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OnePlus 6: Specifications, design and more revealed ahead of May 16 launch

Here’s the clearest look at the much awaited OnePlus 6 ahead of the official launch.

| Updated on: Aug 19 2022, 22:52 IST
OnePlus 6 key specifications revealed
OnePlus 6 key specifications revealed (OnePlus/

We are just a couple of days away from the OnePlus 6 global launch and there's no stopping to the leaks spilling key details of the latest OnePlus flagship smartphone. While OnePlus has already confirmed several features, a new listing on Amazon Germany (removed now) has given the clearest look of the much-awaited smartphone.

Tech website WinFuture, which first spotted the listing, has published a few renders of OnePlus 6, from all angles. And as expected, OnePlus 6 is a stark contrast to its predecessor OnePlus 5T, thanks to what appears to be an edge-to-edge display, notch on the top, and ultra slim profile.

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Other minor differences that you may have noticed is that the alert slider has been shifted to the right edge, besides the vertical dual-camera setup and a cubical fingerprint sensor on the back.

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The images also confirm a few known things such as retention of the 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port and a glass back panel.

The website claims the base version of OnePlus 6 will come with a Mirror Black glass back panel while the top-end model featuring 8GB RAM will have a matte finish. This means, if you want a non-reflective OnePlus 6, you will have to shell out a some extra money, though the 8GB RAM is a big bonus. According to WinFuture, both the front and back are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

Apart from design, the website also managed to get hold of a few key specifications of OnePlus 6, not revealed by the company so far. For instance, OnePlus 6's dual-camera setup will be a combination of a 16-megapixel and a 20-megapixel sensors with Optical Image Stabilisation.

OnePlus 6 with 8GB RAM to come with matte finish
OnePlus 6 with 8GB RAM to come with matte finish (OnePlus/
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OnePlus 6 with 8GB RAM to come with matte finish (OnePlus/

The smartphone will be running Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, but let's not forget OnePlus 6 is one of the rare handsets that currently supports Android P Beta.

Other important information that the listing gives away is that the phone will come with IP67 or IP68 certification for water and dust resistance — a key feature missing from predecessor OnePlus 5T.

OnePlus 6 looks like a big upgrade over OnePlus 5T. While you can expect incremental specifications upgrade and if the recent leaked images and the latest Amazon listing are anything to go by, OnePlus 6 may very well be the best design OnePlus has brought out thus far.

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First Published Date: 14 May, 10:21 IST