OnePlus To Release Apple AirPods Competition? CEO Drop Hints
Smartphone companies are getting ready for their next big release. Thus, updates and new products are being unveiled as competition rises. One brand is also going to launch soon. The OnePlus 7 is being expected to launch as it is being leaked on a few occasions with regards on its unveiling. Now, rumors appear that the brand will also reveal its AirPod like wireless earphones.
Recently, the company's CEO Pete Lau is elaborating on the company's wireless audio journey. the company's next step is the removal of the 3.5mm audio jack. Thus, consumers got the hint that the OnePlus may be looking to launch at the true wireless earbuds alongside the OnePlus 7 this year.
Lau said that the wireless headset experience is to "polish." Suggesting at a true wireless earbuds arrival this year. However, the news is just pure speculations. The critics suggested that that company can improve the OnePlus Bullets Wireless that was launched last year, without launching an AirPods competitor. Thus, the company has not yet released confirmation on the release of OnePlus 7, according to Gadget 360.
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As follows, OnePlus CEO, Lau said in Weibo post that removing the 3.5mm jack from the company's phone lineup was a conscious decision. The CEO believes that the wireless headset product line has a vast scope for extreme improvements. He added that it can be "polished" or be more refined for a long time. Also, he mentioned that the current product is already very good, but it can be even more extreme.
In line, it hinted that the company is looking in elevating its wireless audio experience. Through launching a new product. That is speculated to be the true wireless earbuds similar to Apple's AirPods and the Samsung Galaxy Buds, according to Inquirer.
Meanwhile, on the previous year, OnePlus launched the OnePlus Bullets Wireless alongside the OnePlus 6.
It might be a move to elevate their wireless headset product line further. Lau also left the post open. He asked his followers to send suggestions with regards to the company's new feature. The suggestions may be added to the new wireless headset experience.
Thus, the post of Lau has stirred speculations that OnePlus is maybe working on the newest competition of Apple and Samsung. As the company may be looking to launch a OnePlus Bullets Wireless successor together with its OnePlus 7. However, these are all speculations there is no confirmation coming from the company.