OnePlus 4:Chinese smartphone manufacturers OnePlus have been pushing out one successful smartphone after another since the original OnePlus smartphone came out in 2014. Following the release of a number of subsequententries, the OnePlus devices have come to be known as formidable contenders in the world of smartphones that is generally dominated by the likes of stalwarts such as Apple or Samsung among others.Their devices have even come to be known as flagship killers in recent times, owing to their tendenciesto pack in the latest upgraded technologyat a comparatively affordable price.
Now that we are in 2017, the long-running speculations about the OnePlus 4 smartphone seem to be thickening up. It is to be noted that we do not exactly know anything official about the upcoming device. It is also tough to try to pinpoint at a tentative release date as the creators have not really established a stringent release pattern till now. However, we do know that the OnePlus 4 is definitely coming out in 2017, as OnePlus has released one major update every year. But as to when we really might see the OnePlus 4 emerge is still a raging question.
OnePlus 4 Features and Specs
Many sources are of the opinion that the upcoming next smartphone from OnePlus will remain true to its acquired “flagship killer” name by taking on some of the biggest releases lined up for this year. According to these sources, the OnePlus 4 will aim at the same market being targeted by the LG G6, Samsung Galaxy S8, and other launches set during the first half of 2017. Needless to say, then, that most speculations point towards next level technology that is just about making their way into the smartphone world.
Among the rumors surrounding all the features that the OnePlus 4 could pack in, the most interesting bit is that the new device will be powered by the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 built with10nm FinFET architecture. The new chipset that is set to debut with the Galaxy S8 will be accompanied with 6GB of RAM and at least 64GB of storage. There will also be a5.5-inch Optic AMOLED display with 2K resolution, and an impressive twin camera set up at the back, though details about the latter are few.
However, the one thing that is for sure is that the new OnePlus 4 will be a device to look at. The rumors surrounding the concept designm suggest that the new entry in the line of OnePlus’s flagship killers will move away from the generic fingerprint scannerof today and opt for an iris scanner for extra security. But that is not to say that it will do away with the fingerprint scanner entirely. In fact, the OnePlus 4 might integrate the fingerprint scanner in the dual curved display itself. Besides that, expect the smartphone to come with a metal unibody design like many of the new high-endflagship devices.
OnePlus 4 Release Date
We have already mentioned that there are no details about the OnePlus 4’s release date just yet, but we expect the smartphone to launch by the second quarter of 2017, with most pointing towards a June launch. In that case, it could start going on sale by the end of August2017.
In conclusion, all we can say is that despite the lack of general details about the OnePlus 4, rumors seem to suggest that the Chinese manufacturers will push out yet another device that will draw sales in its direction in spite of a strong presence from powerful players. Stay tuned for more updated information about all upcoming smartphones of 2017.