OnePlus 5T Lava Red lands in India at Rs 37999

The Lava Red edition is now available only in 8GB variant. That's the exact same price that the Midnight Black 8GB/128GB version costs, in case you were wondering. This trendy paint job from the company has been followed by other variants such as the Sandstone White and OP5T Star Wars variant. The phone comes with same 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

The OnePlus 5T Lava Red edition has officially made its way to India after making its debut in China back in November 2017. The smartphone can be exclusively purchased from Amazon India website starting January 20, 2018.

To recall, OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant was initially launched in China late November past year for a price of 3,499 yuan for 8GB RAM model. It's the company's first red-dipped handset, introducing a flair of color to the current mix of black and white alternatives. Additionally, it uses two anodic oxidation processes, using double blasting and an AF coating to ensure the texture and feel.

"We are thrilled by the overwhelming response to the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition".

The OnePlus 5T Lava Red edition features a 6.01-inch Full Optic AMOLED 18:9 display with a massive resolution of 2160×1080 pixels.

OnePlus 5T runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with company's OxygenOS on top; it will soon be getting Android 8.0 Oreo update. On the back, there is a dual camera setup of 16 MP and 20 MP sensors both with f/1.7 aperture for better low light photography. Under the hood is a 3300mAh non-removable battery. On the software front, there are a lot of noteworthy additions like Face Unlock, which allows users to unlock their phone just by looking at their device.

It comes with a full-metal body with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C port for charging and data-syncing purposes, a bottom-facing speaker out, a 3.5mm audio jack and dual-SIM (nano-SIM) support.

Vanessa Coleman