OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro, and OnePlus 7 Pro 5G now support Google ARCore
Google’s ARCore is a nifty little augmented reality platform that was announced back in 2017. Designed primarily to bring AR to Android devices in a clear and unified way, ARCore has been quickly gaining traction since launch. We’re seeing new devices being added to the “Supported Devices” list with increasing regularity. Google’s original AR project, Project Tango, was severely limited by hardware restrictions, while ARCore has managed to free itself of these shackles, undoubtedly contributing hugely to its success in the process.
Recently, we’ve seen devices like the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro, Google Pixel 3a/3aXL, and the LG G8 and LG V50 added to the ever-expanding supported list. Now, the OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro, and OnePlus 7 Pro 5G have been added as well. This is unsurprising given the fact that previous OnePlus devices – as far back as the OnePlus 3T – have been on the supported list for some time now. But it’s always good to see support continue with newer devices.
As well as more devices being supported, we’re seeing updates to ARCore itself coming thick and fast. New features such as an Augmented Faces API and Scene Viewer are ones that more than likely require a little extra computing power, and based on our performance reviews, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro should be more than up to the task. Download the ARCore app and give it a try to see what you can do with augmented reality.