OnePlus, in a bid to bolster its thriving smartphone community, has launched a promotional 'Back-to-School' campaign with cash discounts and other lucrative offers on OnePlus 6, including the accessories to college students in India.

OnePlus' Back-to-School offer is valid on Amazon India, store and also at authorised retail shops across the country.

"Our core users are between the ages of 18-35 and students form almost 30% of that community. Students are the most demanding consumers who believe in making educated purchases backed by extensive research and therefore, investing in a premium smartphone becomes that much more crucial, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, said in a statement.

OnePlus 6 Back-to-School offers include:

  • Rs 1500 discount on HDFC credit and debit cards on the purchase of the OnePlus 6 across all channels
  • No cost EMI on
  • 20% off for student on OnePlus 6 cases and covers in all OnePlus exclusive online and offline stores
  • Special offers on Kindle for students

This OnePlus 6 Back-to-School is valid from 23 July to 30 July, 2018.

Is OnePlus 6 worth buying?

OnePlus 6 Quick Review
OnePlus 6 Quick ReviewIBTimes, India/Sami Khan

Yes! OnePlus 6 is a complete package. It has gorgeous design, excellent build quality, really good camera (DxOMark Mobile score: 96), latest and powerful Qualcomm processor, high capacity battery with super fast Dash Charge technology, which no other brand can boast off (except for sister firm Oppo) and yet costs half of what rivals companies sell in the market. OnePlus 6, depending on the configuration (RAM+storage), it costs between Rs 34,999 and Rs 43,999 [ complete price list in the table below].

Except for the recently unveiled Asus Zenfone 5Z, there is no competition for OnePlus 6 in the under Rs 45,000 price-band.

For the uninitiated, OnePlus 6 sports a 6.2-inch full HD+ (2160x1080p) screen with 19:9 aspect ratio. It features Apple iPhone X-like notch on top of the display, which houses a 20MP sensor with face unlock capability.

On the rear side, OnePlus 6 sports a glass cover on top of the metallic shell with a special coating on top to sustain accidental water splashes and also the mild rains.

OnePlus 6 Red hands-on photos
OnePlus 6 Red comes in 8GB RAM and 128GB storageibtimes India/Sami Khan

It features rear dual-camera 16MP+20MP with an F1.7 aperture in the centre and a fingerprint sensor below it for easy access to the finger to unlock screen and also act as a shutter button to take a selfie.

Other stipulated specifications include 6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB storage, Android Oreo-based OxygenOS 5.1, a 3,300mAh battery with new Dash Charge technology and support Bluetooth v5.0, NFC (Near Field Communication) and other standard connectivity features.

OnePlus 6 Quick Review
OnePlus 6 is available in multiple variants in IndiaibTimes, India/Sami Khan

Key specifications of OnePlus 6:

Model OnePlus 6
Display 6.28-inch full HD+ (2280x1080p) Optic AMOLED screen with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Aspect ratio: 19:9
  • Support: sRGB, DCI-P3, Adaptive Mode, Reading Mode, Night Mode, Always-on Display, Lift Up Display
OS Android Oreo-based OxygenOS
Processor 10nm class 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core CPU
GPU Adreno 630
Storage 64GB/128GB/256GB
  • Main: 16MP with Sony IMX519 sensor, 1.22 µm pixel size, Optical Image Stabilisation, CDAF (Contrast Detection Auto Focus), F1.7 aperture + 20MP with Sony IMX376K, F1.7 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) with dual-LED flash, Portrait, Pro mode, Panorama, HDR, HQ, Dynamic, Denoise, Clear Image, RAW image
  • Front: 16MP with Sony IMX371 sensor, 1.0µm pixel size, Fixed focus, F2.0 aperture, Portrait, HDR, Screen flash, smile capture, face beauty
  • 4K video at 30/60 fps
  • 1080p video at 30/60 fps
  • 720p resolution at 30 fps
  • Super Slow Motion:
  • 1080p video at 240fps, 720p video at 480 fps
  • Time-lapse
  • Video editor
Battery 3,300mAh (non-removable) with Dash Charge (5V 4A)
Network 4G-LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots (Type: Nano + Nano), Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac: dual-band: 2/4G/5GHz; 2x2 MIMO), Type C USB v2.0, NFC (Near Field Communication), GPS/GLONASS, Haptic vibration motor, RGB LED notification light, Alert slider, bottom-facing speaker, 2-microphone with noise cancellation, Dirac HD Sound, Dirac Power Sound, 3.5mm audio jack, nano coating for protection against water splashes
Dimensions 155.7x75.4x7.75 mm
Weight 177g
Colours Mirror Black/ Midnight Black/ Silk White/ Marvel Avengers
  • 6GB RAM+64GB: Rs 34,999
  • 8GB RAM+128GB: Rs 39,999
  • Silk White -8GB RAM + 128GB storage: Rs 39,999
  • Midnight Black—8GB RAM+256GB storage: Rs 43,999
  • Red- 8GB RAM+128GB storage: Rs 39,999
  • Marvel Avengers edition with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage: Rs 44,999 (no longer available)

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