OnePlus 5 is out of stock across the world, is it being discontinued?

Despite being on the market for just four months, it looks like you can no longer get your hands on the OnePlus 5. The flagship smartphone is currently listed as out of stock on the company’s website in numerous countries across the globe.

We checked the availability of the OnePlus 5 in dozens of the markets where OnePlus is officially active and, as of this writing, the OnePlus 5 is only available in India, where all versions are listed as “in stock” and the UK, where the Soft Gold 6GB model is still available. (Update: the phone is out of stock in the UK too).

Everywhere else, the OnePlus 5 is listed as out of stock. Moreover, on the US and Canada websites, the “Buy” button the OnePlus 5 has been removed completely, meaning that customers can’t even attempt to begin the purchase process.

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So, what exactly is going on? OnePlus hasn’t issued a statement regarding this topic, so all we can do is speculate at this point. It’s possible that the company is having supply issues and that the device will soon be back in stock. However, the more likely option is that OnePlus is clearing its inventory to make room for the rumored OnePlus 5T, which is said to be revealed sometime next month. The device is expected to come with the same specs as the OnePlus 5 but will offer a larger 6-inch display (2,160 x 1,080) with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a bezel-less design.

If the OnePlus 5T really does make its debut next month, the company’s current flagship will likely be discontinued in most markets. It was the same story with the 3T, which was discontinued everywhere with the exception of India once the OnePlus 5 was released.

The OnePlus 5 was still listed as available in many countries – at least in some configurations – when we checked earlier today, so it looks like OnePlus has just flipped the switch. If, by chance, you can still order, you should probably hurry up and complete the transaction.

We’ve reached out to OnePlus for comment and we’ll update if we hear back.

OxygenOS 4.5.12 Rolling Out for the OnePlus 5, Includes Smaller Fixes and Optimizations

OnePlus rolled out the OxygenOS 4.5.11 OTA to the OnePlus 5 just last week which brought a number of bug fixes including some performance optimizations. Now the company has announced on their forums that they have begun rolling out OxygenOS 4.5.12 OTA for the device as well. The new update doesn’t bring any massive changes or UI overhauls, but it should iron out any annoying bugs that may be present in the software.

Most notably, the changelog for the update mentions that the bug which led the icon of stock Download app to go missing in the last update has been fixed now. The OTA update will be rolled out incrementally in the coming days. However, if you don’t want to wait for the OTA rollout, grab the flashable OTA zip of OxygenOS 4.5.12 from our forums to manually install it on your device by visiting the link below.

The full changelog of OxygenOS 4.5.12 is as follows:


  • Fixed bug of missing icon of Download app in 4.5.11
  • Supports customization of notification ringtone
  • Improved launching speed of apps‎
  • Optimized adaptive brightness
  • Fixed issue of YouTube video lagging behind audio
  • Fixed display issues of some UI elements
  • Fixed issue of no 4G+ network in some regions
  • Updated Android security patch to September
  • General bug fixes

Download OxygenOS 4.5.12 for OnePlus 5 from our forums!