Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus announced on Friday that it will hold a launch event at 19:00 on May 17 for its new OnePlus Ace Racing Edition.
Louis Li, President of OnePlus China, said that the OnePlus Ace Racing Edition is equipped with a Dimensity 8100-MAX, one of the best processors for gaming at present. With strong performance and low power consumption, it can easily support mainstream mobile games in the current market.
Li added that the OnePlus Ace Racing Edition will bring about an experience that surpasses its peers in terms of heat dissipation performance, antenna design, motor and battery life, calling it the strongest one among phones with price tag of about 2,000 yuan ($294).
According to previous insider tips and network access information, the OnePlus Ace Racing Edition adopts a 6.59-inch FHD + LCD screen, built-in 5000mAh battery, 8GB and 12GB of memory, and 128GB and 256GB of storage. This device has a 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP lens at the rear and a 16 MP lens at the front.
In addition, OnePlus competitor vivo announced on Friday that it will hold a launch event at 19:00 on May 19, during which it will release the vivo S15 series of smartphones, new vivo TWS Air headphones, tablets, and other products.
In terms of core configurations, a tipster revealed that the vivo S15 is equipped with a Qualcomm 870 processor, while the vivo S15 Pro is equipped with a MediaTek 8100 processor, which supports up to 80W wired fast charging. Jia Jingdong, General Manager of Brand and Product Strategy for vivo, said on Tuesday that the vivo S15 series has also been upgraded in terms of imaging performance.
A Weibo blogger with username “Digital Chat Station” has previously compared the new devices of these two brands, saying that the OnePlus Ace Racing Edition will be cheaper than the vivo S15 Pro.