OnePlus ‘Clover’ with Snapdragon 460, 720p Display May Launch Around $200


INTRO: Earlier in the week, there have been rumors suggesting that OnePlus is functioning on an entry-level phone with Snapdragon 460 chipset. A new report on Android Central has corroborated the rumors alongside a couple of specifics about the handset.

According to the report citing an insider source, OnePlus’ budget phone with Snapdragon 460 will launch soon globally, including the U.S. The device in question is codenamed ‘Clover’. It is said to sport a 6.52-inch HD+ IPS LCD display with a 1560 x 720 pixel resolution.

Going by the report, the device will have 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The storage could also be expandable with a microSD card slot. Moreover, it’s likely to feature a capacitive rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

In terms of optics, the OnePlus Clover phone is probably going to feature a triple rear camera setup with a primary 13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, amid two other 2MP sensors with f/2.4 apertures respectively. Presumably, those two lenses are macro camera and depth sensor.

The device is rumored to equip a huge 6000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. The phone may last up to 2 days on one charge, which is cheap given the 720p display.

One notable addition is the presence of a 3.5mm headphone jack. If this phone launches, it might be the primary OnePlus phone after OnePlus 6 to feature the convenient headphone jack. While most folks expected it on the OnePlus Nord, it’s good to ascertain that company is considering adding it during this phone.

Coming to the pricing, the report mentions that OnePlus will launch this phone “in the vicinity of $200”. That roughly translates to Rs.15,000 and can be the most cost-effective OnePlus phone. With all that said, do confine mind that OnePlus has not officially confirmed these details yet. Hence, we would recommend taking this with some uncertainty and we will keep you updates.

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