The OnePlus 7 Pro is an an excellent phone; in his review, Ryne went so far as to call it “the best smartphone you can buy.” It’s so good, we actually had trouble narrowing this list down to just five of its best features. But even though it’s OnePlus’s most feature-rich device to date, the company had to make some concessions to hit a characteristic “flagship killer” price point. After considerable deliberation, here are the five best and worst things about the OnePlus 7 Pro, for your consideration.
If anything signals OnePlus is serious about the 7 Pro’s status as a flagship device, it’s this display. It’s a huge, 1440p, 90 hertz AMOLED panel, with tiny bezels on all sides and no interruption for the front-facing camera thanks to its pop-up design. The screens in Samsung’s phones have been the benchmark for mobile display excellence for a hot minute, but this one will give any Galaxy a serious run for its money.
Considering everything the 7 Pro has to offer — the crazy display, the overkill specs, the rock-solid build quality — nobody would bat an eye if the thing started at, say, $900. But OnePlus’s whole shtick is punching above its weight…