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Though it's expected some time in the spring, quite possibly as early as May 14, rumors for the OnePlus 7 phone have already begun circulating. As the purported upcoming flagship of Chinese phone-maker OnePlus, the device will serve as the successor to the OnePlus 6T and is predicted to be the first of two marquee phones anticipated to launch this year from OnePlus. Since 2014, when the company launched its first OnePlus One, OnePlus has garnered a reputation for making phones with premium specs at a wallet-friendly price. But its strategy (and success) of serving up similar features that iPhones and Galaxy S devices offer while keeping prices low is getting harder every year. Compared to other brands, OnePlus has one of the highest increases in cost from model to model.
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As such, it'll be interesting to see what its next marquee handset has in store and how much it will cost. OnePlus usually launches its first phone in the spring, followed up by an incrementally updated phone known as the "T version" in the fall. It will also release a 5G phone, separate from its flagship line, sometime in May.
Until the OnePlus 7 officially launches, though, read on to see what has been confirmed and what rumors have been speculated so far. We'll update this piece as more rumors arise.
Originally published March 8, 2019.
Update, April 11: Added news of apparent leaked images of OnePlus 7 Pro; April 19: Adds possible May 14 launch date and Pete Lau CEO tweet.
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OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed during an interview at MWC 2019 that the next OnePlus will not have wireless charging. Citing OnePlus' signature Dash Charging technology, Lau said wireless charging would not be as fast.
"OnePlus charging is one of the best," Lau said...
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