The best smartphone maker you've never heard of is announcing a new smartphone in May that's expected to have a more advanced display than the iPhone or Galaxy S10

OnePlusOnePlus will announce its new OnePlus 7 smartphones soon, including the OnePlus 7 Pro.
  • OnePlus is announcing its OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone on May 14.
  • The company is expected to also announce the “non-pro” OnePlus 7 model, but there’s no confirmation yet for the standard OnePlus 7.
  • The OnePlus 7 Pro will have 5G connectivity, as well as a special display that OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said is “super smooth” and “very crisp.”
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OnePlus is announcing its new OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone on May 14.

The OnePlus 7 Pro will be the successor to the company’s OnePlus 6T smartphone, which was released in November 2018.

The OnePlus 7 Pro will come with more premium features, such as a special display that OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said is “super smooth” and “very crisp.” Lau didn’t confirm what he meant, but there are rumours that the OnePlus 7 Pro will have a display with a 90-hertz refresh rate compared with the 60-hertz refresh rate on iPhones and the Galaxy S10. That extra 30 hertz would enable the OnePlus 7 Pro’s screen to render an extra 30 frames per second for animations, which could make a noticeable difference for mobile games, swiping around apps, and the Android operating system.

Lau also confirmed that the OnePlus 7 Pro will come with 5G connectivity.

There’s no official confirmation that a more standard “non-pro” OnePlus 7 smartphone will also be announced.

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The company is hosting events in four different countries:

  • Pier 94, New York – 11 a.m. EDT on May 14
  • Printworks, London – 4 a.m. BST on May 14
  • BIEC, Bangalore, India – 8:15 p.m. IST on May 14
  • Yanqi Lake, Beijing – 2 p.m. PST on May 16.

Tickets sales for the events will start on April 25 on OnePlus’s website at 11 a.m. Early-bird tickets will cost $US20. Early-bird ticket sales will last for 48 hours, after which standard and “Plus One” tickets will be sold. OnePlus did not list the price for regular ticket sales.

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