The OnePlus 6T has been announced for around a week at this point and its already receiving another software update to help fix some performance issues. The OxygenOS 9.0.5 patch targets some issues seen specifically around the screen unlock feature.
This is the second patch OnePlus has issued to the OnePlus 6T showing that the company is very quick to respond to any problems that are reported now the device is available to the masses. While the software is extensively tested prior to release, there is nothing that can compare to thousands (and in some case millions) of people putting the software through its paces following a release. The first update came with OxygenOS 9.0.4 and saw improvements to the in-display fingerprint sensor – a feature that is brand new to the OnePlus 6T. Despite the improvements delivered in this patch, some users were still experiencing issues with the screen unlock procedure, which OnePlus has responded to with the OxygenOS 9.0.5 patch.
The changelog for the patch simply lists improvements for screen unlock and general bug fixes and improvements. While not going into specific detail, it is obvious that OnePlus has targetted the bugs reported by the users.
The update comes in at 94MB and is delivered by an OTA. Consequently, this will be a staged release so it may not be immediately available in the update section but be sure to keep checking as it will eventually filter down to your device. If you are impatient, you can of course just download it directly using this link and manually install on your device.
OnePlus 6T Specs, Features
The OnePlus 6T sports a 6.41-inch AMOLED display featuring 1080 x 2340 Full HD+ resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, and an 86% screen-to-body ratio. Along with a bigger display and a slimmer bottom chin, the OnePlus 6T also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor, which happens to be the device’s headline feature. Under the hood, the latest flagship smartphone from OnePlus runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor clocked at up to 2.8 GHz with an Adreno 630 GPU clocked at up to 710 MHz.
Moving on to optics, the OnePlus 6T is equipped with a 16MP + 20MP dual-camera setup at the rear and a 16MP single selfie snapper on the front. Just like its predecessor, both the sensors at the rear are coupled with a f/1.7 aperture. However, only the primary 16MP snapper comes with optical image stabilization. To boost low-light performance, the OnePlus 6T features a new Nightscape feature. In the battery life department, OnePlus 6T is expected to perform even better than the OnePlus 6 (review), thanks to a 3700mAh capacity battery with Dash Charge support. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, NFC, and Dual 4G VoLTE. Unfortunately, however, the smartphone does not include a 3.5mm headphone jack. In terms of software, the OnePlus 6T runs on the latest Android 9.0 Pie operating system with the manufacturer’s OxygenOS 9.0 skin running on top. OnePlus has promised that the 6T will receive major OS upgrades for up to two years and security updates for up to three years.
OnePlus 6T Price In India
Three memory configurations of the smartphone will be sold in India – 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. While the 6GB RAM variant has been priced at INR 37,999, the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant has been priced at INR 41,999. OnePlus has priced the top-end 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant of the smartphone at INR 45,999. As for color options, you will be able to choose between Mirror Black and Midnight Black shades at launch.