OnePlus 5 "Soft Gold" vs "Midnight Black" vs "Slate Gray" color comparison: which one is your favorite?

The OnePlus 5, one of the best phones around, is now available in a choice of three colors: the brand new "soft gold", along with the two previously available "slate gray" and "midnight black".

The gold one is the only one with a white front, while the gray and black ones have a black finish on the front. There is also a slight difference in the specs: the gold and gray ones are only offered in the 64GB storage / 6GB RAM configuration, while the black one is the only one available with 128 gigs of native storage and 8GB of RAM. Keep in mind that the OnePlus 5 does not support expandable storage via microSD cards.

With all these tiny distinctions in mind, all colors share the same design and hardware: all run on the excellent Snapdragon 835 system chip, all have the same clean Android 7 Nougat build and all have that nice dual camera system. And yes, all of them feature that "jello scrolling" effect... or rather defect.

What we are here for, however, is not to go over the specs: we are here to choose the best look, the best color... 

So which one is your favorite?

Which is your favorite OnePlus 5 color?

Soft Gold
Slate Gray
Midnight Black

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  • Display 5.5 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Dual camera)
    16 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
    8GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 10


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