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OnePlus 6 officially launched and here’s everything you need to know

OnePlus 6 –

A little while earlier, we have seen the leaks of the OnePlus 6 in several websites saying that the OnePlus 6 will be a “notched” smartphone. Well, the leaks seems to be true.

Yesterday, OnePlus revealed it’s latest flagship the OnePlus 6 with a sleek design & a notch on the top. The device itself is a 6.3 inch 19:9 OLED Display. Since the notch bothers few people, OnePlus has added an option to turn off the notch right of the box which is actually good considering the company listens to their customers.

Apart from the notch, the other big change with the OnePlus 6 is the new back. The OnePlus 6 also comes in a glass back variant replacing the unibody aluminum case which we already saw in the previous OnePlus devices. The device supports Android P beta which makes the OnePlus 6 one of the few devices to support the Android P beta. And the OnePlus 6 is powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC.

Pricing wise, the OnePlus 6 starts at $529 for the base variant which is packed with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Which makes it little more expensive than it’s previous devices. Even though the prices are high considering their previous smartphones, their competitors are the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Huawei P20 pro which is atleast couple hundred dollars more than the OnePlus 6 which makes this device the best at it’s price range. And OnePlus had also mentioned that the phone is ‘Daily water resistant’ which makes it a step better than it’s competitors.

The OnePlus 6 a better and improvised 20MP sensor on the rear and 16MP front shooter, Optical image stabilization has been added to both the rear cameras.

There are 3 variants –

6GB RAM + 64GB Storage = $529
8GB RAM + 128GB Storage = $ 579
8GB RAM + 256GB Storage = $629

The OnePlus 6 will launch today(17/05/18) in India and starts at Rs. 36,999 for the 64GB variant and Rs.39,999 for the 128GB storage variant. The prices for the 256GB variant hasn’t been revealed yet.

The phone will go for sale on May 21-22 on Amazon.in.

OnePlus 6 specs –

NETWORKTechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCHAnnounced2018, May
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, May 22nd
BODYDimensions155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm (6.13 x 2.97 x 0.31 in)
Weight177 g (6.24 oz)
BuildFront/rear glass, aluminum frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAYTypeOptic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.28 inches, 98.4 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
– DCI-P3
– Oxygen OS
PLATFORMOSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPUAdreno 630
MEMORYCard slotNo
Internal128/256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
CAMERAPrimaryDual: 16 MP (f/1.7, 27mm, 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, gyro-EIS, OIS) + 20 MP (f/1.7, 1/2.8″, 1.0µm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps
Secondary16 MP (f/2.0, 20mm, 1/3″, 1.0µm), gyro-EIS, Auto HDR, 1080p
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Dirac HD sound
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
RadioNo
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
BrowserHTML5
– Fast battery charging 5V 4A 20W (Dash Charge)
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
MISCColorsMidnight Black, Mirror Black, Silk White
PriceAbout 520 EUR