OnePlus has an entry-level smartphone in the works with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 SoC, in accordance with a report. The new cellphone by the Chinese firm appears to be an extra primary choice in comparison with the OnePlus Nord that was launched in India and Europe’s final month. The mannequin is reportedly codenamed “Clover”, which sounds identical to the cellphone just lately noticed on a benchmark web site however with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. OnePlus is claimed to supply an HD+ show on the new cellphone in addition to a 6,000mAh battery.
The OnePlus Clover will go on sale in the US with a price ticket of around $200 (roughly Rs. 14,700), reports Android Central, citing an individual conversant in the improvement. The smartphone will reportedly debut shortly and can attain international markets alongside the US.
On the specs half, the weblog claims that the new OnePlus smartphone will include a 6.52-inch HD+ (720×1,560 pixels) show and can be powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM. It can also be stated to have a minimum of 64GB of onboard storage together with a microSD card assist in addition to a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The cellphone can also be stated to have a triple rear digicam setup, with a 13-megapixel major sensor together with an f/2.2 lens and two 2-megapixel sensors with f/2.four lenses on prime.
The entry-level OnePlus cellphone is claimed to have the 6,000mAh battery together with 18W quick charging assist. It can also be stated to have a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Although the official particulars aren’t accessible at this second, the reported specs recommend that the new OnePlus cellphone could have many similarities with the Realme C15. It is pure as OnePlus and Realme each share the identical guardian, BBK Electronics. Nonetheless, the presence of the Snapdragon 460 would make the new providing a definite mannequin as the Realme mannequin comes with a MediaTek Helio G35 SoC.
Earlier this month, a cellphone specifically OnePlus Clover surfaced on Geekbench with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. That mannequin additionally had 4GB of RAM and was operating on Android 10, in accordance with the benchmark itemizing. Similarly, a tipster just lately suggested that an entry-level OnePlus cellphone could launch in India with a price ticket between Rs. 16,000-18,000. That cellphone was, nevertheless, alleged to have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 or Snapdragon 665 SoC.
Late final month, co-founder Carl Pei revealed in an interview that OnePlus had plans to deliver a Nord-branded cellphone in the US later this yr with a definite set of specs over what’s accessible on the authentic providing. Some references from an OxygenOS beta launch recommended that the Nord-branded cellphone for the US market could possibly be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SoC.
Given all these particulars, OnePlus could have a few entry-level fashions in improvement. These could possibly be priced approach beneath the OnePlus Nord to assist the firm broaden its attain in the market. However, the technique of widening the portfolio would imply a giant change from the firm‘s present technique of launching only some fashions annually.