OnePlus has unveiled their latest flagship smartphone, OnePlus at an event in London today. The OnePlus 6 is the successor to OnePlus 5T. The OnePlus 6 will be the company’s first device to come with the notch up front. This time the OnePlus 6 will be also available with a 256GB internal storage option.
Coming to the specs of the device, it sports a 6.28-inch Optic AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 845 chipset GHz clocked at 2.45Ghz is coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. The device is packed with a 3300mAh battery with Dash Charge which charges up to 58% in just 30 minutes.
Coming to the camera department, the rear houses a dual camera setup with one 20MP sensor and other with a 16MP sensor with an aperture f/1.7 for both the sensor. The camera features include Fast AutoFocus, Improved HDR, Portrait Mode, Pro Mode for more Professional options and you can capture RAW images. The front camera is a 16MP shooter with an aperture of f/2.0. The smartphone comes with a new Smart Capture Software for better image processing. The upcoming software update will bring portrait mode to front camera as well. The rear camera also supports Slow-mo @ 480fps for up to 1 minute.
The fingerprint scanner is on the front, which the company claims that the device can be unlocked in 0.2 secs. Also, it comes with face unlock feature that unlocks the OnePlus 6 in just 0.4 seconds. The device comes with Bluetooth 5.0 support, a 3.5mm headphone jack and Type C port are present at the bottom. Also, now OnePlus 6 will support 34 different network bands from all over the world. On the software part, the device is running on Android Oreo 8.1 with OxygenOS 5.1. The new additions to the Oxygen OS include faster app launch, caching the most used apps and more. Also, the OnePlus 6 will be eligible for Android P beta, more on that soon. Also, the phone is water resistant for everyday occasions, which is it is not fully waterproof, i.e, no IP rating.
OnePlus 6 specs
- 6.28-inch (2280 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio OLED display, Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- 2.8GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P20 processor, Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
- 6/8GB DDR4X RAM
- 64/128/256GB UFS 2.1 internal storage with no support to sd card
- Android 8.1 Oreo, ColorOS 5.0
- 16MP+20MP dual rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.6″ Sony IMX519 sensor, 1.22μm pixel size, OIS+EIS, the secondary 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, Slow-mo @ 480fps
- 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX 371 sensor
- Rear fingerprint sensor, face unlock
- Thickness: 7.75mm and Weight: 177g
- Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C
- 3300mAh battery with dash charging
- Colors: Mirror Black, Midnight Black, and Silk White
OnePlus Bullet Wireless
OnePlus also announced a new Bluetooth earphone, OnePlus Bullet Wireless. The Bullet Wireless comes with 9.2mm drivers for a fuller, rich bass experience. The earbuds are magnetic and will pause the music playing when they are attached and resume when separated. They support Qualcomm aptX to ensure best possible audio experience. With Dash charge support, you can get up to 5 hours of listening time on a single 10 minutes charge. A full charge gives you up to 8 hours of listening time and it takes 25 minutes to fully charge the earphones. The Bullets Wireless are designed to withstand the everyday risks of water damage from rain, sweat, and stray splashes, but please avoid prolonged contact with water. Take them for a run yes, but not for a swim. It is powered by Bluetooth 4.1 and has a range of 10meter. It also supports Google Assistant, you can hold the button and talk to the assistant directly.
Pricing and availability
The OnePlus 6 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at $529, the 8GB+128GB variant is priced at $579 and the 8GB+256GB variant is priced at $629. It will be available in Mirror Black, and Midnight Black starting from May 22nd and the limited edition silk white will be available on June 5th. The OnePlus Bullet Wireless is priced at $69 and will be available from 5th June.
The OnePlus 6 is launching in India in tomorrow! Stay tuned for updates from the India launch from Mumbai. Also, do leave a comment or tweet to us at what price are you expecting the OnePlus 6 to launch in India? Follow us on Twitter for more news and updates.