OnePlus 4 Wishlist: Chinese Smartphone manufacturer Oneplus which was found back in 2013 is probably one of the most known names in the smartphone market owing to their line of the latest devices with the OnePlus 3 and its premium variant OnePlus 3T at the top of the list. Their latest flagship device, the OnePlus 3 was unveiled on June 14, 2016 as the company's first” metal unibody" phone and the device took the market by storm playing alongside the likes of flagship device of the heavy hitters like Apple and Samsung. Now, the company, with all their uplifted motivation, is all geared up for the next device in line, quite predictably the Oneplus 4 which is already pegged to incorporate a huge number of advancements when it is actually rolled out by the Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer.
There are already a huge amount of speculations surrounding the device and what it might just feature and here we have a detailed wishlist of what we would want to see in the upcoming OnePlus 4 after being thoroughly impressed by the overall performance of its immediate predecessor.
OnePlus 4 Wishlist Features
We want the latest smartphones which are rolled out to be Grade A on so many frontiers and when it comes to design and looks of a smartphone, everyone does become very picky. The OnePlus 3 and the 3T were attractive looking devices owing to the company's metal unibody vision and have been subjected to fairly positive reviews on account of its outlook. However, we are expecting a lighter smartphone in 2017 which would improve on the 160g weighing Oneplus 3 yet retaining its Metallic outlook. Also something everyone is looking forward is the incorporation of the fingerprint sensor in both the home key button as well as the rear panel of the device.
The display of the Oneplus 3 and the 3T have been a reasonable highlight of the two devices which have contributed to a large number of OnePlus 3 sales in the market. As for the screen size of the device, we definitely do not want a ramp up and the OnePlus 4 is much better off sporting a 5.5inch Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. However, the resolution of the device is sure up for a ramp up to 2K (2048×1080)resolution which is quite a standard demand considering the fact that most of the high-end smartphones of today sport a minimum resolution of 2K.
Now, most of the smartphones today, come with built-in protection for the smartphone screens and the Oneplus 4 is surely pegged to sport Corning's latest Gorilla Glass 5. The new glass solution from Corning that raises the bar for protection against drops higher than ever, surviving 1.6-meter, shoulder-height drops onto hard, rough surfaces up to 80% of the time. The OnePlus 4 might be one of the first devices to sport this latest piece of technology after it is rolled out by the company.
The OnePlus 3T runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 processor and an upgrade in terms of the chipset incorporated in the OnePlus 4 is unprecedented. There have been huge advancement made in the field of smartphone chipsets and perhaps the biggest demand on our wishlist is the OnePlus 4 featuring the recently announced Snapdragon 835 processor from Qualcomm. Announced earlier this month, the new chipset is the first 10-nanometer mobile processor to be rolled out for smartphones. Qualcomm claims that Snapdragon 835 will provide 40% more battery backup, which means higher battery backup irrespective of the size or density of the battery compared to the Snapdragon 821.
There is no doubt that the OnePlus 4 will definitely roll out in 2017 with pre-installed Android 7.0 Nougat. But there is still time for the device to come into the market and considering the fact that subsequent Android versions might come out prior to that, it is not impossible that the OnePlus 4 will be one of the very devices to feature Android 8.0 in 2017.
Now, one disadvantage of the Oneplus 3 as well as the OnePlus 3T, have been the absence of expanding storage memory and we are expecting the OnePlus 4 to remove that gap by incorporating device memory expansion. The device is expected to sport an on-board device memory of 256 GB at the very least and an internal RAM specification of 8GB.
Okay, so camera specifications of the latest premium smartphones of today are an elaborate deal as most of the companies are rolling out devices which offer DSLR-like picture quality in the smartphone itself. Our wishlist includes the OnePlus 4 sporting a dual-lens camera feature which many devices are pegged to feature in the next year. The rear camera of the OnePlus 4 should most probably feature a 22MP + 22Mp Wide angle dual lens setup along with a host of features like Phase Detection AutoFocus, OIS (optical image stabilisation), EIS (electronic image stabilisation), Auto HDR, HQ Mode and Dynamic De-Noise. Coming to the sensors, it is also preferable for the camera sensors to be manufactured by Sony, as they do provide the best in class sensors for the best smartphone cameras of today.
Whether we accept it or not, front cameras are really important in today's selfie-centric world and quite rightly so as the snapper up front not only provides a good platform for a quick picture but also proves vital in video calling purposes. The OnePlus 4 is expected to sport a 20Mp front camera for clicking high-end selfies and offer crystal clear video calling functions.
The Oneplus 3T houses a Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery which is expected to undergo a ramp up soon in the upcoming OnePlus 4 smartphone. In the upcoming device, we are expecting a 4100 mAh battery with Qualcomm's Quickcharge 4.0 support owing to the Snapdragon 835 processor. This is supposed to be 20% faster and 30% more power efficient than Quick Charge 3.0. For a user, this means five hours of battery backup on five minutes of charge. Qualcomm says that the Quick Charge 4.0 can charge a fully drained battery up to 50% in just 15 minutes though specific USB Type-C based adapters.
We have provided to you a wishlist for the upcoming OnePlus 4 smartphone and we, from the very depth of our hearts want all these to materialise when the device is actually launched sometie next year. However, even if they do not, yoiu can expect something very close to whatever features we have mentioned in our OnePlus 4 wishlist.