OnePlus introduced its first foldable smartphone

 

OnePlus launched it on Thursday The first foldable smartphone, OnePlus OpenWhich marks its entry into the world of foldable smartphones.

OnePlus introduced its first foldable smartphone

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With dual displays, impressive-looking hardware and camera capabilities, and new multitasking features, the OnePlus Open, a sleek, light and (slightly) cheaper phone, doesn’t feel like a compromise, unlike many competing folding smartphones on the market.

“The word ‘Open’ represents not only a new folding form factor, but also our openness to explore the emerging possibilities that are allowed by cutting-edge tech-solutions on the market. Kinder Liu, President and COO of OnePlus, said, OnePlus Open delivers unique hardware, innovative software features and services based on the new form factor, which lives up to OnePlus’ Never Settle belief.

“With the launch of OnePlus Open, we are thrilled to bring an uncompromising flagship foldable experience to users around the world. The OnePlus Open is a true flagship that will revolutionize the foldable market.

Let’s take a look at the key specifications of OnePlus One:

design

OnePlus claims its first foldable phone is the OnePlus Open “Extremely light and compact,” With a metal frame and a glass back.

The OnePlus Open will be available in two colors: Voyager Black and Emerald Dusk. The Emerald Dusk variant features a matte-frosted glass rear, while the Voyager Black has a more attractive rear cover made of vegan leather.

display and resolution

The OnePlus Open is equipped with dual ProXDR displays with 2K resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. It offers a 6.3-inch 2K AMOLED display with a 10-120Hz refresh rate and 2484 x 1116 resolution.

When unfolded, it features a 7.82-inch 2K AMOLED display on the inside, with a 1 -120Hz refresh rate and a 2440 x 2268 resolution. Both displays also support Dolby Vision.

Furthermore, the display is also HDR10+ certified, supporting a wide color gamut. Both displays offer a normal brightness of up to 1400 nits, a peak brightness of up to 2800 nits, and a 240Hz touch response.

processor

Built on 4nm process, the OnePlus One is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform. It runs on the brand new OxygenOS 13.2 based on Android 13 out of the box, with a guarantee of four years of major Android version updates and five years of security updates.

measurements and weight

When revealed, the Emerald Dusk and Voyager Black variants will be 5.8mm and 5.9mm thick respectively. At the same time, when folded, the thickness of Emerald Dusk and Voyager Black variants will be 11.7 mm and 11.9 mm respectively.

Talking about its weight, Voyager Black weighs around 239 grams, while Emerald Dusk weighs around 245 grams.

storage

The device is available in a single storage variant, with 16GB of LPDDR5X RAM and 512GB of UFS 4.0 storage.

camera

On the camera front, the OnePlus Open sports a primary 48MP camera with Sony’s LYT-T808 “pixel stacked” CMOS sensor with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization). It also has a 64MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and a 48MP ultrawide lens.

On the front, the device sports a 32MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calls, while the internal screen houses a 20MP selfie snapper. The camera can record videos in 4K quality with 60 FPS. OnePlus continues its Hasselblad partnership for cameras with OnePlus Open.

Battery

The new OnePlus Open packs a 4,805mAh battery with 67W SuperVOOC charging support that charges the battery (from 1-100%) in about 42 minutes. A charger is also included in the retail box.

other features

Open supports Wi-Fi 7 and dual 5G cellular connectivity standards out of the box for fast and seamless connections. OnePlus’ signature alert slider will also be available on the device.

Pricing and Availability

The OnePlus Open will go on sale starting October 26, 2023, in the US and Canada via OnePlus.com, Amazon, and Best Buy. Pre-orders for the device are already open. Available in Voyager Black and Emerald Dusk, the OnePlus Open starts at USD 1,699.99 / CAD 2,299.99.

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