OnePlus 7 Launch Details May Be Revealed On April 17 As Per CEO Pete Lau
OnePlus has built a reputation for itself as a company that manufactures “flagship killer smartphones”. When the OnePlus 6T was launched in 2018, it received rave reviews worldwide owing to its inclusion of top-of-the-line specifications at a more affordable price point than its competitors. The device featured a host of interesting features, such as Dash Charging and an in-display fingerprint scanner. As reported previously, the next generation of the smartphone including the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro is all set to make its appearance in the market in the upcoming month i.e. May 2019. A tweet from the CEO of OnePlus, Pete Lau has now revealed that the company will officially announce the launch details of the OnePlus 7 series on April 17. 2019.
I know you guys are stoked to hear about the new device – check back to see my post this Wednesday ?— Pete Lau (@petelau2007) April 15, 2019
The OnePlus 7 has been floating around in rumours and leaks for quite some time now, and the fans would be ecstatic in light of any official news from the company. Leaks have already revealed a multitude of specifications and features of the upcoming smartphone. The OnePlus 7 lineup is expected to feature the powerful 7nm Snapdragon 855 chipset, which comprises of the octa-core Kryo 485 CPU clocked at 2.84 GHz, combined with the Adreno 640 GPU. In terms of memory, the smartphones may have 12GB of RAM and 512GB ROM for the top variants.
Talking about the optics, the OnePlus “flagship killers” are speculated to feature triple camera setups on the back, with a single front camera which may be housed in the pop-up mechanism of the smartphones. This may lead to a notch-free display on the devices, improving the aesthetics of the same. Under the hood, the OnePlus 7 may be powered by a 4,000 mAh battery with support for 44W fast charging. Also, the Pro version of the smartphone may have a bigger battery pack because of the rumoured 5G connectivity support in the same. Both the devices are expected to run on the latest Oxygen OS 9 on top of the current Android 9 Pie.
As mentioned previously in the article, the new OnePlus smartphones will probably be announced officially on April 17. Both the smartphones will be placed at a higher price point than its predecessors. Recent leaks suggest that the smartphone will be priced US$ 569 (roughly INR 40,000) onwards. More information regarding the same is expected to be available in the not-so-distant future.