The upcoming foldable smartphone from OnePlus, currently being referred to as OnePlus Fold, has created quite a buzz since its announcement at the MWC 2023. The COO of OnePlus emphasized that the OnePlus Fold device will provide the brand’s hallmark smooth and rapid experience. With the news of this upcoming foldable phone out, the internet has been flooded with rumors and speculations regarding its specifications and features.
As per recent reports, an esteemed tipster @ShishirShelkel has claimed that OPPO is currently working on developing a foldable phone that features an exceptionally thin and light design, a telephoto sensor at the rear, and a large screen display. The tipster further speculates that the OnePlus foldable phone may also sport the same features as the OPPO foldable device.
In short, The OnePlus Fold is expected to be an upcoming, large-screen, thin, and light foldable smartphone, as indicated by the tipster. Additionally, it is expected to feature a periscope camera and other innovative specifications.
OnePlus Fold Rumored Features
According to a tweet, the upcoming foldable smartphone from OnePlus is expected to come with a cutting-edge LTPO AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. This technology is known for its energy efficiency, and its adaptive refresh rate feature which adjusts the screen’s refresh rate to match the content displayed, resulting in a smoother and more fluid experience.
In addition to the advanced display, the foldable device is also rumored to house a powerful 4800mAh battery, providing sufficient juice for extended usage. The device is also likely to come equipped with a triple rear camera setup, featuring a 50MP primary camera (IMX890), an ultra-wide camera, and a periscope telephoto camera. With these cameras, users can expect to capture stunning pictures and videos, no matter the environment.
Furthermore, the device is said to feature a 32MP (OV32C) front-facing camera, allowing for high-quality selfies and video calls.
OPPO’s upcoming large screen thin and light foldable with periscope lens— Shishir (@ShishirShelke1) March 25, 2023
~ OnePlus Fold
– 120Hz LTPO AMOLED
– 50MP (IMX890) + UW + Periscope telephoto
– 32MP (OV32C) front
– MariSilicon X + HASSELBLAD
Launch in Q3, 2023
⬇️ Image for representation only pic.twitter.com/Hyy5br7uvl
Further details have emerged about the highly anticipated foldable smartphone from OnePlus. The latest rumor is that the device will feature an advanced imaging system that combines MariSilicon X and Hasselblad technology for the optical structure.
MariSilicon X is known for its imaging Neural Processing unit, which is considered to be the most advanced imaging engine. It can preserve up to 4K resolution video with HDR AI night video, live previews, RAM domain processing, and an enhanced RGBW Pro mode. This means that users can expect exceptional photo and video quality from the OnePlus foldable device.
In addition to the information about the advanced imaging system, the tipster has given us a glimpse of what the upcoming OnePlus foldable smartphone might look like. The tweet features a concept render image of the device, showcasing some of its design features.
The image reveals a triple camera setup at the back of the device, which appears to be housed in a rectangular module. As we mentioned above, the camera system is likely to feature a 50MP primary camera sensor (IMX890), along with an ultra-wide camera and a periscope telephoto camera. On the right-hand side of the device, there is a power button with an alert slider, and the volume rockers are located on the left-hand side.
Overall, the concept render image reveals a sleek and modern design for the OnePlus foldable smartphone. The tipster has also indicated that the OnePlus Fold will also be launched in the third quarter of 2023.