OnePlus 6T is now official at an event in NYC, and it brings a new wave of excitement for the consumers. The smartphone has better optics, a new UI, a massive battery, and of course an in-display fingerprint reader. The OnePlus 6T has some minor cosmetic changes from the OnePlus 6. Well, this new model is about 2mm taller than the OnePlus 6. The handset is slightly narrower and also thicker due to the in-display fingerprint reader. Also, a bigger screen and a bigger battery add to the whole experience. Interestingly, the minimalist notch gives you a more screen-to-body ratio.
OnePlus 6T price, storage, and availability
The Oneplus 6T comes in three different variants, and well all the new features on this handset come at a very decent price tag. While the handset starts just at $549 (roughly Rs. 40,300) in the US for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, the good thing is its 128GB variant. Well, the one priced at $579 (roughly Rs. 42,500), has 8GB+128GB configuration. Note that the base model comes in Mirror Black variant only, while the higher variants have the choice to choose from Mirror Black and Midnight Black color. The last one in the row is the variant that has the 8GB+256GB configuration, and that sets you back at $629 (roughly Rs. 46,200).
For Indian consumer’s the OnePlus 6T consumers will see it’s official announcement tomorrow at 8:30 pm IST. Well, once the company makes an official announcement for the handset in India, we’ll update you with the new pricing for the handset. The OnePlus 6T India availability begins on November 1, and the handset will go on sale via Reliance Digital outlets in addition to OnePlus’ own offline stores, while pop-up events will also be held on November 2.
OnePlus 6T Specifications
OnePlus 6T is a dual sim smartphone. Well, the handset comes along an elegant looking 6.4” AMOLED screen with 1,080 x 2,340px resolution. Most importantly, the bottom bezel is even thinner now and, the 19:9 aspect ratio on this display now has a teardrop notch. Note that optic AMOLED screen on the OnePlus 6T now has the Gorilla Glass 6, and comes with a Screen Unlock tech inside. OnePlus claims that with this technology you can unlock your smartphone in just 0.34 seconds. Well, to be honest, this is quite a step-up from the already available handsets in the market that uses the same technology inside their flagships.
OnePlus 6T will be the first smartphone from the company that will come up with an in-display fingerprint reader. The smartphone will come with Android 9.0 with a major revamp in the UI. Interestingly, the UI now includes smart gestures or we must say the Gestures 2.0 from OnePlus. The new gestures make the smartphone speedy, more reliable, and more intuitive.
The updates in Gaming mode locks the screen brightness during gaming. Now, this is a great idea of controlling the notifications and limit your data usage. Smart Boost mode on this handset now improves on the app start speed by keeping certain app data in the RAM. For now, this only supposed to work for certain games.
Also, there will be a Snapdragon 845 Chipset to take care of the overall performance of the handset. Rest, the smartphone will support a 3,7000mAH battery, and this is a 10% improvement over the OnePlus 6. Also, the smartphone will come with OnePlus Dash Charge to charge the handset quickly at 22.5W.
OnePlus 6T CAMERA
The OnePlus 6T comes with a dual camera setup on the rear. The primary camera is a primary 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor with f/1.7aperture. And, the pairing sensor is a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376K sensor with a f/1.7 aperture and1-micron pixels. The Selfie shooter on this smartphone has to offer a 16MP camera with the with a f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixels. Well, this is a Sony IMX371 sensor, and offer really great selfies. Further, the main camera supports PDAF, OIS, EIS, and supports videos of up to 4K resolution. Also, the Face Unlock feature – said to unlock the smartphone in 0.4 seconds – makes its way forward as well.
OnePlus 6T CONNECTIVITY
For connectivity, the OnePlus 6T include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, and a Wi-Fi ac support. The 3.5mm headphone jack on this handset is missing. And, the GPS/ A- GPS integration the handset improves on the connectivity. The OnePlus 6T supports a USB Type-C port and has generation 2 capabilities to it. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. In terms of dimensions, the handset measures 157.5×74.8×8.2mm and weigh 185 grams.