OnePlus has launched OnePlus 7 which is OnePlus 7 Pro’s little brother and its price is same as OnePlus 6T. It has two variants with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM with 256 GB storage. They are priced at RS. 32999 and RS. 37999 respectively. We have earlier mentioned that it is the best replacement to OnePlus 6T. Actually it has flagship class features and it offers them at a very aggressive price. So let’s find out if it is good choice to buy or not.

 Design:

      It has both front and back glass design with aluminium frame just like OnePlus 7 Pro. The fingerprint sensor is located under the screen. It has a Dual SIM slot but there is no slot for microSD card. Also, there is no headphone jack and OnePlus doesn’t even offer Type-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box. There are stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos sound so watching movies and playing games is lot of fun even without headphones.

  The smartphone looks nearly same as OnePlus 7 Pro. The difference is of only water droplet notch display and dual rear cameras. The phone really looks good and its build quality is also very good. It gives you the feel of a flagship device.

Display:

   It has a 6.41 inches 1080 x 2340 pixels Optic AMOLED display with water drop notch. It has 19.5:9 aspect ratio and has very good viewing angles. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

Software:

    It runs on Android 9.0 Pie and has OxygenOS 9.5.4 which works smoothly on this device.

Performance:

     Having Snapdragon’s flagship 855 processor doesn’t need an explanation about the performance. This phone is very fast and it stays cool even when you are playing heavy games. It has Adreno 640 GPU so that you can play heavy games on high graphic settings. One another feature OnePlus has added that you can charge this phone even when you are playing heavy games and it will remain cool and charge fastly.

Camera:

      It has 48+5MP Dual camera setup at the rear. The main 48MP lens is a wide angle lens while 5MP is a depth sensor. It also has OIS for main sensor. The image quality is slightly behind as compared to other flagship devices and the details captured are also not as good as other flagship devices. But still this smartphone has one of the best cameras and at this price range, its quality is acceptable. You can record 4K videos from rear camera which also has EIS.

       The front camera is a 16MP wide angle lens camera and it works well. It can capture nice pics even in low light using screen flash and portrait pics captures in good lighting conditions are very nice.

      The front camera also has EIS for video recording and it can record Full HD videos.

Battery:

     It has 3700mAh battery which has Fast charge and you can charge this phone even when you are using it. It also stays cool while charging. The battery of this smartphone can last upto one and half day for normal user and one full day for heavy user.

Positives:

  1. Premium design
  2. Stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos sound
  3. Performance
  4. Good Battery life

Negatives:

  1. No microSD card slot
  2. No 3.5mm headphone jack
  3. No Type-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box
  4. Camera quality is slightly behind other flagship devices

Should you buy it?

        So as you have seen, this smartphone offers flagship features at a very low price and it is a very good replacement to OnePlus 6T. Its camera also isn’t that bad. You can live with it looking at its price. If you already have OnePlus 6T, there is no need to buy it. But if you want to buy a new smartphone which offers flagship class features at a very low price, then this smartphone is the best choice for you.