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OnePlus 6 India launch: Full specifications, price and more

OnePlus 6 starts at Rs 34,999 for the base model. The smartphone will be available for purchase starting May 21.

tech Updated: May 17, 2018 16:40 IST
Kul Bhushan
Kul Bhushan
Hindustan Times
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OnePlus 6 starts at Rs 34,999 in India.(OnePlus)

OnePlus has finally launched its flagship smartphone, OnePlus 6 in India. The smartphone starts at Rs 34,999 for the base model, and it will be available for purchase starting May 21. OnePlus also launched the special Marvel Avengers edition of OnePlus 6 which will retail at Rs 44,999. It will go on sale starting May 29 via Amazon India.

Another product launch that took place was the OnePlus Bullets Wireless headphones priced at Rs 3,499. The wireless headphones come with Google Assistant, Dash Charge support, and are water resistant.

OnePlus 6 price

OnePlus 6 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs 34,999. The 8GB RAM with 128GB storage is priced at Rs 39,999.

OnePlus 6 specifications

OnePlus 6 features a 6.28-inch full optic display with aspect ratio of 19:9 and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor clocked at 2.8GHz. In the photography department, OnePlus 6 sports a dual-camera setup at the rear which is a combination of 20-megapixel and 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensors. The dual cameras come with OIS, EIS, and slow motion video recording at 480fps.

Up front, it houses a 16-megapixel camera for selfies. OnePlus will soon roll out ‘Portrait Mode’ for the front camera. On the software front, OnePlus 6 runs OxygenOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Its connectivity options include dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, and NFC.

The smartphone also comes with ‘Face Unlock’ which the company claims can unlock the device in 0.4 seconds. It also has a rear fingerprint sensor claimed to unlock the smartphone in 0.2 seconds.

Here are the live updates from OnePlus’ OnePlus 6 India launch event.

4:22pm: That’s all from OnePlus 6 India launch. Stay tuned for a comprehensive report.

4:20pm: OnePlus 6 India launch: Key details

OnePlus 6 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs 34,999. The 8GB RAM with 128GB storage is priced at Rs 39,999. The smartphone will go on sale via Amazon India on May 21.

OnePlus 6 Avengers Edition will be available in India starting May 29 via Amazon India. The phone is priced at Rs 44,999.

OnePlus also launched Bullets Wireless headphones in India. The device is priced at Rs 3,999.

4:18pm: OnePlus 6 Avengers Edition will go on sale in India on May 29. The smartphone is priced at Rs 44,999.

4:17pm:OnePlus 6 Avengers Edition will also come with Iron Man case. Here’s how it looks.

Iron Man case for OnePlus 6 (OnePlus)

4:13pm: Note that OnePlus 6 Avengers Edition will be available with 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage.

4:10pm:OnePlus 6 Avengers Edition launches in India. It is a limited edition. The smartphone has a Kevlar-based patterned rear panel along the Avengers logo engraved in gold in the bottom at the back. OnePlus has also included a matching company logo at the back and an alert slider on the right edge in gold. READ: OnePlus 6 Avengers edition launched

4:09pm: OnePlus 6 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs 34,999. The 8GB RAM with 128GB storage is priced at Rs 39,999.

4:08pm: OnePlus is also launching Avengers Edition of OnePlus 6 in India.

4:06pm: OnePlus 6 launched in India for Rs 34,999. The top-end model to cost Rs 39,999.

4:04pm: Mobile phone has become an alter ego for us - Amitabh Bachchan at OnePlus 6 launch.

4:03pm: OnePlus 6 price to be announced soon. Amitabh Bachchan to make the announcement.

4:02pm: OnePlus Bullets Wireless headphones are compatible with older OnePlus 5 and 5T phones. It also supports Google Assistant. OnePlus claims 10 minutes of charging can deliver up to 5 hours of audio playback.

4:00pm: OnePlus Bullets Wireless headphones launched in India for Rs 3,999.

3:59pm: Quick recap of Bullets Wireless headphones: Magnetic control, supports USB Type-C port, Dash Charging.

OnePlus Bullets Wireless headphones launched in India. (OnePlus)

3:58pm: More on Project Treble. The initiative is essentially “a major re-architect of the Android OS framework designed to make it easier, faster, and less costly for manufacturers to update devices to a new version of Android.”

3:57pm: OnePlus launches Bullets Wireless headphones in India.

3:56pm: OnePlus joins Google’s Project Treble. The smartphone will soon support Android P Beta.

