A new OnePlus 5T (sandstone version?) might be released next month

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Yesterday, OnePlus posted a teaser video featuring peoplereacting to a mysterious product hidden inside a box. As you can see in thevideo - embedded above - most people seem to like the texture of the product,and some say it's reminiscent of the sandstone variants of the OnePlus One andOnePlus 2.


In case you didn't know, unlike OnePlus' newer smartphones, theOnePlus One and OnePlus 2 did not have metal backs. On the sandstone versions of these two handsets,the back had the texture of real sandstone, with a grippy, distinct feel. Sowe're thinking that OnePlus may have been working on a sandstone variant of the5T. We'll find out if that's true in January 2018 (next month), when OnePlusplans to "unbox the mystery."


If you're thinking that the mysterious product could be anew OnePlus 5T protective case, we're pretty sure it isn't. That's because OnePlusis already offering a sandstone case for its current flagship phone.


At this moment, the OnePlus 5T is sold only in MidnightBlack in the USand most other markets. While the phone also has red and Star Wars editions, thesearen't (and won't be) widely available around the world. But maybe thesandstone OnePlus 5T - assuming this is indeed what the mystery box is hiding - will be released in North America and Europeat some point. We'll just have to wait and see what happens.

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