Forward of the launch, OnePlus revealed that its upcoming flagship smartphones received’t characteristic an IP score. Whereas that aggravated potential consumers and followers, the corporate did say that there have been ample measures taken to guard the brand new OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Professional in opposition to water harm. To place these claims to check, a YouTuber did an underwater check by submerging the OnePlus 7 Professional for 30 minutes.
YouTubers Matthew Moniz and Dave 2D submerged their OnePlus 7 Professional unit in a bucket of water. Each exams have been performed for various durations – 30 minutes, and 16 minutes respectively. However what’s outstanding is that OnePlus’ flagship smartphone survived each the exams. After taking the gadget out of the bucket, every part from the display to the cameras labored superb. Even the audio system labored, albeit with minimal distortion.
What this primarily proves is that the OnePlus 7 Professional is prone to survive the unintended drop in a bucket of water and even mild to medium rains. However it’s fairly clear that you just received’t be capable to take the flagship smartphone for a swim with you.
OnePlus had revealed that it had not utilized for an IP certification for its smartphones because it prices cash. This price would invariably have been handed on to the customers, thereby affecting the aggressive worth tags. Having stated that, OnePlus reiterates that its telephones are constructed effectively sufficient to deal with water. In a chat with BGR India, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei stated, “It’s fairly vital, so we design our merchandise to have the ability to face up to water in every day use. So whenever you drop it in water and choose it up, it’s superb. It’s simply that we haven’t gone by means of the IP course of but.”
Pei added, “The web site iFixit disassembles telephones and inform customers the right way to repair their very own telephones when their guarantee is not intact. And there’s an meeting of the OnePlus 6T I feel already, the place the rubber between gaps to forestall water harm is clearly seen. I feel there was a bunch of Youtubers who tried to check how water-proof our merchandise are. The conclusion has at all times been the identical, it’s superb.”
This 12 months, OnePlus launched two flagship units (OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Professional) concurrently within the international and Indian markets. As talked about, each units have been aggressively priced to tackle the competitors. The OnePlus 7 is priced at Rs 32,999 for the bottom mannequin (128GB+6GB RAM), and Rs 37,999 for the highest mannequin (256GB+8GB RAM). OnePlus 7 Professional, then again, is priced at Rs 48,999 for the bottom mannequin (128GB+6GB), Rs 52,999 for the mid mannequin (256GB+8GB RAM), and Rs 57,999 for the highest mannequin (256GB+12GB RAM).