BBK Electronics-owned OnePlus launched its next flagship phone OnePlus 6, on May 16.
After numerous leaks, rumours, and renders of the phone were circulated on social media for months, the company finally launched the smartphone with a host of features. The launch event was held in London at 5PM BST (9:30 PM India time). The event was streamed live all over the world for enthusiasts.
The company decided to organize official launches for users in India and China on May 17, following the event in London.
As we have previously discussed in one of our articles, the Indian event will take place in Mumbai and the passes for the same have also been made available for purchase online for almost a week now. The passes cost Rs 999 and also give benefits amounting to the same.
Those attending the official launch will also walk away with goodies like a Marvel Avengers Cap, Marvel Avengers T-Shirt, OnePlus Notebook, OnePlus Tote Bag, and a Cash Cannon. The event will also have live in-action phone models for the fans to use.
The phone has also given a treat to its users and Marvel fans with a special edition – the ‘Marvel Avengers Limited Edition’ model. This will also be launched alongside the usual model in India on May 17.
The low-end variant of OnePlus 6 will have 64 GB internal storage and is expected to cost Rs 36,999. The higher-end model is priced at Rs 39,999 and will come with 128 GB internal storage. The top-end model with 256 GB internal storage has not been launched yet.
When it comes to the specifications of the OnePlus6, the phone is rumoured to sport a 6.28-inch Full HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, which is the latest flagship processor for any smartphone today. The phone comes with up to 8 GB RAM and the storage may vary depending on the variant ranging from 64 GB to 256 GB.
The back of the phone carries a dual camera setup with a primary sensor of 20 MP and secondary sensor of 16 MP. The front of the phone sports a single 16 MP snapper sensor for amazing selfies.
The phone supports fast charge for the huge 3300 mAh battery. The fast charge capabilities are also called dash charge in this phone.
The phone will go on sale in India from May 21.