This year at MWC 2019 OnePlus displayed its first 5G prototype smartphone powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform at MWC19 (Mobile World Congress). The devices were displayed at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.’s 5G demo station sealed within a protective case for confidentiality since the devices haven’t officially made their debut yet.
Visitors at MWC19 are able to get a sneak peek at OnePlus’ 5G prototype devices displayed at Qualcomm Technologies’ booth (Hall 3 Stand 3E10) and get a taste of 5G cloud gaming. Another device is used as a live feed to display messages left by OnePlus community members on the OnePlus “Say Hello to 5G” community page. Attendees could scan a QR code or input a URL into the web browser to visit the site.
At Qualcomm Technologies’ booth, OnePlus simulated a futuristic setting of 5G cloud gaming where players would only need a smartphone and a gamepad. Through the powerful capabilities of cloud processing as well as the throughput and responsiveness of 5G, players can play large sized games online that are generally only playable after downloading onto the PC first. Utilizing Snapdragon elite gaming features and optimizations, players were able to experience high definition and low latency cloud gaming like never before.
OnePlus is seen as a leader in 5G connectivity and is now receiving more and more recognition and support from influential global companies such as Google LLC. Android has displayed OnePlus 6T devices, showcasing a new way to search what you see and explore the world around you using Google Lens, which is natively integrated in the OnePlus camera app.
OnePlus is pushing forward with its 5G endeavors by partnering up with carrier leaders such as EE and will be working closely with EE to be among the first to release a 5G commercial smartphone in the UK.
“5G is a game changer. It can change everything from gaming to communication, to health and beyond. More than that, it can perform several, or all, of these at the same time. One great example of how 5G will change the world is gaming. 5G’s dramatic improvement in speed, latency, and network capacity can truly fulfil the promise of cloud gaming. Combined with powerful OnePlus devices, people can play advanced games anywhere they are, provided they are on a 5G connection,” says Pete Lau.