OnePlus started out in late 2013, and launched its first smartphone in early 2014 – the OnePlus One. It was something completely different from the other smartphones on the market. A high-end smartphone, with flagship specs, and CyanogenOS on-board for just $250. It also had a 256GB model that was not seen at the time, that was a bit more money.
However, since then, OnePlus has gone from the scrappy startup that sent out invites to buy their phones, to being one of the biggest Android makers in the world. Of course, part of that is due to its parent company – BBK Electronics, which also owns OPPO, Realme, Vivo and a few other brands. But we have seen a number of great smartphones coming out of OnePlus over the years, and today, we’re going to tell you the best OnePlus smartphones that are on the market today.
Top 7 Best OnePlus Smartphones
Up until around 2020, OnePlus had mostly only launched flagship smartphones. While they were cheaper than the competition, they weren’t offering something that was even cheaper. Say in the $250-$400 range. which is a huge market in a lot of countries. And that’s where the Nord brand came in. So in the list below, you’ll see a number of flagships and mid-range phones from OnePlus.
It’s important to note, that we will only be listing phones that are still getting updates from OnePlus. And generally only going back 1-2 generations.
|Cost||Where to Buy|
|OnePlus 10 Pro||N/A||China Only, for now|
|OnePlus 9 Pro||$848||Amazon|
|OnePlus Nord N200||$209||Amazon|
|OnePlus Nord N100||$179||Amazon|
|OnePlus Nord CE||$465||Amazon|
|OnePlus Nord N10||$214||Amazon|
OnePlus 10 Pro
- Price: Not yet announced
- Buy: Not yet available
We normally don’t do this, but the OnePlus 10 Pro has been announced in China, with the device coming to more markets after the Lunar New Year. Which is a major holiday in many Asian countries.
The OnePlus 10 Pro has all of the specs that you would expect from a new flagship in 2022. That includes a 6.7-inch QHD+ 120Hz display, which is LTPO2. It is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. This is all powered by a 5000mAh capacity battery that should keep it going all-day long.
It also features upgraded Hasselblad cameras.
OnePlus 9 Pro
The OnePlus 9 Pro was the company’s flagship smartphone from 2021, and it was a pretty impressive model. Sporting a lot of the same specs as the new OnePlus 10 Pro.
OnePlus 9 Pro has a 6.7-inch QHD+ 120Hz LTPO display, the Snapdragon 888 5G, with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. Powered by a 4500mAh capacity battery inside. It was also the first phone with the new Hasselblad cameras, which didn’t impress much in the beginning.
In the US, only the 12GB/256GB …….