OnePlus is able to shake things up as soon as they announce the launch of a new reasonably priced smartphone range. The firm has introduced the news on its official blog, after both the corporate’s co-founders teased a “new beginning” by their Twitter accounts. OnePlus modified the definition of a flagship smartphone with the launch of the OnePlus One in 2014, and is now primed to trigger the same stir once more.
— Pete Lau (@PeteLau) June 22, 2020
CEO Pete Lau tweeted, “Who’s ready for something new from OnePlus?” which by itself suggested a new product was coming. However, the addition of a “New Beginnings” hashtag indicated it was something a lot more thrilling. The tweet was accompanied by the OnePlus logo in a new black and blue color scheme, rather than the standard red and white, indicating the new reasonably priced phone may have its own branding.
Fellow OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei quickly added his personal tweet using the New Beginnings hashtag, saying, “It’s time to rock the boat again.” This brings us back to the impact OnePlus has had on smartphones, and the way in which we buy them, since 2014.
— Carl Pei (@getpeid) June 22, 2020
In a blog post, the company writes, it’s “Bringing the premium, flagship experience you’ve come to expect from OnePlus to a new, more affordable smartphone product line.” It says the phone will be for those who, “want a really solid smartphone that meets their everyday needs, for a more reasonable price.”
OnePlus Z, or OnePlus Nord
Since before the OnePlus 8 series launched rumors have unfold concerning a less expensive OnePlus phone, generally known as the OnePlus Z or the OnePlus Nord. OnePlus’s smartphones have steadily elevated in price over the past few years, getting nearer to flagships from Samsung, Apple, and Huawei.
It’s a ship that’s already being rocked by Google’s Pixel 3A, the Apple iPhone SE 2020, and devices from manufacturers like Realme and Xiaomi’s Redmi brand. A new entry from OnePlus, with its legions of devoted followers and well-known brand name, will surely invigorate the mid-range market even further.
Rumors claim the OnePlus Z/Nord will use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G processor, have 5G, a quad-lens camera, and an OLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate. To compete with the most recent and best mid-range hardware, it is going to really want to cost lower than $500. OnePlus has not talked about price or launch date yet, however has mentioned the new phone will launch in Europe and India. It additionally guarantees to carry reasonably priced phones to the U.S. in the near future, nevertheless it doesn’t seem the OnePlus Z/OnePlus Nord might be officially available.
Rumors place the OnePlus Z/Nord launch date as some time in July.
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