The new OnePlus 6 is set to go on sale at a base price of Rs 34,999. It will be available on Amazon for Order from May 22nd. 

The dual-SIM (Nano) OnePlus 6 runs OxygenOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. An Android P Beta build will  be available for the handset from today itself, but now the company says it will be available in the “next couple of days.” It sports a 6.28-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) Full Optic AMOLED display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and an 84 percent screen-to-body ratio, protected by Gorilla Glass 5.

It supports sRGB and DCI-P3 colour gamuts, just like the OnePlus 5T, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, clocked up to 2.8GHz, coupled with either 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and an Adreno 630 GPU.

The dual camera setup on the OnePlus 6 is similar to the one seen on the OnePlus 5T. It has a primary 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor with a 1.22-micron pixel size, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, and EIS. The secondary 20-megapixel Sony IM376K sensor has a 1-micron pixel size and an f/1.7 aperture. The rear cameras are supported by a dual-LED flash module. A Smart Capture mode for automatically optimised camera settings will be available. HDR and Portrait Mode make their return as well.

The OnePlus 6 features a 16-megapixel front camera with a Sony IMX371 sensor, 1-micron pixels, f/2.0 aperture, and EIS. OnePlus is touting a Slow Motion video recording, capable of capturing 480 fps. There is also a new in-device video editor. The front camera now offers Portrait Mode as well, using a new AI algorithm to give a depth-of-field effect. A Face Unlock feature also makes it way forward, said to unlock the smartphone in as little as 0.4 seconds.

The OnePlus 6 will be available in three storage variants – 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB – none of which are expandable via microSD card. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz) with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth v5.0 with aptX and aptX HD support, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v2.0), and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor – it bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, said to unlock the smartphone in as little as 0.2 seconds. The OnePlus 6 runs on a 3300mAh battery with the company’s Dash Charge (5V 4A) fast charging technology that said to deliver a “day’s power in half an hour”.

The smartphone measures 155.7×75.4×7.75mm in dimensions and weighs in at a hefty 177 grams. The OnePlus 6 also offers ‘daily water resistance’, said to be safe from regular splashes. However, the company has not detailed an IP rating.

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