The 5G is the next generation of connectivity that is meant to transform the highest speed internet very soon. As many of the manufacturers are working at their ends, OnePlus has confirmed to bring their maiden 5G-enabled handset next year; to be named as OnePlus 7.

OnePlus 7 Release Date

The news was revealed by Carl Pei, the co-founder of OnePlus while addressing a conference in Hong Kong along with Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm on the stage.

Pei announced that OnePlus 7 – the flagship device would arrive in the first half of 2019, equipped with the Snapdragon X50 modem accompanied by a downsized QTM052 mmWave antenna module.

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The conference is all about the 4G and 5G networks, with a lot of manufacturers announcing what is going to be their next big thing in the mobile world. Many manufacturers, including OnePlus, expressed that they were committed to Qualcomm and its path to 5G connectivity.

Other companies that have announced to roll out smartphones incorporating the X50 5G NR modem include HMD Global, Motorola, Asus, LG, Oppo, Vivo, Sony, and Xiaomi.

However, there are a few big names that are still missing from the limelight, i.e., Huawei, Samsung, and Apple. These companies have not yet announced any 5G flagship yet.