After launching out the new OnePlus 6 smartphone globally yesterday, the Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is all set to launch the flagship device in India today. The OnePlus 6 India launch live stream will be available on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter account simultaneously which will be starting off at 3:00 PM IST. The OnePlus 6 will be exclusively available via Amazon.in from May 21 for the Prime customers. The device was already up for pre-orders from May 13 to May 16 wherein the bookings entitled the buyers to avail a discount of Rs 1,000. The launch offers include a Rs 2,000 discount on purchases made using SBI debit and credit cards in the first week. As well as customers will also be eligible to avail no cost EMI options for up to three months. Pricing for India hasn’t been revealed yet, but at the event in London, OnePlus did reveal the American pricing, which was $529 (roughly Rs. 35,800) for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, $579 (roughly Rs. 39,200) for the 8GB + 128GB storage variant and $629 (roughly Rs. 42,600) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. The company will also host pop-up stores for the smartphone across eight cities on the same dates.
One can also watch the event here:
OnePlus 6 Specifications:
The OnePlus 6 features a notched 6.28-inch full HD+ (2280 x 1080) display, with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The OnePlus 6 is the first official smartphone in India to get the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC that has a maximum clock speed of 2.8 GHz. This is what makes the OnePlus 6 a super fast smartphone as well. Along with the flagship Qualcomm processor, the OnePlus 6 comes backed its two RAM options of 6GB and 8GB and storage variants of 64GB, 128GB and 256 GB. This combination depends on the variant that you will choose.
On the optics front the OnePlus 6 sports a dual-camera module as its primary camera with one sensor of 16-megapixel with f/1.7 aperture and a supported camera module of 20-megapixel. The 16-megapixel camera now comes with Optical Image Stabilisation and EIS. The camera is also now capable of shooting 4K videos at 60 FPS. There is, of course, a portrait mode on the OnePlus 6 with advanced HDR capabilities as well. The front camera of the OnePlus 6 is also a 16-megapixel camera with a f/2.0 aperture and EIS enabled for stable selfies.
OnePlus 6 does retain the Face Unlock feature and the fingerprint sensor of the OnePlus 5T and a similar 3300 mAh battery with DASH charging support. The OnePlus 6 runs on OxygenOS based Android 8.1. There is also OnePlus’ signature Alert Slider on the device but the position of this alert slider that switches the phone between silent, vibrate and ring mode has moved from the left edge of the device to the right on the OnePlus 6.
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