Sprint to Launch 5G Smartphone from Chinese vendor, OnePlus
Via Sprint Newsroom
Aug 6, 2019
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. and NEW YORK , Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced its fourth 5G device and first smartphone with OnePlus, a global mobile technology company. Device specifications, pricing and exact timing will be announced soon.
"We value OnePlus’ reputation for balancing high-end quality at a great value," said Dow Draper, Sprint chief commercial officer. "This new smartphone gives Sprint customers another exciting option for accessing their True Mobile 5G experience."
Sprint 5G is currently available in areas of Atlanta , Chicago , Dallas-Fort Worth , Houston and Kansas City , and the company expects to launch service in areas of Los Angeles , New York , Phoenix and Washington, D.C. , in the coming weeks. Sprint’s True Mobile 5G network will cover approximately 2,100 square miles and 11 million people total across all nine market launch areas, giving Sprint the largest initial 5G coverage footprint in the U.S.
"We are proud to join with Sprint to bring an ultra-premium smartphone to their network," said Kyle Kiang , OnePlus chief marketing officer. "As a community-driven company, we are thrilled to tell OnePlus enthusiasts on the Sprint network that the wait is finally over. This is a tremendous opportunity to expose Sprint customers to the award-winning OnePlus brand."
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