Galaxy S8 rival OnePlus could be about to steal Samsung’s best feature

OnePlus is believed to be hard at work on a new smartphone.

Dubbed OnePlus 5T, the new flagship phone is expected to be the successor to the hugely-popular OnePlus 5.

Some sources believe the new handset will launch in the next month or so.

The Chinese smartphone startup employed a similar technique last year, launching its OnePlus 3T a mere six months after the launch of its predecessor.

Images of the upcoming OnePlus has purportedly leaked online, revealing an edge-to-edge display, similar to the .

Technology blog SlashLeaks has published a press render that purports to show the new OnePlus device with an all-screen design.

It’s probably unwise to read too much into this dubious leaked image, however, if the design is accurate – the OnePlus could also sport a dual-curved display.

 has achieved enormous success with this industrial design on its smartphone range.

The dual-curved OLED display has enabled the South Korean company to squeeze phablet-sized displays into smaller physical footprint than rival devices.

The latest , which also purported to show an edge-to-edge design for the next-generation smartphone.

According to sources speaking to GizmoChina, .

The biggest change purportedly planned for the new handset is the display.

The company is expected to increase the display to six-inches, with a 2160×1080 resolution and a 18:9 aspect ratio.

Following in the footsteps of the Galaxy S8, Pixel 2 XL and iPhone X, OnePlus will trim the bezels around its display – allowing for a greater screen-to-body ratio.

GizmoChina has obtained a photograph that claims to show the OnePlus 5T.

Like all rumours, it’s worth taking these leaks with a healthy pinch of salt.

It’s possible OnePlus will wait until next year to launch its next flagship smartphone.