OnePlus has already suggested its plans for the smartphone in 2019, but now a new leak seems to show, at least on the surface, the design prototype for one of these phones. Noticed gadget leaker Ishan Agarwal posted the image on his Twitter account earlier today .
EXCLUSIVE! Here's your first glance at an upcoming OnePlus device I do not know much about. This picture shows the device in the prototype / design stage, and it is not final, but this is probably how the device may end up seeing. It is Pete (CEO of OP) in img and the unit itself. pic.twitter.com/Yau9EsgSDy
– Ishan Agarwal (@ IshanAgarwal24) December 19, 2018
The image shows what looks like the back of this OnePlus phone prototype, which can be seen in a presentation slide, along with an actual real phone placed on a meeting table. The most remarkable feature of this phone is that it has some kind of circular housing for its rear camera sensors, similar to the latest Motorola smartphones.
However, we are more than skeptical about this car tire than usual. As you can see, the image seems to have been taken during an OnePlus executive meeting. Either the person who snapped the photo will be in great trouble postponing OnePlus's next phone, or OnePlus will leak this image intentionally (companies do this more than you think).
We have confirmation from Lau that OnePlus is working with a 5G based phone that will start in Europe first, through carrier EE. We also know that the OnePlus flagship in 2019 will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. Which phone can it be? We have no idea.
What do you think?