OnePlus 5 to hit the shelves on June 22nd, date confirmed for two major markets

OnePlus 5 will start selling in India on 22nd of June as an Amazon exclusive

OnePlus 5 will start selling in India on 22nd of June as an Amazon exclusive


UPDATE: Amazon India just announced that it will start selling the OnePlus 5 on June 22nd, which makes it the second major market to confirm this particular date. Apparently, there will be a OnePlus 5 variant with 8GB of RAM for the South Asian country, as per reliable tipster Evan Blass' findings. At the time of writing, it is unknown whether this will be the default global variant of the phone.

OnePlus officially declared that it will announce its next flagship, the OnePlus 5, on June 20th, but the company didn't really disclose any details on a potential release date for the handset. However, a post that surfaced on Chinese social media Weibo barely a few hours ago might have just given us an idea of when to expect the 5 to hit the shelves. 

OnePlus 5 to hit the shelves on June 22nd, date confirmed for two major markets

This press invite was attached to the post in question. Before we begin our little multilingual investigation, it's important to note that the Chinese manufacturer will unveil the phone globally at 12 PM ET (4PM GMT) on June 20, and then carry out various "pop-up" events across multiple countries that will occur over several days. 

With that out of the way, let's take a look at the dates and times present at the bottom half of this press invite. The sentence right under the "OnePlus 5" in the middle gives the exact coordinates of the pop-up event in China - June 21st, 10 AM, Beijing, 751 D-Park 79. 

That's cool and all, but what might interest you the most is the sentence located at the very bottom of the image. Basically, it reads that the OnePlus 5 will become available for purchase on June 22nd, merely a day after its announcement. 

While it goes without saying that this might be exclusive to the East Asian country, we suspect that a global release won't be too far behind. After all, the Chinese manufacturer pulled a similar stunt when OnePlus 3 broke cover last year - the handset was announced and released on the same day, although soaring demand meant that some had to wait a while before receiving their order. 

OnePlus 5 to hit the shelves on June 22nd, date confirmed for two major markets

Even if this is not the case, the OnePlus 5 will likely be available for purchase if you can actually attend one of these pop-up events. You can see the exact dates and times for each country and city in the official OnePlus website (linked below). 

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17 Comments

1. Bankz

Posts: 2464; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Just release it already.

3. aman5mathur

Posts: 236; Member since: Mar 28, 2014

Haha we feel you bro.

2. you_sukk_it

Posts: 219; Member since: Apr 11, 2017

lets hope it sells better then anything till now except the op1

17. mrmessma

Posts: 271; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

I'll be disappointed if it doesn't outsell the OP1

4. aman5mathur

Posts: 236; Member since: Mar 28, 2014

Idk but i got a very bad feeling that op is trying to get into the mainstream flagship range with each successive product. Lets hope im wrong.

5. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

Sd 835 + 8gb ram + Oneplus optimazation + 3300 mah battery = 3 hours SOT

7. PryvateiDz

Posts: 439; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

I got 6 hours SOT and sometimes a bit over that on my OnePlus 3, so.... Iol. I can't say this is accurate.

9. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

Damn , thats crazy. For me on my op3 , dual sim active. Dont get more than 3 . Now its kind of become 2 hrs Sot rather after 8 months of use.

16. ebilcake

Posts: 1207; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

I get 4-5 hours SoT on my OnePlus 3, nothing wrong with the battery life. If you're getting 3 hours then something is wrong with your phone or it's user error.

14. ebilcake

Posts: 1207; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Probably more like 5 hours.

6. polbora55

Posts: 3; Member since: May 31, 2014

it would cost 440 dont worry

8. PryvateiDz

Posts: 439; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

I wonder will it be available on Amazon USA for us here :D

10. hariom9973

Posts: 9; Member since: Jun 07, 2017

The Real Killer

11. kishore3k

Posts: 102; Member since: Mar 11, 2016

Evan Blass found that from Source code of that OP5 landing page on Amazon India. GizmoChina website has actual screen shot of that source code but Amazon India immediately pulled that part . 8GB RAM is true and real will Go sale in India June 22 2017 @4.30PM IST

12. av911

Posts: 206; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

At least there's not a stupid wait of 4+ weeks.

13. fyah_king unregistered

Need a 6in version . My S8 plus will do for now.

15. ebilcake

Posts: 1207; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Different aspect ratios, there not comparable. it's basically a 5.5" display stretched, it's unnecessary and a bit misleading, if you're watching 16:9 content it's going to look exactly the same unless you zoom in on the Galaxy S8 Plus. Most games will probably support the new aspect ratio but I'm not sure what the point is on such small displays.

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