After years of constructing spectacular Android telephones, OnePlus has lastly branched out into tablets with the OnePlus Pad – and we had been capable of get hands-on with the brand new machine at MWC 2023.
For our first impressions, head over to our hands-on OnePlus Pad evaluation, however we have opted to maintain this product hub stay, too, in case you need to learn in regards to the OnePlus Pad in a extra normal sense.
Under, then, you may discover every little thing we all know to this point in regards to the OnePlus Pad, together with details about its design, efficiency specs and cameras.
Reduce to the chase
- What’s it? The primary pill from OnePlus
- When is it out? Might 8
- How a lot will it price? £449/$479
OnePlus Pad launch date and worth
The OnePlus Pad was unveiled on February 7, alongside the worldwide launch of the OnePlus 11 (you possibly can learn our ideas on the cellphone’s retro design in our full OnePlus 11 evaluation), the place we additionally noticed the OnePlus Buds Professional 2.
The machine was then unveiled correctly to journalists (together with us) at MWC 2023, however pricing and launch date availability got here on April 25, simply after as pre-orders opened within the US and UK.
The OnePlus Pad and its equipment will price the next:
- OnePlus Pad: $479/£449/€499/AU$722 (est)
- OnePlus Stylo: $99 /£99 /€99 /AU$149 (est)
- Keyboard cowl: $149/ £149 /€149 /AU$224 (est)
- Folio: $39/£59/€59 /AU$58 (est)
That worth vary lets the OnePlus Pad undercut the likes of the iPad Air, iPad Professional, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 which price considerably extra, whereas permitting it to flee the stifling label of ‘low cost’.
OnePlus Pad design and show
We did not have to attend for a full unveiling of the OnePlus Pad to see it, as the corporate revealed the primary photos of the pill in a TechRadar unique.
The OnePlus Pad is available in a Halo Inexperienced shade and has an aluminum alloy physique and a cambered body. It’s also possible to see that there is a single-lens digital camera on the again, and one other on the entrance, housed in a bezel above the show.
It weighs 550g, is 6.5mm thick, and OnePlus claims the pill is designed to really feel mild and straightforward to carry for prolonged intervals (which is one thing we present in our hands-on time spent with the machine).
The slate has slim 6.54mm bezels and an 88% screen-to-body ratio, and that show is an 11.61-inch display screen with a 7:5 facet ratio and a super-high 144Hz refresh charge. It has a 2800 x 2000 pixel decision, which is impressively sharp, and it provides 296 pixels per inch and 500 nits of brightness.
OnePlus notes that the dimensions and form makes it very best for ebooks, whereas the refresh charge may gain advantage gaming.
OnePlus Pad digital camera and battery
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The OnePlus Pad packs two cameras: a 13MP principal sensor on the rear, and an 8MP selfie digital camera on the entrance. Curiously, pill’s rear sensor is positioned slap-bang in the midst of the body, which OnePlus says ought to assist make images seem extra pure.
The OnePlus Pad has a 9,510mAh battery with 67W charging, which may totally juice it up in 80 minutes.
OnePlus says you may recover from 12.4 hours of video-watching and one-month standby life from the machine, which is longer than you may get from among the finest tablets, just like the iPad Professional 12.9 (2022).
OnePlus Pad specs and options
The OnePlus Pad is powered by a high-end MediaTek Dimensity 9000 chipset clocked at as much as 3.05GHz. That is not fairly a match for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 discovered within the OnePlus 11 however it should not be too far off.
It is joined by as much as 12GB of RAM, and OnePlus boasts that the slate is able to protecting as much as 24 apps open without delay.
Different OnePlus Pad options embody quad audio system with Dolby Atmos audio, and the slate is suitable with each a OnePlus Stylo and OnePlus Magnetic Keyboard, so it ought to be good for creativity and productiveness.