While it is no secret that OnePlus is working on a successor to the One, a new report has provided some new details about the naming as well as launch timeframe. Forbes reports that the successor will be called the OnePlus 2, and it is also facing a few delays. Also Read - OnePlus Nord starts receiving Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 update: Check detailsAlso Read - Smartphones launching next week: Vivo X80 series, OnePlus Nord 2T and more
While the reasons for the change in the nomenclature are not known at the moment, the reason for the delay could be what is plaguing the likes of Samsung. Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset. According to the publication, the company is said to be facing manufacturing challenges with the Snapdragon 810. Samsung having chosen Qualcomm s latest chipset for its forthcoming Galaxy S6 is said to be facing overheating issues. In fact, a recent report claims that the chipset is offering Samsung an updated Snapdragon 810 chipset that has overcome the heating issues. Also Read - OnePlus Nord 2T tipped to launch in India on May 19: Check expected price, specs
As per leaks, the OnePlus One successor is likely to feature a 5.5-inch display, 32GB internal storage, 16-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3,300mAh battery. Carl Pei, Director of OnePlus Global, had recently revealed that once the OnePlus 2 is unveiled, India will be one of the first countries to get the device. In addition to the OnePlus 2, the company is also believed to be working on a design-focused smartphone, which too will be launched this year.