The Chinese manufacturer OnePlus has confirmed rumors about a foldable smartphone. It should be launched in the second half of the year and become a real flagship. When it comes to design, OnePlus could orientate itself on Oppo.
OnePlus announces foldable smartphone
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, not only was a OnePlus 11 Concept presented, but also a further outlook on the future was given. The manufacturer has confirmed earlier reports that a foldable smartphone is being worked on. It should come onto the market in the second half of the year. Since an event for the third quarter has already been announced, the OnePlus foldable could be presented between July and August 2023.
OnePlus did not want to comment on the equipment and design when it was first announced. According to OnePlus President Kinder Liu, the foldable phone will offer the “characteristic fast and smooth OnePlus experience”. It should be one real flagship without compromise become. Liu speaks of a phone that will position itself “at the forefront of today’s foldable smartphone market” (source: 9to5Google).
With no further official details, it’s still unclear exactly what Oppo’s brand is up to. It is possible that the Oppo Find N2 Flip folding cell phone will be used as a guide. Alternatively, it could come down to a Samsung Galaxy Z Fold-style design. The designations OnePlus V Fold and OnePlus V Flip has already been secured.
You can see more about the Oppo Find N2 Flip with its 6.8-inch folding display in the video:
OnePlus foldable phone: More details to come
OnePlus will release more information about the planned phone in the coming months, Liu has confirmed. Since the announcement was only ever spoken in the singular, it is appropriate Don’t assume multiple models. Whether the smartphone will also come onto the market in Germany remains to be seen.