One Plus, the China-based smartphone manufacturer has taken the mobile industry by storm with its last release. The OnePlus 5 has already beaten many big names in the market with its performance and value for money. In order to continue the lineup and offer more features, OnePlus is coming with a new smartphone. OnePlus always launches a major model in Spring followed by another model with a minor tweak in the fall. So, it's almost Spring 2018 and the company is set to shock the market again.
The company has already announced the release date of the phone which is 16 May. OnePlus 6 will be coming with some astonishing features and lighting fast processor for the consumers. With the launch date of OnePlus 6 around the corner, we are more than excited to see the next generation powerful smartphone. As the launch is still a few days away feed your tech hunger with the available information on the OnePlus 6.
Snapdragon 845 chipset
256GB internal storage
Starting with specifications of OnePlus 6, it will be a beast comprising the latest hardware and software integration just like other OnePlus devices. OnePlus CEO, Pete Lau had made it official on the company’s forum page that OnePlus 6 will have Snapdragon 845 processor with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. However, it is still unclear that whether the model will come with 6GB RAM variation offering lesser storage or not similar to OnePlus 5T. We all know the upcoming phone will be nothing less than a powerful gadget that will take you on lightning fast experience. The specifications of OnePlus 6 is almost confirmed as the phone is only a few days away from the launch. With Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-Core processor will make the OnePlus 6 one of its kind to confined so much power which is also hinted by the company with its tweet saying a high-speed device is on its way. The further information of the specification will be revealed on the day of launch by the company.
6et ready! pic.twitter.com/bmvI75xphm— OnePlus (@oneplus) April 2, 2018
6.28 inch display
iPhone like notch with hiding option
No in-display fingerprint sensor
Coming to the design, OnePlus 6 will definitely bring major changes to display of the flagship phone of the company. The upcoming model will further stretch out the 5T display to 6.28-inch screen along with a notch integration similar to iPhone X that has been confirmed by the company. In addition, the notch display will also come with an option to hide the top part of the screen by turning it into the black. However, the notch hiding feature will be added in future by OnePlus, it won't be available at the time of the launch which was shared by the company’s CEO on Twitter. Moreover OnePlus 6 will be coming with full glass black that is being confirmed by the recently leaked images o the phone. However, the Qi Wireless charging is still a big mystery over the phone.
The leaked images also kill all the rumours of OnePlus having the in-display fingerprint sensor.
20MP +16MP dual camera
20 front camera
Slow-mo is confirmed
The camera will be the highlight of the camera the guest the huge improvement and change. The rear camera of OnePlus 6 will come with dual lens coanatina a 16MP and a 12MP lens placed vertically similar to the iPhone X with a dual LED flash beneath it. The front camera of the phone posses a 20MP sensor with the f/2.0 aperture that will come with some additional features too. OnePlus also shared an animation on its Twitter account revealing that in OnePlus 6 you will be able to focus the camera using the alert slider.
The camera specifications of the phone are the pretty high end, which is also proven by the OnePlus captured snaps shared by the company’s CEO on Weibo.
It seems likes OnePlus noticed the recent hyped about the slow-mo feature in the camera and considered it as a nice touch up for the camera upgrade. The company's official website also confirmed the slow-mo feature in the camera with its recent posture.
Running on Android 8.1
Will have the access to Android P beta
The device is coming with all the high-end specification and next-generation compliments to outrun everyone in the market. So, it is obvious that OnePlus will be running on the latest Android OS which is Android Oreo (8.1). However, there is a big news for the people waiting for One Plus 6 is that the phone will have aces to Android P beta as the company discloses it on its website. The Android P beta update will be available just after the launch of the phone.
The leaked specification list of OnePlus 6 reveals that the battery of the phone could get a little improvement from 3300 mAh to 3,450mAh. The battery will be Li-Ion non-removable and will support the quick charging, however, the wireless charging isn't confirmed yet.
May the phone is a few days away and we know almost everything about the phone including the features, but there are still some hidden goodies is the OnePlus bag. The previously launched OnePlus phones came with gesture-based functionalities that enable the users to open the camera or launch any app conveniently. The rumours suggest that there will be some additional gesture option in the OnePlus 6 which is also supported by the company’s shared post over the gesture update.
OnePlus 6 is going to be one of the most awaited releases of 2018 for the tech enthusiasts. The phone backed up by the strong processing unit and huge storage operating on the latest Android is something that every smartphone user would like to taste. The dual rear camera and 18:9 aspect ratio display will give you the unimaginable experience. OnePlus 6 will be in direct competition with the high-end smartphone like Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9. However, the phone is expected to come up with a hefty price tag as compared to its predecessor 5T. But, if the company is offering all the promised features with performance assurance like OnePlus 5T then the smartphone seems worth the price compared to competitors coming up with the same functionalities.
Akash Singh Chauhan is a senior writer at MobileAppDaily and he mainly covers all the latest happenings and tweaks in mobile app technology. Being an Engineering graduate he is always compelled to the technology and tries to discover new trends in the tech world. Along with any tech news he also never misses a single episode of ‘Dragon Ball’.Follow