OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro launch timeline leaks

Rumours of OnePlus 8 series have already started pouring in. A new leak suggests that the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro are coming sooner than expected.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • OnePlus 8 series is likely in the works.
  • Leak suggests OnePlus 8 series is coming soon.
  • OnePlus 8 series includes — OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro.

After launching the OnePlus 7 series phones the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has supposedly started working on the next series. Going by the company’s track record it will be the OnePlus 8. A new leak coming from leakster Max J. who goes by the Twitter user name Samsung_News_ also suggests the same. The leak reveals that the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro are in the works.

The same leak also reveals the launch timeline of the OnePlus 8 series. It states that the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro will go official in Q2 of 2020. In other words, the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro are expected to launch between April – June. As the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro went official on April 23 it is likely that Q2 2020 timeline can be accurate.

The leak doesn’t reveal any further details about the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro. It is worth noting that as of yet there are no information from OnePlus on the OnePlus 8 series.

The year 2019 started with OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro for the company. It was later followed by OnePlus 7T and the OnePlus 7T Pro. OnePlus may use the same strategy for the upcoming OnePlus 8 series as well. In other words, we may see the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro launch in the first half of next year and later it may be followed with the OnePlus 8T and the OnePlus 8T.

In 2019 OnePlus’ focus was on making 90hz display technology mainstream. In 2020 it is likely to be 5G. In an interaction with the media after the OnePlus 7T series, London launch CEO Pete Lau said that the company is now aiming to push the 5G trend further. Lau also revealed that there will be more 5G phones coming next year. The details of these phones are scarce.

Besides smartphones OnePlus will also launch more OnePlus TVs in 2020, Pete Lau has confirmed to India Today Tech in a previous interaction. OnePlus launched two smartTVs in India this year. These TVs are OnePlus TV Q1 and OnePlus TV Q1 Pro. In India the OnePlus TV Q1 price starts at Rs 69,990.

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