OnePlus, the global technology brand, collaborated with Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and Ericsson to showcase the power of the much anticipated 5G technology at India Mobile Congress (IMC). Offering real-time user experience opportunity at the event, the premium smartphone brand highlights its 5G developments through its latest OnePlus 7 Pro 5G smartphones displayed at Qualcomm Technologies’ booth 4.2 in Hall 4.
Starting today until Wednesday, 16 October 2019, OnePlus will be leveraging the renowned platform of IMC to highlight its unique developments achieved in the 5G technology segment through its smartphones powered by the flagship Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Plus Mobile Platform. Snapdragon 855 Plus is built for speed and enhanced performance while delivering superior 5G connectivity. A full arsenal of features, including Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G Modem-RF System, Qualcomm® Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ and the on-device Qualcomm® AI Engine, unlocks a powerful gaming experience, especially when gaming in 5G.
This collaboration is further strengthened through Ericsson’s 5G infrastructure network enabling OnePlus to present the remarkable abilities of this upcoming technology by offering real-time tech demonstration through cloud gaming features.
Addressing OnePlus’s contribution to 5G tech segment at IMC, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, shared, “Being a global technology brand, it is of paramount significance that our users have access to the latest and best of innovative technology. Therefore, 5G is of strategic importance to us. We are happy to be partnering with leading tech entities such as Qualcomm Technologies and Ericsson in this initiative while showcasing our recent 5G enabled OnePlus 7 Pro to our fans at the India Mobile Congress. It is a manifestation of the research efforts we initiated in 2016 as one of the first tech companies to equip our users with this technology.”
“With the 5G era fast approaching, we will continue to invest our efforts towards developing this segment, and India will serve as a crucial market for us to strengthen this technology. We are positive that with the upcoming developments of 5G technology, we will further enhance the premium user experience that OnePlus is known for”, he said.
Marking the collaboration, Rajen Vagadia, Vice President & President Qualcomm India & SAARC, shared, “Our work with OnePlus has always been founded on a shared vision for technology innovation, pushing boundaries for the best mobile experiences. Qualcomm Technologies led R&D efforts to make 5G a reality and delivered products to make 5G-capable devices commercially available one year ahead of schedule, working across networks and infrastructure. A prime example today of how 5G will revolutionize consumer experiences is by supporting the low latency required for next-gen mobile cloud gaming. We are extremely proud to host OnePlus and Hatch at IMC to showcase the real-world capabilities that 5G offers in creating unparalleled gaming opportunities and seamless and more captivating gaming experience for users.”
In addition, OnePlus also partnered with Hatch as the cloud gaming service provider to showcase the true power of 5G technology by using Hatch’s smartphone-based games streaming platform. With the live demo opportunity provided at the Qualcomm Technologies booth, IMC visitors can stream graphic-intensive games over cloud on the Snapdragon-powered OnePlus 7 Pro 5G smartphones using Hatch’s cloud gaming app. These games can be directly streamed via the effective 5G network offered by Ericsson, wherein users can easily access them through the cloud server, without undergoing any hassle towards downloading these apps.
Addressing the cloud gaming platform, Vesa Jutila, Chief Commercial Office at Hatch shared, “Cloud gaming is emerging as the lead consumer-facing use case for 5G, which allows premium-quality games to be shared and played together instantly over mobile networks in real-time. We’re happy to work with our friends at OnePlus and other companies to demonstrate the consumer benefits of the whole 5G ecosystem, from network to handset to application.”
Since the iconic launch of its popular OnePlus One device, OnePlus has been consistently partnering with tech giant, Qualcomm Technologies, towards bringing best of innovative technologies to its community and users both globally, as well as in India. The OnePlus 7T based on Snapdragon 855 Plus offers compelling performance for smartphone consumers in India.