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OnePlus might be bringing metal unibody phones back, and it looks weird

OnePlus might be bringing metal unibody phones back, and it looks weird
Credit: C. Scott Brown / Android Authority

OnePlus is holding an event on July 16 where it will likely launch the Nord 4.
A new leak may have revealed that the Nord 4 will have a metal and glass unibody.
The phone is said to run on a Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 3 chip.

OnePlus just held a big event where it announced a OnePlus Watch 2 variant and the Ace 3 Pro. Despite that, the firm is gearing up to hold yet another event in about two weeks. It’s believed that the star of this show could end up being the Nord 4 and a new leak may have revealed the design.

This week, OnePlus officially announced it will be holding a summer launch event on July 16. The showcase will take place in Milan, Italy at 3:00 PM CEST (9:00 AM ET). In addition to the announcement, the company’s Indian X (formerly Twitter) account also released a teaser where liquid metal comes together to form the word “Nord.”

Metal welded with Mettle. #NeverSettle pic.twitter.com/RphVccO4Bp

— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) July 3, 2024

So thanks to the teaser, we know that a Nord phone will be the focus of the event. The liquid metal also seems to be hinting at something as well. Maybe a metal unibody?

A tipster on X who goes by @saaaanjjjuuu has shared an image of what could be the OnePlus Nord 4. This image shows a device with a glass and metal unibody design. It’s possible that this upcoming event could be for the Nord 4, especially considering that the CE4 and Lite have already been announced.

Credit: @saaaanjjjuuu

Along with the image, the tipster provided a full list of specs. According to the leak, this handset has a 6.74-inch OLED Tianma U8 Plus display with a 1.5K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and 2,150 nits peak brightness. The device reportedly runs on a Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 3 chip, has a 5,500mAh battery with 100W fast charging, and comes with Android 14 out of the box. As for the cameras, there’s a 16MP front lens, 50MP main camera, and 8MP ultra-wide.

The leaker shared similar details in a previous leak, however, they added that the price would be ₹31,999 (~$383 USD). That older leak also included a fake-looking image of the phone, so take it with a grain of salt.

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