OnePlus’ gaming concept phone has glowing liquid cooling

From TechCrunch: The days of a cautious OnePlus release cycle appear to be behind us. In January, the Oppo-owned mobile brand unveiled its new flagship, the OnePlus 11. Earlier this month, the 11R arrived, focused on the growing Indian smartphone market. These days, the company also offers last year’s 10T and 10 Pro, three budget Nord devices, five earbuds and a tablet. A new mechanical keyboard is on the way, along with some rumored foldables.

As change of pace, the company showcased a product this week at MWC that will never see the light of day – or at least not in its current form. As the name implies, the OnePlus 11 Concept is effectively a remix of the company’s current flagship. The key differentiators, however, point to a company hoping to get more serious about mobile gaming. The gaming phone market has been something of a mixed bag, putting it mildly, and there’s no clear indication that it will ever release such a device.

A more likely approach involves generational advances that make more serious gaming more plausible on the small screen. “We will make a lot of efforts in research and design of the technology,” OnePlus President and COO Kinder Liu told TechCrunch through a translator. “But as for the commercial availability of these technologies, we will further analyze the market and the technology’s maturity.”

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