Hours after the global launch, OnePlus has announced their latest flagship, the OnePlus 6, in India. The brand has roped in Mr. Amitabh Bacchan as its brand ambassador, who was one of the cheif attendees at the launch event that was held at NSCI Dome, in Mumbai. The latest smartphone comes with Snapdragon 845 chipset, and a 19:9 display.
The OnePlus 6 features 6.28-inch AMOLED display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. It has Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6 or 8 Gigs of RAM, up to 256 GB of storage and a dual 16 MP + 20 MP rear cameras. The selfie camera uses a 16 MP sensor, which can be used for face unlock as well. It uses a new algorithm to improve the HDR functionality of the camera.
It comes with a 3300 mAh battery which can be topped up using the bundled Dash charger. There’s no wireless charging since the company believes that current wireless charging technology, isn’t fast enough. The rear of the device is now made of glass which uses Corning Gorilla Glass 5, both on the front and the rear. OnePlus to support treble and Android P developer preview.
“Open ears” program will be introduced in India, soon, where OnePlus fans/users are invited to give their feedback to the company, to improve their OnePlus device.The company also plans on introducing “Student Ambassador” program in major Colleges and Universities across India. OnePlus also plans on launching their “OnePlus Experience Store” in 5 new cities, soon. The OnePlus Experience store was first introduced in Bengaluru, last year. Oneplus also plans on introducing “10 new service centers”, across India.
Pricing and Availability of OnePlus 6
The OnePlus 6 will come in 3 colors – Mirror Black, Midnight Black & Silk White. The OnePlus 6 6 GB/ 64 GB variant is priced at INR 34,999, the 8 GB/ 128 GB variant is priced at INR 39,999. The phone shall go on sale starting May 22nd.
Marvel Avengers : Infinity War Limited Edition OnePlus 6
Additionally, the company has launched a limited edition Marvel Avengers : Infinity War OnePlus 6, ahead of the India launch. It is available only in 8 GB RAM/ 256 GB storage variant. The OnePlus 6 would be the second smartphone from the company to launch in collaboration with Disney. Earlier, OnePlus had launched their limited edition Star Wars OnePlus 5T to commemorate the release of Star Wars : The Last Jedi movie.
The Avengers edition comes with 3D Kevlar finished glass back with a golden Avengers logo at the bottom, OnePlus logo and gold accented alert slider. The box comes with an Iron Man styled case, one of 6 Avengers medals.
Pricing and Availability
The OnePlus 6 Avengers : Infinity War Edition is priced at CNY 4199 (US$ 660), in China. The Avengers Edition OnePlus 6 will be going on sale from May 22nd in China and on May 29th in India, at a price of INR 44,999.