Another mid-range OnePlus phone could be on the way, packing Snapdragon 690

Another mid-range OnePlus phone could be on the way, packing Snapdragon 690

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  • New references in Oxygen OS level to a OnePlus telephone powered by the Snapdragon 690.
  • The system apparently packs the inner code-name Billie.
  • OnePlus beforehand confirmed that future merchandise within the Nord line are coming to the US.

OnePlus has simply launched the Nord, marking the agency’s first mid-range smartphone in a very long time. However, it appears like the corporate might be engaged on one more price range telephone.

XDA-Developers dug into Oxygen OS 10.5 for the Nord and found references to “SM6350” merchandise within the settings APK file. More particularly, SM6350 is the half quantity for the just lately launched Snapdragon 690 5G processor.

This chipset is the primary 5G SoC in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 collection, whereas additionally packing an octacore design (2x Cortex-A77 and 6x Cortex-A55) and a graphical enhance of as much as 60% over the Snapdragon 675. You’re additionally getting sub-6Ghz 5G somewhat than the sooner however extra temperamental mmWave customary.

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Furthermore, the group additionally discovered references to an upcoming telephone code-named ‘Billie,’ together with 4 corresponding mannequin numbers. These mannequin numbers are BE2025, BE2026, BE2028, and BE2029. This doesn’t essentially imply there’ll be 4 separate fashions, the outlet notes. But it might theoretically check with barely completely different SKUs or regional variants.

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XDA-Developers additionally believes that the code-name of Billie might check with musician Billie Eilish, as OnePlus purportedly used the inner codename of Avicii for the Nord (after the late Swedish DJ).

This wouldn’t be the primary time we heard a few supposed OnePlus telephone with a Snapdragon 690 processor both. A Geekbench itemizing for a OnePlus telephone purportedly packing this chipset surfaced earlier this month, however these benchmarks are notoriously straightforward to spoof. Nevertheless, this newest information mixed with the Geekbench itemizing that includes the mannequin quantity BE2028 counsel that there’s one other system within the works.

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OnePlus additionally beforehand confirmed to Android Authority that the US could be getting “future merchandise within the Nord line.” So it’s totally attainable that the aforementioned telephone is the one the US will get. I assume we’ll simply have to attend for OnePlus to incessantly tease the telephone.

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