The OnePlus 7 Pro is the first Pro smartphone from the Chinese smartphone brand OnePlus, which is also the most expensive smartphone from the company with a starting price of Rs. 48,999 in India. Now, a leaked document claims that the overall component cost of the OnePlus 7 Pro is USD 324 or Rs. 22,222, which is almost half the retail price.
The overall component cost of the OnePlus 7 Pro does not include R&D expenses that goes into making a smartphone from scratch, software development, assembling charges, shipping charges, and a profit margin for the company to make some money. Though the components used on the OnePlus 7 Pro might costs less than Rs. 25,000, one has to pay almost double if not less to get it in an assembled condition and a software that goes hand to hand with the hardware.
One of the most expensive components used on the OnePlus 7 Pro is the display. The QHD+ AMOLED panel used on the OnePlus 7 Pro runs @ 90Hz and is manufactured by Samsung and the OnePlus 7 Pro is also the first smartphone in the world to offer a 2K AMOLED display that runs at a higher refresh rate. For the display alone, the company spends around USD 80 or Rs. 5,500. The next expensive part of the OnePlus 7 Pro is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, which costs USD 70 or Rs. 4,900.