5G will no longer be reserved only for the manufacturer’s high-end model
SMARTPHONE – 5G will no longer be reserved only for the manufacturer’s high-end model The Chinese manufacturer is taking the lead: all of its next smartphones will be 5G, with no exceptions. Yes OnePlus had already introduced a model 5G In 2019, 5G will now be integrated into all its new terminals, as soon as the OnePlus 8, the brand’s next smartphone, expected in spring 2020, is released.
“We are proud to be among the first manufacturers to offer a 100% 5G range,” said Pete Lau, the brand’s founder. “We think the smartphone experience is going to experience dramatic change. Low 5G latency and improved cloud services will help us deliver an interconnected experience. “
An inevitable price hike
The announcement suggests an upgrade in the processor used in smartphones. Since only the Snapdragon 865 supports 5G, it is likely that it will be there, as well for the OnePlus 8 than for its big brother, the OnePlus 8 Pro.
Support for 5G could, however, have an adverse effect on consumers. In an interview with the CNET site, Pete Lau, the founder of OnePlus, confirms that the integration of 5G will go hand in hand with a slight increase in prices. Since 5G chips are much more expensive than 4G chips, device prices are expected to increase again in 2020.