OnePlus 10 Series Confirmed to Launch With Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Chipset

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Post the big announcements by Xiaomi, Realme, and Motorola — OnePlus has announced that it will be launching its first smartphone with the newly launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC soon. Although the company has not confirmed the model name of the device with the flagship chipset yet, it is likely to be the OnePlus 10 series. There have been reports that the new series could launch in March or April next year. Talking about the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, it is made on the ultra-small 4nm process technology, integrates a new 5G modem, and offers many improvements in graphics rendering.

Tipster Mukul Sharma shared a poster on Twitter that shows that OnePlus will be launching its first smartphone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. As mentioned above, OnePlus has not confirmed the model name of the device with the new flagship chipset yet, but the device will reportedly be one of the smartphones in the upcoming OnePlus 10 series. As per earlier reports, the lineup is said to include two models — the vanilla OnePlus 10 and the OnePlus 10 Pro.

When it comes to the launch of the OnePlus 10 Series, previous leaks suggested that the OnePlus 10 Pro will debut in all markets by January-February 2022. However, the latest tweet by tipster Max Jambor claims that the upcoming OnePlus flagship will be launched in Jan-Feb 2022 in China while the global launch will happen in March-April 2022.

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Source: OnLeaks x ZoutonUS

OnePlus 10 Pro Expected specifications

As per reports, the OnePlus 10 Pro is tipped to feature a 6.7-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the device is confirmed to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.

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Further, the OnePlus 10 Pro will reportedly have a triple-rear camera including a 48MP primary sensor, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and an 8MP telephoto lens. The smartphone is tipped to have a 32MP camera at the front for selfies. Apart from this, the device is likely to pack a 5,000mAh battery. The smartphone could also come with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance.

Coming to its design, the leaked renders revealed that the OnePlus 10 Pro will come with a rectangular camera module at the back, alongside OnePlus and Hasselblad branding. The alert slider and the power button are placed on the right side, while the volume rocker buttons could be seen on the left.

Featured Image Credit: OnLeaks x ZoutonUS

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