Now it is safe to claim that OnePlus has emerged as a premium smartphone brand. However, the company is aspiring to be a luxury smartphone maker, just like Apple. The company is upgrading its smartphone and featuring some of the highly advanced technologies in every six months. But on the flip side, the cost of these devices has increased by a significant level over the years. Therefore, OnePlus lovers having a low budget are bound to buy the older edition of the smartphone, which are outdated. Now, the company is planning to launch a higher mid-range smartphone to address those existing vacuum.
The proposed powerful mid-range device from OnePlus
OnePlus X, released in 2015, was the only mid-range smartphone from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer. OnePlus admitted that OnePlus X was a complete disaster for the company. As a result, it discontinued the OnePlus X after a year of release.
But after such a prolonged duration, the smartphone manufacturer is entering to the mid-range segment. According to rumours, the company is planning to launch the mid-range smartphone under the OnePlus Z series. A number of reliable sources confirmed the release. However, leaks suggest that OnePlus will launch this device in the second half of the year.
OnePlus 8 Lite is Going to be the Upcoming OnePlus Z
The upcoming OnePlus Z smartphone is nothing but the rebranded edition of rumoured OnePlus 8 Lite. Previously, multiple rumours claimed that the Chinese smartphone manufacturer was going to announce as many as three devices during the first quarter of 2020. However, the recent sets leak confirms the launch of only a couple of devices in the next month, OnePlus 8, and OnePlus 8 Pro.
The proposed OnePlus Z series will directly compete with Xiaomi, and Realme in the Indian market.