How to take screenshot on OnePlus 5

The OnePlus company that started its foray into the tech world with the much-loved device, the OnePlus One has now come up with yet another flagship killer. The One Plus 5 is this year’s flagship device for the company and boy, does it have some juicy specs that are capable of taking on even the best of the business.

Every smartphone can take a screenshot, but the OnePlus mobile has some additional functionality built in when you take a screenshot. The OnePlus 5 is the direct successor to the OnePlus 3T. The internal hardware has gotten upgraded from its predecessor but the software layout while remaining close to stock Android has gotten a fresh coat of paint.

What are the One Plus 5 Specs?

The OnePlus 5 specs include a 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and it comes with two variants. The lower spec’s variant comes with 32 gigs of internal memory 6GB of RAM while the higher end variant gets an upgraded 128 gigs of internal memory with a jaw dropping 8 gigs of RAM. Sadly, the internal storage of the phone cannot be expanded.

On the software side, the OnePlus 5 runs the latest version of Android, 7.1.1 Nougat and is of this is powered by a 3300mAh non-removable battery. The phone comes with a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels.

On the connectivity front, the OnePlus 5 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India).

Over all the One Plus 5 is a powerful device that can take care of all your multimedia as well as gaming needs. With benchmark results beating out even the top draws like the Galaxy S8 and the Lg G6, this is one beastly smartphone that is worthy of its tag of being a flagship slayer.

About OnePlus

One of the newest OEMs in the market, One Plus started off as a Chinese start-up with big dreams of taking over the West with their lineup of phones. Affordable yet top of the line specs was their motto and while some may complain that their prices have risen steadily year after year, it is undoubted that so has their quality.

As a company, they have come a long way from their starting days of flash sales and long wait lines. Also, their PR has evolved as well and have learned to conduct themselves as is befitting of an up and coming smartphone manufacturer.

And finally their own take on software, Oxygen OS has come a long way from the early days of its implementation in the One Plus 2.

How to take a screenshot on OnePlus 5

There are two methods to take the screenshot in this OnePlus  mobile

1. The traditional hardware method

  1. Stop on the screen you’d like to capture
  2. Press the Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time until you see the screenshot animation
  3. A toolbar will appear at the bottom of your screenshot to quickly edit or share the image
  4. You can now cut, crop or even apply Instagram like filters to your screenshot.

2. The scrolling screenshot

  1. Stop on the screen you’d like to capture
  2. Press the Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time until you see the screenshot animation
  3. A toolbar will appear at the bottom of the display. Tap on the button just right of the center of the bar that resembles a phone screen
  4. The OnePlus 5 will begin scrolling down the screen and begin capturing a long screenshot
  5. Touch on the display to manually stop the screenshot. The OnePlus 5 will stop on its own when it will reach a maximum image file size or when it will reach the bottom of the interface
  6. You can now cut, crop or even apply Instagram like filters to your screenshot.

Conclusion

Well as the name suggests, it’s a program that will capture whatever is view-able on your mobile’s screen. There are a lot of advantages in taking a screenshot one of which is being able to provide physical evidence of technical issues to your professor when something goes wrong during your online class.

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