OnePlus has officially showcased a 5G smartphone, which is not the OnePlus 7, at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC 2019). This handset is driven by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, and is 5G-compatible.
USP of the OnePlus 5G smartphone is that it would be commercially made available for purchase, in addition to being a prototype. The device also incorporates the x50 modem in tandem with the Snapdragon 855 SoC.
Though the key technical specifications of the OnePlus 5G smartphone are yet to be announced officially, the device is important considering the fact that 5G phones could be the order of the near future as far as making connectivity non-complicated is concerned.
Also, OnePlus would release a commercial 5G smartphone in the UK by partnering with major wireless carrier EE. OnePlus and EE are also said to be working on a Research and Development partnership to ensure relatively effective 5G connectivity consumer experiences.
“EE and OnePlus have a shared vision: to give our customers the best-connected experience possible. We’re working together on cutting edge technology to deliver that, and we’re leading the world on the journey to 5G. We have the ambition to connect our customers to 4G, 5G or Wi-Fi 100% of the time,” stated Marc Allera who is CEO of BT Consumer and EE.
“Our strong relationship with mobile industry leaders like Qualcomm Technologies and EE makes us believe that we could bring the best 5G device to the world. Our mission to tackle 5G head on was decided together with our community members,” stated Pete Lau.