OnePlus 6 is set to launch in India soon, registration page goes live on Amazon


OnePlus is all set to unveil its next flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6. It has confirmed a bits of information about the phone, hinting towards an early launch compared to the usual time frame of the company’s flagship smartphones. The company has announced that the registration page for the OnePlus 6 will go live on from 22nd April (00:00 hrs IST), and that the phone will be sold exclusively through Amazon. Interested buyers can get the alert for the OnePlus 6 very soon, by just clicking the “Notify Me” option.

OnePlus 6: To Be Launched In India As Amazon Exclusive

Commenting on the launch, Noor Patel, Director – Category Management, Amazon India said, “OnePlus 6 is inarguably one of the most anticipated smartphones in India today. We are glad to remain the partner of choice for such an iconic brand for over 3 years now and bring our customers exclusive access to the new OnePlus 6. Customers can visit the dedicated OnePlus 6 page at 00:00 hrs tonight [April 22, 2018] and follow the instructions to get notified with updates for the new OnePlus 6!”

OnePlus 6: What We Know So Far

Over the past few weeks, the Chinese smartphone brand has been revealing information about its upcoming smartphone in bits and pieces. It has already confirmed that the OnePlus 6 will be equipped with the best-in-class performing chipset, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. It will be paired with 8GB of RAM and 256GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage. Though, these are the specifications of the higher-end variant of the phone. The OnePlus 6 will also be available with 6GB RAM and either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage.

On the software front, the smartphone will boot Android 8.1 Oreo with OxygenOS UI customisations and a few additional features. The phone is set to feature a taller, 6.2-inch Optic OLED screen with a Full HD+ resolution and an iPhone X-style notch. This information was revealed by Pete Lau, the company’s higher-level official. The camera on the phone is believed to be similar to that of the OnePlus 5T, which means that we can see a 20MP+16MP dual rear-facing camera setup. The smartphone might also come with a newer version of Dash Charge (version 2) which could allow the OnePlus 6’s battery to be charged up to 60% in just 20 minutes.

teaser that was released by OnePlus yesterday revealed that the OnePlus 6 will be released in a ceramic finish version, with its rear mentioning “Designed by OnePlus”. We also know that there is going be the Avengers: Infinity War Limited Edition variant of the OnePlus 6, and that it might release as early as next week. The handset is also expected to be released in a newer colour variant: Coral Blue. A poster was revealed in China a few days that revealed the Coral Blue colour variant. We can expect OnePlus to reveal more information about the phone before the launch takes place.

OnePlus 6 Screen Notch
OnePlus 6 Screen Notch

OnePlus 6: Expected Price In India, Launch Date

The price of the OnePlus 6 in India for the variant with 6GB RAM might cost Rs. 33,999, which is higher than the starting price of the OnePlus 5T in India. The cost of the higher-end variant of the OnePlus 6 is expected it to be somewhere between Rs. 38,000 to Rs. 40,000. The Avengers: Infinity War Special Edition of the phone will carry a slightly higher price tag, and it could be Rs. 1,000 more than the price of the 256GB storage variant of the OnePlus 6.

Remember that the pricing is just a speculation at this point in time, and nothing has been confirmed by the company yet. While the phone’s release date hasn’t been revealed yet, it is rumoured that OnePlus will launch the smartphone on May 5, 2018 if we go by a recent leak. We recommend you to stay tuned to us to learn about the launch date, pricing and specifications of the OnePlus 6.