After wrapping up with the 1 hour and 30 minutes event, it was clear that OnePlus is paying close attention towards OnePlus 7 Pro which is actually the flagship device. On the hind side, OnePlus 7 packs in the best squashed within the chassis of OnePlus 6T that makes it cheaper and yet more powerful than the predecessor. After the event was wrapped up featuring OnePlus 7 for a mere 10 to 15 minutes, here’s what everything you need to know about OnePlus 7: Specifications, Camera, Prices, and more.
OnePlus 7: Display & Design
One of the most awaited smartphones of 2019, OnePlus 7 has a premium design with a reduced bezel display with a small waterdrop-shaped notch and a small chin. The display is populated by 6.41” Optic AMOLED FHD+ display with a 402 PPI density which is somewhat the same as on OnePlus 6T.
OnePlus 7 comes with a front and back Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for added protection against falls and to strike as a premium quality flagship smartphone which has a dual stereo Dolby Atmos speaker with the first speaker embezzled at the top has a slightly unique design that allows users to hear crystal clear sound even if one of the speakers is muffled while holding it as it was emphasis during the launch event as well.
OnePlus 7: Configuration & Performance
Now we are entering one of the best domains of OnePlus 7 that everyone has been waiting for. To commence with, the device has pushed the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 octa-core SoC with cores clocked at 1×2.4GHz, 3×2.42GHz + 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 485 that speeds up the processing a lot. Technically, the new SoC makes the device 45% faster than the predecessor while making it 20% power-efficient.
On the contrary, Snapdragon 855 SoC is bundled with Adreno 640 GPU that has proven to be 20% faster and 30% power-efficient than Adreno 630 GPU that came with Snapdragon 845 SoC. Finally, OnePlus 7 comes with two trims i.e. a 6GB+128GB and a larger 8GB+256GB storage tier which is undoubtedly one of the best specifications you could find in a flagship smartphone that costs less than its predecessor and it is intriguing as well.
The device is backed with 20W Fast Charge unlike the Warp Charge you would find on OnePlus 7 Pro along with a 3,700 mAh Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po) battery.
OnePlus 7: Camera
There were plenty of speculations with the camera module as although we know that OnePlus 7 will get a dual rear camera setup, the specifics were unavailable. Post-launch, we do know that OnePlus 7 will carry the same main sensor as OnePlus 7 Pro i.e. 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor with a 1/2-inch sensor size with the new 7P seven element setup that brings in more light with IOS and an aperture of f/1.6 that captures breathtaking images without any hassle. The secondary camera is a 5MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.4 and pixel size of 1.12micrometer that will act as a depth sensor for sure. Finally, the front has a 16MP snapper with an aperture of f/1.7, sensor size of 1/3.1-inch and a 25mm wide lens that makes up for a great selfie camera.
OnePlus 7: OOS
OnePlus 7 is backed with the latest proprietary OxygenOS based on Android 9.0 Pie. It brings the best of OS thanks to the many accolades that the custom ROM got for a few years now including the title of the ‘best Android OS’. OnePlus has tweaked the OS to furnish simple software with better interaction while there are many features that will be released exclusively for India in the coming months.
OnePlus 7: Prices & Availability
Carl Pie added that OnePlus 7 will be available in a number of colors including Mirror Gray, Red, and Gray although depending upon the configuration you pick. The 6/128GB model is available with Mirror Gray color variant starting at just INR32,999/- which by context is less than what last year’s OnePlus 6 quoted for a lower 6/64GB model at INR34,999/-. Proceeding further, the 8/256GB variant will be available in two colors i.e. Red and Gray starting at INR37,999/- and finally, there will be an Almond color variant as well. Cumulatively, OnePlus 7 with all trims and colors will be available in June 2019 although OnePlus didn’t actually mention the date but hey, it isn’t much of a wait as we have already reached mid-May.