Since the launch of the first phone in 2014, The OnePlus has been using qualcomm SnapDragon 8 flagship chips. Even the OnePlusX, which went on sale that year, uses the SnapDragon 801 chip. On May 2nd,media reported that the OnePlusZ was equipped with a SnapDragon 765G chip, rather than the rumored MediaTek Dimensity 1000, which will be the first time OnePlus has used qualcomm SnapDragon mid-range chips.
The SnapDragon765G is Qualcomm’s mid-range 5G SOC, the first chip to integrate a 5G baseband, launched in December 2019. It integrates the X52 5G baseband and supports all modes of 2G/3G/4G/5G, sub-6GHz/mm wave, TDD/FDD, NSA/SA, DSS (dynamic spectrum sharing), and carrier aggregation.
According to Qualcomm, the X52 baseband built into the SnapDragon 765 supports download speeds of up to 3.7Gbps, as well as mmWave and Sub-6GHz networks. The SnapDragon 765 is also equipped with Qualcomm’s new AI engine, which can operate up to five times per second.
In addition to the SnapDragon765G, the OnePlusZ features a 6.47-inch AMOLED hole-in-the-hole screen with a resolution of FHD plus, a refresh rate of 90Hz, a rear 48 million AI triphoto, a battery capacity of 4000mAh, and 30W flash.
It has been rumoured that the OnePlusZ will be unveiled with the OnePlus 8 series, and the latest news is that the phone is expected to be released in July.