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OnePlus 6 Global Launch: Expected Price, Specifications, Launch Offers And Livestream

The much awaited OnePlus 6 launch is scheduled for today at London while India launch is scheduled for tomorrow. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming flagship device.

OnePlus 6, the much awaited flagship smartphone is going to be launched today (16 May) at an event in London from 5 pm BST (9:30 pm IST). The handset is expected to come with a lot of major improvements over its predecessor OnePlus 5T. We have earlier reviewed the OnePlus 5T and have also compared 5T's camera with OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5. Will the OnlePlus 6 bring in something new? Let's wait and watch.

Talking about the India launch, OnePlus 6 India launch event is scheduled for tomorrow (17 May) at an event in Mumbai. The company has also partnered with Disney for Marvel Avengers Limited Edition which could be exclusive to Indian consumers just like the previous year’s OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition.

OnePlus 6 Expected Price and Launch Offers

According to a report, OnePlus 6 might be priced at Rs 36,999 for 64GB and Rs 39,999 for 128GB variant. The company has also confirmed an 8GB RAM+256GB Storage variant of OnePlus 6, however the price of this top variant are still unknown.

OnePlus 6 will be available for buyers through Amazon.in, OnePlus.in, OnePlus Experience stores as well as other offline sales channels across India.

The company will also be hosting pop-up events across 8 Indian cities, including Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Ahmedabad for two days, from 21 to 22 May. Interested buyers will be able to purchase the handset on a first-come-first-serve basis.

On the purchase of OnePlus 6, customers can avail a discount of Rs 2,000 on SBI Credit and Debit card transactions during the first week, No Cost EMI for up to 3 months on all popular banks. Additionally, OnePlus 6 buyers will get 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify, cashback of Rs 2,000 and handset insurance for Idea subscribers, gifts card of Rs 250 for Amazon Prime Video consumers and discounts of up to Rs 500 on Amazon Kindle.

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OnePlus 6 Specifications

It was earlier revealed that OnePlus 6 will run on Android 8.1 Oreo and users can also get the Android P update. Talking about the processor, the handset will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest and fastest Snapdragon 845 processor.

OnePlus 6 will feature a 6.28-inch FHD+ (2280x1080) AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and an iPhone X-like notch. The notch will house the front camera and other sensors.

Also Read: Why OnePlus 6 Will Feature a Notch Display

The handset has glass body at the back which means the handset will support wireless charging. Also, it is expected to be backed by a 3,300mAh battery with Dash Charging. This time, OnePlus’ flagship device will be water repellent.

Talking about the optics, there could be a vertically aligned dual camera setup at the rear which has 20-megapixel+12-megapixel sensors with OIS, Portrait mode, and slow-motion. On the front it might get a 20-megapixel selfie-snapper.

OnePlus 6 vs OnePlus 5T

OnePlus' previous flagship OnePlus 5T was a perfect device with that time's industry best processor, 18:9 ratio display, amazing cameras, powerful battery and everything else a consumer demands. This year, OnePlus has taken a step forward in terms of design and the upcoming OnePlus 6 will feature a glass body and also it will be water resistant, where OnePlus 5T lacked. 

So what's new that OnePlus 6 will offer? Well there's a lot. The new handset will feature the latest Snapdragon 845 processor, 19:9 display with 90 percent screen-to-body ratio, glass body, water resistance and the latest Android P Beta update.


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