The device was listed on Geekbench rocking a Snapdragon 855 SoC, 12GB of RAM and running Android Pie
It also made an appearance in a four-page advertisement in The New York Times on Tuesday
The OnePlus 7 Pro is reported to have appeared on a benchmarking database along with some key specifcations. According to GSMArena, the device was listed on Geekbench rocking a Snapdragon 855 SoC, 12GB of RAM and running Android Pie. The smartphone scored a respectable 3,526 and 11,101 in single-core and multi-core tests respectively.
Although OnePlus has claimed the smartphone wouldn't cost $2,000 (about ₹1.4 lakh), it still might be up there with the big guns, competing against the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, Huawei P30 Pro and iPhone XS Max.
Reports and rumours hint at the presence of a curved, notch-less, high refresh-rate display. We are talking figures of 90Hz, which will put the OnePlus 7 Pro, a consumer-centric device, straight up in the league of gaming smartphones like the Razer Phone 2 and Asus' ROG Phone.
To push the display further to the edges with a notch interrupting the experience, the device will employ the same pop-up camera mechanism made popular by OnePlus' sister brands, Vivo and Oppo.
OnePlus has, however, not put any word out on the specifications of the device.
In a Twitter post, OnePlus confirmed the presence of a triple camera system on the OnePlus 7 Pro.
Wired magazine even got its hands on what seems to be a production-ready prototype of the OnePlus 7 Pro and has posted camera samples of the device from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix held at Baku.
Wired compared the OnePlus 7 Pro's camera saying there's marginally less detail, more noise and less mid-tone contrast in the OnePlus 7 Pro's zoomed images than in 5x zoom images captured with the Huawei P30 Pro. It can shoot videos with the zoom lens too, and these are stabilised "to some degree" and look "pretty good".
We got an early hands-on with the OnePlus 7 Pro's new camera and its new 3x zoom feature.
The report confirmed that there's no ToF depth sensor on the OnePlus 7 Pro and has a rather basic one main wide camera, one ultra-wide, and one tele configuration.
The report also added that the OnePlus 7 Pro has a shutter lag of 0.3 seconds or less, and has a better Auto HDR mode than in past OnePlus devices, with a more natural look and less compressed mid-tones.
Other than these specifications, the new OnePlus smartphones are expected to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset paired with a 5G-enabled X55 modem. The smartphones are expected to have at least 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage in their base variants. The smartphones would also carry forward the in-display fingerprint sensor from the OnePlus 6T.