OnePlus 8 Launch May Be Online-Only Amid Coronavirus Concerns, Says CEO Pete Lau on Weibo
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Beijing, February 22: OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has stated on Weibo that the company will not be able to host a large offline launch event in the next few months and seems to be gearing up to unveil the upcoming OnePlus 8 series through an online livestream event amid coronavirus concerns.

The lineup is expected to include OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro as well as OnePlus 8 Lite smartphones and it is speculated that the OnePlus 8 lineup will be made official in late March or April, news portal GizmoChina reported on Saturday. OnePlus 8 Series Launch Reportedly Around The Corner; A New Leak Renders A 120Hz Refresh Rate.

Recently, a OnePlus 8 Pro prototype has been spotted in the wild hinting at dual punch-hole display and a curved display like the OnePlus 7 Pro. The back panel of the device shows off the quad-camera setup with three lenses along with an LED flash arranged in a vertical strip and a fourth camera placed alongside it.

The quad-camera setup is expected to include an ultra wide angle shooter, a telephoto camera that will likely support 3x optical zoom, and a primary camera of an unknown resolution. The leaked images also show that the back panel of the phone comes with a gradient finish.