Alleged Screenshot from the OnePlus 5 Shows It Has 8GB of RAM

If there was any doubt, OnePlus confirms the name of their new device. Any Robert Horry fans out there?

And you thought 6GB of RAM on a smartphone was overkill?

There’s no shortage of OnePlus 5 rumors cropping up online. Yesterday, we saw an online retailer possibly out the price for the upcoming device from the Chinese company. The OnePlus 3T has a generous of RAM on it already; with a whopping 6GB to go along with its 2016 flagship level processor — the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821. Today, a screenshot of the phone’s “About” screen has been making its rounds online and it looks like OnePlus is upping the ante again; as the screenshot suggest that the OnePlus 5 will have 8GB of RAM.

Screenshot of the alleged “About” screen of the OnePlus 5

This isn’t really new news, as the rumor mill has already churned out the possibility of the OnePlus 5 having this much RAM, but there hasn’t been any confirmation of what the final spec sheet of the new “flagship killer” will be and the screenshot you see above could be what we’ve been looking for at least that part of the device’s internals. Of course, the screenshot is in Chinese, so someone might just be taking us on a major loop.

In case you need a refresher for the OnePlus 5’s rumored spec sheet, here it is once more.

OnePlus 5 (Rumored Specs)

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor
  • Qualcomm Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 5.5-inch QHD display, 2560 x 1440 resolution, dual curved edges, “very thin bezels”
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage
  • Twin 12-megapixel dual rear cameras
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • 3850mAh battery with Dash Charge
  • Android 7.0 Nougat with Oxygen OS

The OnePlus 5 is reportedly hitting store shelves this June and will cost $449 or Php 22,434. Obviously, we’re following this story closely, so expect more news on the OnePlus 5 as more details get shared online.


Jamie Inocian

A self-confessed geek. Jamie started out helping out on the Unbox Podcast and became the Digital Sales Manager when he joined the team full time. He has since then transitioned into one of our Senior Editors and Head Video Producer.

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