We’ve heard so much about OnePlus 6T’s, in fact it seems that the announcement earlier today is all about making the handset officially ready for the public as we already have a complete idea about it with numerous leaks prior.
The new OnePlus 6T is a little taller than the device it replaces with a larger 6.4-inch display. Actual differences from the OnePlus 6 over the OnePlus 6T is quite minimal that they are barely noticeable.
For the real world use, the OnePlus 6T’s slightly larger display maybe because of the fact that the new handset sports a significantly smaller water drop notch than its predecessor which looks a lot like the one’s implemented on the latest Oppo R and F series and on the latest Vivo line of devices. As in the case with previous generation models. That should be expected though as these three brands are under the same umbrella (you know what I mean).
The display is an Optic AMOLED panel and comes with a full-HD+ resolution, it’s DCI-P3 compliant and is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 layer on top. What’s new on the OnePlus 6T is the fingerprint not sits under the display which is an added feature that’s both ergonomic and convenient.
For imaging, the OnePlus 6T comes with the same setup as its predecessor with a 16 Megapixel primary sensor that features an f/1.7 Aperture that comes with OIS and PDAF and a 20 Megapixel sensor with f/1.7 Apeture telephoto lens and also features PDAF.
On the front where it sits all by itself on OnePlus’s new water drop designed notch is a 16 Megapixel sensor with a 25 mm f/2.0 lens. It also sport Auto-HDR and it’s got EIS.
With the new 6T, OnePlus rolled out an improved Camera software to accompany the beastly imaging hardware with improved AI algorithms and better HDR support. It has a new Nightscape features which works more like the Night Sight on the new Pixel 3 or the Night Mode from Huawei’s flagships.
Powering the device is the same Snapdragon 845 from the OnePlus 6 and comes in two configurations: 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB of RAM and storage combos. There’s no microSD card slot as anticipated.
The handset is driven by OnePlus own OxygenOS – A version of Android which now is at version 9.0 (Pie) optimized for OnePlus devices. It has all available software navigations for users including the Android 9.0’s native Pill, the three button menus and OnePlus own gesture navigation.
The new OnePlus 6T comes with an improved embedded battery rated at 3700 mAh. It comes with 20W Dash charger inside the box but still lacks wireless charging despite its design could potentially support such technology.
The OnePlus 6T will be available in two color variants: a Matte finished Midnight Black and a Metallic Black color variant. As for the price, the OnePlus 6T’s 128GB version with 6GB RAM to cost $549 while its 8GB RAM variant goes for $580. Then the top-end model with 8GB/256GB configuration to sell at $630. T-Mobile announced a $300 discount for eligible units swapped for the OnePlus 6T.
The new handset will be available on November 1 in North America and will be launch in Europe on November 6.