At the Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit 2018, OnePlus confirmed that its next flagship phone will be “one of the first” to be powered by the latest and greatest Snapdragon 855 SoC. “OnePlus only makes flagship smartphones, and we believe that the Snapdragon 855 is the best and only choice. We are thrilled by its powerful performance and 5G capabilities. OnePlus will continue to bring its users the best technology and the best user experience possible,” Pete Lau said at the summit.
The CEO Pete Lau also announced that OnePlus will be the first to release a commercial 5G smartphone with carrier network EE in UK in 2019. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC was launched just a day ago, and it comes with an improved AI Engine and a 5G modem.