The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro are equipped with the high-performance Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, just like the LG G8 Thinq and Samsung Galaxy S10. However, OnePlus goes one step further compared to the competition, which make its flagships faster than the competitors. Both variants of the OnePlus 7 will feature UFS 3.0. UFS or Universal Flash Storage became a standard since early 2018. Compared to the UFS 2.1, the new UFS 3.0 has double the memory bandwidth. For users, it means that apps and games will load faster and files access is quicker. Smartphones with UFS 3.0 will boot up faster, they could handle bigger video files and images with ease.
Previously, we heard that the Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e will have UFS 3.0. but the report turned to be not true. Instead, the feature was reserved for the groundbreaking Galaxy Fold, which became the first smartphone with UFS 3.0. Unfortunately, the well-documented issues of the Galaxy Fold caused the South Korean company to postpone the release. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro will be launched in May 14th. So instead, both variants will become the first available phone with UFS 3.0, thus, making OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro noticeably faster and more responsive than rival flagships.
OnePlus 7 is equipped with 6.2-inch Optic AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. The OnePlus 7 Pro is bigger with 6.64-inch Optic AMOLED display with 1440 x 3120 pixels resolution. Both are protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for improved anti-scratch ability. These devices run OxygenOS 9 software, which is based on Android 9.0 Pie. They are powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 octa core processor, Adreno 640 GPU and 6GB of RAM. Their internal storage is 128GB, which is more than enough for casual mobile requirements.