Fans have been replying to OnePlus’ teaser tweets trying to guess what the mechanism is, with the majority suggesting it’s a camera
Whether it’s trying to stay in the headlines ahead of the Дата виходу OnePlus 8 or is simply diversifying its portfolio (or both), OnePlus is teasing yet another “product” this week.
Although rather than being a new phone or “commercial product”, it appears to be the inner workings of a component such as a camera or similar.
In a tweet on 18 February, the Chinese brand tweeted that it was “working on a special project (not a phone/commercial product!)” and asked its followers to reply to the tweet if they were happy to give feedback. It then promised to DM a small number of people who replied with some photos.
Потім, через 10 днів, 28 лютого, він цитував оригінальний твіт із наступним:
This tweet simply said “Making progress” followed by the side-eye emoji and featured 13-second teaser video that shows the inner workings of an unknown machine designed in OnePlus’ red and black branding.
Це відео закінчується датою 03.03.2020, яка відображається на заключному кадрі.
A day later, this teaser video was followed by a series of photos that appear to reveal more about the mystery machine with the tag: “This is cool”.
Fans have been replying to these tweets trying to guess what it is, with the majority suggesting it’s a camera.
Rather than a standalone camera, though – given the fact the brand said the launch wasn’t a phone or a commercial product – it’s more likely to be a component that will be used for a future handset.
Під час оприлюднення його Концепція перша handset at CES 2020, OnePlus showcased a “disappearing” triple rear camera that can be hidden behind a layer of colour-changing “electrochromic” glass.
We also know the OnePlus 8 is due a camera upgrade to include a “Macro Lens” that’s rumoured to introduce the ability to take macro shots (obviously).
Either way, we won’t have long to wait if the release date is 3 March (as per the teaser video) and we’ll update this article when we know more.