After a long wait, most awaited smartphone by OnePlus, OnePlus 6 has been launched in India along with the marvel avengers limited edition. The company’s latest flagship smartphone brings forward several staples from its stable, but it also has some new things to offer like the Notch feature iPhone X like, all glass body, 256 storage variant and lot more. At the launch event, OnePlus announced it would be opening five new OnePlus Experience stores in India this year, as well as 10 new service centres. The company also launched the OnePlus Bullets Wireless earphones in the country, which will become available next month.
OnePlus 6 Specification
OnePlus 6 comes with 6.28 full HD+ (2280×1080) full AMOLED Optic display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 which is 84 percent screen to body ratio and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It supports sRGB and DCI-P3 colour gamuts, just like the OnePlus 5T. OnePlus 6 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 clocked at 2.8 GHz and it has Adreno 630 GPU. OnePlus 6 is available in 6 GB and 8 GB LPDDR4 RAM and will be available in three storage variants – 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB – none of which are expandable via microSD card.
OnePlus 6 has a dual camera setup just like OnePlus 5T, primary camera is 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 a f/1.7 aperture with dual-led flash. we do some smart features like A Smart Capture mode for automatically optimized camera settings, HDR, and obviously Portrait mode as well. On the front, we get a 16-megapixel 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 frames per second at 720p for up to a minute. It can also record 240fps at 1080p. There is also a new video editor inbuilt to the device. The front camera now offers Portrait Mode using a new AI algorithm to give a depth-of-field effect. The Face Unlock feature on the smartphone unlocks the device in as little as 0.4 seconds.
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 include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor – it has a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, which unlocks the device in as little as 0.2 seconds.
The OnePlus 6 is powered by 3300 mAh battery and support the company’s own Dash Charge for the Quick charge, said to deliver “one day power in half an hour”. The smartphone offers water resistance with regular normal splash and rain, the company says the OnePlus 6 has “special type of foam layered on the gap between the screen”, a battery cover to prevent water from seeping into the wiring, as well as waterproof materials in the headphone jack and fingerprint scanner. However, the OnePlus has not detailed an IP rating, instead of specifying users should not take it out for a swim.
OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition
The OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition smartphone was also launched alongside the regular variants. Besides offering the top-spec for RAM (8GB) and storage (256GB), the special edition smartphone comes with a carbon fibre texture below its Gorilla Glass 5 covering, as well as gold OnePlus and Avengers logos on the back panel, and a gold hardware Alert Slider. In the box, we get one Iron man protective case, one avenger’s medal.
OnePlus 6 Price and Availability in India
OnePlus 6 price starts in India at ₹ 34,999 for 6 GB RAM and 64 GB Storage, while the 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage priced at ₹ 39,999. The OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition price in India has been set at ₹ 44,999, and the 8 GB/256 GB will not be available in India: OnePlus Confirmed. There are three colour options – Midnight Black, Mirror Black, and Silk White Limited Edition.
The regular OnePlus 6 colour options will go on sale via pop-up stores across 8 cities in India – the stores will be open between 3:30 pm and 8 pm on May 21 and between 11 am and 7 pm on May 22. They will be established at High Street Phoenix in Mumbai, Phoenix MarketCity in Pune, The Forum Vijaya in Chennai, The Forum Sujana in Hyderabad, DLF Place Saket, Delhi, South City Mall in Kolkata, Gulmohar Park Mall in Ahmedabad, and OnePlus Experience Store, Brigade Road, in Bengaluru.
Online: the OnePlus 6 will be available via Amazon India and prime members get early access to sale on 21 May and open sale starts from 22 May. it will also available through Oneplus Stores in India. Those who pre-booked the smartphone during the Fast AF Sale on Amazon India will get additional benefits – 3 months extended warranty and Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance cashback – over and above the regular launch offers. There are some more offers like customers purchasing the smartphone through SBI credit and debit card transactions will get ₹ 2,000 discount. This will be available during the first week. Further, customers will also be eligible to avail no cost EMI options for up to three months through all popular banks. One Plus also offers complimentary 12-months accidental damage insurance by servify, discounts up to Rs. 500 for purchasing ebooks via Amazon Kindle, and an Amazon Prime Video gift card worth Rs. 250.