OnePlus has launched its latest flagship phone, the OnePlus 6 in India today for a starting price of Rs 34,999. The OnePlus 6 will be available in two variants in India — the base model with 6GB RAM/64GB of storage, and the second one with 8GB RAM/128GB storage. In India, the OnePlus 6 will be available in three colours — Mirror Black, which has a glassy back, Midnight Black, which comes with a matte finish and lastly, the Silk White. Alongside the OnePlus 6, the company also launched its new Bullets Wireless earphones and a limited OnePlus 6 Avengers Infinity Wars edition with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.
The OnePlus 6 Mirror Black and Midnight Black will be available for buying in India starting May 22, exclusively on Amazon India store. However, the Amazon Prime users can get hold of the phone a day earlier, which is on May 21. The third colour variant of the phone, Silk White will be available for buying in the country starting June 5. The OnePlus 6 will also be available on OnePlus India website as well as on OnePlus offline stores in select cities.
As for the pricing, the OnePlus 6 base model with 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage will retail for a price tag of Rs 34,999. While the OnePlus 6 8GB RAM with 128GB storage will be available for Rs 39,999. Coming to the new Bullets Wireless earphones, which will be available for a price tag of Rs 3,999 exclusively on Amazon India website, OnePlus website and OnePlus offline stores. The Bullets Wireless earphones come integrated with Google Assistant support and a unique feature called Dash Charging. The company claims that the earphones come with the capability to deliver up to 5 hours of audio playback time with just 10 minutes of charging.
Alongside the OnePlus 6 and Bullets Wireless earbuds, OnePlus has also launched the long-time rumoured OnePlus 6 Avengers Infinity Wars limited Edition. Apart from some design changes and more storage, this limited Edition OnePlus 6 Avengers Infinity Wars Edition boasts of the same specs sheet as the base model. The OnePlus 6 Infinity Wars Edition will be available in India starting May 29 exclusively on Amazon India for a price tag of Rs 44,999.
Quick look at OnePlus 6 specs
The OnePlus 6 sports a metal and glass design. Going in line with the current market trend, the OnePlus 6 comes with an iPhone X-like notch on the front panel. However, unlike the iPhone X, OnePlus 6 will let users hide the notch if they don’t like it. The company says that they have implemented a software feature that will allow users to hide the notch. The OnePlus 6 comes with a 6.28-inch screen and FullHD+ display with a resolution of 2280×1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. The screen is topped with Gorilla Glass 5, which will protect the phone from scratches and other external damages.
As for the camera department, the OnePlus 6 sports a dual-camera set up, just as the OnePlus 5T. The OnePlus 6 comes with a primary camera of 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor paired with f/1.7 aperture, OIS, and EIS. The secondary rear camera includes a 20-megapixel Sony IM376K sensor with f/1.7 aperture. The dual rear cameras on the OnePlus 6 come paired with a dual-LED flash module. On the front, the OnePlus 6 includes a 16-megapixel selfie shooter, which comes with a Sony IMX371 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and EIS. The OnePlus 6 comes with 3.5mm headphone jack support.
OnePlus is touting a Slow Motion video recording feature for the OnePlus 6, which the company says is capable of capturing 480 frames per second. Users will be able to shoot up to 60 seconds of Slow-mo video. The smartphone comes along a new in-device video editor, which will let users crop, add effects to their videos, without having to download an external app. The phone also comes with 4K video recording support. On the other hand, the OnePlus 6 front camera comes with a Portrait Mode and also uses a new AI algorithm to offer a depth-of-field effect. Just as the OnePlus 5T, the company has also included the Face Unlock feature on the OnePlus 6 as well and claims that it is capable of unlocking the smartphone is just 0.4 seconds. Below the rear camera setup, the OnePlus 6 includes a fingerprint sensor.
OnePlus 6 is a powerful phone and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor clocked up to 2.8GHz, coupled with an Adreno 630 GPU. The smartphone comes with a dual SIM support and runs OxygenOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. The company claims that OnePlus 6 will be among the first smartphones to get Android P update when it releases in stable built later this year. Ahead of the launch, OnePlus announced the Android P Developers Preview availability for the OnePlus 6. The latest flagship by OnePlus is backed by a 3300 mAh battery and comes with Dash charging support.