OnePlus Open Review: Specifications, Pros and Cons and Should You Buy It?

OnePlus Open Review: Specifications, Pros and Cons and Should You Buy It?

Unboxing OnePlus Open; Image Source: (0)

A newcomer to the foldable smartphone market, OnePlus Open. In this smartphone guide, let’s unbox the OnePlus Open and review its specifications, pros and cons and decipher if you should buy it or not.

OnePlus Open Review: Specifications, Pros and Cons and Should You Buy It?

Unboxing OnePlus Open; Image Source: (0)

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OnePlus Open
OnePlus Open, Open for Everything. An ultra portable foldable equipped with Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2, 16GB RAM, Hasselblad Camera for Fold, Sony LYTIA “Pixel Stacked” image sensor, 4805mAh Battery, 67W SUPERVOOC Charging and dual 120Hz 2K Fluid AMOLED ProXDR displays powered by Dolby Vision®.

Made headlines for its entry in the foldable smartphone segment, the OnePlus Open is formally released in India and is available for purchase through a variety of channels starting October 27th. The smartphone since its release has caused quite a stir among tech enthusiasts. Meanwhile, OnePlus is actively connecting with its user base by conducting pop-up events in nine key Indian locations. 

OnePlus Open Event

The events are set to run from November 3rd to November 12th. It will provide OnePlus users and fans with a firsthand peek at the device. The event is set to take place in popular shopping centres and malls in cities including: 

  • New Delhi
  • Gurgaon
  • Noida
  • Mumbai
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • Pune
  • Ahmedabad
  • Banglore

This extensive reach demonstrates OnePlus’ commitment to providing prospective buyers with hands-on experience with the OnePlus Open. 

Unboxing OnePlus Open

The OnePlus Open foldable smartphone is available in two attractive colour options: 

  1. Emerald Dusk OnePlus Open with Glass Back
  2. Voyager Black with Vegan Leather Back

The price of the OnePlus Open 16GB + 512Gb model is ₹1,39,999. It is available for purchase on Amazon (1), the OnePlus Official Website (2), the OnePlus Store App (3), OnePlus Experience Stores (4), Reliance Digital (5) and Select Partner Stores. 

Discounts on OnePlus Open

Several benefits are offered to users during the Open Sale, including trade-in options with up to ₹5,000 in additional bonuses on select devices. Purchases made with ICICI Bank Credit and Debit cards and OneCard will receive an ₹5,000 instant bank discount. There is also a 50% discount on the Accidental Damage Protection Plan, making the OnePlus Open an even more appealing alternative for potential buyers. 

OnePlus Open Specifications and Features

The primary display on the gadget boasts a refresh rate of 120Hz and a high resolution of 2,440 x 2,268 pixels. It also has a secondary display that measures 6.31 inches and has a resolution of 1,116 x 2.484 pixels. The OnePlus Open features an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and 16GB of RAM. It runs Android 13 and has a non-removable 4800mAh battery with Super VOOC rapid charging capabilities.

The OnePlus Open’s camera setup is outstanding. On the back, it features three cameras: a 48-megapixel primary camera, a 64-megapixel telephoto camera and a 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. For selfies, it features a dual camera setup on the front with a 20-megapixel primary camera and a 32-megapixel secondary camera. 

OnePlus Open features 512GB of internal storage and runs on OxygenOS 13.2. It is based on Android 13 and supports: 

  • WiFi
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth v5.30
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • 3G, 4F and 5G Connectivity
  • Dual-Sim that works with Nano-SIM Cards

For enhanced security, the OnePlus Open incorporates an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor and a fingerprint sensor. It also supports face unlocking for quick access. 

Pros and Cons of OnePlus Open

  • The addition of stylus functionality for the OnePlus Open is good, prospective buyers should proceed with care. 
  • OnePlus has not officially approved the usage of a stylus and the device’s display may get damaged over time. 
  • The Oppo Pen, which appears to be compatible with the OnePlus Open, is not officially available in the United States, so buyers in the United States may need to obtain one. 
  • Rest all the features we discussed in the article are its pros and effectively make it one of the best foldable smartphones available in the market. 

Should You Buy OnePlus Open?

The OnePlus Open foldable smartphone is a compelling combination of a stunning display, a quick processor and a variety of camera configurations. The wide range of colours available and special offers during the Open Sale make it an intriguing option for anyone searching for a premium foldable smartphone.

Prospective buyers should carefully consider the cons associated with stylus usage and the availability of necessary accessories in their area before making a purchase. However, whether you should buy the OnePlus Open or not is your call as we have served the details, now it's your turn to decide.

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