OnePlus 8T Pro McLaren Edition may not happen

It seems that OnePlus and McLaren have parted ways this year and as a result, we may not see the McLaren Edition OnePlus phones anymore.

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If you’re a McLaren fan, this is often not an excellent year for you. The Formula 1 2020 season has been delayed with a few races canceled and McLaren’s racer Carlos Sainz is going to be departing for Ferrari at the top of the year. To feature to the misery, it now seems that OnePlus has also parted ways with a British racing outfit. Hence, if you’ve got dreamt of shopping for a McLaren Edition OnePlus flagship this year, you’ll be out of luck.

OnePlus and McLaren seem to have parted ways this year

A fan on Reddit going by the user name of rude yet has notified that OnePlus is not any longer listed as a partner for the McLaren F1 team for 2020. McLaren has been listing OnePlus as its brand partner for the last one year, with the OnePlus logo making it to the 2019 McLaren MCL34 F1 racer’s halo at the beginning of the 2019 season. The likelihood is that that the OnePlus-McLaren deal was alleged to last just for one year.

For fans of McLaren looking to secure the special edition of the OnePlus flagships within the future, it might be an utter disappointment. With the partnership not existing, OnePlus could stop making the McLaren Edition of its phones and instead strike an effect another partner for this year’s OnePlus 8T series. supported past partnerships, OnePlus may strike an effect on another franchise that culturally popular for the geek community.

The end of partnership could mean the end-of-line for McLaren Edition OnePlus phones

Prior to the McLaren partnership, OnePlus joined hands with two superhero movie franchise for special edition models of its phones. The OnePlus 5T was the primary phone to urge a special edition variant that celebrated the launch of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie back in November 2017. Almost six months later, OnePlus launched an OnePlus 6 Avengers: Infinity War Edition device.

The partnership with McLaren spawned a complete of three special edition devices, out fo which only were available commercially. the primary one was the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition that introduced 10GB RAM also as OnePlus’ famed 30W fast charging system. The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition came almost six months ago and therefore the Indian variant got 12GB RAM alongside a few of McLaren themed goodies. Of course, these phones had a whip of the Papaya Orange that drapes the McLaren supercars also because of the F1 cars.

The last McLaren edition phone was the OnePlus Concept One

Both OnePlus and McLaren are yet to offer out a politician statement regarding this. If the partnership has ended, OnePlus fans have a replacement theme of special edition phones from OnePlus to seem forward to. As a McLaren fan, I might surely miss those orange-colored OnePlus phones. But hey, as OnePlus says, one should never settle.

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  1. Anushtha says

    So sad ☹️

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