There’s so much to be mentioned for consistency on this world. There’s additionally so much to be mentioned for real looking expectations. OnePlus must be applauded for each. Whereas it’s true the corporate has had varied stumbles over time and the Oppo transition hasn’t been seamless, one can typically depend on the telephone maker for stable flagships at cheap costs.
As for the latter, effectively, the OnePlus 11 advertising and marketing materials speaks for itself, as the corporate declares the handset “undoubtedly a well-rounded flagship.” In an period when the competitors is ramping up hyperbole with every subsequent iterative telephone launch, that’s the kind of sentiment I can get behind. And, certainly, it does look like a well-rounded flagship. Can’t actually argue with that.
After months of teases and partial bulletins, OnePlus lastly formally unveiled the handset this morning — and, certainly, it ticks many of the bins you’d hope for in a 2023 system — significantly one with a beginning value of lower than $700. Central to that have is, naturally, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip, promising quicker speeds and elevated energy effectivity, together with graphical developments. You’ll additionally discover as much as 16GB of RAM and a 5,000mAh battery. The latter will be topped off with a 100 watt charger (solely 80 watts right here within the States).
Apparently, OnePlus is trying to get forward of the upcoming XR push by incorporating Snapdragon Areas. Final summer season, Qualcomm introduced the platform geared toward nudging app and sport builders to create extra augmented actuality apps. Says OnePlus:
As well as, The OnePlus 11 5G is the primary Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 system to be accepted as Snapdragon Areas Prepared. It’s the entrance for builders to deliver their XR concepts to life and to discover the complete potential of headworn AR.
The show is a sizeable 6.7 inches, with a 120hz refresh charge, which makes use of some on-board software program to regulate down based mostly on the applying. That helps Dolby Imaginative and prescient, whereas the audio system help Dolby Atmos, in addition to Dolby Head Monitoring, which gives a Spatial Audio-like expertise.
Across the again, you’ll discover a huge digicam module with Hasselblad branding, protecting alive the advertising and marketing partnership the 2 corporations introduced alongside the OnePlus 9. The three-camera system incorporates a 50 megapixel predominant, 32 megapixel “portrait” lens and 48 megapixel ultra-wide.
The handset arrives within the U.S. on February 16, beginning at $699 for 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. One other $100 will get you a mannequin with 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. OnePlus additionally use the Buds Professional 2, which can launch on the similar time for $179.