OnePlus open with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC was launched on Thursday (October 19) as the brand’s first foldable smartphone. Now, OnePlus is in the process of unveiling a new mobile phone screen. OnePlus and its BBK electronics subsidiary Oppo are teaming up with BOE to launch a new display on October 24. The upcoming panel is expected to come with 1,440 pixel resolution and 3,000 nits of brightness. The OnePlus Open is rated to deliver up to 2,800 nits of maximum brightness.
In a Weibo post on Friday, OnePlus announced that it will unveil a new screen in collaboration with BOE on October 24. The launch event named “Sunrise·East” will take place in Chongqing, China. The teaser poster suggests that OnePlus’ sister company Oppo will be part of the announcement. The post says “Sunrise·East! In 30 years, we’ve gone from lagging behind to catching up to surpassing. On October 24th, OnePlus joins with BOE to invite you to experience a historic moment for Chinese displays!”
OnePlus has not revealed any details about the upcoming display. But a prominent tipster, Digital Chat Station (translated from Chinese) claims that the new screen will have a 2K resolution and 3,000 nits brightness. The upcoming display is said to use 2160Hz pulse width modulation (PWM) dimming and single pulse DC. OnePlus is expected to use the BOE display on the OnePlus 12.
The new OnePlus Open’s inner and outer screens are rated to deliver a maximum brightness of 2,800 nits. The foldable handset runs on OxygenOS 13.2 based on Android 13 out-of-the-box and has a 7.82-inch (2,268 x 2,440 pixels) 2K Flexi-fluid LTPO 3.0 AMOLED display. The screen has an ultra-thin glass protective material and supports 1,440 Hz pulse width modulation (PWM) attenuation. It has a 6.31-inch (1,116×2,484 pixels) 2K LTPO 3.0 Super Fluid AMOLED cover display.
OnePlus has equipped the open foldable handset with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC with an Adreno 740 GPU, paired with 16GB of LPDDR5x RAM. The company says that available memory on the smartphone can be expanded in increments of 4GB, 8GB and 12GB by using unused storage space on the handset.
For optics, the OnePlus Open features a Hasselblad-branded triple camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary camera, a 64-megapixel telephoto camera, and a 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. It has a 20-megapixel primary selfie camera and a 32-megapixel secondary camera on the outer display. Equipped with 512GB of UFS 4.0 storage, the OnePlus Open houses a 4,800mAh dual-cell battery that supports 67W SuperVOOC charging.
OnePlus open price in India is fixed at Rs. 1,39,999 for the single 16GB + 512GB RAM and storage configuration.