3:53pm: OnePlus claims its OnePlus 6 is faster than the competition.

OnePlus 6 vs competition (OnePlus)

3:49pm: OnePlus 6 will take on the likes of Samsung Galaxy S9, Huawei P20 Pro and other flagship phones. Read: OnePlus 6 vs competition

3:48pm: OnePlus 6 supports video recording in up to 4K resolution at 60fps.

3:48pm: OnePlus 6 to get Portrait Mode for selfie camera through a software update in the coming weeks.

3:46pm: Is OnePlus 6 camera better than some DSLRs? OnePlus bets big on its OnePlus 6 camera.

3:42pm: OnePlus 6 dual-camera also comes with Optical Image Stablisation (OIS). Camera specifications:20-megapixel and 16-megapixel sensors with Sony IMX519 sensor, optical image stabilisation and electronic image stabilisation

3:41pm: Wireless charging will not be up to our requirement. We will not rush to this technology - OnePlus 6.

3:39pm: OnePlus introduces 3D Nylon case for OnePlus 6.

3:38pm: OnePlus 6 Silk White edition will be launched in India in coming weeks.

3:35pm: OnePlus explains why it went ahead with a glass back panel. The company says the glass back panel is more customisable. The company reminds us of OnePlus X, a mid-range phone that OnePlus launched in India in 2015. Though there’s no mention of wireless charging support.

3:34pm: OnePlus 6 comes with a 6.28-inch full optic display with aspect ratio of 19:9.

3:29pm: OnePlus will be launching all three colour variants - Midnight Black, Mirror Black and a limited edition Silk White.

3:28pm: OnePlus 6 officially announced in India. Price and availability details to follow.

3:26pm: OnePlus 6 specifications:
6.28-inch full optic display with aspect ratio of 19:9 and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor clocked at 2.8GHz
6GB RAM and 8GB RAM with 64GB, 128GB and 256GB storage options
3,300mAh battery with Fast Charge support
Dual 20-megapixel and 16-megapixel cameras with Sony IMX519 sensor, optical image stabilisation and electronic image stabilisation
OxygenOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
Face Unlock in 0.4 seconds, rear fingerprint sensor unlocks in 0.2 seconds
NFC, Bluetooth 5.0

3:25pm: OnePlus is also focusing on India’s offline market. The company will open five new stores in the country.

3:24pm: OnePlus announces a new programme for Indian students.

OnePlus to work with Indian educational institutions to encourage students (OnePlus )

3:23pm: The initiative will be extended to India very soon.

3:22pm: OnePlus recently launched a new initiative where it holds events to engage directly with consumers and take their feedback.

3:20pm: “OnePlus 5 and 5T exceeded our expectations”: Kyle

3:17pm: Kyle highlights OnePlus’ meteoric growth in India. He’s referring to the recent reports that named OnePlus 5T among the top premium phones in India.

3:15pm: OnePlus’ Kyle Kiang confirms the company will introduce two new products. The company yesterday launched OnePlus Wireless Bullets headphones.

3:13pm: Brand ambassador Amitabh Bachhan is also at the event.

3:12pm: The event has officially begun.

3:05pm: OnePlus today launched a limited OnePlus 6 Avengers edition in China. The company hasn’t yet announced when the phone will be available in India. But based on the AV that’s playing at the event, the Avengers edition is highly likely to be announced today.

3:02pm: Just a quick reminder, OnePlus 6 will go on sale in India via Amazon India on May 21. The company has already disclosed full specifications of the phone. READ: OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 6

3:00pm: The live stream has begun, scroll down to the bottom. You can watch the live stream right here.

2:59pm: Will OnePlus price OnePlus 6 same as OnePlus 5T? We will find out that in a few moments.

2:55pm: OnePlus’ India launch will begin shortly. The company will be announcing the price details of OnePlus 6 for the Indian market.

2:39pm: OnePlus at its London event also introduced Bullets Wireless headphones with magnetic controls. The headphones will be available in select markets starting June 5. OnePlus’ Bullets Wireless is also compatible with older OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T phones.

2:31pm: OnePlus 6 will go on sale in India on May 21 via Amazon India. The company will also be hosting pop-up events across eight Indian cities on May 21 and May 22 for customers interested in purchasing the phone offline.

2:23pm: OnePlus claims OnePlus 6 has already received over 2 million consumer interest registrations on ‘Notify Me’ on Amazon.in. Also, more than 1600 fan tickets that went live a couple of weeks ago were sold out in under 4 minutes.

First Published: May 17, 2018 14:14 IST