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OnePlus Ace with MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max chipset launched; first look

OnePlus Ace is the latest smartphone from the Chinese brand, which launched alongside the OnePlus Buds N and the Cloud Ear Z2 in China. OnePlus Ace price in China starts at CNY 2499.

The OnePlus Ace is the first model in the Ace series to be released in China. The latest OnePlus smartphone comes with AMOLED display and 150W fast Charging Solution. Furthermore, a custom-designed MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max chipset powers this OnePlus handset. Additionally, this MediaTek chipset comes with a dedicated game-only graphics chip. Reports suggest that the OnePlus Ace launch in India will take place with a different moniker. In India, the latest OnePlus smartphone launched yesterday with the name OnePlus 10R. The OnePlus 10R will succeed the OnePlus 9R smartphone.

The OnePlus Ace mobile phone carries a triple rear camera setup regarding other key highlighting features. This OnePlus smartphone gets a 120Hz AMOLED display and runs on Android 12 OS. The Chinese smartphone brand also launched OnePlus Buds N and the Cloud Ear 2 in China alongside the OnePlus Ace smartphone. This OnePlus Buds N could launch in India as the OnePlus Nord Buds.

OnePlus Ace price in China starts at CNY 2499
OnePlus Ace price in China starts at CNY 2499

The all-new OnePlus Ace price in China starts at CNY 2499, roughly Rs 29600 for the base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The new OnePlus mobile phone also comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, priced at CNY 2699, roughly Rs 31900. A 12GB RAM and 256GB storage variant of the OnePlus Ace is priced at CNY 2999, roughly Rs 35400. 

OnePlus Ace phone comes in four RAM/ Storage variants
OnePlus Ace smartphone comes in four RAM/ Storage variants

The top-end variant of the OnePlus Ace packs in 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. The variant of the OnePlus Ace is priced at CNY 3499, roughly Rs 41400. Also, Read – OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro specifications, price and other details

OnePlus 10R price in India

OnePlus 10R price in India starts at Rs 38999
OnePlus 10R price in India starts at Rs 38999

The all-new OnePlus 10R price in India starts at Rs 38999 for the base variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. This variant of the OnePlus 10R comes with 80W SuperVOOC charging. At the same time, a 12GB RAM and 256GB storage variant of the OnePlus 10R with 80W SuperVOOC charging is priced at Rs 42999.

The OnePlus 10R 5G Endurance Edition comes with 150W SuperVOOC fast charging. This Endurance Edition of the OnePlus smartphone packs in 12GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It comes with a price tag of Rs 43999 in India.

Availability in India

In India, the OnePlus 10R 5G models with 80W fast charging come in Forest Green and Sierra Black color options. At the same time, the OnePlus 10R Endurance Edition model comes in a single Sierra Black color option.

The sale for the OnePlus 10R 5G and the OnePlus 10R 5G Endurance Edition will begin on May 4 in India. Interested customers can purchase their select OnePlus 10R models on Amazon India, the OnePlus Online Store, and the OnePlus App. Customers can also purchase their devices from OnePlus Exclusive Stores and other online and offline retail stores.

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Chinese smartphone makers are offering this OnePlus Ace smartphone in two colors: Black and Blue. As for its availability, the OnePlus Ace smartphone is currently exclusively available in China, and the details about its arrival in other global markets are yet to be revealed. However, reports suggest that this OnePlus smartphone will launch as the OnePlus 10R in India on April 28.

OnePlus Ace mobile phone comes in two distinct color options
OnePlus Ace mobile phone comes in two distinct color options

OnePlus Ace China: Specifications

The new OnePlus Ace is a dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone running on Android 12 with ColorOS 12.1. This OnePlus phone sports a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display. Furthermore, the display gets a 1080*2412 pixels screen resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. Moreover, it also receives a 120Hz dynamic refresh rate. OnePlus China claims that this display can reach a peak brightness of 950 nits. A 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass protects the screen.

