The OnePlus 11 mobile phone is anticipated to be launched with the recently announced Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. Qualcomm revealed its newest Snapdragon chipset dubbed “AI Marvel” during the Snapdragon Summit 2022. Based on reports, the forthcoming OnePlus 11 is likely to succeed the OnePlus 10 Pro model. The OnePlus 11 expected release date is in the first quarter of 2023, with China being the probable initial launch market.
The OnePlus 11 series has been a subject of speculation for a considerable period. Earlier, there were rumors suggesting that the forthcoming smartphone might be equipped with the next flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. However, an official report has now surfaced, putting an end to these speculations.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 launched
With latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, the chipmaker asserts that it will be the world’s first mobile platform combining 5G and AI capabilities. Furthermore, this chipset comes along with Wi-Fi 7 support and a hardware tracing feature.
Moreover, the company has officially announced that leading OEM brands including Asus Republic of Gamers, Honor, iQOO, Motorola, Nubia, OnePlus, Oppo, RedMagic, Redmi, Sharp, Sony, Vivo, Xiaomi, and ZTE will utilize this flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset in their latest mobile platforms. Also Read – OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro recent leak reveals some new details
OnePlus smartphone with Qualcomm chipset Snapdragon 8 Gen2
Interestingly, OEMs like Nokia and Realme should also be included in the list of brands planning to use the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. Qualcomm has further affirmed that the first mobile phone featuring the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 will be released before the end of this year.
In line with this official announcement, OnePlus has confirmed that its upcoming flagship 5G mobile phone will indeed be launched with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. The OnePlus 11 5G will be powered by the latest 8 Gen 2 chipset. Also Read – OnePlus 10 launch with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 confirmed for early next year
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2: What’s New?
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen series chipset will bring AI integration to the OnePlus system. Powering the AI Engine on the 8 Gen 2 will be a Qualcomm Hexagon processor. According to the chipmaker, this integration will enable faster and more natural language processing, along with multi-language translation and AI-based camera features.
With the integration of the Snapdragon chipset, the upcoming OnePlus 11 device is likely to deliver a 40% increase in speed and enhanced power efficiency. The latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset introduces Snapdragon Elite Gaming technology, which incorporates new features such as real-time hardware-accelerated ray tracing.
While ray tracing has been available on various gaming consoles and PCs, this marks the first time Qualcomm is bringing this feature to smartphones with the Qualcomm 8 Gen 2 processor. Also Read – OnePlus 10 Pro specifications confirmed, price details tipped online; looks quite interesting
The new chipset comes with a more recent GPU, which could offer up to 25% better gaming performance. The Kryo CPU on Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 has 40% better power efficiency than its predecessor.
Moreover, OEMs also have the liberty to tweak the performance of the new chipset. Furthermore, we could also see some new exciting applications using these new enhancements with the latest flagship chipset. Also Read – OnePlus 10 Pro render leaked online; reveals specification details about the upcoming smartphone
OnePlus 11 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC
The name “OnePlus 11” first appeared in the teaser image of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 that OnePlus published on the Chinese social networking website, Weibo. The image’s text reads as: “OnePlus 11 is the first batch to feature the second gen Snapdragon 8 mobile platform. It will be the first mobile with the ray tracing open platform.” Also Read – OnePlus 9 series battery capacity details leaked
As mentioned above, the upcoming phone OnePlus 11 will succeed the OnePlus 10 Pro smartphone. The forthcoming flagship OnePlus device will likely debut in the Chinese market by Q1, 2023. Coming to its expected specifications, the upcoming flagship phone under OnePlus branding could also pack in the recently launched flagship chipset Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. The pricing of this upcoming OnePlus 11 smartphone is likely to be similar to around OnePlus 10 Price in India.
Display and Camera
The OnePlus smartphone will likely feature a 6.7-inch curved AMOLED display with a 2K Display resolution. Furthermore, The upcoming OnePlus 11 will probably come with a triple rear camera setup, headlined by a 50MP primary camera.
The 50MP primary camera features a Sony IMX 890 image sensor. The secondary camera will be a 48MP Sony IMX581 ultra-wide angle lens. Additionally, the third sensor will be a 32MP Sony IMX709 telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. Moreover, the OnePlus device will have a 32MP sensor at the front for selfies.
Connectivity and Storage
Regarding connectivity, the OnePlus 11 mobile phone has a 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS, and a USB Type-C port. The OnePlus 11 could also include Dolby Atmos-enhanced speakers. Along with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, the Chinese tech players could launch the upcoming OnePlus 11 in two storage variants. The base variant could launch with 8GB RAM and 128GB of onboard storage.
Other features on OnePlus Mobile
Meanwhile, the OnePlus 11 is likely to pack a 5000mAh battery. Moreover, the handset could also support up to 100W fast charging. OnePlus has upgraded its battery with the launch of OnePlus 10 Series. Earlier, in OnePlus 9 Series, the OnePlus 9 battery capacity was 4500mAh.
Furthermore, the upcoming OnePlus 11 series device could run on Android 13 OS out of the box. The upcoming OnePlus handset could launch with OxygenOS 13. FYI, the official OnePlus 11 teaser does not confirm any specifications. But, it ensures that the upcoming OnePlus device will launch with the chipset Snapdragon. We will likely find more official information on this budding storyline in the coming days.