At an event in Bangalore, OnePlus has officially unveiled its OnePlus 7 series of devices which include the OnePlus 7 and the new flagship, the OnePlus 7 Pro. With the launch of the OnePlus 7 Pro, this marks the first time in the company’s history where they have unveiled more than one device; thereby giving consumers an option to choose not one but two new handsets. As with every OnePlus launch, the brand has not strayed away from its ethos and have priced it very competitively with the OnePlus 7 starting at Rs 32,999, making it an alluring option for those interested in picking up this latest handset.
The OnePlus 7 starts at Rs 32,999 for the 6GB/128GB model while the top-end variant, the 8GB/256GB model retails for Rs 37,999. The OnePlus 7 Pro costs Rs 48,999 for the 6GB/128GB model while the 8GB/256GB version costs Rs 52,999. The flagship 12GB/256GB option is priced extremely competitively at Rs 57,999. The brand also unveiled Bullets Wireless v2 and it is a bit costlier than its predecessor at Rs 5,990.
The OnePlus 7 Pro will be available in three colour options — Mirror Gray, Nebula Blue and Almond. The Mirror Gray variant will be available on May 17 while the Nebula Blue option will go on sale starting May 28. The Almond variant will be launched in India as well; however, there is no launch date specified.
The OnePlus 7 Pro comes sporting a 6.67-inch Fluid AMOLED display with a QHD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. Due to a pop-up selfie-camera, the handset will have a notchless display that gives you a full-screen experience. Under the hood, there’s a Snapdragon 855 SoC that’s paired with up to 12GB of RAM with storage maxing out at 256GB. The handset features a RAM boost mode that gives apps the ability to load from the RAM as opposed to the ROM. This will help reduce app load times significantly. The OnePlus 7 series is the first handset to come with UFS 3.0 memory that offers speeds up to 79 per cent faster than the UFS 2.1 standard.
The handset features a triple-camera setup on the rear that comprises of a 48MP + 16MP + 8MP configuration. The 48MP is the primary sensor while the 16MP is a wide-angle lens and the 8MP is a telephoto lens that has 3x optical zoom. The pop-up camera features a 16MP sensor and the handset is powered by a 4000mAh battery.
The OnePlus 7 will also come with features such as RAM boost and UFS 3.0 storage and both handsets will run on the Oxygen OS UI that’s based on Android 9. These handsets are also compatible with the Android Q developer preview. The brand has stated that in an update that’s due next month, there will be India-specific features....