The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro would be launched in a few hours from now. The smartphones would be launched in three cities globally— Bengaluru, New York and London. The Indian launch event will commence at 8:15 pm IST.
OnePlus has created a microsite for its fans that livestreams the event as well as well displays the relevant updates from Twitter.
You can also view the live stream on OnePlus’ YouTube channel as well other social media handles including Twitter and Facebook.
Apart from the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro, we can also expect new wireless Bullets.
The pre-orders for the OnePlus 7 Pro commenced on 3 May at 12 pm and ended on 7 May at 11:59 pm. The device, along with the OnePlus 7, is an Amazon exclusive. OnePlus tied up with Croma and Reliance Digital for offline availability and the smartphones would be available at their outlets as well as on OnePlus experience centres. Although the company hasn't announced the date of availability of the devices, the smartphones are expected to go on sale this month itself.
OnePlus has started an online contest called "Guess The Specs" that requires fans to guess the specifications (camera resolution, RAM capacity, processor and battery capacity) of the smartphone on its Amazon microsite. OnePlus promises free goodies including a OnePlus 7 Pro for the winners of the contest.
Reliance Jio on Monday announced a cashback offer of ₹5,400 on purchasing the OnePlus 7 phones. This cashback can be redeemed through 36 recharge vouchers worth ₹150 each. The cashback will be active on the first prepaid recharge of ₹299.
Features (confirmed by OnePlus)
OnePlus, in its numerous teasers on its social media handles, has confirmed that the OnePlus 7 Pro will come with a notch-less, HDR10+ AMOLED display, UFS3.0 flash storage, a pop-up front facing camera and a triple rear camera setup. OnePlus hasn't mentioned the specifications of these. Also, the company hasn't talked much about the OnePlus 7 in its online posts and teasers.
Wired got to test the OnePlus 7 Pro at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix last month and posted a few sample images of the smartphone.
Leaks and rumours
The OnePlus 7 Pro showed up on a Geekbench listing with scores of 3,526 and 11,101 in single-core and multi-core tests respectively. The smartphone was listed under the codename OnePlus GM1917 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and 12GB of RAM.
SlashLeaks posted out the full specifications of the OnePlus 7 Pro in a Tweet. According to it, the smartphone comes with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90Hz and three RAM and storage configurations that max out at 12GB/256GB. The display will be notch-less and will have curved edges, much like the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Huawei P30 Pro. At the back it sports a 48MP+16MP+8MP combination. The 16MP and 18MP sensors have wide angle and telephoto lenses respectively. The front facing pop-up mechanism houses a 16MP camera. The phone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery.