A few days ago, we saw the initial specs released but there were some notable omissions. This included the full details of the camera, partnered with Hasselblad for a second device, screen size, screen size and RAM.
Here it is in all of its glory:
- Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform
- 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM
- 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
- 6.7 inch QHD+ panel complete with a 120 Hz refresh rate
- 5,000mAh Battery including
- 80W SuperVOOCwired providing full charge from 1% in 32 minutes
- 50W AirVOOC charging providing full charge in 47 minutes
- Hasselblad Camera setup including: 48MP + 50MP + 8MP with dual OIS and a 32MP selfie camera
- ColorOS in China, Oxygen OS in other markets
A closer look at the camera
The OnePlus 10 Pro has the second-generation Hasselblad Camera for Mobile. The combination of hardware and software results in natural colours in your photos whether it’s the 48MP main camera, 50MP 150° Ultra-wide or the 8MP telephoto lens in use. The Hasselblad partnership also brings an enhanced “Pro Mode” to the camera that supports 12-bit RAW on all three rear cameras making for a professional-grade user experience and outcome.
Movie mode is another new addition to OnePlus devices. It features important options like adjustment of the ISO, Shutter speed and white balance to ensure your video is of the highest quality capture. There are also “nice to have” like the LOG format which doesn’t provide a still/picture profile for the video: A content creators dream!
Points of note
There are a few points that stuck with me while writing up this release. The biggest ones are the fact we don’t yet have pricing and the — a step away from other market leaders — SuperVOOC charging brick is included. But there’s a couple of others that, although they’re already mentioned deserve another nudge.
While there’s a fairly typical black, known as “Volcanic Black”, the Emerald Forest isn’t luminous and offensive to the eyes. In fact, it’s quite a lovely soft and almost calming colour. Now you’ve got your hands on the device and started to use it, a standout camera feature is the 150-degree field of view that will allow you to be as creative as you like.
And now the downside: The launch is only slated for China at this time, with further markets later in 2022. On paper, it looks to be a really nice device but we’ll have to wait for further market releases before we get hands-on with a review device later this year.