Ceramic OnePlus 5 tipped coming in 2017, OnePlus 4 may be skipped (bad luck)

Ceramic OnePlus 5 tipped coming in 2017, OnePlus 4 may be skipped
OnePlus just outed its 3T upgrade to the 3 flagship that it shipped only a few months ago, but there allegedly are already plans in the oven for a... wait for it... a OnePlus 5 successor in 2017. The reason for the big jump is not that the company will release two models a few months apart, like it did this year, but rather that it will skip the OnePlus 4 moniker altogether, as 4 is apparently considered unlucky number in China (how many of those are there in the mainland?)

Apart from the numbers game, the OnePlus 5 is tipped to come with ceramic housing, made by the same folks that did the shell for the Xiaomi Mi Mix. OnePlus isn't a stranger to ceramic as a premium chassis material, as it released the OnePlus X last year in a limited edition version with zirconia ceramic finish, so there you have it. 

Moreover, OnePlus is under the umbrella of BBK Electronics, which also owns Oppo and Vivo, the two Chinese up-and-comers, and Vivo released a V5 right after a V3 model, skipping the number 4, too, so the OnePlus 5 speculation for 2017 may have some legs after all. As for the rest of the OnePlus 5 specs, it is rumored to come in Q2 with a 5.5" Quad HD AMOLED display, Snapdragon 835 chipset, and 6 GB of RAM - all par for the course for next year's high-end roster.

source: PhoneRadar

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