OnePlus has finally confirmed that it will launch its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6, on May 17. The company has revealed on its official China website that the launch will be held on the said date in Beijing, China.
The company is also offering tickets for the upcoming event at a price of CNY 99 (approx. Rs 1,000) for the fans and the public. The smartphone will be launched at 10:00 AM CST (7:30 AM IST).
Interestingly, according to a report by GSMArena, the launch will take place on May 21. The report highlights that the information comes from an email sent to OnePlus owners who are selected to try the new OnePlus smartphone before the official launch,under company’s LAB programme. The reader who tipped this information to the publication revealed that he has received an email with all the terms and condition along with the launch date of the OnePlus 6.
As for some confirmed specifications is concerned, the OnePlus 6 will feature a glass back. OnePlus 6 contains five printed layers of Nanotech coating. Pete Lau, CEO and Co-Founder, OnePlus. He says that the brand has incorporated the horizon design, which is similar to what we have seen in previous OnePlus models. He says that OnePlus 6’s glass design is centred around creating a “sense of value” and “premium hand-feel.”
The OnePlus 6 will be backed 6GB/8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. Further, the latest smartphone will feature Dash Charge V2, which the brand claims will a day’s power within 20 minutes of charging.
The brand has already revealed that the OnePlus 6 will feature a massive 256GB of internal storage, making it company’s first phone to bear such large storage. Lau also confirmed that the phone will be backed by an 8GB of RAM. Under the hood, the smartphone will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. OnePlus 6 will be backed by dual rear cameras that will come with a combination of 20-megapixel primary lens and 16-megapixel of secondary sensor.
OnePlus has already confirmed that the upcoming smartphone will sport an iPhone X-like notch on the top. The brand has stressed that the notch present in its upcoming smartphone is different, ‘implemented with more thought and care’.