What you need to know
- OnePlus has new product launches in India next week.
- The first is a new monitor, followed by a new mechanical keyboard.
- The monitor will have a 165Hz refresh rate, whereas the keyboard is a product in collaboration with Keychron.
OnePlus, which started as a smartphone company and later ventured into Smart TVs, and accessories, is now all set to enter the computer peripherals market. OnePlus is going to launch a monitor and a keyboard next week.
India happens to be one of the first markets to get these products, with monitors being the first ones to get out on December 12. The first news of a OnePlus monitor first appeared back in August; that was speculated to be a OnePlus Nord monitor, reportedly measuring a 24-inch screen.
OnePlus India's website listing already hints at what to expect from the new monitor. A promotional video indicates a stunning, impressive, luxurious, iconic monitor, and it further hints at two new possible monitor series: the OnePlus Monitor X series and the E series. The models will be dubbed OnePlus Monitor X27 and Monitor E24, wherein the numbers indicate the screen size: 27 inches and 24 inches, respectively.
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The other impressive thing to expect from these new monitors includes a 165Hz refresh rate screen with a 1 millisecond response time in addition to AMD Freesync Premium. On the back, the upcoming monitor features an HDMI input next to a USB Type-C port, a VGA input, and a headset jack. All these features are typically involved in monitors featured in budget-to-mid-range series in the segment, including gaming monitors.
The monitor market is vast across the world, including India. Many options range in several price points, including Samsung ones with tons of features packed inside. It will be interesting to see what the new monitors bring to the table to tackle the competition; it could be either in the design or from the hardware perspective.
Similarly, keyboards in one other category that is relatively similar to monitors. The options are unlimited, and OnePlus appears to be playing a safe game by partnering with one of the leading players in the industry — Keychron.
With the collaboration, OnePlus is all set to bring its first-ever mechanical keyboard with fully customizable keys and multiple features backed with Keychron's technology. More details are expected to be unveiled this month, on December 15.
OnePlus says we might see more exciting details in the coming days that these products offer ahead of the launch date.
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Vishnu works as a freelance News Writer for Android Central. For the past four years, he's been writing about consumer technology, primarily involving smartphones, laptops, and every other gizmo connected to the Internet. When he is away from keyboard, you can see him going on a long drive or chilling on a couch binge-watching some crime series.