Sprint to Offer Chinese-Made OnePlus 5G Smartphone in US

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is coming soon to Sprint

Sprint to Offer Chinese-Made OnePlus 5G Smartphone in US

Sprint's 5G network is presently out there in parts of Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and Kansas City, and it's due to arrive in parts of LA, New York, Phoenix, and Washington, DC within weeks.

Exactly which OnePlus phone it will be, however, hasn't been confirmed.

It's unclear if this is the phone that will make its way to Sprint; a OnePlus spokesperson said all questions should be directed to Sprint, and a Sprint spokesperson told Digital Trends the carrier is "not commenting beyond the release at this time".

Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it would launch a 5G smartphone made by OnePlus, becoming the second US wireless carrier after T-Mobile to offer a cellphone made by the Chinese company.

Aside from connectivity, the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is identical to the 4G model. Nevertheless, the corporate is extensively anticipated to reveal a follow-up later this year, much like how the OnePlus 6T followed the launch of the OnePlus 6 in 2018.

Whatever the device ends up being, you likely won't be able to use it on any other carrier than Sprint. As for the network, it will the fourth 5G consumer device from Sprint to be released.

Sprint 5G is now available in parts of Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City, and it said it expects to launch in areas of Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix and Washington, D.C., in the coming weeks. Sprints True Mobile 5G network will cover approximately 2,100 square miles and 11 million people total across all nine market launch areas, giving Sprint the largest initial 5G coverage footprint in the U.S.

Unlike Verizon, Sprint isn't utilizing mmWave technology to supply its current 5G coverage.

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