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OnePlus 7 Review Rundown

OnePlusPublished on 22 Mar 2021Last Edited on 16 Sep 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*

Overview

Photo of OnePlus 7 Smartphone
Neoscore* 76%
  • Faster than the OnePlus 6T
  • Long battery life
  • Decent cameras
  • Fast charging
  • Not the best value for money

Summary

OnePlus 7 is either a more affordable, less exciting OnePlus 7 Pro, or a souped-up OnePlus 6T. The notable difference between the two 7 models is that the standard OnePlus 7 doesn't have the cool pop-up camera. The OnePlus 7 can keep up with high-end devices when it comes to performance, but it is outdated with its dual-camera setup.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

cnet[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 70%
Reviewers from Cnet have found the following[***]:
At £549 in the UK (with 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage, as reviewed), it sits below the £699-equivalent 7 Pro. You do lose some of the pizzazz of the Pro with that extra money you're saving, but the additional power makes it a better option over the older 6T. The OnePlus 7 is not currently available in either the US or Australia.
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Pros[**]
  • Longer battery life than the OnePlus 6T
  • Great outdoor camera
  • Great value for money
Cons[**]
  • Not available in the US or Australia

nextpit[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 68%
Reviewers from Nextpit have found the following[***]:
The OnePlus 7 is available now in the UK and starts at £499 for the model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Pro model hit the shelves on May 17 at T-Mobile, followed by the OnePlus 7 at an unspecified later date. The OnePlus 7 will not be available in the US, though the Pro version will hit the US at a price of $669.
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Pros[**]
  • Stereo sound
  • Fast charging
  • Long battery life
  • Good camera software
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

notebookcheck[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 81%
Reviewers from Notebookcheck have found the following[***]:
The smartphone is currently only available in one color variant; this one differs from its predecessor: It's called Mirror Gray. The entry level device's price increase of 10 Euros (~$11) is moderate compared to the predecessor. The OnePlus 7 includes a quite large fast-charging power adapter in the box.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Very high-quality case
  • Very good cameras
  • Fast charging
  • Decent battery life
  • Fast Wi-Fi
Cons[**]
  • High price increase compared to the OnePlus 6T
  • MicroSD reader not present

techadvisor[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 86%
Reviewers from Techadvisor have found the following[***]:
The OnePlus 7 is an iterative update to 2018's OnePlus 6T. Internal components have got a slight bump to the latest silicon. But otherwise the 7 represents excellent value as a better 6T for the same price. The 7 Pro costs much more than we are used to from the company. But if you don't want your phone to be absolutely huge and have a mechanical pop-up camera then the OnePlus 7 will be a better phone for you than the 7 Pro.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Great performance
  • Improved haptics
  • Great battery life
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

techradar[5]

Sentiment Score[*] 70%
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
The OnePlus 7 starts at £499 (around $640, AU$930) for the 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage model. The screen has a tall, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, providing more space for landscape gaming, and a better viewing experience for video. The fingerprint scanner on the OnePlus 7 is embedded into the display, and while it does work, it's not the fastest or most accurate in-screen scanner we've used. While you still get dual rear cameras, their values have changed.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Bright, vivid screen
  • Fast charging
  • Long battery life
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

trustedreviews[6]

Sentiment Score[*] 81%
Reviewers from Trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
The OnePlus 7 bridges the gap between last year's OnePlus 6T and this year's 7 Pro. Despite its slightly lesser standing compared to its bigger brother, the 7 is equipped just as well as any other top-tier flagship. Numbered phones have always been powered by the latest silicon from Qualcomm, and while the continuation of this trend was never in doubt for the top-end Pro, there was a chance that we could have seen the cheaper 7 ship with a mid-range CPU.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Excellent performance
  • Excellent battery life
  • Excellent cameras
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

references

  1. 1. ^ OnePlus 7 review: A fast 7 Pro alternative that’s cheaper but with less features. Cnet. 29 May 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  2. 2. ^ OnePlus 7 review: designed to tease you into a Pro model. Nextpit. 07 June 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  3. 3. ^ OnePlus 7 Smartphone: Phone with dual-camera setup in review. Notebookcheck. 12 June 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  4. 4. ^ OnePlus 7 review. Techadvisor. 15 October 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  5. 5. ^ OnePlus 7 review. Techradar. 13 May 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  6. 6. ^ OnePlus 7 Review. Trustedreviews. 20 June 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  7. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  8. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  9. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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