As its tradition, OnePlus has announced its second smartphone of the year, OnePlus 6T, in an event in NewYork. Compared to its predecessor the OnePlus 6, it has got a smaller notch, like the waterdrop notch seen in Huawei Mate 20X. It also packs a larger battery and much more improvements.
Design and Display
The OnePlus 6T has an uncanny resemblance with its predecessor when it comes to design, however even with almost the same design language, there are certain changes that cannot be overlooked.
The chin on the front is much reduced and on the back, it hosts a vertically stacked camera in the middle Made out of a glass body, it truly looks a stunning phone and a true flagship killer.
It borrows the waterdrop notch, hence provides a higher screen to body ratio. For the first time in a OnePlus phone, the 6T includes an in-display fingerprint reader. The company calls its version of this technology “Screen Unlock.” OnePlus claims it’s the fastest-performing implementation of in-display fingerprint authentication yet.
The OnePlus 6T has a 6.4-inch AMOLED display that produces an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and Full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. Thankfully, it has also got a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection too.
Specs and Features
Like the other flagships of this year, OnePlus 6T comes with Snapdragon 845 chipset and a larger battery of 3700mAh as compared to 3300mAh of its predecessor along with support for the company’s amazingly fast Dash Charge.
You can choose from two variants of the phone. The base model comes with a 128GB storage coupled with a 6GB RAM and the higher variant is equipped with 256GB of storage backed by 8GB RAM. Sadly, the phone doesn’t provide the option of storage expansion via microSD card.
The 6T ships with the company’s OxygenOS running on top of Android 9 Pie which the company claims, with give a lag-free software experience.
OnePlus 6T comes with a 16-megapixel main lens with optical image stabilization as well as EIS and an f/1.7 aperture, backed up by a secondary 20-megapixel lens with an f/1.7 aperture.
One the front, the phone offers a f/2.0 aperture 16-megapixel. Both the front and the back cameras of the phone are backed by AI recognition which will let the phone recognize the scene and adjust the setting automatically. The company has also introduced the NightScape feature for low light photography which will help it get better pictures even in darker environments. This feature is also coming to the OnePlus 6 via OTA update.