The news came from the Mobile World Congress Shanghai, where OnePlus CEO Pete Lau sat down with PCMag.
But overall 5G isn't likely to be one of the big selling points of the OnePlus 7, or even the OnePlus 7T if that doesn't pan out.
We're probably going to see the OnePlus 6T before the end of the year, but OnePlus is already looking further ahead and claiming that in 2019 it will launch one of the world's first 5G phones.
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He did not specify which OnePlus model will be the first to launch with 5G support. OnePlus is already in talks with various United States telecom carriers to make the 5G OnePlus phone a reality.
Not only will it mean that the phone will get 5G support, but it could also mean the next OnePlus flagship being compatible with more carriers because of Qualcomm's chip - right now, it only works with AT&T and T-Mobile. Americans are unusual in that most smartphone sales come through the networks compared to other sales channels, and so far OnePlus has been ignored by them all across the Atlantic. News on that front has been pretty silent since then, but OnePlus founder/CEO Pete Lau has confirmed to PCMag that the company is now in talks with U.S. carriers.
The CEO addressed the notch controversy, too.