Little known Chinese manufacturer OnePlus gained some notoriety last year with the successful launch of their ‘iPhone 6 Plus killer’ the OnePlus One, at the start of 2015 they seem keen to build on that notoriety by releasing two new smartphones in the near future.
In an interview with PC World Global Director and co-founder of OnePlus, Carl Pei, revealed that the company was working on two smartphones, one of which will be a direct successor to the OnePlus One.
The OnePlus Two, which we saw emerging in rumoured form late last month, was described by Pei as a phone that “will surprise people” when he spoke to the guys over at Android Headlines.
The second device is the more mysterious device, with PC World simply reporting that “the company is developing another smartphone model”.
With the OnePlus Two expected to be released in the second or third quarter it’s really anybody’s guess as to when this second handset may see the light of day – it may not even be this year.
The speculation at the moment is that it could be a smaller version of the OnePlus One, with a 5inch version of the device seen floating around the mass of internet rumours last year.
The interview with Andorid Headlines also revealed that the young Chinese company does not have any plans to go into the tablet market, as Pei claimed that “no-one’s really making money on tablets” – which is a claim that may be queried by some market analysts.
Either way we are intrigued by these two new smartphone offerings from OnePlus, with design seemingly the highest priority for the OnePlus Two it’ll be interesting to see where the focus lies with this mysterious second handset.