Hardware

Latest MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max powers this OnePlus phone
Latest MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max powers this OnePlus phone

Under the hood, an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max SoC powers the new OnePlus Ace China smartphone. This chipset comes in pair with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM. Furthermore, the OnePlus handset comes with up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. As mentioned above, the OnePlus Ace comes in four different RAM/ Storage models.

Camera

For optics, the OnePlus Ace in China comes with a triple rear camera setup. This camera setup is headlined by a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary camera sensor. This 50MP primary camera gets an f/1.88 aperture. Furthermore, this primary camera also supports Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). This camera sensor is precisely the same as the one already presents on the OnePlus 9RT for its primary sensor. This camera sensor was also available on the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro as the ultra-wide shooter.

50MP triple rear camera setup on the OnePlus Ace in China
50MP triple rear camera setup on the OnePlus Ace in China

The secondary camera is an 8MP Sony IMX355 ultra-wide sensor with an f/2.2 lens. At the same time, the third lens is a 2MP GC02M1 macro lens. The OnePlus Ace in China packs a 16MP front shooter with an f/2.4 lens for selfies and video calling. The front sensor is a 16MP Samsung ISOCELL S5K3P9 sensor.

Connectivity

The OnePlus Ace in China gets 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and NFC in terms of connectivity. This OnePlus 10R smartphone also gets a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. 

OnePlus Ace debuts in India with the name of OnePlus 10R, succeeds OnePlus 9R in India
OnePlus Ace debuts in India with the name of OnePlus 10R

Similarly, the OnePlus Ace includes an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor for onboard sensors. For device security, there is an in-display fingerprint sensor. Also, Read – OnePlus 10 Pro specification, price and other details

Battery

For battery backup, OnePlus Ace in China packs a 4500mAh dual-cell battery with 150W Super Flash Charge fast charging support. Besides this, the smartphone weighs around 186grams. Now, let’s take a look at the OnePlus Ace smartphone with MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max processor.

OnePlus Ace China: First Look

Last week, the OnePlus Ace smartphone debuted in China, and the device now makes its entry into the Indian subcontinent with the new name of the OnePlus 10R. With its vital highlighting features like high refresh rate, flagship processor, and up to 12GB of RAM, this OnePlus 10R smartphone could be a good choice for premium consumers.

OnePlus Ace mobile phone with its Red themed box
OnePlus Ace mobile phone with its Red themed box

OnePlus Ace China: Unboxing

The new OnePlus Ace comes inside a Red themed box packing in China. The top of the box mentions the smartphone’s name as OnePlus Ace. Furthermore, the OnePlus branding can be seen on the right and the left side of the box. Since it launched in China, we could see the OnePlus branding in Chinese only.

We get some documentation, some OnePlus Stickers, and a warranty card about the in-box contents. Beneath this documentation stuff, we get our mobile unit, a good quality transparent TPU case. Interestingly, OnePlus China also provides a 150W power adapter within the box, and it comes with Type-C power output.

Furthermore, this OnePlus Adapter also supports VPS, QD, and QC fast charging. We can even charge our laptop tablets with a Type-C port using this OnePlus charger. Finally, we got the red-colored USB Type-C cable within the box packaging. This charging cable is slightly thicker than the traditional OnePlus cables.

Super Attractive Design on OnePlus Ace

The latest OnePlus mobile phone gets electro-optical waterfall design
The latest OnePlus smartphone gets electro-optical waterfall design

OnePlus Ace smartphone comes in two color options in China: Black and Blue. We can see the electro-optical waterfall design on the smartphone’s rear side. Furthermore, we can also see the matte gradient design on the back of the OnePlus Ace. With such an arrangement, the back glass looks fantastic. At the bottom, we can see the OnePlus logo on the back.

The rear camera module design also appears attractive. This camera unit gets a large area and an irregular rectangular design. The primary camera lens is quite big than the other two camera lenses. A similar camera module can also be seen in the Xiaomi CV 1S smartphone. The frame of the smartphone is a plastic build. The volume rockers are placed on the left edge. At the same time, the power button is positioned towards the right edge.

