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Is this the OnePlus 5? Newly leaked teaser looks an awful lot like the iPhone

by Sean P. Aune | June 4, 2017June 4, 2017 12:30 pm PDT

The eventual reveal of the OnePlus 5 is creeping closer and closer, but for now we have to make do with leaks, and the latest is quite interesting.

OnePlus 5 weibo teaser leak

Appearing on Weibo over the weekend, a new image that is supposedly a teaser for the OnePlus 5 has landed with an interesting twist. There has been an assumption that the dual-camera would be in a vertical configuration, but this shows off a horizontal arrangement instead. There is of course no way to verify the authenticity of this image, but it certainly raises some questions for what we may be seeing when the phone is finally announced.

Beyond the camera there is a bit of an iPhone vibe to the overall design. The lines in the top left corner and again at the bottom right could be antenna bands, but that is unclear at this time.

OnePlus has been promising us that it will announce the OnePlus 5 at some point this summer, the only question at this time is when exactly it will happen. With the increasing rate of leaks we have a feeling it will be sooner rather than later.

Check out the renders we commissioned a few weeks ago to see what the OnePlus 5 could possibly look like with a vertical camera configuration.


Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...