OnePlus managed to create a huge buzz around a brand new edition for its OnePlus 6T smartphone. Today, the company finally launched the McLaren Edition of the OnePlus 6T smartphone. The primary design element comes in the form of the back panel, which has been crafted out of McLaren F1 AA-grade carbon fiber that is the same material used in McLaren’s Formula 1 car, the MCL33 2018. OnePlus’s collaboration with McLaren has resulted in the production of Speedmark logos that will be given to every OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition buyer. In a statement, OnePlus had revealed that almost six Formula 1 cars’ worth of carbon fiber was utilized to create these logos.
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition Design With Signature Orange Strip, Warp Charge 30, Pricing
The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition will be available in India, China, Western Europe, and North America. Tomorrow, the company is hosting a dedicated India launch event for the new edition and then we will come to know about its pricing and availability for India. The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition boasts a carbon fiber pattern beneath the back panel while McLaren’s signature Papaya Orange color has been included at the bottom of the device. In the box, the users will get other McLaren-inspired accessories as well. Other than major design changes, this edition gets whopping 10GB of RAM and latest charging technology by OnePlus – Warp Charge 30.
The Warp Charge 30 charger is bundled with the phone and being a part of McLaren Edition, it has a Papaya Orange cable. The numeric ’30’ in Warp Charge 30 signifies the 30W fast charging capability that the phone is equipped with. The company claims that the phone can charge for an entire’s day worth of usage in just 20 minutes. The other variants of OnePlus 6T settle for up to 20W (5V/ 4A) charging.
Coming to pricing, the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is priced at GBP 649 (approx. 58,800) in the UK for the 10GB RAM+256GB storage variant. It’s worth noting that the standard edition variant for the OnePlus 6T that packs 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage retails at GBP 579 (roughly Rs. 52,500). So, yeah, the McLaren Edition adds a few more pounds. The phone will hit the sales shelves on December 13 in Western Europe and North America. For India, there is a launch event slated for tomorrow in Mumbai.
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition Specs, Feature, What’s New
The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is exactly the same as the other editions for all the specifications other than 10GB of RAM and new Warp Charge 30 power adapter. Except for the upgrade in RAM capacity and inclusion of faster-charging tech, everything remains the same as the original OnePlus 6T.
The smartphone packs a 6.41-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. The phone has a waterdrop-style notch that houses the selfie camera, ambient light, distance, and RGB sensors. An octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor powers the phone with 10GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB internal storage.
For optics, the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition comes with 16MP+20MP dual rear camera setup with dual-LED flash, OIS, and EIS. The phone has a 16MP selfie snapper on the front with support for full HD video recording and EIS. It also has an enhanced feature named Nightscene that renders brighter pictures with the help of a new HDR algorithm that merges up to 10 multi-frame shots resulting in a better output. It’s worth noting that the internal storage on the OnePlus 6T cannot be expanded via microSD card. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), USB Type-C (v2.0) port, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and NFC. A 3700mAh battery backs the device with support for 5V/4A fast charge that can deliver full day worth of power in just 30 minutes.
The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition includes single bottom firing speaker. There is an In-display fingerprint sensor that is embedded below the screen and boasts an unlock time of up to 0.34 seconds while the Face Unlock feature on the phone is claimed to unlock the phone in just 0.4 seconds.