Smartphone maker OnePlus plans to launch its second 5G smartphone during the fourth quarter. This is what CEO Pete Lau has in conversation with the Financial Times approved. In addition, the company has confirmed the name for the first own TV: It is unsurprisingly called “OnePlus TV”.
The second 5G smartphone from OnePlus is expected to be available globally in the fourth quarter and would thus be available in significantly more markets than the 5G version of the OnePlus 7 Pro (test) presented in May. The first 5G smartphone from OnePlus can not be freely ordered via the website of OnePlus, unlike all other smartphones of the provider, but is available for example in Finland and the United Kingdom only directly through the mobile operators Elisa or EE.
Presentation of the OnePlus 7T is scheduled for 15 October
On Twitter circulating rumors According to OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro are presented on 15 October. No information is available on the potential features of the smartphones, but a possible upgrade from the OnePlus 7 (Pro) would be, for example, the move to the Snapdragon 855 Plus. The lack of features such as wireless charging and IP certification could also be introduced.
It is likely that OnePlus will not make 5G support a standard yet, but will offer a OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro and OnePlus 7T Pro 5G. Only with the complete integration of the 5G technology directly into the SoC 5G is likely to become the standard in smartphone flagships with several manufacturers. The corresponding processors are expected to be introduced at the end of the year and will be used in the first half of 2020 in the first smartphones.
One of the first providers of the “OnePlus 7T” with 5G support, the US mobile operator Sprint, which has already announced on August 6, to offer a future 5G smartphone from OnePlus, whose idea “soon“Should be done.
The OnePlus TV is called OnePlus TV
There is also news about OnePlus' first Smart TV, although just over a year after the announcement of the project, only the official name has been announced: OnePlus TV. In the official forum, OnePlus explains in detail how the name and logo of the new product has been created over the last few months. On the other hand, there was no new information on the design, equipment or market launch of the OnePlus TV. CEO Pete Lau explained that 5G should also make a change for televisions.