OnePlus to showcase 5G smartphone at MWC 2019

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12 Feb 2019

OnePlus to showcase 5G smartphone prototype at MWC

OnePlus has announced that it would showcase its 5G prototype smartphone at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The company will have a presence at Qualcomm's booth where attendees will get a chance to connect with the next-generation wireless technology and experience 5G gaming on a OnePlus prototype smartphone - perhaps the one that leaked recently.

Here's everything we know.

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What OnePlus said about its Mobile World Congress exhibit

What OnePlus said about its Mobile World Congress exhibit

"OnePlus, at Qualcomm's booth (Hall 3 Stand 3E10), invites all to connect and communicate with our community over a 5G network. Attendees will also be able to experience the capabilities of 5G gaming on a OnePlus 5G prototype."

Moreover, the company will also offer a "limited-edition Qualcomm x OnePlus pin badge" that will be available to all attendees at the OnePlus stand.

Recently, reputed tipster leaked the design of OnePlus' 5G smartphone

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5G chipset

OnePlus's 5G phone will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855

Earlier, OnePlus had announced that its upcoming 5G-ready smartphone would be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 along with the Qualcomm X50 modem to enable 5G connectivity.

Interestingly, the company has already partnered with EE network to launch this 5G-ready flagship in the UK by May this year.

Moreover, reports suggest the phone will cost $200-300 more than usual OnePlus flagships.

Competition

The 5G Race

The 5G Race

The 5G race is getting intense. Xiaomi has already teased its 5G-compatible Mi Mix 3 flagship while Samsung is gearing to launch its Galaxy S10 5G variant by early 2019.

Further, Huawei, OPPO and Vivo are also expected to launch their 5G-ready smartphones by next year.

However, we will see a 5G-compatible iPhone sometime in 2020 as it's relying on Intel for 5G modems.

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When will OnePlus launch its 5G phone in India?

Asked 2019-02-12 00:05:42 by Cheshta Dutta

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India is still readying its 5G infrastructure. However, we can expect 5G connectivity in the country by late 2019 or early 2020, at least in the metros. That said, the company is likely to launch a 5g-ready flagship in the UK by early May.

How much will OnePlus's 5G smartphone cost?

Asked 2019-02-12 00:05:42 by Vibhore Sengupta

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OnePlus's 5G-ready smartphone will reportedly cost around $200-$300 more than OnePlus 6T.

What are the specifications of OnePlus 5G smartphone?

Asked 2019-02-12 00:05:42 by Hemant Chauhan

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OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that its 5G-ready flagship will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset. Moreover, the phone should come with Qualcomm's X50 model to enable 5G connectivity.

What will OnePlus showcase at MWC?

Asked 2019-02-12 00:05:42 by Pari Nair

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OnePlus has teamed up with Qualcomm to showcase 5G connectivity on its prototype smartphone. In addition to checking out the new hardware, attendees will also get a chance to experience next-gen data speeds and 5G gaming.

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