With the time technology changes and OnePlus is always ahead of and eager to launch the latest technology in their devices as they only deal in flagship devices. Hence the time is coming of 5G after 4G VoLTE technologies, the company is ready to get ahead of the industry by being one of the first manufacturers to release a 5G-powered smartphone. Although the upcoming smartphone, the OnePlus 6T, might not sport 5G capabilities, OnePlus 7 the next flagship by OnePlus could very well be the first smartphone to come with a 5G support.
OnePlus 7 and 5G:
Quite recently, during Qualcomm’s 4G/5G summit at Hong Kong, Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon announced at least two new smartphones supporting 5G next year. Carl Pie, OnePlus’s Founder, joined Amon on stage and revealed that the company will release a 5G powered smartphone next year. This only confirms the fact that OnePlus, the smartphone manufacturer that claims to release nothing less than flagships, is planning to stay on top of the competition.
A team from OnePlus flew down to Qualcomm’s HQ in San Diego to conduct a test revolving around 5G back in August. Earlier in the year, Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon announced the release of a flagship during H1 2019 (the first half of 2019) which, on the case OnePlus 7 will come with Snapdragon X50 5G modem and the further downsized QTM052 mm Wave antenna module.
Currently OnePlus is working on the release of upcoming OnePlus 6T, whose event date was changed due to a clash with Apple’s Event. The OnePlus 6T features an In-Display Fingerprint scanner, Snapdragon 845 SoC, a FHD+ OLED display with a tiny notch and no headphone jack. In software terms the device comes with Android 9 Pie onboard with updated Oxygen OS.