OnePlus 5T: first camera samples teased

The next OnePlus phone - the OnePlus 5T or OnePlus 6 - is coming soon, and we already know a lot about it, but today we get to see the first camera samples from it as well.

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei tweeted a mysterious image saying "Cool photo, must have come from a great camera", and then CEO Pete Lau followed up with one more photo saying "Impressive photo. Must be a great camera".

Having two top OnePlus executives tweet camera teasers surely indicates the OnePlus 5T is coming soon, but let's look at those pictures in a little more detail.

First, they have clearly been resized for sharing and all EXIF information is stripped, but what we do see is that all of them are taken in low light and look stunning. Clearly, some improvements in low light shooting capabilities on the OnePlus will be present - either software based, or maybe a larger sensor, or most likely a wider aperture.

The OnePlus 5T has already leaked out previously: it will be a 6-inch phone with an 18:9 screen and virtually no bezels, so its physical size will be that of a 5.5-inch 16:9 device. It will also have its fingerprint on the back.

The OnePlus 5 is no longer available for purchase and proved leakster Evan Blass claims the new OnePlus 5T is expected to arrive in late November.

Related phones

  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3300 mAh



1. theunspoken

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

Cannot beat pixel 2

6. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Considering its 300-350$ cheaper it really doesn't have to beat the pixel 2 camera.

8. tangbunna

Posts: 494; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

a so-so camera. better go to 12mpx and 1/2.3" sensor with that f1.6 aperture.

2. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 561; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

More look like wallpapers than sample images.

3. antifanboyism

Posts: 57; Member since: Jun 20, 2017

same as they did with oneplus 5 . I am dead sure both of these images are heavily . And I am eagearly waiting.

5. Seany

Posts: 94; Member since: Sep 28, 2012

One Plus have never made a decent camera

7. hmd74

Posts: 545; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

Just sell it Internationally that's all you have to do

9. trqster

Posts: 177; Member since: May 17, 2013

The OnePlus series are pretty much dead for me getting more and more expensive in each iteration... I mean you can actually get an S8 on eBay for less money these days... Sorry OP.

10. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Not sure this images aren't edited.

11. KingSam

Posts: 1515; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

The 5 has a lot of grain. Go look on their Instagram. I hope this is better.

12. p51d007

Posts: 705; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Wonder if they spent the EXTRA MONEY and went back to using a hardware based OIS instead of a software based cheap version?

13. markobarko

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

They processed same with the OP5, but we got bad photo quality.

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