- OnePlus 6 will be coming with lot of upgrades in terms of design, build quality and internal hardware over the predecessor OnePlus 5T
- OnePlus 6 is expected to cost much less than with Samsung Galaxy S9, Huawei P20 Pro, Apple iPhone X and other rival top-end brands
It's been more than three weeks since OnePlus started teasing OnePlus 6 features and now, the company has officially announced the launch date.
The company is hosting an global OnePlus 6 launch event at 12 pm EDT (9:30 pm) on May 16 in London. It also intends to host local event in China at 10 am local time (7.30 am IST) on May 17 , 751D-Park in Beijing.
OnePlus India also confirmed to International Business Times that it will host the local community launch event in India on the same day at 3:00 pm in Mumbai. The entry vouchers to attend the event will be available via oneplus.in from 10:00 am on May 8.
OnePlus also confirmed that special OnePlus 6 sale for Amazon Prime members will go live on May 21 at 12:00 am.
With almost a month away from the launch, the company has a lot of time to promote and build curiosity among consumers about the upcoming device.
OnePlus 6: Everything you need to know about the Android flagship
As per latest reports, OnePlus 6 is expected to come with a 6.2-inch full HD+ (2160x1080p) screen having 19:9 aspect ratio. It will feature a notch on top similar to Apple iPhone X (review) and house a 20MP sensor with face unlock capability.
The company has also confirmed OnePlus 6 will come with glass back hinting the device will support wireless charging, which was missing for the OnePlus 5T. It is also expected to boast IP68 certification, meaning the phone will be able to survive in the water for up to five feet (1.5 meters) close to 30 minutes.
On the back, OnePlus 6 will be coming with 16MP+20MP snappers having an F1.7 aperture.
Other features include 6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB storage, Android Oreo-based OxygenOS 5.1, a 3,450mAh battery with new Dash Charge v2.0 (full day talk-time with just 20 minutes charging) capability and support Bluetooth v5.0 connectivity.
OnePlus 6 is said to be made available in three configuration storages—6GB RAM+ 64GB, 8GB RAM+ 128GB and 8GB RAM+ 256GB with prices ranging between Rs 33,999 and Rs 48,999 in India. It will be exclusively available on Amazon.
|OnePlus 6||64GB||Rs 33,999-36,999|
|OnePlus 6||128GB||Rs 38,999-42,999|
|OnePlus 6 Premium||256GB||Rs 44,999-Rs 48,999|