OnePlus 10R launched in India in 80W and 150W fast charging variants

OnePlus smartphones have been at the forefront of charging technology since the early days of the company, going as far as the OnePlus 2. While they get some flak for sticking to proprietary charging technology, there’s no denying that OnePlus smartphones have been a regular. The fastest charging phones you can buy. OnePlus is again going ahead with Oppo’s new charging technology, now powering the OnePlus 10R in its 80W and 150W avatars. The phone launched alongside the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite and OnePlus Nord Buds, and just half a day before the launch of the Realme GT Neo 3, a phone that is based on the same reference design as parent company Oppo.

OnePlus 10R: Specifications

Specification OnePlus 10R
Dimensions and weight
  • 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED
  • 120Hz refresh rate
  • HDR10+
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • MediaTek Dimension 8100 Max
RAM and Storage
  • 8GB/12GB LPDDR5
  • 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1
battery is charging
  • 5,000 mAh + 80W fast charging (charger inside the box)
  • Endurance Edition: 4,500mAh + 150W fast charging (160W charger inside the box)
rear camera
  • Primary: 50MP IMX766
  • Secondary: 8MP Ultra-Wide
  • Tertiary: 2MP Bokeh
front camera
  • 5G
  • NFC
  • bluetooth 5.2
  • Wi-Fi 6
other features
  • in-display fingerprint scanner
  • dual speaker

OnePlus 10R is the latest affordable flagship offering from OnePlus. It succeeds last year’s OnePlus 9R and offers several upgrades over its predecessor, including a better display, a faster chipset, and up to 150W fast wired charging support. The OnePlus 10R is essentially the same phone as the OnePlus Ace that was launched in China last week. You get a 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, though it’s not an LTPO display. Under the hood, the phone is powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 8100-Max chipset, paired with 8GB or 12GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB/512GB UFS 3.1 flash storage. As far as the camera hardware is concerned, there is a triple rear camera system at the back, highlighted by a 50MP Sony IMX766 main shooter with OIS support and backed by an 8MP ultra-wide camera and a 2MP macro lens.

OnePlus 10R in Forest Green and Sierra Black colorsOnePlus 10R in Forest Green and Sierra Black colors

The biggest upgrade of the OnePlus 10R is the charging speed. There are two models: one with 80W fast charging on a 5,000mAh battery, and the other is the Endurance variant with 150W fast charging on a smaller 4,500mAh battery. With fast charging mode enabled on the Endurance Edition, OnePlus claims that you can charge the phone’s battery from 0-100% in just 17 minutes; The 80W version is claimed to do this in 32 minutes thanks to its larger battery. The charging brick and cable you get in the box varies depending on the variant you buy: the 80W version comes with the same adapter and cable as you get in the OnePlus 10 Pro Indian box, while the 150W version comes with a 160W Type C charger. Comes with. (which can deliver up to 45W of USB power) and a Type C to C cable. OnePlus also claims higher battery health on the 150W version with Battery Health Engine technology: claims 80% health after 1600 cycles, while the industry standard is 800 cycles.

What’s interesting is that the frame of the device is polycarbonate instead of metal, which is not something you see on OnePlus’ flagship lineup. The phone is equipped with an in-display fingerprint scanner and stereo speakers. On the software front, it runs Android 12 out of the box with OxygenOS 12 on top. The device will receive three major Android version updates and four years of security updates.

Pricing and Availability

OnePlus 10R comes in two colors in India: Sierra Black and Forest Green. 150W charging is limited to the Endurance Edition, which you can get only in the 12GB + 256GB configuration in Sierra Black color. Pricing for the series is as follows:

  • 8GB + 128GB: ₹38,999
  • 12GB + 256GB: ₹ 42,999
  • 12GB + 256GB, 150W Endurance Edition in Sierra Black: ₹43,999

The device will be available for sale on May 4 on, and offline OnePlus stores.

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