OnePlus released two smartphones globally today – OnePlus 10R and OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G. Of these devices, the OnePlus 10R is the global version of OnePlus Ace launched in China last week.
Like the OnePlus Ace, the OnePlus 10R also has two versions with different battery capacities. The first is the endurance version of the OnePlus 10R that supports 150W SUPERVOOC fast charging. This model has a 4500 mAh battery and a 150W USB-C charger. According to the company, this model can charge from 1% to 30% in 3 minutes and from 1% to 100% in just 17 minutes.
The other model is the regular version, with an 80W SUPERVOOC flash charge. This device comes with a 5000 mAh battery that can charge from 1% to 100% in 32 minutes. Both versions of the OnePlus 10R come with a custom smart charging chip. This chip also provides smart battery health algorithms and repair technology to ensure that the 150W SUPERVOOC Endurance Edition retains 80% of its battery capacity after 1600 charge cycles. This is double the industry standard.
The OnePlus 10R uses the MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max processor and which is specially customized for OnePlus. The company says that the Cortex-A78 core can reach 2.85GHz. This is faster than the 2.75GHz clock speed of regular chips. The chipset is paired with 8GB or 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 flash storage. It also features a 3D passive cooling system.
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The OnePlus 10R has a 6.7-inch 1080 x 2412 resolution AMOLED screen with a variable 120Hz refresh rate and a 730Hz touch response rate. In the camera department, this device has a 50-megapixel f/1.8 main camera with a Sony IMX766 1/1.56″ sensor as well as a PDAF focus. There is also an 8-megapixel fixed-focus ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2-megapixel dedicated macro camera. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera.
Price and availability
The OnePlus 10R will be available on OnePlus’ website, Amazon, Reliance stores, Chroma stores and some partner stores starting at noon on May 4.
- Standard 80W version 8/128GB model – 38,999 Indian rupees ($510)
- Standard 80W version 12/256GB model – 42999 Indian rupees ($563)
- 150W 10R is only available in Sierra Black 12/256GB version – 43,999 Indian rupees ($576)
The OnePlus 10R runs Oxygen OS 12.1 on top of Android 12. OnePlus promises 3 major Android version updates and 4 years of security updates.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G uses the Snapdragon 695 processor. It also comes with a 6.58-inch IPS LCD (120Hz) screen. However, it cancels the 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, leaving only a 64-megapixel main camera and two 2-megapixel cameras. It also comes with a 16-megapixel selfie camera, a built-in 5,000 mAh battery, and support for 33W SUPERVOOC charging.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G will go on sale on April 30 through OnePlus, Amazon, Reliance, Chrome and partner retailers, priced at INR 19,999 ($267) for the 6/128GB model. The 8/128GB model will sell for 21999 Indian rupees ($288).