The OnePlus Open, the company’s first premium folding smartphone, has seen price and other details about it start to emerge. The price of the gadget was the last piece of information to surface, and regrettably, OnePlus has no plans to make these devices more inexpensive. It should be noted that this smartphone is the OnePlus Fold, except that this is the model that will be sold in our country.
The entry-level OnePlus Open will cost $1,699, according to the German publication Winfuture. This implies that it might cost roughly 2,000 euros to ship it to Europe. Although the Galaxy Z Fold5 cost 1,909 euros in our nation when it first launched (2,269 euros in the most expensive version), it is now available for roughly 1,250 euros after only six months.
This is what to anticipate from the $1,699 OnePlus Open foldable smartphone.
The OnePlus Open will be the market’s most potent folding smartphone to begin with. It will utilize the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC with a 3.36 GHz Prime core to accomplish this. Up to 16 GB of LPDDR5X RAM and 256 GB of internal storage are both compatible with this SoC. As a point of comparison, its Samsung rival simply provides a base model with 12 GB of RAM and various storage options.
Its two panels will come to life thanks to this hardware, which uses BOE OLED technology. A 7.8-inch panel is located inside the OnePlus Open, and a second 6.31-inch OLED panel is located outside.
This device will have a strong photographic portion in addition to electricity. We will have a triple rear camera configuration thanks to our collaboration with the Swedish experts at Hasselblad. There are rumors about a 48-megapixel primary and ultra-wide-angle sensor. A 64 megapixel telephoto lens with a 3x optical zoom would serve as the third sensor.
October 19 would be the debut date.
In this way, we will formally meet this OnePlus Open and its brother Fold, together with the pricing, in exactly one week. On that day, it will be introduced to markets in Europe and the United States, with the exception of Germany. Through its sibling business Oppo, OnePlus is now engaged in litigation with Nokia in the nation over a patent. This device won’t be accessible in the nation until this is rectified.
In the end, the OnePlus Open is not unexpected because smartphones always feel like “more of the same.” Although many gadgets use the same hardware, the design and price of each item are what distinguish them from one another the most.
The Oppo N3 Fold will soon be released in China, and the OnePlus Open is essentially a cosmetically and functionally identical version of the Oppo N3 Fold designed for Western markets. The two versions are identical from the outside in, thus the interior should be the same.