OnePlus is gearing up for the launch of its OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro smartphones. Both devices are tipped to launch somewhere in April 2020. So far, we have heard a lot of news surrounding the third entrant in the OnePlus 8 lineup of smartphones – the OnePlus 8 Lite. The OnePlus 8 Lite was also allegedly going to launch alongside the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro devices up until now. But a new leak has recently popped up on the internet, which suggests that the OnePlus 8 Lite might not be launched with the other two devices and it is possibly going to launch separately by the end of Q2, 2020. Furthermore, the moniker of the device can also be changed and the the rumor mill is rife about the possibility of the device being called the OnePlus Z. Take a look at what we know about the OnePlus Z smartphone so far.
OnePlus 8 Lite Could be the OnePlus Z
Max Weinbach, who has leaked a lot of information on the Samsung Galaxy S20 series of smartphones in the past, recently posted a tweet, which suggested that the upcoming OnePlus 8 Lite smartphone could very well launch under the OnePlus Z moniker. He suggested that the source who tipped him had shared some key features of the device’s hardware, which resonated with the previous OnePlus 8 Lite render. Furthermore, he says that OnePlus is trying to revamp its OnePlus X smartphone series under a new one, so the dots are allegedly connected accordingly.
If OnePlus Z is, well, a part of this new series, which Max has claimed, we might see more upper mid-range OnePlus Z series smartphones in the future. While not confirmed, we have some speculated specifications of the alleged OnePlus Z smartphone. Notably, the device is reported to boast a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The display of the device is tipped to be flat around the edges. It will most likely make room for a single punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper, which will be located at the center of the display.
Under the hood, the OnePlus Z is said to be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1000L or a MediaTek Dimensity 1000 processor. The processor is said to be paired with 8GB of RAM and 12 As far as cameras are concerned, the OnePlus Z is tipped to sport a triple rear camera setup – 48MP + 16MP + 12MP. Coming to the battery of the device, the OnePlus Z is reportedly going to be fueled by a 4,000mAh battery, which will have provision for up to 30W of fast charging.
In the software department, the OnePlus Z will most likely run on the latest Android 10 OS out of the box. Note that these specifications are a part of speculations, leaks, and rumors as of now and are nowhere near any official confirmation of sorts, so we would suggest that our readers take these with a slight grain of salt as of now.
As of now, this is pretty much everything we know about the upcoming OnePlus Z smartphone, but we will make sure to keep you posted on the same, if we receive any more intel.
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