OnePlus has officially teased the India launch of its upcoming foldable smartphone, the OnePlus Open. In a post shared by OnePlus on X (formerly Twitter), the foldable phone is teased in a semi-folded manner. The OnePlus Open is seen in a black colour option, with the Alert Slider on the left edge of the phone and the volume rocker and the power button on the right edge. The image was posted with the caption, “A true OnePlus experience awaits. Opening Soon.” It is likely that OnePlus will confirm the launch date soon.
A true OnePlus experience awaits.
Opening Soon. pic.twitter.com/ruL733woE9
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) October 9, 2023
Previously leaked renders of the OnePlus Open have suggested a circular rear camera module placed centrally on the upper side of the back panel. It was also seen with rounded corners and a lychee-like leather finish. The phone is expected to be available in black and green colour options.
The OnePlus Open is tipped to come with a 7.82-inch (2,440×2,268 pixels) OLED inner screen and a 6.31-inch (1,116 x 2,484 pixels) OLED outer display, both with a refresh rate of 120Hz. The phone is expected to be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC paired with 16GB of RAM and up to 1TB of inbuilt storage.
The triple rear camera of the upcoming OnePlus Open is expected to include a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 48-megapixel secondary sensor, and a 64-megapixel sensor with a telephoto lens and 3x optical zoom. For selfies and video calls, the phone is said to receive a front-facing camera with a 32-megapixel or a 20-megapixel sensor. Expected to be backed by a 4,805mAh battery, the handset is likely to support 100W wired fast charging.
Price and Launch Date
An earlier leak tipped that the OnePlus Open may be priced in India at under Rs. 1,20,000. OnePlus has not yet announced the launch date of the OnePlus Open in India, but it is expected to be launched soon.
The OnePlus Open is one of the most anticipated foldable smartphones of the year. It is expected to be a direct competitor to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the Oppo Find N2. The phone is expected to offer a flagship-grade experience with its powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, high-refresh-rate displays, and triple rear camera setup.
The OnePlus Open is a promising foldable smartphone with a lot of potential. It is expected to be a good value for money device, given its rumoured price tag. We will have to wait and see how the phone performs in the real world, but on paper, it looks like a very promising device.
In addition to the above details, here are some additional things to know about the OnePlus Open:
- The phone is expected to be released in India in February 2023.
- It is rumoured to come with a Hasselblad-tuned camera system.
- It is expected to have a larger battery capacity than the previous OnePlus foldable smartphones.
- It is also expected to have a more durable hinge design.
Overall, the OnePlus Open is shaping up to be a very competitive foldable smartphone. It will be interesting to see how it compares to the other foldable smartphones on the market when it is released in India