: 994; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I like the monochrome idea, but place them vertical in the center of the phone. Don't do the iPhone layout.

11. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Well pretty soon, vertical cameras the "iPhone layout", so the OnePlus 5 is going to look iPhone-esque either way.

8. Luuthian

Posts: 332; Member since: Sep 09, 2011

I like those antenna lines... very different

12. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Those antenna lines look really weird to me. Only having them in the corners looks weirdly asymmetrical. I know they don't want the phone to look too much like the iPhone 7 Plus, but I still think the antenna lines would look better if they went ll the way across.

16. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Similar to iPhone 7 Plus

17. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

Wow Pooyath , absolutely amazing observational skills. None of us could really figure that out. Sharp !!

19. Mr.Pussy

Posts: 348; Member since: Feb 16, 2017

Sorry but this looks like the iPhone 7 Plus.

21. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Eww, my OnePlus One looks way better than that. Don't settle for a fugly design OnePlus...

29. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Seriously though, that's probably just a OnePlus case for the iPhone 7+. They already have cases for other iDevices: https://oneplus.net/sandstone-case Edit: Seriously, this was a reply to my post #21.

22. p51d007

Posts: 703; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

LOL, 3,300mAH. Good luck getting a full day with a lot of screen time, without resorting to constant recharging, or using battery savers & dimming the screen.

23. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

The galaxy S8 uses a 3,000mah battery with a 5.8" Qhd+ screen yet does okay and you expect a phone with 1080p screen on 3,300mah not to do well? Smh..

26. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Battery capacity doesn't tell the whole story nowadays: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zntUt6cCcow&t=1s

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