OnePlus 6 after a series of leaks and speculations is finally unveiled by the Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus at their launch event in London. Finally, many can relax as we now know for certain what all the OnePlus 6 will offer for its community and fans. OnePlus 6 is the company’s first all-glass finish smartphone that if you don’t notice carefully will not appear to be a smartphone that’s made of a glass back and front. OnePlus 6 is all the phone that their fans and community ever demanded and the company has not disappointed at all. This will also be the first smartphone in India to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC officially. So we get you all that you need to know about the OnePlus 6 that has launched globally on May 16.
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OnePlus has stuck to their mantra of Never Settle and the OnePlus 6 is something that upholds that for the company in 2018. Let’s tell you what all you get with the OnePlus 6. For starters, you get an all-glass design that features Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Upfront you get a display that has a notch on the top and measures at 6.28-inches. This is also a Full Optic AMOLED display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. The OnePlus 6 is also the first official smartphone in India to get the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC that has a maximum clock speed of 2.8 GHz. This is what makes the OnePlus 6 a super fast smartphone as well. Along with the flagship Qualcomm processor, the OnePlus 6 comes backed its two RAM options of 6GB and 8GB and storage variants of 64GB, 128GB and 256 GB. This combination depends on the variant that you will choose.
OnePlus 6 All-Glass Back. (Image: Siddhartha Sharma)
On the optics front the OnePlus 6 sports a dual-camera module as its primary camera with one sensor of 16-megapixel with f/1.7 aperture and a supported camera module of 20-megapixel. The 16-megapixel camera now comes with Optical Image Stabilisation and EIS. The camera is also now capable of shooting 4K videos at 60 FPS. There is, of course, a portrait mode on the OnePlus 6 with advanced HDR capabilities as well. The front camera of the OnePlus 6 is also a 16-megapixel camera with a f/2.0 aperture and EIS enabled for stable selfies.
OnePlus 6 does retain the Face Unlock feature and the fingerprint sensor of the OnePlus 5T and a similar 3300 mAh battery with DASH charging support. The OnePlus 6 runs on OxygenOS based Android 8.1. There is also OnePlus’ signature Alert Slider on the device but the position of this alert slider that switches the phone between silent, vibrate and ring mode has moved from the left edge of the device to the right on the OnePlus 6. The OnePlus 6 will be available in three colour options of Midnight Black, Mirror Black and Silk White. There is also one more special edition variant in partnership with Avengers Infinity War that will come in only a 256GB storage and 8GB RAM variant for India.
The OnePlus 6 will be available globally starting May 22. The OnePlus 6 India launch event takes place on May 17 and the device is already up for order on Amazon India.
OnePlus 6 Price
OnePlus 6 (6GB RAM & 64GB ROM): USD 529
OnePlus 6 (8GB RAM & 128GB ROM): USD 579
OnePlus 6 Avengers Edition (8GB RAM & 265GB ROM): USD 629
(The author is attending the global launch of OnePlus 6 in London on the invite of OnePlus India)