For the first time, OnePlus will launch two new smartphones at the same time, if not in the same place.
“The OnePlus 7 Series Launch Event is coming soon on Tuesday, May 14,” OnePus co-founder Pete Lau announced. “I’m so proud to finally reveal what we’ve been working on. This marks the pinnacle of our dedication to craftsmanship and passion for creating breakthrough technologies.”
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As the word “series” implies, OnePlus will launch more than just a single smartphone flagship, in a break with its past product announcements. Lau doesn’t say so, but this is expected to include the OnePlus 7 and a new model called the OnePlus 7 Pro. Oddly, a separate launch page only mentions one device, the OnePlus 7 Pro, and only one event, in New York. But OnePlus is holding separate launch events in London, India, and China too. So it’s likely that the other OnePlus 7 will be announced at one of those events.
Confused? Welcome to the club.
But we can at least all watch the (New York) event live to find out what happens: OnePlus says it will broadcast the event on YouTube, at 11 am ET on May 14.