If you’re still waiting to buy the best and affordable flagship smartphone OnePlus 5T, here is one more reason to change your mind. The Chinese mobile vendor OnePlus has unveiled the much-requested OnePlus 5T in its Lava Red colour variant in India.

The radiant Lava Red colour shade of OnePlus 5T is inspired by the dynamic nature of lava with colours that change under different types of light. It’s also the first red coloured smartphone from the mobile vendor.

Talking about the built process, OnePlus was able to achieve this radiant Lava Red colour shade through an accurate combination of temperature, consistency and baking time with less than 0.01 percent variation. For the premium texture and feel, the mobile has gone through two anodic oxidation processes, using double blasting and an AF coating. The company has also added a completely redesigned wallpaper unique to this edition.

OnePlus 5T gets the new Lava Red Color variant in India

Amazon India, the exclusive online partner of OnePlus has already started taking registration [Amazon.in/OnePlus5TLavaRed] for this special edition smartphone. OnePlus 5T Lava Red edition will go on sale starting 20th January 2018 at sharp 12 PM. Do note that this colour variant is available only with the 8 GB of RAM and 128GB of storage combination.

OnePlus 5T Specification

Other than the striking colour change, the OnePlus 5T hardware remains the same. It flaunts a 6.01-inch Full Optic AMOLED display having 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, you get the powerful octa-core Snapdragon 835 running at 2.45GHz and Adreno 540 GPU at 710MHz. The processor paired with a higher memory of 8GB RAM and carries 128GB internal storage.

In the camera department, OnePlus 5T also features a dual rear setup. A combination of a 16MP main camera with Sony IMX sensor having f/1.7 and a 20MP secondary camera with Sony IMX sensor having f/1.7. The front/selfie camera is equipped with a 16MP Sony IMX sensor having f2.0 and screen flash to provide more light.

The original OnePlus 5T with 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage retails at Rs 32,999. Whereas, the 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage variant is priced at Rs 38,999. Both variants are available exclusively via Amazon India [amazon.in/OP5T] and OnePlus India store.

The company has recently launched the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition in India. It boasted a white back cover with a red Star Wars logo printed on the bottom. The alert slider also gets the same red accent, making it pop out. You also get some Star War related wallpapers and theme on the phone.

DeviceOnePlus 5T
Announced2017, November
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, November
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.789 (sunlight)
TypeOptic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
Size6.01 inches, 93.7 cm2 (~80.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Weight162 g (5.71 oz)
Dimensions156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm (6.15 x 2.95 x 0.29 in)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
CpuOcta-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
GPUAdreno 540
Memory + RAM128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
OSAndroid 7.1.1 (Nougat)
External storage (card slot)No
Camera Photo / Video
Primary cameraDual: 16 MP (f/1.7, 27mm, 1/2.8", 1.12 µm, gyro EIS) + 20 MP (f/1.7, 27mm, 1/2.8", 1 µm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash, check quality
Secondary camera16 MP (f/2.0, 20mm, 1.0 µm), gyro EIS, Auto HDR, 1080p
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@30/120fps, check quality
Additional featuresGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Sound quality- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Dirac HD sound
Audio quality Noise -94.0dB / Crosstalk -93.7dB
Loud speakerYes
Loud speaker Voice 68dB / Noise 73dB / Ring 69dB
3.5mm jack supportYes
Network and Sensors
SimDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
NetworkCDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
4G BandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
SpeedHSPA, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
3G BandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery infoNon-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
Features- Fast battery charging 5V 4A 20W (Dash Charge) - DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player - MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player - Document viewer - Photo/video editor
ColorsMidnight Black, Lava Red (China only)