This year, OnePlus is doing something a little different. Not only is it anticipated to launch the successor to its OnePlus 6T soon (expected to be called OnePlus 7), but the company also confirmed that it will release another device called the OnePlus 7 Pro on May 14. The OnePlus 7 Pro will be an upgraded version of the OnePlus 7 and will be one of the first phones available to support 5G connectivity.
Since 2014, when the company launched its first OnePlus One, OnePlus has garnered a reputation for making phones with premium specs at a wallet-friendly price. But its successful strategy of serving up similar features that iPhones and Galaxy S devices offer while keeping prices low is getting harder every year. Compared to other brands, OnePlus has one of the highest increases in cost from model to model.
Now playing: Watch this: OnePlus to tease its 5G phone, new Hololens? 1:06 As such, it'll be interesting to see what its next marquee handsets have in store and how much they'll cost. OnePlus usually announces the first flagship of the year in spring, followed by an incrementally updated phone known as the "T version" in the fall. It's unclear if OnePlus will launch the regular OnePlus 7 on the same day as the OnePlus 7 Pro.
While it would make complete sense to debut both phones at the same time, a OnePlus representative declined to comment on the matter. Because the company is holding four simultaneous events for the OnePlus 7 Pro's debut, one of which is in New York, we're also unsure if the OnePlus 7 Pro is the same 5G phone OnePlus said it would launch for the UK. [Read More]
Published @ April 23, 2019