OnePlus 10 Pro launched: 5 things you should know

OnePlus 10 Pro has been launched in China and here's what you need to know about its price, specifications, upgrades over OnePlus 9 Pro, and more.

  • OnePlus 10 Pro has been launched in China with a starting price of CNY 4699 (approx Rs 54,500).
  • It brings several upgrades over the OnePlus 9 Pro.
  • No word yet on the launch of the vanilla OnePlus 10.

OnePlus 10 Pro was launched in China as the brand’s flagship phone for 2022. The OnePlus 10 Pro is a successor to the OnePlus 9 Pro and touts several improvements in design and hardware. The smartphone has been launched in China first and a global launch is expected later this year. There is also no word about the standard OnePlus 10 at the moment. One of the reasons OnePlus launched the OnePlus 10 Pro first in China is to stay in the race of “first to launch Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 powered smartphone.” Either way, here are five things you should know about the OnePlus 10 Pro.

OnePlus 10 Pro global and India availability

OnePlus has kept a low profile about the OnePlus 10 Pro’s global debut. It was launched in China as OnePlus wanted to be among the first to launch a Snapdragon 9 Gen 1 phone in the market. OnePlus does have plans to launch the OnePlus 10 Pro in the global and Indian smartphone market, but there is no timeline as of now.

OnePlus 10 Pro price in China

OnePlus 10 Pro comes in two colour options Green and Black. The handset retails in three storage options 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, 12GB+256GB model. The price of the OnePlus 10 Pro with storage options are as follows:

OnePlus 10 Pro 8GB+128GBCNY 4699 (approx Rs 54,500)
OnePlus 10 Pro 8GB+256GBCNY 4999 (approx Rs 58,000)
OnePlus 10 Pro 12GB+256GBCNY 5299 (approx Rs 61,500)

How different is it from OnePlus 9 Pro?

OnePlus 10 Pro is a successor to the OnePlus 9 Pro. It comes with upgraded hardware and design. OnePlus 10 Pro is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. It features second-generation Hasselblad cameras and a 32MP front camera. OnePlus 10 Pro has a slightly bigger 5,000mAh battery compared to the 4,500mAh battery on the OnePlus 9 Pro. The latest OnePlus flagship offers 80W SuperVOOC wired charging whereas the OnePlus 9 Pro offers 65W fast charging.

OnePlus 10 Pro Specifications

OnePlus 10 Pro flaunts a 6.7-inch 2K AMOLED LTPO 2.0 display with a 120z refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, and a punch-hole camera on the top-left corner. Under the hood, the device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC paired with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The handset packs a 5,000mAh battery with 80W SuperVOOC wired fast charging, a 50W AirVOOC wireless charging, and reverse charging support.

As for the optics, the OnePlus 10 Pro comes with a triple camera setup, including a 48MP primary camera, a 50MP ultrawide camera, and an 8MP telephoto camera. On the front, it has a 32MP snapper for selfies and video calls. It runs on Android 12 OS with ColorOS 12.1 in China. It will boot Android 12 based Oxygen OS out of the box. 

What about the OnePlus 10?

It is unclear whether the brand plans to launch a vanilla OnePlus 10 in the future. While the company has officially launched the OnePlus 10 Pro, there is no word about the vanilla OnePlus 10. Previously, a leak suggested OnePlus 10 will be polished versions of the OnePlus 9, with some tweaks in design here and there. Another leak suggested, the device’s front will be identical to the OPPO Reno7 Pro.

For now, OnePlus fans will have to wait to learn more about the vanilla OnePlus 10, as the company shares details in the coming days.