OnePlus 5T won't feature wireless charging, says CEO

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A tall display with thin bezels, dual-cameras, great hardware and rumoured competitive pricing. For those who don't know, Dash Charge is the system charging system for OnePlus models, and one of their marquee features.

The OnePlus 5T is to feature 3.5 mm headphone jack other than the dash charge. Hence, the existing wireless charging technology is incapable of charging smartphones quickly.

Just like its predecessor, the OnePlus 5T will come equipped with the brand's proprietary Dash Charge fast charging technology.

He further writes. "Some of the best wireless charging pads market the theoretical potential of 15 watts of power, but that's only if you position your phone correctly". It doesn't matter whether you're gaming or streaming video.

Why OnePlus sticks to Dash Charge?

Wireless charging has been around for a long time now but, it became a mainstream topic of discussion after Apple included it in its latest 2017 iPhones.

Also - wireless charging is pretty slow, especially when compared to Dash Charge and Quick Charging. The executive also confirmed the new OnePlus flagship would not support wireless charging.

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Until the big unveiling event on november 16, the specifics of the OnePlus 5T is still pretty much unknown - unless OnePlus keeps posting more details such as the absence of wireless charging and the confirmation of a headphone jack.

I saw some people talk about wireless charging after my headphone jack post, and wanted to add some thoughts into the conversation.

The CEO already said a few days ago that OnePlus 5T will cost under $600 so one thing is confirmed that no variant of new device will cost more than $600 which is still a good deal keeping the current smartphone prices in mind. But, you can get excited experience when you use a smartphone that has made a use of dash charge technology.

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Pete Lau's comments do make sense since wireless charging needs for the phone to be placed on a pad for it to charge.

"Given present day infrastructures, wireless charging brings more limitations than freedom". If users are keen enough for this smartphone purchase, then its charging capabilities should really not be the concern.

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