Pete Lau teases a OnePlus foldable telephone’s hinge mechanism

What you could know

  • OnePlus CEO and co-founder Pete Lau teased a foldable telephone.
  • The OnePlus chief shared photos of what seems to be the hinge mechanism of a foldable system.
  • OnePlus Fold has been making the rounds for the reason that OPPO Discover N debuted final yr.

Whereas Samsung at the moment dominates the foldable smartphone race, different OEMs are enjoying catch-up. Xiaomi and Motorola each lately unveiled their very own contenders, and OnePlus seems to be making inroads into the foldable section. 

Rumors of a OnePlus Fold started to flow into early final yr, just a few months after the OPPO Discover N launched to tackle the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3. There hasn’t been a single leak displaying what the foldable telephone appears like since these rumors first surfaced.

Now, OnePlus CEO and co-founder Pete Lau (opens in new tab) took to Twitter to share what seems to be the hinge mechanism of a foldable system.

Hinge mechanism of a potential OnePlus foldable phone

(Picture credit score: Pete Lau / Twitter)

Sadly, we’re left questioning what the system will actually be known as. However the tweet is a form of additional affirmation {that a} OnePlus foldable system is within the works. The existence of a OnePlus foldable is now not a secret after OnePlus software program lead Gary Chen confirmed final February that the corporate is coming into the foldable race.