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OnePlus CEO confirms 7 Pro will have super-fast UFS 3.0 storage

Samsung's delayed Galaxy Fold and the Galaxy S10 5G were set to be the first phones to ship with UFS 3.0 storage, but OnePlus may end up beating them to the punch — at least, in most markets. CEO Pete Lau tweeted out confirmation earlier today that the company's upcoming 7 series of phones will feature super-fast UFS 3.0 storage.

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[Update: Event ticket sales open] The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro will be unveiled on May 14 in New York

The hype surrounding the next OnePlus phone(s) has been hotting up lately, with rumors pointing to two new devices being readied. Today, the company has announced that the OnePlus 7 Pro launch event will be held in NYC on May 14.

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OnePlus is working on US carrier partnerships and a 5G-capable phone for next year

Early in the year, we'd heard that OnePlus was "investigating" potential deals that could be struck with US carriers. 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 US carriers. Additionally, a 5G-capable phone is said to be coming next year.

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OnePlus 2 Will Be "Under $450," CEO Says It Has "Never Been About The Price," Which Is Right Apart From Being Completely Wrong

OnePlus is, if nothing else, impressive for the disproportional amount of attention it receives relative to the number of phones it sells. And that's probably in part because OnePlus does ridiculous things like tease out a new phone for literally months on end to build up hype, and also offers things it sometimes cannot deliver on.

However, the primary reason OnePlus has received consistent attention in the last year? The price of its product. At $300, the One offered $600+ flagship-level specifications at a jaw-dropper of a price, and that phone is now down to just $250 if you want to order it today.

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OnePlus Exec Promises His Company's Flagship Phone Will Cost Less Than $500, Unlocked And Off-Contract

We haven't heard much in the way of news regarding the OnePlus One since CyanogenMod and OnePlus first announced their collaboration in early January. Since then the team has shared its intent to release the phone internationally in the second quarter of this year, a plan that sounded ambitious then and continues to do so now. But early this morning OnePlus's Pete Lau took to Google+ with a message about the handset's eventual price. Anxious consumers can look for the OnePlus One to cost less than $500 unlocked and off-contract when it eventually debuts.

Still, I would refrain from getting too excited until more concrete details about the phone and its software come out in a more official capacity.

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Cyanogen Inc. Teases A New Hardware Partner, But It's A New Company You've Never Heard Of

Cyanogen Inc. is making moves on its next officially-endorsed piece of hardware, but this time it isn't with an OEM we've heard of, at least according to a source who asked not be named with knowledge of the situation. While Cyanogen Inc. did indeed tease such a new hardware partner on Google+, we've got a few extra details on the upcoming device that you might be interested in.

First, we're hearing that the phone will be made by a "new company" - not any existing OEM we're familiar with. Whether that means the OEM is out there but simply new / obscure or that the company doesn't exist yet, we're not sure.

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