Update (12th November) – Thunder Purple India Launch: OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple variant was first introduced in China on 5th November and now, OnePlus is all set to launch the new color variant in India. The new color variant is available in 8GB/128GB Storage configuration and priced at ₹41,990. It will be will be available from 16th November on Amazon.in, oneplus.in at 2 PM, and in Croma outlets, Reliance Digital outlets and all OnePlus exclusive offline stores starting 11 AM on the same day.
According to OnePlus, “The new Thunder Purple Edition of OnePlus 6T comes with a gradient back that fades from black to purple under the frosted glass-backed OnePlus 6T, with the evocative ‘S’ curve racing across the back and highlighting the depth of color”.
OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple offers:
- ₹1,500 cashback on all HDFC Bank Credit and Debit Cards
- Instant cashback of ₹5,400 in vouchers on the first prepaid recharge of ₹299 on jio.com, Reliance Digital stores, MyJio Stores, Jio retailers, and the MyJio app. The plan will entitle them to 3GB 4G data per day with unlimited voice calls, SMS and access to Jio’s premium applications. Effectively, the offer will bring a total of 3TB of 4G data to the users over 36 recharges
- 3 months of no-cost EMI on Amazon.in and OnePlus exclusive offline stores
- Free damage protection for 12 months from Kotak Servify
- Discounts up to INR 500 on Amazon Kindle on Amazon.in
Update (5th November 2018): Thunder Purple China Launch: OnePlus today launches OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple color variant in China. As of now its available only in China and might roll out to other countries in the coming days. Expect the color, all other specifications remain same as the standard OnePlus 6T variant. In China, OnePlus 6T is priced at CNY 3399 (Approx. ₹35,800) for 6GB/128GB, CNY 3599 (Approx. ₹37,900) for 8GB/128GB variant and CNY 3999 (Approx. ₹42,100) for the high-end 8GB/256GB variant. Check out the full specifications below.
Update (30th October 2018) – OnePlus 6T India Launch: A day after a Global debut OnePlus launches OnePlus 6T in India. It comes in three configurations. The 6GB RAM with 128GB Storage variant priced at ₹37,999, the 8GB RAM with 128GB Storage variant at ₹41,999 and the high-end 8GB RAM with 256GB Storage variant costs ₹45,999. Customers on Amazon.in can purchase the OnePlus 6T in a Preview Sale starting 00:00 on 1st November 2018 during which they can avail ₹2,000 cashback on all ICICI Bank debit and credit cards and Citibank credit cards. From 2nd November onwards, the OnePlus 6T will be available on all online and offline channels including Amazon.in, oneplus.in, Croma stores, Reliance Digital outlets and all OnePlus exclusive offline stores with ₹1,500 cashback on popular bank credit and debit cards. Additionally, buyers can also avail,
- Jio Offer – Instant cashback of ₹5,400 in vouchers on the first prepaid recharge of ₹299 on www.jio.com, Reliance Digital stores, MyJio Stores, Jio retailers, and the MyJio app. The cashback will be in the form of 36 vouchers worth ₹150 each in the MyJio app. The plan will provide 3GB of 4G data per day with unlimited voice calls, SMS and access to Jio’s premium applications.
- ₹1,000 extra cashback as Amazon pay balance on prepaid orders between 1st to 5th November 2018
- No cost EMI for 6 months on Amazon.in between 1st to 5th November
- Free damage protection for 12 months from Kotak Servify
- Discounts up to ₹500 on Amazon Kindle on Amazon.in
The Explorer Backpack is priced at ₹4,990 and it can be purchased only by invite. It will be available in two colors – Morandi Green and Slate Black. The new Type-C Bullets (Matte Black) will retail at ₹1,490. Check out the features, full specifications and Global availability below.
Earlier (29th October 2018) – OnePlus 6T Global Launch: OnePlus announces OnePlus 6T, the successor of its popular OnePlus 6 at an event held in New York City. Compared to OnePlus 6, the OnePlus 6T comes with an all-new Waterdrop display, an in-display fingerprint scanner, an upgraded battery and a bumped up front camera. It sports a 6.41-inch Waterdrop display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and has a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. The key highlight of this device is the Screen Unlock also know as In-display fingerprint scanner that unlocks the device in 0.34 seconds.
