The OnePlus Pad is said to be in the works and is expected to hit the market early next year. This indicates that the company has entered the tablet segment. Beyond smartphones, OnePlus has already launched its own smart TVs, audio products such as TWS earphones, and wireless headphones, and a wearable device, the OnePlus Watch.
Following Realme, now OnePlus also intends to break into the Android tablet market.
OnePlus is said to be working on a tablet named the OnePlus Pad after years of selling flagship killer Android handsets. Currently, OnePlus makes products in the areas of earphones, wearables watches, and even smart televisions.
Why Oneplus is entering the tablet market?
People have to rely on mobile gadgets to continue working and studying online due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Apart from laptops, tablets have emerged as a device for learning and watching good TV shows and movies on the large screen during the lockdown.
Currently, only Samsung tabs & Apple iPad are the most well-known tablets with the largest market share in the tablet segment. There are also other companies like Lenovo, Xiaomi, Redmi who are trying to make some presence in the market.
Oneplus Tablet Leaked, courtesy of 91Mobiles
The OnePlus Pad tablet may come to India in the first half of 2022, according to 91Mobiles and the whistleblower Mukul Sharma. According to Mukul Sharma, China will receive different models, but India is likely to receive only one.
According to a new source, OnePlus may have a physical launch event in January 2022 in Vegas during CES. There are rumours that the OnePlus 10 and OnePlus 10 Pro flagships will be teased on stage, with some details revealed. But according to the leaks, the OnePlus Pab, OnePlus 10 are not going to launch at the same time.
Currently, the specifications of the OnePlus Pad tablet are not known, but we expect to learn more in the future. The pricing of the tab is expected to be around 30,000 INR for the base variant.