Successor of the OnePlus 6T, the OnePlus 7 is actually priced lesser than the price of its predecessor. The OnePlus 7 premium variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage costs equal to the price of OnePlus 6T’s base edition.
Like the premium OnePlus 7 Pro (review)
, the OnePlus 7 also has dual speakers for stereo output. The speakers support Dolby Atmos for immersive surround sound experience.
The OnePlus 7 continues to feature a dual camera module on the back. But like most current midrange phones, the OnePlus 7 also boasts a 48-megapixel primary sensor of f/1.7 aperture. Assisted by optical image stabilisation, the camera has a dedicated night mode for low light photography. It also has ultrashot, studio lighting, portrait, pro mode, panorama, HDR, and AI scene detection mode.
The OnePlus 7 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 system-on-chip (SoC), which is the same SoC that powers its premium sibling the OnePlus 7 Pro, and most major premium smartphones. The phone’s storage is based on UFS 3.0, which has faster transfer, reading and writing speed than its previous iteration UFS 2.1 that was there in the OnePlus 6T.
The phone boots latest iteration of Android Pie-based OxygenOS user interface. The phone is also among the firsts to get Android Q in future.