OnePlus 7 brings Snapdragon 855, 48MP main camera

Peter, 14 May 2019

With the Pro model, OnePlus is trying to beat its competitors on features. The OnePlus 7 is the phone for those who liked the value-for-money side of the company.

The phone is a mix between the OnePlus 6T and 7 Pro. It keeps the flat 6.41” Optic AMOLED display with 1080p+ resolution and a teardrop notch. However, it does get the Pro’s faster in-display fingerprint reader.

And its chipset too, the Snapdragon 855 beast. Storage is based on the new UFS 3.0 standard for higher performance and is available in 128GB and 256GB capacities, coupled with 6GB and 8GB of RAM, respectively.

The OnePlus 7 features a dual camera on the back based on the same 48MP sensor as the Pro (0.8µm pixels). It also has optical image stabilization, however the aperture is slightly darker (f/1.7 vs. f/1.6). The second cam is only a depth sensor, however, rather than an ultra-wide or telephoto camera. Anyway, the UltraShot feature enables HDR+ and Super Resolution modes.

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The selfie camera is a 16MP shooter (1.0µm pixels), it can record 1080p videos with EIS. As for the main camera, it offers 4K/60fps video capture as well as 1080p/240fps and 720p/480fps slow-mo modes.

Like the Pro, the OnePlus 7 features stereo speakers tuned by Dolby for better audio.

The battery and charging hardware is unchanged from the 6T – 3,700mAh capacity and 20W power.

The OnePlus 7 will be available in Mirror Gray and Red (which is exclusive to China and India, sorry Europe). Then again, the US won't be getting the phone so it could be worse.

The OnePlus 7 starts at £500/€549 for the 6/128GB model. The expanded memory version – 8/256GB – is £550/€599.


Reader comments

  • myk

I think they meant the color red being available only in china and India

In my opinion one plus has let down the loyal customers of one plus. Initially price of 6T was slashed by Rs 10000, making mockery of first customers of 6T. Now they are selling newly launched one plus 7 with better specs at a price lower by Rs 100...

  • Anonymous

The article is wrong about OnePlus 7 not being available in Europe. It's available in Finland that I can assure.

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