OnePlus 7 Pro 5G version has been launched in the UK parallelly with the regular OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7. The newly launched model is notably the first OnePlus phone that supports next-generation, 5G networks, and it is created in partnership with UK telco EE and Qualcomm.
Release date and price details of the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G has not been unveiled by OnePlus. Although, it confirmed at the launch event on Tuesday that Later this year the 5G-enabled phone will debut in the UK market. Talking about the specifications front, the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is alike to the vanilla OnePlus 7 Pro, as it comes with a Snapdragon X50 modem that supports 5G networks.
CEO Pete Lau, While revealing the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G version at the OnePlus 7-series launch in London, UK, on Tuesday highlighted that OnePlus had been partnered with Qualcomm and EE to launch its 5G phone for around two years. Talking about the Design, the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G looks almost identical to its 4G counterpart, though there is various technical transformation internally.
Kate Parkyn, Head of Growth, OnePlus, at the launch event, said that “We challenged ourselves to keep to the same design as the OnePlus 7 Pro.” “Though it might look the same on the outside, on the inside, it is very different.”
“We adopted a stacked PCB design to maximize space,” said Parkyn. By further adding he said that “We conducted countless tumble tests to make sure that you got the durability that you expect from OnePlus.” OnePlus has designed custom 5G antennas and extended the cooling area by 50 percent. The NFC antenna size is also get reduced by 50 percent. “5G device needs 5G antennas but they take up a lot of space so we actually had to completely redesign them and over the course of five months of testing we have our own bespoke antenna shape.”
In a press release showing the information following the launch event on Tuesday, EE notifies that 50 of its first OnePlus 6T Rs. 32,999 customers would fall towards the new OnePlus 7 Pro 5G and 5G plan free of charge. Although, the actual price of the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is yet to be revealed.
OnePlus 7 Pro 5G specifications
The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G runs Android 9 Pie with OxygenOS on top like to its regular model, and it has a 90Hz Quad-HD+ (1440×3120 pixels) Fluid AMOLED display. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, paired up to 12GB of RAM.
Highlighting the optics, the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G has a triple rear camera setup. The optics are similar to the regular OnePlus 7 Pro which has a 16-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 lens, a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor with an f/1.6 lens, and an f/2.4 lens with an 8-megapixel tertiary sensor. It also has a setup of 16-megapixel sensor pop-up selfie camera.
Now the storage part, the regular OnePlus 7 Pro has 128GB and 256GB UFS 3.0 two-lane storage options. Till now there are no details about the storage of the 5G variant, though.
The Connectivity options on the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G involve 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, it also include Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C (v3.1 Gen 1) port. The phone has the feature of an in-display fingerprint sensor.