OnePlus has been officially promoting its new flagship product OnePlus 6 for some time now, thus it likely won’t be long until the final launch. According to common practice in the mobile phone industry, the closer it is to the release date, the more frequent and accurate the reports becomes.
The Xiaomi MIX 2S is currently the only Chinese phone using the Snapdragon 845 processor. However, OnePlus 6, Vivo APEX, and Xiaomi 7 are all confirmed to be on their way. In addition, the Nubia Z18 and OPPO Find series are also expected to hit the market this year.
On April 2, an official announcement by OnePlus states that OnePlus 5T is now sold out, with only a limited number of stock left on JD.com, a Chinese e-commerce website. The phone was released in November 2017, and it has been only four months since its first day of sale on December 1st, 2017.
The Samsung S9 is currently the only smartphone on the market with the Snapdragon 845. Many consumers, especially Chinese users, are looking forward to more cost-effective smartphones. Xiaomi and OnePlus are ready to launch new products. Tech blog techslize.com leaked a spec sheet for the OnePlus 6.
On February 27 at the 2018 MWC (Mobile World Conference) in Barcelona, Spain, OnePlus announced a strategic partnership with Swedish telecom giant Telia. With this partnership, OnePlus steps forward in the Nordic market, and plans to sell the OnePlus 5T in Sweden this month.
The latest market research data show that among the top 10 best-selling smartphone brands in India in Q4 2017, all except Samsung are Chinese manufacturers, whose total market share exceeds 50 percent.
The global smartphone market was saturated in 2017. China’s handset market plunged more than 10 percent and many Chinese mobile phone manufacturers, including Huawei and Xiaomi, are preparing to excavate the gold from the US market.
After Apple launched its bezel-less iPhoneX, its Face ID and total gesture control have been well-received among users.
Pete Lau shared the difficulties OnePlus has encountered in expanding abroad during the past four years and what the company has gained.
OnePlus CEO Peter Lau said OnePlus is ready to negotiate with US operators this year on mobile phone sales.