Coming to the performance, the OnePlus 6T is fuelled by the same Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform which is present on the OnePlus 6. It is offered in three configurations – 6GB RAM with 128GB Storage, 8GB RAM with 128GB and 8GB RAM with 256GB storage. In the camera side, the company has kept the same dual-camera setup which is present on the OnePlus 6. The Dual camera setup include s a primary 16MP f/1.7 sensor and a secondary 20MP f/1.7 sensor vertically positioned with Dual-tone LED flash. The front camera has an upgraded 20MP sensor with ƒ/2.0 aperture and supports advanced Portrait mode. Similar to OnePlus 6, all three cameras of OnePlus 6T are also made by Sony. It supports Dual SIM, VoLTE and lacks an expandable storage slot. Also, this device lacks a fingerprint scanner and a 3.5 mm Audio Jack.
OnePlus 6T Quick Highlights
- Thin bezels with Waterdrop display – 19.5:9 Optic AMOLED display
- Display modes – Adaptive, Reading, Night, Lift Up Display
- Premium glass design
- Full Screen Gestures 2.0
- Optical Image Stabilisation – Shake free videos and photos
- 4K Slow-motion video recording at 60 fps
- Oxygen OS based on Android 9.0 Pie
- OnePlus Fast Charge – A day’s power in half an hour
- Improved face unlock
- Rear camera modes – AI scene detection, Portrait, Pro, HDR, HQ, RAW etc.
- Front camera mode – Portrait , HDR, Screen flash, Smile capture, Face retouching etc.
- Intelligent scene recognition – Detects the picture and automatically adjusts the Contrast, Brightness, Saturation etc.
- Nightscape technology for better low-light photography
- Studio lighting for better Portraits – Uses advanced face detection and superior edge detection to adjust shadows and highlights on the subject’s face
- Fully-featured video editor
- Supports up to 42 bands around the world and dual-SIM support
- Smart Boost for better gaming
OnePlus 6T Price, Colors, and Availability
The OnePlus 6T is sold in Mirror Black & Midnight Black shades and price starts at $549. OnePlus has partnered with T-Mobile and you can buy this smartphone offline over 5600 T-Mobile stores. The 6GB RAM / 128GB Storage variant priced at $549, 8GB / 128GB variant at $579 and the 8GB / 256GB variant at $629. The OnePlus 6T Open sale in North America starts 1st November 9 AM EST through OnePlus.com & T-Mobile and Sale in Europe starts 6th November 10 AM CET via OnePlus.com. Due to the lack of 3.5mm Audio Jack, OnePlus is bundling a Type-C to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter with the device.
OnePlus 6T T-Mobile Offers
For a limited time, the OnePlus 6T (FRP: $580) is available from T-Mobile at $300 that’s $0 down and $11.67 per month for 24 months after device credits when you trade in an eligible device and get your OnePlus 6T on T-Mobile’s interest-free Equipment Installment Plan. Check out your device eligibility here. Also, with T-Mobile ONE you can avail Un-carrier benefits like taxes and fees included, Free Netflix subscription for families, Data and texting included in 210+ destinations worldwide, Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi for unlimited texting all flight long and one hour of free smartphone Wi-Fi, Your own Team of Experts and T-Mobile Tuesdays where you get thanked with free stuff every week.
OnePlus 6T Full Specifications
- 6.41-inch Optic AMOLED Display, 2280×1080 Pixels
- 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 2.5D Gorilla Glass 6, DCI-P3
- Alert Slider, Dust & Water Resistant
- In-display Fingerprint Scanner
- 2.8GHz Snapdragon 845 Processor, Octa Core, 10nm, Adreno 630 GPU
- 6GB/8GB LPDDR4X RAM
- 128GB/256GB Storage, UFS 2.1 2-Lane
- Android 9.0 Pie with Oxygen OS
- Dual Rear Cameras, (16MP f/1.7, Sony IMX 519, 1.22 µm + 20MP f/1.7, Sony IMX 376K), Dual LED Flash, OIS, EIS, PDAF
- 20MP Front Camera, Sony IMX 371, ƒ/2.0, EIS, 1080p Recording, OIS, Fixed focus
- Video Recording – 4K @ 30/60 fps, 1080p @ 30/60 fps, 720p @ 30fps, Timelapse 1080p @ 240fps & 720p @ 480 fps
- 3,700mAh Battery, 5V/4A Fast Charging
- Dual Nano SIM, No Expandable Storage
- 2G/3G/4G, VoLTE
- Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)
- GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, NFC
- USB Type-C 2.0 Port
- Sensors – Hall, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Ambient Light, E-Compass, Sensor Core
- Bottom-facing Speaker, Dirac HD Sound, Dirac Power Sound
- Dimensions – 157.5 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm
- Weight – 185g
- Colors – Mirror Black, Midnight Black
- In the Box – Handset, Power Adapter, USB Type-C Cable, SIM Ejector, Case, Screen Protector, Type-C to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, Manual