02 Aug 2020: OnePlus 6, 6T receive OxygenOS update with OnePlus Buds support
The latest firmware adds support for OnePlus Buds, optimizes RAM management, updates the GMS package to May 2020, and improves overall system stability.
It also fixes a crashing issue on the Chrome app and black screen problem while opening logkit.
Fact: A detailed look at the update
The firmware carries version number OxygenOS 10.3.5 and has a download size of 248MB. It is being rolled out in a phased manner and hence, not everyone will receive it at the same time. To manually check for the update, go to Settings >System Updates.
Design and display: Recalling the OnePlus 6 and 6T
The OnePlus 6 has a wide display cut-out and a rear-mounted physical fingerprint sensor while the 6T sports a waterdrop notch design and an in-screen fingerprint reader.
Both the handsets have a metal-glass construction and a dual-lens rear camera.
The OnePlus 6 sports a 6.28-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2280 pixels) AMOLED display while the 6T bears a 6.41-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) AMOLED screen.
Fact: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
Both the OnePlus 6 and 6T have a dual rear-camera setup, comprising a 16MP (f/1.7) primary sensor and a 20MP (f/1.7) wide-angle lens with a dual-LED flash. On the front, both the handsets offer a single 16MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper.
Internals: Under the hood
These handsets draw power from an octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset, coupled with 6GB/8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.
Under the hood, the OnePlus 6 packs a 3,300mAh battery, while the 6T has a larger 3,700mAh battery.
On the connectivity front, both the smartphones offer support for dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, and a Type-C port.