Chinese smartphone manufacturer, OnePlus, will start selling the OnePlus 7 in India from June 4. The company has officially announced the OnePlus 7 will be available for purchase via Amazon India starting from June 4. Announced alongside the OnePlus 7 Pro, the OnePlus 7 is the company's Flagship Killer which will take on the upcoming phones like Poco F2, Asus Zenfone 6 and other phones with Snapdragon 855 SoC. The price of the OnePlus 7 starts at Rs 32,999 for the base variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, while the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model can be purchased for Rs 37,999. These are aggressive prices from OnePlus and the phone will surely attract a lot of buyers out there.
OnePlus 7: Specifications and Features
The OnePlus 7 boasts similar hardware as the premium OnePlus 7 Pro, but it lacks features like triple rear cameras, pop-up selfie camera, and more importantly, the 90Hz display. Despite the lack of features, the OnePlus 7 still features a decent smartphone because of its aggressive pricing. Like the OnePlus 6T, the OnePlus 7 also sports 6.41-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display on the front and it has a teardrop notch on top. The display lacks 90Hz refresh rate we get on the high-end OnePlus 7 Pro whose pricing starts at Rs 48,999 in the country.
Under the hood, it has the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, clubbed with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of onboard storage. The phone lacks the microSD card slot, so you'll have to stick with the internal storage itself. Graphics on the smartphone will be taken care of by Adreno 640 GPU.
As for the cameras, the phone has the Sony IMX586 48MP sensor which works in tandem with a 5MP depth shooter. The phone measures 8.2mm in thickness and weighs 182 grams. OnePlus will start selling the smartphone in two colour options- Mirror Gray and Red.
Like the OnePlus 7 Pro, the OnePlus 7 also comes with UFS 3.0 storage for faster transfer speeds. Sensors on the smartphone include in-display fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Dual 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0 and USB Type-C port. Lastly, the phone comes backed by a 3700mAh battery with 20W technology.
OnePlus 7: Pricing and Availability in India
As for the pricing in India, the OnePlus 7 will be available starting Rs 32,999 for the 6GB+128GB model, while the 8GB+256GB variant can be purchased for Rs 37,999. The first sale of the phone will take place on June 4 via Amazon India and OnePlus India official site.
In other news, the OnePlus 7 Pro's Nebula Blue colour option went on for sale yesterday. Earlier, OnePlus sold the OnePlus 7 Pro in Mirror Gray colour option, but now, there will be the Nebula Blue colour model as well. Also, OnePlus will start selling the Almond colour option of OnePlus 7 Pro during late June.