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Earlier in the year, OnePlus silently dropped the 'Dash Charge' feature name in the OnePlus 6 over a trademark dispute with German technology company Bragi, which uses the same moniker for the wireless charger technology to power its branded earphone. Since the latter was first to patent it in Europe, OnePlus had no choice, but to back out.

OnePlus was touted to change Dash Charge to 'Warp Charge' for the OnePlus 6T series but that didn't materialise. The company now seems to be ready to debut it in the upcoming McLaren edition.

OnePlus has teased OnePlus 6T McLaren edition with a faster-charging capability than previous models. Though the company hasn't disclosed how much faster it will be charging the phone, it is widely reported that OnePlus might incorporate a 50Watt power brick similar to SuperVOOC technology we see in OnePlus' sister brand Oppo R17 Pro series.

In the OnePlus 6T McLaren edition, it will be called 'Warp Charge' and can power the phone up from zero to 100% in less than an hour. It can get to the 40% mark in just 10 minutes. This feature is in perfect tune with the product tag-line 'Salute to Speed'.

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OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition expected to come with Warp Charge feature.OnePlus/Twitter (screen-shot)

Earlier this week, OnePlus announced that the McLaren edition will have 10GB of RAM, a first in the smartphone industry in India.

OnePlus 6T McLaren edition is expected to come with a special shell probably made of F1 car-inspired carbon-fibre coating and orange-hued accents around the camera modules, power button and alert slider. Rest of the features are expected to remain the same as the standard models.

OnePlus 6T McLaren edition is all set to break covers on 11 December at the McLaren headquarters in the UK and will be launched in India the following day on 12 December. It will be exclusively sold on Amazon.

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OnePlus 6T Thunder PurpleIBTimes India/Sami Khan

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is expected to flaunt a 6.41 full HD+ Optic AMOLED display with a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 6 shield on top. To power the massive screen, it comes with 3,700mAh battery, 400mAh more than the OnePlus 6 (3,300mAh). It also boasts Fast Charging (5V 4A) technology. In addition to the face unlock feature, it will also come with an in-screen fingerprint sensor.

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OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple comes with gradient finish.IBTimes India/Sami Khan

Other stipulated features include Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core backed by Google's latest Android Pie-based OxygenOS 9 with 6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage, dual primary camera 16MP (with Sony IMX519 sensor)+20MP (with Sony IMX376K sensor) and an equally impressive 16MP (Sony IMX371 sensor) front snapper with Studio light effects and more.

Key specifications of OnePlus 6T

Model OnePlus 6T
Display 6.41-inch full HD+ (2280x1080p) Optic AMOLED screen with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Aspect ratio: 19.5:9
  • Support: sRGB, DCI-P3, Adaptive Mode, Reading Mode, Night Mode, Always-on Display, Lift Up Display
OS Android Pie-based OxygenOS
Processor 10nm class 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core CPU
GPU Adreno 630
Storage 128GB/256GB (UFS 2.1)
  • Main: 16MP with Sony IMX519 sensor, 1.22 µm pixel size, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS), 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, AI Scene Detection, Portrait, Pro mode, Night mode, Panorama, HDR, HQ, Studio Lighting, RAW image
  • Front: 16MP with Sony IMX371 sensor, 1.0µm pixel size, Fixed focus, F2.0 aperture, Portrait, HDR, Screen flash, studio lighting, face retouching, smile capture
  • 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 3,700mAh (non-removable) with Fast Charging (5V 4A)
Network 4G-LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots (Type: Nano + Nano), In-display, 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, nano coating for protection against water splashes
Dimensions 157.5 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm
Weight 185g
Colours Mirror Black/ Midnight Black/Thunder Purple
  • 6GB RAM+128GB: Rs 37,999
  • 8GB RAM+128GB: Rs 41,999
  • 8GB RAM + 256GB: Rs 45,999