In Short

The OnePlus 5 is the direct successor to 2016’s OnePlus 3, continuing on the same path of offering a high-end phone while cutting the price considerably from the competition. The OnePlus 5 starts at just $479, but has a strong spec sheet including a Snapdragon 835, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and 3300mAh battery. A $60 upgrade gets you 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

Aside from the fully expected spec bumps, not much has changed in the OnePlus strategy. The OnePlus 5’s external hardware and design still feels rather generic, and doesn’t include a few high-end features like waterproofing. The display is the same 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED panel as its predecessor as well.

The big change this year is the camera experience, where the OnePlus 5 includes two rear cameras: a standard 16MP camera, and a longer focal length 20MP camera. You can shoot with each one independently, or combine them in “Portrait Mode” to take unique shots where the background of the photo is artistically blurred.

The whole combination is another strong showing from OnePlus.