OnePlus 7: A premium device maintaining pricing advantage over rival flagship phones

The OnePlus 7 is going on sale tomorrow! If you are looking for a compelling option for you or your beloved at sub 35K, the OnePlus 7 is a no brainer. Keeping price aside, the younger sibling of OnePlus 7 Pro is indeed a great choice for anyone, even for those considering an expensive option, thanks to the best hardware and software combo.

Much of what makes the OnePlus 7 feel special is its price point considering the top of the level specifications. At a starting price of Rs. 32,999, the company sticks to its motto of providing premium features without burning a hole in the users’ pocket.

If you are unaware, OnePlus 7 was launched in India, a few weeks back, along with OnePlus 7 Pro. With a lot more class and a more premium look and feel, it undercuts its big-name rivals easily. In fact, this is the company’s first no-compromise smartphone, since it offers much more than any smartphone could do at this price point.

What makes it a no-compromise device?

Better 48MP camera

The OnePlus 7 sports improved the 48MP rear camera featuring Sony IMX586 sensor with PDAF and OIS and a 5MP secondary camera. On the front, it also has a new 16MP camera on the front with a Sony IMX471 sensor and f/2.0 aperture.

It comes with improved ‘Nightscape’ mode that can recognize night scenes and delivers brighter, more vivid images with more clarity and less noise.

Powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC

The OnePlus 7 offers the right blend of software and hardware for a seamless experience, be it gaming or entertainment. It is powered by a faster Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform compared to Snapdragon 845 and has UFS 3.0 storage compared to UFS 2.1.

Running Android 9.0 (Pie) with OxygenOS 9.0, this phone supports ZenMode, Screen Recorder, and Fnatic mode that eliminates distracting notifications and boosts gaming performance.

Stereo speakers

Compared to the mono speaker on OnePlus 6T, the OnePlus 7 comes with a stereo speaker along with Dolby Atmos support. Having said that, the Dolby Atmos support is permanently on for loudspeakers and optional for headphones.

Better In-display fingerprint sensor and haptic feedback

The in-display fingerprint sensor on the OnePlus 7 is large and features an additional lens compared to its predecessor which makes it faster and consistent. In addition to it, OnePlus 7 has a linear motor for haptic feedback, which makes it better than the one on 6T.

Vibrant display

The OnePlus 7 features a 6.41-inch FHD+ Optic AMOLED display with notch housing sensors and front camera. Furthermore, it also has 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

Solid battery backup

Users can quickly charge the OnePlus 7’s 3700mAh battery with Dash Charging technology which provides a full day’s power in half an hour.

Premium smartphone without a premium price

The pricing is the real trump card of the OnePlus 7 here. The OnePlus 7 is priced at Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs Rs. 37,999. It will go on sale from Amazon India,, and in all OnePlus exclusive offline stores starting June 4th.

Additionally, pre-booking for the OnePlus 7 begins on 7th June 2019 in all partner retail outlets with sales commencing on these platforms on 14th June 2019.

Author: Team FoneArena

A team of mobile geeks