OnePlus has finally introduced its latest flagship device, the OnePlus 6T, at an event in New York. The OnePlus 6T comes with a price tag of $549 for 6GB + 128GB storage option, 8GB RAM + 128GB for $579 and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage for $629. The company has also introduced a new OnePlus Backpack for $99, new Bullets Type-C headphones for $19.95 and fifth-anniversary edition Bullets Wireless.
This is the first smartphone from OnePlus that comes loaded in-screen fingerprint sensor. The company terms this feature as Screen Unlock and it claims it is the fastest in-screen fingerprint sensor in the world. OnePlus claims that in-display fingerprintsensor unlocks at just 0.34 seconds. The brand claims it is as secure as a physical fingerprint sensor. There is a waterdrop notch, which is similarly found in a range of Oppo and Vivo smartphones.
The latest smartphone from OnePlus features a glass design and it comes loaded with a 6.4-inch Optic AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. There will be five colour settings including sRGB, DCI-P3, adaptive colours and more.
For optics, the company has added a dual-camera setup with a combination of 16-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 20-megapixel secondary shooter with f/1.7 aperture. The sensors support OIS + EIS and 480p slow-mo support. There is a new nightscape mode that enhances low light performance. The company says users can take photos in 2 seconds in Night mode. The new Nightscapemode will be available for OnePlus 6 pretty soon.
The company has also introducedStudio Lighting mode for portraits, which is yet another inspiration from Apple’s Portrait Lighting.For the front, there is a 20-megapixel shooter with a f/1.7 aperture for selfies and video calling.
|OnePlus 6T specifications|
|Display||6.41-inch Full HD+ Optic OLED|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC|
|Rear Camera||16MP + 20MP|
|Memory||6GB+128GB / 8GB+256GB|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 Pie|
The smartphone is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. The phone will be available in different memory configurations: 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.1 storage and 8GB LPDDRX with 256GB UFS 2.1 storage options. For gaming experience, there is a Smart Boost mode that gives up to 20 per centfaster load time.
OnePlus 6T runs on Android 9 Pie with company’s close-to-stock user interface, OxygenOS, on top of it. The phone is backed by a 3,700mAh battery with the company’ssignature Fast Charge technology, earlier known as Dash Charge. On the connectivity front, it features 4V VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C port.