A month after the launch of the OnePlus 5T, OnePlus once again took the center stage to announce the launch of the new Star Wars-inspired limited edition smartphone. The company has partnered with Lucas Films to celebrate the release of their newest film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, with the launch of the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition. The device has been exclusively released in the Indian market and will be available in limited quantities. So, let us check out everything that OnePlus has updated for the OnePlus 5T ‘Star Wars Edition’:
OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition Specs
Before we dive into the details of every change that has been incorporated into the ‘Star Wars Edition’ of the OnePlus 5T, let’s take a quick look at all the specifications of the device:
|Dimensions||156.1 x 75 x 7.3mm|
|Weight||5.7 ounces (162g)|
|Display||6.01-inches 18:9 Optic AMOLED screen, with 1080 x 2160p display resolution|
|Processor||octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, clocked at 2.45GHz|
|Primary Camera||16+20MP dual camera, with f/1.7 aperture and dual LED flash|
|Secondary Camera||16MP IMX 371 sensor, with f/2.0 aperture|
|Operating System||Android 7.1.1 Nougat, upgradable to Oreo in December|
|Sensors||Fingerprint, Accelerometer, G-sensor, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor|
|Connectivity||LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo|
|Ports||USB Type-C charging port, 3.5mm headphone jack|
OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition: What’s New
The OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition, as mentioned above, is the higher-end variant of the OnePlus 5T. It primarily brings cosmetic changes on both the software and hardware front, making the device look just scintillating. Here is a list of all changes that’ll convince you to buy the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition, especially if you are a big fan of the movie series:
1. The OnePlus 5T was launched only in Midnight Black but the Chinese giant is bringing back a OnePlus One-style “Sandstone White” back for the limited edition Star Wars variant. The Chinese giant has combined the Crait planet’s salt white color from the new film with their premium Sandstone material to get the new Sandstone White back.
2. There’s a red-colored “Star Wars” logo printed at the bottom rear of the device, so you can boast that you’re truly a fan of this space fantasy saga. The OnePlus logo on the rear has also got a black paint job to complement the white back.
3. All the buttons, as well as the SIM tray, are still painted black whereas the alert slider on the left is now colored ‘Mineral Red’ to match the theme of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We also have a white-colored ceramic fingerprint sensor on the back.
4. On the software front, OnePlus has included a custom ‘Star Wars’ theme to match all of the hardware cosmetic changes. You also get a brand new set of Star Wars-inspired wallpapers with the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition.
5. Everyone buying the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition smartphone will also get a bulky yet sturdy ‘Kylo Ren-inspired’ back cover in the box. As you can see below, it has indents for your hands so that it is comfortable to hold.
OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition Price
Now, the moment of truth that you’ve all been eagerly waiting for. The limited edition Star Wars-themed variant of the OnePlus 5T will retail at ₹38,999. The OnePlus 5T ‘Star Wars Edition’ will go on sale starting at 12:01 am tonight on Amazon.in and OnePlus’ official online store. The launch falls in line with the release of the latest Star Wars movie in Indian theaters. So, is the Force strong with you? Are you planning to buy the OnePlus 5T “Star Wars Edition” device? Let us know in the comments down below.