• As It Happened - OnePlus 7 Pro

    Just finished watching the OnePlus 7 Pro launch event livestreamed over YouTube from New York City. Here's a raw copy/paste of all notes taken:

    Kyle Kiang, CMO
    - what's different about today's launch? hint: "best"
    - 2018 was a great year, thanks in large part to t-mobile
    - american hq moved from sf to nyc; also opened office in seattle
    - here's the oneplus 7 pro
    (op 7 pro reveal video - leaked design and colours confirmed)
    - no hard edges on device
    - 6.67 inch display, 93.22% screen to body ratio in same footprint
    - larger optical fingerprint sensor, 0.21 seconds unlock time
    - quad hd (2k) panel 516ppi, 90hz (world's first)
    - a+ score from displaymate
    - horizon light (notification light - an outline around device)
    - night mode 2.0
    (video demo comparing 60 and 90hz displays)

    Zake Zhang, PM
    - motorized selfie cam: 16mp, slides out in 0.53 seconds
    (video of extended selfie cam supporting 0.45lb weight)
    - selfie cam tested 300k times (by oppo?)
    - rear triple camera - ultra wide, 'normal', telephoto
    - 48mp 1/2 inch image sensor
    - main 7 element lens with ois
    - 3x optical lens with ois
    - wide angle lens with 117 degree fov
    - together they're 'a camera bag in your pocket'
    - ultrashot (multiple exposures, similar to apple and google)
    - three focus modes: pdaf, caf, laser af
    - cameras got 111 score from dxomark

    Carlton Ward, Jr., NatGeo photographer
    (slideshow of nature photos from florida)
    - dude is super-boring
    - apparently carl pei is at india launch
    - there's a livestream from london event as well
    - all 3 events have professional photogs showing slideshows rn
    - is there even a live audience in nyc?
    - i see silhouettes of exactly two people

    Zake Zhang
    - snapdragon 855 with 6, 8 or 12gb ram
    - ufs 3.0 storage, 71% faster r/w than ufs 2.1
    - 55% faster app installs
    - liquid cooling (?)
    - 4,000mah battery
    - warp charge @ 30w, 38% faster (20 min to 50%)
    (video demo showing off new dual stero speakers)
    - dolby atmos
    - new horizontal haptic vibration motor
    - oxygenos, best android os (pcmag readers' choice)
    - new features: screen recording, improved gestures
    - zen mode: phone calls, camera only
    - fnatic mode for gaming

    Kyle Kiang
    (summary video of 7 pro)
    - colours: nebula blue, mirror grey, almond (coming in june)
    - official cases and accessories (of course)
    - bullets wireless 2 earbuds - new design
    - warp charger: 10 min charge=10 hours music (full charge=14 hours)
    - price: $99 usd
    - price for oneplus 7 pro: $669 usd (6/128gb)
    - also $699 (8+128gb), $749 (12/256gb)
    - on sale friday may 17 @ 10am eastern in canada, usa and t-mobile stores
    - advance phones today @ t-mobile signature store in nyc
    - no regular oneplus 7...?

    This article was originally published in forum thread: As It Happened - OnePlus 7 Pro started by acurrie View original post
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