We already know that the Chinese premium smartphone company OnePlus is expected to announce OnePlus Z next month. This is going to be the company’s budget-friendly device after the launch of the expensive OnePlus 8 series. The mobile phone has now been benchmarked on Geekbench. In the past, some reports claimed that the tentatively called OnePlus 8 Lite will be powered by MediaTek Dimensity 1000. However now the company has switched to Qualcomm Snapdragon instead. In fact, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G powered device has been revealed on the new Geekbench listing.
This fresh Geekbench listing has been spotted with an OnePlus device bearing the model number ‘AC2003′ indicating to be the rumoured OnePlus Z aka OnePlus 8 Lite. The mysterious OnePlus smartphone has scored 612 and 1,955 points on the single-core and multi-core tests respectively. The WinFuture report revealed that the said phone is going to run on Android 10. It is likely to be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm processor clocked at 1.8GHz. OnePlus Z is expected to come in a 12GB RAM variant for the top-end model. The citing also revealed the codename for the motherboard as ‘lito,’ which matches up with another Geekbench listing for Oppo Reno 4. According to the listing, Reno 4 is going to draw its power by the same Snapdragon 765G SoC.
Other than 12GB RAM the device is expected to be offered in lower and mid-range models as well, which could be 6GB and 8GB RAM. Recently in an interview, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau hinted that OnePlus is going to introduce a new affordable device that is going to make its debut first in the Indian market.
As per the leaked hands-on image, the upcoming OnePlus Z smartphone is expected to arrive with a punch-hole design display housing a selfie camera and an in-display fingerprint scanner. It is going to feature an AMOLED panel and a high-refresh-rate screen is also expected.
Moving ahead, OnePlus Z is said to come with a price tag of GBP 400 that comes to around Rs 37,822 roughly. However, the India pricing might differ from the other counties.
Previous leaks suggest that OnePlus Z/OnePlus 8 Lite might feature a centrally placed hole-punch for the selfie camera and with a 90Hz refresh rate supported display. Over that, tt is expected to sport a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor. The smartphone will run on Android 10 OS. The camera details include a 48MP primary sensor, a 16MP secondary lens, and a tertiary 12MP sensor. It is said to come with a 4,000mAh battery with 30T Warp fast-charging support. The smartphone is rumoured to be offered in 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage options.
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