OnePlus announces support for Jio and Airtel 5G services on phones launched since 2020
OnePlus has announced support for 5G networks on all of its recently launched smartphones in India. The Chinese smartphone maker has enabled 5G connectivity on all of its 5G-enabled handsets launched since 2020. These include the company’s most affordable phone, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G, to flagship phones like the OnePlus 10 Pro. 5G. The company started releasing 5G-enabled phones in 2020 with the OnePlus 8 series, including OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, and OnePlus 8T. All OnePlus users who own a 5G handset will be able to access 5G services, according to the company.
In a press release, the company revealed that all smartphones launched since the OnePlus 8 series and OnePlus Nord, in 2020, are now able to connect to the 5G networks of all telecom providers in India. While Airtel and Jio 5G services are already available, support for Vi 5G services will be rolled out soon. The company recently tested Vi’s 5G network on compatible devices in New Delhi.
Recently, the company demonstrated the capabilities of 5G technology together with Reliance Jio, Airtel as well as Vi during the India Mobile Congress (IMC) held in Delhi. Navnit Nakra, CEO of OnePlus India and Head of India Region, OnePlus India, said the company is delighted to partner with major telecom operators to bring 5G technology to Indian users.
According to a report by 91Mobiles, the list of OnePlus phones offering 5G services includes the OnePlus 8 series, OnePlus 9, OnePlus 10 series as well as the OnePlus Nord and Nord CE series.
Meanwhile, OnePlus is set to unveil its latest flagship phone, the OnePlus 11 5G, in China on January 4. The Chinese smartphone company has already teased the main specifications of the smartphone. The OnePlus 11 5G will feature a Bionic Vibration Engine for improved haptic performance and a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC under the hood. The phone will come with a triple camera setup on the back.
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