The bottom edge gets the Sim tray, primary microphone, bottom-firing speaker grille, and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. The speakers on the OnePlus Ace are stereo, although these do not support Dolby Atmos. Being a lightweight device, the in-hand feel of the OnePlus Ace smartphone is excellent.

OnePlus mobile phone gets a similar camera module like Xiaomi Civi 1S
OnePlus mobile phone gets a similar camera module like Xiaomi Civi 1S

OnePlus Ace with AMOLED display

The OnePlus Ace has a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with a punch-hole in the middle. This display gets Full-HD+ resolution along with 1 billion colors. OnePlus China claims that this display can reach a peak brightness of 950 nits. However, it will be possible in specific scenarios only. Also Read – OnePlus 10 Pro specifications confirmed, price details; looks quite interesting

As per our experience with the smartphone, the device can reach around 600-700 nits of peak brightness. Furthermore, the display also gets a 120Hz fast refresh rate, and this refresh rate is lowered to 60Hz and 90Hz based on users’ requirements. It also offers a 720Hz touch sampling rate, which means an enhanced gaming experience on this display.

Decent Camera Hardware on OnePlus Smartphone

Perfect Camera unit on the latest OnePlus mobile phone
Perfect Camera unit on the latest OnePlus mobile phone

With a triple rear camera setup, the OnePlus Ace comprises of 50MP Sony IMX766 primary sensor. The same sensor is present on multiple smartphones in this price segment.

 In China, this OnePlus device also gets Optical image stabilization (OIS) support. Furthermore, the secondary camera is an 8MP Sony IMX355 ultra-wide sensor covering a 119-degree field-of-view (FoV). At the same time, the third lens is a 2MP macro sensor.

How’s the camera performance?

Based on our experiments with the OnePlus Ace camera, the daytime photos are pretty good. The daylight offers quite natural life colors. The dynamic range is also excellent. It suggests that you can click RAW images with the OnePlus Ace smartphone. At the same time, the night and low-light images are average. We did find some noise in night photography in some situations. However, the device performs excellently during night videography in other night situations. Overall, the images clicked with OnePlus Ace are decent. Selfies are also decent and offer near-to-natural life colors.

Gaming on OnePlus Ace China

Octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max chipset powers the OnePlus Ace smartphone. This chipset is designed on the TSMC 5nm fabrication process. The main difference between this chipset from the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chip is the improved game frame rate, AI calculations, and Night videography. This processor offers a max clock speed of 2.85GHz.

The 5nm MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max works like charm on the latest OnePlus smartphone
The 5nm MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max works like charm on the latest OnePlus smartphone

OnePlus Ace also gets Hyper Boost Engine Game Frame Stabilization Engine, and it will offer more stable performance during high-end gaming. The device also gets Super Crystalline Heat Dissipation Cycle to maintain the temperature while performing high-end tasks and gaming. In terms of the AnTuTu score, the OnePlus Ace receives the top score of above 8 million. We quickly placed the high-end games on the OnePlus handset without noticing any frame drop. FYI, we kept the game settings at High.

Dual-Cell battery on OnePlus Ace China

A 4500mAh dual-cell battery powers the OnePlus Ace. This battery can easily last you for one full working day on average usage, and this battery will work for around 6-10 hours on heavy use. However, OnePlus offers a massive 150W, high-speed charger within the box to charge the smartphone.

OnePlus Ace China comes with a dual cell 4500mAh battery
OnePlus Ace China comes with a dual cell 4500mAh battery

This 150W OnePlus Charger can charge 40 percent battery on the OnePlus Ace in 5 minutes. In 18 minutes, the OnePlus charger can charge 90 percent of the battery. While the OnePlus can charge from 0 to 100 percent in just 24 minutes with this in-box OnePlus adapter. Also, Read – The OnePlus 10 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 launched in India

The overall performance of the OnePlus Ace China smartphone is excellent. While testing, we did not notice any issue with this OnePlus handset. The display on the OnePlus Ace is perfect. The super-fast charging makes this smartphone stand above its competition. It can also be used as a gaming smartphone. The same smartphone also launched as OnePlus 10R in India.

Written by Pulkit Sharma

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