OnePlus launches flagship phone with notched display, powerful chipset

01:21 PM | 17 May, 2018
OnePlus launches flagship phone with notched display, powerful chipset
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SHENZHEN – Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has launched its flagship smartphone OnePlus 6 at an event in London.

Display and Design

OnePlus 6 features with a QHD 6.28-inch Optic AMOLED display with the resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, an aspect ratio of 19:9 (402 ppi density) and notch on top.

 Internals and Storage

The new smartphone is powered by Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon  845 processor and Adreno 630 GPU.

OnePlus 6 comes in two variants of 6GB RAM along with 64GB internal storage or 8GB RAM coupled with the 128/256GB Internal memory.

Connectivity options include Gigabit LTE, USB-C, Wi-Fi ac, NFC and also a headphone jack, which is a big plus.

Camera

For imaging there are dual 16MP (f/1.7, 27mm, 1/2.6", 1.22µm, gyro-EIS, OIS) + 20MP (f/1.7, 1/2.8", 1.0µm) camera with Sony sensor on back.

Video output is also considerably improved, with 4K at 60 fps, and 720p at 480 fps slo-mo supported.

The front camera also comes with a 16 MP Sony f/2.0 lens, with an AI portrait mode and a 0.4s facial unlock feature.

Battery and OS

OnePlus 6 comes with Android 8.1 Oreo and customized UI OxygenOS on top.

Battery capacity is set at 3300 mAh, with support for Dash Charging (5V, 4A) onboard.

Pricing

OnePlus 6 is available in three colours — a limited edition silk white, midnight black, and mirror black.

Pricing starts at $529 for the base 6 GB/64 GB model, jumping to $579 for 8 GB/128 GB model while culminating at $629 for 256 GB storage.

OnePlus 6 will go on sale on May 22nd directly from OnePlus’ online store in North America, India, and across Europe.