It’s no surprise that the new OnePlus 11 is generating a lot of buzz. OnePlus always promises to deliver excellent phones proof of which lies in our list of best phones and best Android phones. This blog post covers all the information on what the newest addition to the OnePlus family has to offer.
As expected based on the leaks and rumors, despite its predecessors, there is no OnePlus 11 Pro model, and the OnePlus 11 is the only flagship model, though we might see a OnePlus 11T later in the year. Read on to find out about the newly introduced OnePlus 11 5G.
Pricing and availability
OnePlus has officially released the new model, and it’s been available to purchase since January 9, 2023. As for pricing, the OnePlus 11 costs significantly less than its predecessor with the same specs, starting from a US$ 648 (AED 2,380) price tag for the base model.
In terms of availability, the OnePlus 11 is currently available to purchase directly from OnePlus, or other retailers, including Amazon and AliExpress. At the moment, the device is only available in China. The UAE, Saudi and the rest of the global launch will likely follow after February 7, 2023.
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Specs you should know
The new OnePlus flagship device, the OnePlus 11, packs some fierce features and power, making it one of the most exciting devices today. Here’s a better look at the specs of the new OnePlus smartphone:
|OnePlus 11||OnePlus 10 Pro|
|Design||Size: 163.1 x 74.1 x 8.5 mm|
Weight: 205g, 8.5mm thickness
Colors: Forest Emerald, Volcanic Black
|Size: 163 x 73.9 x 8.6 mm|
Weight: 201g, 8.6mm thickness
Colors: Volcanic Black, Emerald Forest, Panda White
|Screen||6.7 inches, LTPO3 AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)||6.7 inches, LTPO2 Fluid AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)|
|Performance||CPU: Qualcomm SM8550 Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)|
Storage: 256/512GB, no card slot
|CPU: Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm)|
Storage: 128/256/512GB, no card slot
|Camera||Wide: 50 MP|
Ultrawide: 48 MP
Telephoto: 32 MP
Selfie: 16 MP, wide
|Wide: 50 MP, f/1.8|
Ultrawide: 50 MP
Telephoto: 8 MP, f/2.4
Selfie: 32 MP, wide
|Battery||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
|Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
Design and display
OnePlus 11 has faced a major design overhaul. The new device is made of an aluminum frame, a glass back, and a Gorilla Glass Victus+ for the display.
OnePlus 11 has a punch-hole selfie camera on the display’s top left corner instead of a pop-up or a notch. It is also waterproof with an IP68 rating and comes in multiple color variants, including Forest Emerald and Volcanic Black.
The new flagship has a 6.7-inch LTPO3 AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 3216 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate. Additionally, the OnePlus 11 features an improved in-display fingerprint sensor that’s faster and more accurate than before.
The display offers HDR10+ support and a wide color gamut for an immersive viewing experience when streaming movies and playing games. It also features the DC Dimming technology found in its predecessor, which reduces eye strain by automatically adjusting brightness levels.
Features and performance
The OnePlus 11 offers some impressive features and performance. The new flagship is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, one of the most powerful chipsets available on the market. It also comes with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, allowing users to store plenty of content.
Regarding graphics performance, the OnePlus 11 features the Adreno 740 GPU, offering smooth gaming experience and lag-free multitasking.
Additionally, the phone supports 5G connectivity, allowing users to get lightning-fast data speeds and increased network coverage, and regarding security, it’s equipped with a fingerprint scanner, and facial recognition technology.
Finally, the OnePlus 11 provides improved sound quality due to its dual stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos support, which make for an immersive audio experience when playing games or watching videos.
Regarding software, the OnePlus 11 runs on the latest version of OxygenOS, OnePlus’s custom Android skin. One of the big draws of OnePlus phones is that they provide a more refined Android experience than what you would find on many other Android devices.
OxygenOS is known for its minimalistic design, smooth animations, and intuitive user interface. Additionally, OnePlus has included valuable features such as Game Space for gaming optimizations, Quick Pay for faster payments, Zen Mode for focus, and Digital Wellbeing for device usage tracking.
The OnePlus 11 comes preloaded with Android 13 with some extra features from OxygenOS. There’s also support for 5G networks, NFC for payments, and tap-to-pay services like Google Pay.
OnePlus 11 offers a top-of-the-line triple-camera system that includes a 50MP primary camera, a 32MP telephoto camera, and a 48MP ultrawide camera. Additionally, the phone has a 16MP selfie camera on the front.
The new flagship also includes 2x optical zoom for the primary camera and visual image stabilization for both the rear and front cameras. Additionally, the OnePlus 11 features AI capabilities, Nightscape mode, Hasselblad Color Calibration, and Dual-LED dual-tone flash for enhanced photos.
Battery and charging
The OnePlus 11 has an impressive battery life. It packs a 5000 mAh battery with 100W fast charge technology meaning it charges faster than previous models while also providing better battery life. In addition to intelligent thermal protection, the device offers safety features for a safe and secure charging experience.
Combined with the 5000 mAh battery capacity, these features provide OnePlus 11 owners with an impressive battery life. Overall, it looks like the OnePlus 11 is an excellent device.
When will the OnePlus 11 be released?
OnePlus has announced the official launch date of the OnePlus 11 to be February 7th, 2023
How much will the OnePlus 11 cost?
It is expected that the OnePlus 11 will be priced higher than its predecessor, the OnePlus 10 Pro, ranging around US$900 or AED 3,300.
Will the OnePlus 11 come with 5G connectivity?
Yes, the OnePlus 11 is expected to feature 5G connectivity.