OnePlus launched the successor of the OnePlus 5, aka OnePlus 5T in India last month. The company is now gearing up to bring a new limited edition OnePlus 5T dedicated to the Star Wars fans out there. OnePlus is set to launch the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition in India at an event in Mumbai today. The launch event will also be livestreamed on OnePlus’ official website at 7PM. To get updates on this special OnePlus 5T phone, you can head on to OnePlus’ Facebook and Twitter page as well.
The new OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition will go on sale for the first time in the country tomorrow, i.e. December 15, which also coincides with the release date of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. As the new Star Wars special OnePlus 5T is a limited edition device, obviously there will be a very few number of handsets that will be available to the customers. So, if you are a Star Wars nerd and wish to get the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition phone you’ll need to head on to either Amazon India store, oneplusstore.in, or OnePlus experience stores in Bangalore and Noida. OnePlus hasn’t yet revealed the availability timing of the special OnePlus 5T.
The key change that the new Star Wars Edition OnePlus 5T will see is in its design. Specification-wise, the phone is expected to be the exact same as the original OnePlus 5T. However, the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition may differ from storage and pricing point of view from the original OnePlus 5T.
Earlier this month, OnePlus had announced coming of the Star Wars Edition via a teaser photo. The teased picture shared by OnePlus show the special edition of the OnePlus 5T with a Star Wars logo at the back side of the phone. The smartphone is coated in white from the back, while the front panel is painted in black. The teaser photos also show the alert slider on the left side of the special OnePlus 5T get a red-color paint job. Besides the teaser picture, OnePlus has also released a YouTube video dedicated especially to the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition, which also show the phone styled in black and white and there’s also a Stormtrooper wallpaper giving the device a nice-dual tone design.
OnePlus 5T specification and price
As far as the specifications are concerned, the new OnePlus 5T Star Wars limited edition is likely to the same as the original OnePlus 5T that was launched in India at a price tag of Rs 32,999.
To recall, the OnePlus 5T is a premium phone that succeeds the OnePlus 5 and comes with high-end hardware. The phone comes with a 6-inch screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s high-end processor — Snapdragon 835 which also powers most of the top-line smartphones in market currently.
Two variants of the OnePlus 5T were launched in India. The lower-end variant of the phone comes coupled with 64GB of internal storage paired with 6GB of RAM, while the high-end model comes with 128GB of internal storage coupled with 8GB of RAM. The 6GB RAM version of the OnePlus 5T comes at a price tag of Rs 32,999 – much like the OnePlus 5 32GB variant, while the 128GB of the OnePlus 5T is available to the customers at a price of Rs 37,999.
Coming to the camera setup, the OnePlus 5T comes with dual cameras at the back side, wherein the primary camera includes a 16-megapixel sensor, while the secondary camera comes with a 20-megapixel sensor. On the front, the smartphone includes a 20-megapixel selfie shooter. Additionally, OnePlus 5T uses an all aluminium body and comes with features like — Face Unlocking, fingerprint sensor and Dash Charging.