The Chinese company in charge of producing the OnePlus line of smartphones is still enjoying the success their OnePlus 3 smartphone has brought to them, the device was even dubbed as the flagship killer. Rumors surrounding the upcoming OnePlus 4 are pointing out that the device is going to be released around June-July 2017, and it will feature hardware improvements such as the not yet released Snapdragon 830.
A time frame of OnePlus devices launch dates has been leaked on Weibo, the Chinese Reddit. Another reason to give fans hope that the new smartphone is going to be released around July is that its predecessor OnePlus 3 was launched in July.
Even though Qualcomm has not confirmed the production of Snapdragon 830, Samsung has confirmed that for us when they announced that the new processor is going to be built on their upcoming devices. Regarding the chip set’s performances rumors have come to light stating that the chipset its going to support 4K display resolution, also support up to a maximum of 8GB of RAM memory and an octa-core setup.
Other devices that are expected to ship with the new Qualcomm chip set are Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Microsoft Surface Phone.
Supposedly the OnePlus 4 is going to have 6GB of RAM memory, an Android Nougat based Oxygen operating system, a 4000mAh battery which is considerably bigger than its predecessor OnePlus 3’s 3000mAh non removable battery and also the processor is said to clock at 3GHz.
The OnePlus producers are expected to release a new OnePlus 3T model around December 2016 and it will include the latest Snapdragon 821 chip set and the latest Oxygen OS.
Also there are rumors that the new model is going to get its display changed from Optic OLED display to an LCD panel, and in addition it will feature a 16MP Sony IMX398 sensor. The device is going to be priced around $479 USD.