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After its China spell, the OnePlus 10 Pro is finally going global on March 31
- The OnePlus 10 Pro will launch globally on March 31 through a digital event.
- The phone will eventually go on sale in North America, Europe, and India.
The OnePlus 10 Pro is finally stepping outside of China on March 31, at 10 AM ET. The company has announced the global launch date for its first 2022 flagship more than two months after it unveiled the phone at the start of the year.
OnePlus will hold a digital event to show off the global OnePlus 10 Pro model. The phone will eventually go on sale in North America, Europe, and India. OnePlus will also announce details about the pricing and availability of the 10 Pro at the launch event.
As usual, you can catch the OnePlus 10 Pro’s launch on the company’s YouTube channel. We’ll share a link for the same when OnePlus puts it up. We also have the phone under review right now and will be able to share details about its performance, camera, and other features in the next few days. Until then, you can read our hands-on impressions of the device from MWC 2022 here.
Also see: The ultimate OnePlus buyer’s guide
Meanwhile, specs of the OnePlus 10 Pro aren’t under wraps since the phone is already doing the rounds in China. Key hardware upgrades include the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, a huge 5,000mAh battery, and 80W fast wired charging.
OnePlus is also continuing its partnership with photography company Hasselblad. The OnePlus 10 Pro has a triple rear camera setup, including a 48MP main sensor, 50MP ultrawide sensor, and an 8MP telephoto shooter. Notably, OnePlus has ditched the monochrome sensor featured on the 9 Pro.
You can check out all the specs of the OnePlus 10 Pro that launched in China below.
|OnePlus 10 Pro|
6.7-inch LTPO AMOLED
120Hz variable refresh rate
QHD+ (1440p) resolution
Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Up to 12GB LPDDR5
Up to 256GB
No microSD card slot
80W wired charging
50W wireless charging (with proprietary stand)
5W reverse wireless charging
65W charging brick in box in US (80W in other markets)
- 48MP wide
- 50MP ultrawide, up to 150-degree FoV
- 8MP telephoto
10-bit color capture on all lenses
12-bit RAW capture on all lenses
Dual OIS on at least one lens
Second-gen Hasselblad software
Dual stereo speakers
No 3.5mm headphone port
163 x 73.9 x 8.55mm
Oxygen OS 12 based on Android 12
China only: Color OS 12 based on Android 12
Volcanic Black, Emerald Forest
Why did OnePlus wait till now to launch the 10 Pro globally?
OnePlus broke from tradition this year and launched the phone in China before the rest of the world. According to CEO Pete Lau, software development for global markets takes longer because of carrier compliance. However, Lau has promised that the company would work towards shortening the gap between launches in China and the rest of the world going forward.
Speaking of software, the global OnePlus 10 Pro model will not come with a new unified OS as expected before. For those who didn’t know this already, OnePlus will be retaining Oxygen OS for its international phone models. This means the OnePlus 10 Pro should be launching with Oxygen OS 12 on board.