OnePlus 10 Ultra rumored to be world's most powerful camera phone

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Back in February we reported on a leaked design patent that appeared to show an up-specced OnePlus 10 Pro with a rear periscope and small sub-screen and now the rumor mill provides an even more exciting leak regarding the alleged upcoming phone. According to Yogesh Brar, a well-known leaker with a decent track record, the OnePlus 10 Ultra will feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus chipset.

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Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus chipset

Assuming this phone rumor is correct, equipping the OnePlus 10 Ultra with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus chipset is big news as it’s an upgrade to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 found in the Galaxy S22 Ultra (and certainly so in regions where the S22 Ultra comes with the Exynos 2200 chipset). Essentially, the OnePlus 10 Ultra would overthrow the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra as most powerful phone on the market. 

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OnePlus 10 Ultra to feature periscope lens 

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Within his tweet, Brar writes there is a “focus on cameras” for the OnePlus 10 Ultra but doesn’t go into any detail. However, delving into the Twitter abyss, Brar replies to a tweet from one of his 9,203k followers, saying; “Can confirm periscope right now, rest at a later time.” This ties in well with the leaked design patent which shows a periscope – which we would hope would be a 5x lens. 

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Rachael Sharpe

Rachael is a British journalist with 18 years experience in the publishing industry. Since working on, she’s been freelancing, and contributing to some of the world’s best-loved websites and magazines including and and has also had a book, iPad for Photographers, published. She's currently acting as editor of - a website specializing in the latest cellular technology.