OnePlus ambassador Robert Downey Jr.
OnePlus ambassador Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. says it's time to upgrade his assistant following P30 goof-up

  • On 30 July, Robert Downey Jr. forwarded a Weibo using Huawei P30 Pro rather than his endorsed smartphone brand OnePlus 7
  • The post later was later removed from his Weibo profile and RDJ acknowledged the situation by posting 'it’s time to upgrade my assistant to a new OnePlus 7 Pro so mistakes don’t happen again'

Beijing: Much-loved Marvel hero and OnePlus ambassador Robert Downey Jr. was spotted posting about OnePlus 7 on his Weibo page using Huawei's flagship P30 Pro smartphone, the media has reported.

On 30 July, Robert Downey Jr. forwarded a Weibo using Huawei P30 Pro rather than his endorsed smartphone brand OnePlus 7. Although the post later disappeared from his Weibo profile, the eagle eyes of users captured the evidence in the screenshot before it got erased, tech portal huaweicentral.com reported on Wednesday.

OnePlus, which roped in the Hollywood actor earlier this year for endorsing it, has faced flak for paying for ads featuring him instead of waterproofing its smartphones.

Even as OnePlus has always touted its commitment to getting its users the highest specs at the lowest prices, its phones have lacked official IP certification for water resistance.

Micro-blogging site Weibo is one of China's most popular social platforms.

The OnePlus 7 Pro comes with a 6.67-inch Fluid AMOLED display panel with a QHD+ resolution and refresh rate of 90Hz. It is powered by Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 855 SoC paired with three RAM and storage configurations that max out at 12GB/256GB. It comes with a "RAM Boost" mode that allows apps to load from RAM memory instead of ROM, hence reducing app load times. It is also the first smartphone to ship with UFS 3.0 memory which offers speeds up to 79% faster than the previous UFS 2.1 standard.

Read | OnePlus 7 Pro review: Cheap still remains the USP

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.

The Iron Man star has acknowledged the mistake on Chinese social media website Weibo.

"Well, I guess it’s time to upgrade my assistant to a new OnePlus 7 Pro so mistakes don’t happen again. @一加手机 - up for a quick delivery run?"

With inputs from IANS.

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