The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G that was announced earlier this year is the first 5G phone from the company. It is currently only available for purchase in the U.K. According to a new report from Financial Times, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the company will be launching a second 5G smartphone by the end of this year. The report also states that it will be available globally. Lau did not reveal the name of the smartphone.
It seems that the new 5G phone that will be debuting by the end of 2019 won’t be the same as OnePlus 5G that is currently available in the U.K. OnePlus is expected to release the OnePlus 7T Pro and OnePlus 7T by the end of this year. Probably, the Pro model could be equipped with the second 5G phone from OnePlus this year. There is a possibility that the OnePlus 7T will only support 4G LTE connectivity, whereas the OnePlus 7T Pro will be 5G-ready. There is a possibility that these phones could be fueled by the Snapdragon 855+ mobile platform.
OnePlus is expected to launch its first OnePlus TV by the end of the coming month. Lau has claimed that the OnePlus TVs could support 5G connectivity. However, the advantages of 5G connectivity on the OnePlus TV.
OnePlus 5G Phone Coming Soon to China
In China, various smartphone manufacturers are gearing up to launch their 5G smartphones in the Chinese market. ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G phone is already available for purchase in China whereas the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G phone will be releasing tomorrow. A slew of other 5G phones from Huawei, Xioami, Vivo and Samsung are scheduled to release in the Chinese market in September.
OnePlus 7 Pro 5G has already bagged 3C approval in China and its images have recently appeared on TENAA. It indicates that the smartphone could be soon heading to China. The specifications of the phone haven’t appeared yet on TENAA. Hence, it remains to be seen whether it will be coming with identical specs as the UK variant or it will be packed with more powerful specs including the Snapdragon 855+ SoC.