At an event in Bengaluru, the Chinese premium handset maker OnePlus launched its flagship smartphones and accessories. The smartphones which were launched are OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. Also, the next-gen OnePlus Bullets wireless 2 were launched.
In India, OnePlus 7 Pro will be sold in three colours - Nebula Blue, Almond and Black. The smartphone gets a 6.7-inch Fluid AMOLED screen with curved edges, Quad-HD+ (3120x1440 pixels) resolution, a 90Hz refresh rate and also HDR10+ support. The high refresh rate will translate to smoother animations and improved gaming experience. The smartphone also comes with a Horizon Light feature that uses the curved edges to highlight notifications. The OnePlus 7 Pro display score on DisplayMate.
Talking about optics, the OnePlus 7 Pro gets a 16-megapixel pop-up selfie camera on the front. It has a triple-lens rear camera comprising a 48MP (f/1.7) primary sensor with OIS, joined by a 16MP (f/2.2) wide-angle lens with 117-degree field-of-view. The cameras also get PDAF, AI detection and laser autofocus.
OnePlus 7 Pro comes in three variants - 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM+256GB storage and 12GB RAM+256GB storage. It also gets an added RAM Boost which allows heavy apps to load from RAM memory instead of ROM memory - faster and smoother. The OnePlus 7 Pro further gets the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm chipset running on eight Kryo cores. The 7 Pro will ship with YFS 3.0 memory which is 71 per cent faster than USB 2.1. The 7 Pro also gets liquid cooling, a first for OnePlus. The battery capacity of the phone has been bumped to 3700mAh to 4000mAh with Warp Charge. The phone also gets dual-speakers with 3D sound helped by Dolby Atmos. The smartphone also comes with 30W Warp Charge, similar to the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition.
OnePlus 7 Pro starts at Rs 48,999 for the 6GB+128GB variant, and Rs 52,999 for the 8GB+256GB model. The premium 12GB+256GB variant of OnePlus 7 Pro is priced at Rs 57,999.
It is to be noted that OnePlus 7 Pro Mirror Gray edition will go on sale on May 17 and the Nebula Blue colour variant on May 28. However, the Almond coloured model of OnePlus 7 Pro will be available in June.
Note: OnePlus 7 pro will be on sale on May 16 on Amazon for Prime members. For regular members sale starts on May 17.
After OnePlus 7 pro, the successor to OnePlus 6T i.e. OnePlus 7 was launched. The smartphone looks quite similar to the OnePlus 6T with a dewdrop styled notch, flat display and glass body. It is powered by the Snapdragon 855 and gets RAM Boost. The handset also gets dual-stereo speakers for the first time with dual Dolby Atmos. The OnePlus 7 further gets 48-megapixel primary shooter, UFS 3.0 storage, and Fast Charge and a special Red variant.
The OnePlus 7 comes in two variants i.e. 6GB RAM and 128GB at Rs 32,999, while the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant will cost Rs 37,999.
Note: OnePlus 7 is expected to go on sale by June 6 on Amazon for Prime members
OnePlus 7 Mirror Gray in 6GB RAM and 128GB, 8GB RAM and 256 GB will go on sale in June this year. However, the Red coloured variant will only come in 8GB RAM and 256 GB and it will go on sale in June.
OnePlus has also launched the next-gen headphones ‘Bullets Wireless 2’. It is to be noted that this earphone is an upgrade version of Bullets Wireless. The new earphones feature an improved design, dual Knowles Balanced Armature driver, 10mm dynamic drivers, Bluetooth 5.0 and Qualcomm's aptX HD audio format. Moreover, Bullets Wireless 2 offers 14-hours of battery life and supports 30W Warp Charge to provide 10 hours of usage in just 10 minutes of charging. OnePlus Wireless Bullets 2 headphones costs Rs 5,500.