OnePlus Announces The Launch Date Of The Upcoming OnePlus 7 And 7 Pro
OnePlus, since its inception in the year 2013 has become a well-known smartphone OEM all over the world. Its last device, the OnePlus 6T received positive reviews for its affordability compared to similarly specced handsets. Now, after much leaks and speculations, the company has announced the launch date of its upcoming smartphones, reported to be the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. It will release the two new handsets next month.
OnePlus 7, 7 Pro Launch Date
The upcoming smartphones from the company will be announced on the 14th of May. Notably, it will the first time a global and Indian launch by the company coincides on the same day. The OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro will be launched at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru on the aforementioned date. The entry tickets to the event will be available on the company’s official website starting at 10 am on the 25th of April.
OnePlus 7, 7 Pro
As mentioned above, OnePlus is expected to launch two new devices at the event. While the regular variant and the successor to the OnePlus 6T will be called the OnePlus 7, another variant with slightly bumped up specifications and possible support for 5G will be called the OnePlus 7 Pro. Apart from a few differences, key features of both the smartphones are expected to be similar. The leaks claim the former will have a 6.4-inch display while the latter is reported to sport a 6.67-inch display. While the regular variant will use a waterdrop notch, the Pro variant will employ a pop-up camera to house the front-facing snapper to maximise the screen real estate. Like the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Huawei P30 Pro, the Pro version will have a display that tapers towards the edges. Like their predecessor, the handsets will feature an in-display fingerprint scanner with support for face unlock technology.
Sources claim both the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro will run on the 7nm Snapdragon 855 SoC. The chipset consists of an Octa-core CPU and the Adreno 640 GPU. In terms of optics, the former will have a 48 MP sensor, combined with 5 MP sensor; The latter will feature a 48 MP main sensor, combined with a 16 MP telephoto and an 8 MP sensor. Both devices will have a 16 MP selfie camera. In terms of memory and storage, the handsets may feature up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
The previous leak further claims the OnePlus 7 will be powered by a 3700 mAh battery with support for 20W fast charging. The 7 Pro, on the other hand, will be fueled by a 4000 mAh cell with support for 30W Warp charge. Unfortunately, the pricing of the smartphones isn’t confirmed yet, but it speculated they will be priced significantly higher than their predecessor.