OnePlus 11 finally getting an international release, starting with Indian markets. OnePlus typically launches its flagship smartphone globally in the first quarter of every year, within a few weeks of its Chinese debut. This year the Chinese company announced the OnePlus 11 in China right at the beginning of the year on January 4. OnePlus just announced the arrival of OnePlus 11 5G in the global markets just under a month after its Chinese launch. And, we get 4 years of Android updates and 5 years of security updates for the OnePlus 11 handset.
For Indian customers, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 powered OnePlus 11 5G phone retail for ₹56,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model, while the 16GB RAM + 256GB storage combined model will retail for ₹61,999. Just like the Chinese version, the Indian OnePlus 11 will also be offered in Eternal Green, and Titan Black colors. In India, it is now available for pre-order, while the open sale kicks off on February 14. In the US, the base model (8GB+128GB) starts from $699, and the maxed out version goes for $799. Open sale will begin on February 16th in the US and Europe.
OnePlus 11 5G Indian Prices
- OnePlus 11 5G 8GB + 128GB: ₹56,999
- OnePlus 11 5G 16GB + 256GB: ₹61,999
OnePlus 11 5G US Prices
- OnePlus 11 5G 8GB + 128GB: $699
- OnePlus 11 5G 16GB + 256GB: $799
OnePlus 11 5G Europe Prices
- OnePlus 11 5G 8GB + 128GB: €829/£729
- OnePlus 11 5G 16GB + 256GB: $899/£799
Compared to the previous gen flagship phone, OnePlus 11 has several upgrades to note in terms of hardware, and the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset is one, replacing the 8+ Gen 1 in the previous model. TSNM manufactured SD 8 Gen 2 4nm SoC has one Cortex-X3 cores clocked at 3.2 GHz, two Cortex-A715 cores clocked at 2.8GHz, two Cortex-A710 cores clocked at 2.8 GHz, and the other four Cortex-A510 cores going up only to 2 GHz.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset is paired up with Adreno 740 GPU, LPDDR5X RAM and UFS 4.0 storage. It is available in three storage configurations. The specced-out version comes with 16GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, while the base one has 8GB and 128GB combination.
The new device gets a nicer 6.7″ LTPO 3.0 AMOLED display with 1440p resolution (1440 x 3216px), protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. It can refresh at 1Hz to 120Hz refresh rate, and measures 163.1 x 74.1 x 8.5 mm, slightly slimmer than the 163 x 73.9 x 8.6 mm of the previous-gen OnePlus 10 Pro. The phone comes with a fingerprint sensor, mounted underneath the display.
OnePlus 11 sports the newest PixelWorks X7 imaging chip, which enables you to enjoy real-to-life color for all apps and content covering 100% P3 and sRGB color gamuts. The display has supports Super Frame Rate, and also supports 120fps mobile gaming using ultra-low latency MotionEngine.
OnePlus 11 Cameras
The 3rd-generaion Hasselblad tuned camera setup relies on the back side of the device – the primary unit has the same 50MP Sony IMX890 sensor, sitting behind a 24mm wide-equivalent f1.8 lens with multidirectional PDAF and OIS, joined by a 48MP ultrawide-angle Sony IMX581 shooter with autofocus, and a 32MP Sony IMX709 2x telephoto camera.
- 50 MP Sony IMX90, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS
- 32 MP Sony IMX709, f/2.0, 48mm (telephoto), 1/1.56″, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
- 48 MP Sony IMX581, f/2.2, 115˚, (ultrawide), 1/2.0″, AF
The front camera is 16MP with f/2.4 aperture, located inside a punch hole in the upper left corner. The device has DSLR-grade depth tracking and bokeh features, and it can simulates the look of a DSLR camera on a portrait shots. All three cameras on the rear will be assisted by a color and light identifier, for delivering better color accuracy. You will also get wider detection of the color detection, which should reduce over-saturation for more realistic scenes. The third-gen Hasselblad camera also has TurboRAW HDR for beautiful highlights and shadows.
The whole system is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery, and OnePlus claims the device can be charged up to 100% in just 25 mins at 100W wired speeds, and a 10-minute top-up will get you a 50% battery. Thankfully, the 100W fast charger is included in the box for free. the device comes with a better optimized Snapdragon processor, which should give it a welcome boost in power efficiency, so it should have an even bigger battery life advantage when compared to OnePlus 10 Pro/10T phones. The OnePlus 11 does NOT support wireless charging, and it boots Android 13 OS based OxygenOS 13 UI on top.
OnePlus 11 Full Specs
6.7-inch Quad HD+ 2.75D flexible curved E4 AMOLED LTP 3.0, 3216 x 1440 pixels, 120Hz, up to 1300 nits, Dolby Vision, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
50 MP Sony IMX890, f/1.85, 82 FOV, 1/1.3”, OIS, autofocus
16 MP f/2.4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
12, 16GB LPDDR5X
256, 512GB UFS 4.0
100W Wired, 65W PD
2G, 3G, 4G LTE, 5G, NFC, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, USB-C, GPS
Dual SIM (nano and eSIM)
Dimensions & Weight
163.1 x 74.1 x 8.53mm
Forest Emerald, Volcanic Black
X-axis Linear Motor, IP68, Stereo Speakers
3 years of major Android OS update
Facial unlock, Under-display fingerprint unlock
3999 yuan, 4399 yuan, 4899 yuan
OnePlus 11 supports Wi-Fi 7, which doubles the number of MIMO streams from 8 to 16, allowing more devices to benefit from simultaneous high-speed connections. To be precise, Wi-Fi 7 is an upgrade over the Wi-Fi 6 and offers about 2.4x speed boost, and it utilizes 320MHz channels, using 4K quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM), as well as multi-user resource unit (MRU). It will still work on the existing 2.4GHz, 5GHz and 6GHz frequencies. The remaining specs of the OnePlus 11 handset are: the Snapdragon X70 5G modem, Bluetooth 5.3, Type-C USB 2.0, NFC, and many more.
Early last month, OnePlus confirmed that there won’t be a release of an upscaled OnePlus 11 Pro in the future. We might wait for the OnePlus 11T in the second half of the year, the slot, which is usually reserved for OnePlus’ “T”-series flagship revisions.