OnePlus has refreshed its current portfolio of devices, by introducing not one but two new phones- OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. At the event, Carl Pei took the stage and talked a bit about the journey OnePlus had in India and also announced that OnePlus will open three new experience stores, this year in India in three cities- Mumbai, Pune, and Hyderabad.

However, after that, he announced that OnePlus will launch three new products and the first among the three is the new Bullets Wireless 2. The Bullets Wireless 2 the next generation earphones from OnePlus with Bluetooth 5.0 and priced at Rs. 5,990. Each of the earbuds in the Bullets Wireless 2 features a pair of Knowles Balanced Armature drivers and a 10mm dynamic driver.

OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2
OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2

The OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 supports Warp Charge by OnePlus and with just 10 minutes of charging, it can deliver 10 hours of music playback, the company proudly claimed at the event. The all-new OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 earphones are compatible with Android, iOS, Mac and Windows and for Android lovers, there is another good reason to grab it, The OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 comes with a dedicated button for Google Assistant so that users can access Google Assistant at the push of a button.

OnePlus 7 & OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus 7 & OnePlus 7 Pro

The OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 is the starter, the gadget, everyone was looking for was the OnePlus 7 Pro, which was unveiled right after the Bullets Wireless 2. And Carl introduced the OnePlus 7 Pro, the latest and greatest from OnePlus till now. The OnePlus 7 Pro checks a lot of boxes in terms of out of the box features that someone would expect from a flagship phone in 2019. The OnePlus 7 Pro features a 6.67-inch AMODEL Quad HD+ display, with a refresh rate of 90Hz- First time on a phone we saw a Quad HD+ AMOLED display with a higher refresh rate.

Earlier, ASUS and Razer introduced phones with refresh rates of 90Hz and 120Hz, but none of them featured an AMOLED panel. The OnePlus 7 Pro has HDR10+ support and the display has a maximum brightness of up to 800 nits. Also, on the OnePlus 7 Pro, there are no bezels around the display and there is no notch, the display is curved, which makes the phone look elegant while being minimalist. In terms of hardware, the OnePlus 7 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, coupled with 6GB, 8GB or 12GB of RAM. There is 128GB or 256GB onboard storage and the phone uses UFS 3.0 storage, which means that data transfers are much faster and the phone is more reliable across different ranges of temperature.

In terms of optics, the OnePlus 7 Pro features a 48-megapixel primary camera, that is a Sony IMX586 sensor. There is also a 16-megapixel wide-angle camera on the back and an 8-megapixel telephoto camera. The triple camera setup on the back is quite flexible and on the front, there is a 16-megapixel pop-up selfie camera. OnePlus has also incorporated drop detection for the pop-up selfie camera so that when a user is taking a selfie or in a video call, and the phone just somehow slips from the hand, during the drop itself, the pop-up selfie camera will be retracted inside, preventing damage to the hardware.

The OnePlus 7 Pro runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with Oxygen OS on top. The OnePlus 7 Pro will be a part of the Android Q Beta program and it will receive two major Android OS updates and three years of security patches. The phone packs a 4000mAh non-removable battery with support for 30 Watt WARP Charging. In terms of colour variants, there are just two colour variants in which the OnePlus 7 Pro will be available- Mirror Grey and Nebula Blue. The base variant with 6GB RAM will only be available in the Mirror Grey colour, while the top variant with 12GB RAM will be available in Nebula Blue colour. The OnePlus 7 Pro has liquid cooling and has stereo speakers that support Dolby Atmos. The base variant of OnePlus 7 Pro with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at Rs. 48,999. The 8GB RAM variant with 256GB storage is priced at  Rs. 52,999. The top variant with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage is priced at Rs. 57,999.

After unveiling the OnePlus 7 Pro, it was time for the OnePlus 7 to be revealed. The OnePlus 7 features similar hardware when compared to the 7 Pro, but there are some compromises here and there. The OnePlus 7 is also powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor coupled with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB or 258GB USF 3.0 storage. OnePlus 7 sports a 6.41-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) Optic AMOLED display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 402ppi. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. There are Reading Mode and Night Mode just like OnePlus 6T.

In terms of camera, the OnePlus 7 features a dual camera setup on the back. There is a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor as its primary camera, with an f/1.7 aperture. The primary lens has both Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS). The secondary camera features a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera is capable of recording videos in 4K at 60fps, 1080p video at up to 240fps, and 720p video at up to 480fps. On the front, there is a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor, just like the OnePlus 7 Pro, but it’s not a pop-up selfie camera. Rather the selfie camera resides within the waterdrop notch.

The OnePlus 7 runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, with Oxygen OS on top. The phone packs a 3,700mAh battery that supports 20W fast charging. The OnePlus 7 starts at Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM variant with 128GB storage, while the 8GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 37,999. The 6GB RAM variant will only be available in a Mirror Grey colour, while the 8GB RAM variant will be available in both Mirror Grey and Red colour variants.

ProductVariantPriceColour
OnePlus 7 Pro6+128 GBINR 48,999Mirror Gray
OnePlus 7 Pro8+256 GBINR 52,999Mirror Gray
OnePlus 7 Pro8+ 256 GBINR 52,999Nebula Blue, Almond
OnePlus 7 Pro12 + 256GBINR 57,999Nebula Blue
OnePlus 76+128 GBINR 32,999Mirror Gray
OnePlus 78 + 256 GBINR 37,999Mirror Gray
OnePlus 78+256 GBINR 37,999Red
OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2N/AINR 5,990

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