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OnePlus might skip the OnePlus 11 Pro this year
- A OnePlus executive has apparently said there won’t be a OnePlus 11 Pro this year.
- This would be the first year without a Pro model since 2018.
It’s unclear whether the executive means there’s no OnePlus 11 Pro at all or no Pro model for China in particular. Nevertheless, this is just a machine translation, so it’s possible the screenshot isn’t entirely accurate to begin with. Still, this would be the first time OnePlus skips a Pro model since 2018’s OnePlus 6T.
The OnePlus 11 certainly seems like a Pro device in many ways, owing to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, QHD+ 120Hz OLED screen, flexible Hasselblad camera system, and 100W wired charging. But it also lacks a few features we’ve previously seen on Pro models, such as wireless charging and faster USB speeds. In saying so, the OnePlus 11 starts at 3,999 yuan (~$580) in China compared to the OnePlus 10 Pro’s 4,699 yuan (~$685) launch price.
Either way, we’re curious to see global pricing for the OnePlus 11, as some people might be willing to overlook the lack of a OnePlus 11 Pro if the standard model is a good deal. This would still be a flip-flop of sorts for the company though, coming a year after the firm launched the OnePlus 10 Pro but no vanilla OnePlus 10.