The OnePlus 6 has been introduced at its worldwide launch occasion in London, England.
Boasting the most important display screen OnePlus has ever placed on a cellphone, a show notch, Snapdragon 845 chipset and new glass design it is poised to play with the large names within the flagship market.
The launch occasion is occurring proper now and we’re reporting from it dwell, updating this web page with every thing you should know in regards to the OnePlus 6 because it’s unveiled on stage.
Reduce to the chase
- What’s it? The brand new numbered flagship from OnePlus
- When is it out? TBC
- What’s going to it price? TBC
OnePlus 6 launch date
The OnePlus 6 launch date is Could 22 for the Midnight Black and Mirror Black, however OnePlus has introduced a series of pop-up events throughout the US, Europe, India and China on Could 21 the place you’ll purchase the handset for the primary time.
In the meantime the restricted version Silk White goes on sale on June 5.
OnePlus 6 value
The OnePlus 6 value begins at $529 (£469) for the 64GB/6GB configuration, which is dearer that the OnePlus 5T, which began at $499 (£449) for a similar RAM and storage.
Then you’ve the 8GB/128GB variant with a value of $579 (£519), which once more is a $20 (£20) enhance over the 5T.
Lastly, there’s the highest finish 8GB/256GB mannequin which formally takes the title of the most costly OnePlus smartphone ever. This OnePlus 6 value for this configuration is $629 (£569).
The OnePlus 6 launch is occurring proper now, and we’ll be updating this part with extra data as the main points are revealed dwell on stage. You’ll be able to watch the OnePlus 6 launch here.
OnePlus 6 design and show
The OnePlus 6 boasts the most important display screen ever discovered on a OnePlus handset, and it is also the primary cellphone from the agency to characteristic a notch on the prime of the show.
The display screen is 6.28 inches in dimension, with a 19:9 facet ratio, and it is lined in protecting Gorilla Glass 5.
OnePlus has saved the headphone jack for the OnePlus 6, and it is also made the handset extra waterproof over (vs its earlier handsets).
Each the entrance and the again of the OnePlus 6 is roofed in Gorilla Glass 5 – a primary for the agency’s flagship line of smartphones.
The alert slider has moved to the precise of the cellphone, above the facility/lock key, with the SIM tray shifting to the precise, above the amount rocker.
The OnePlus 6 will probably be obtainable within the reflective Mirror Black, matte Midnight Black and putting Silk White. OnePlus says it is labored the glass to really feel like ceramic.
OnePlus 6 digicam and battery
The OnePlus 6 comes with twin rear cameras, the primary digicam is 16MP and the secondary snapper is 20MP. Each sensors are made by Sony and have each OIS and EIS.
OnePlus has elevated the scale of the 16MP sensor by 19% (vs 5T), permitting extra gentle in, and lowering the extent of noise in low gentle pictures.
The rear digicam can now shot as much as a minute of sluggish movement footage at a time, at 480fps in a 720p decision.
Portrait mode returns on the OnePlus 6, however it’s now quicker and within the coming weeks a software program replace will probably be issued that brings the characteristic to the entrance dealing with digicam as nicely.
The handset additionally characteristic’s Sprint Cost, giving the OnePlus 6 ‘a day’s energy in half an hour.’ The battery dimension stays the identical because the OnePlus 5 and 5T although, at three,300mAh.
OnePlus 6 biometrics
The OnePlus 6 has two types of biometric safety. First up is the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, which is now a smaller oval form, slightly than the circle on its predecessor.
Secondly, face unlock is included, permitting you to unlock the cellphone palms free. OnePlus says face unlock takes zero.four seconds to acknowledge you and permit you entry to the handset, whereas the fingerprint scanner is faster at zero.2 seconds.
OnePlus 6 energy and storage
The OnePlus 6 packs in a Snapdragon 845 chipset, the flagship energy unit from chip maker Qualcomm, guaranteeing there’s loads of energy beneath the hood.
This provides you a sneak peak at new options that’ll arrive on the Android platform later this 12 months, however be warned, the P Beta is more likely to be filled with bugs.
There will probably be 6GB and 8GB of RAM mixtures, and three storage choices to select from, with 64GB, 128GB and 256GB obtainable.