We're likely to see more 5G on OnePlus phones this year: a new report suggests that the OnePlus 8 will launch on Verizon in the US, with 5G connectivity on board.
Android Police (opens in new tab) has the scoop, based on a source "familiar" with the OnePlus roadmap. The 5G capabilities would allow the phone to support Verizon's super-fast mmWave network.
Not only will this only be the second OnePlus phone packing 5G, it'll be the first time that a OnePlus phone has appeared on Verizon, increasing the profile of OnePlus in the US. It appears that this would be the standard OnePlus 8, not the Pro version.
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OnePlus in 2020
We're expecting a busy year from OnePlus: the company is holding an event on Monday, showing off new display technology that could include a screen with a 120Hz refresh rate.
That screen may well make its way into the OnePlus 8 phones, which should appear sometime around April, if previous years are anything to go by. The handsets are tipped to have spacious screens and top-level specs.
Alongside the standard OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro, it looks as though there's going to be a cheaper OnePlus 8 Lite as well, though at the moment it's not fully clear exactly what the differences will be.
OnePlus was at CES 2020 as well, where it demonstrated a disappearing camera module that may or may not make its way into a OnePlus phone in the future.