OnePlus will also launch the Marvel Avengers special edition of OnePlus 6 tomorrow. The global launch event will be followed by launch events in India, which is the company's biggest market, and China on May 17. The launch event of the next-in flagship device will kick-off at 5pm BST (9:30pm IST) and the company will be live streaming the unveil event online.
Tech2 will be running a live blog, with Assistant Editor Nimish Sawant reporting live from the global launch event at London, so keep us pinned to your tab for fastest updates and commentary on the OnePlus 6 launch event that starts at 9:30 PM IST.
The OnePlus 6 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, the same chip that is also inside other high-end phones this year like the Galaxy S9.
It is expected to come with dual-camera 16MP+20MP snappers with an F1.7 aperture and a fingerprint sensor below it. OnePlus 6 launch comes barely six months after its mid-cycle refresh, the OnePlus 5T, which launched in November 2017. It is said to flaunt 6.2-inch full HD+ (2160x1080p) screen with 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch, which is said to house a front camera with facial recognition feature. In terms of design, the smartphone will bring back glass build for the rear, first seen on the OnePlus X. With a glass design, the smartphone is expected to support wireless charging. The display will have an iPhone X-like notch at the top. The smartphone will run Android 8.1 Oreo and may pack a 3,450mAh battery. Fans will be able to experience and purchase the OnePlus 6 at these pop-up stores over two days, on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Presently, the ecommerce major is selling e-gift card of Rs 1,000 for OnePlus 6. Once they have got the gift card, then they can purchase their OnePlus 6 between May 21 to May 22.
The 64GB model will cost Rs 36999, while the 128GB storage variant will cost Rs 39999.
There will be no interest in EMI "No Cost EMI" for up to 3 months on all popular banks.
What we also know about the OnePlus 6 is that it will be the first smartphone from the Chinese smartphone maker to feature an IP rating which means it will be dust and water resistant. The OnePlus 6 is going to be a high-end phone, and will possible sport premium looks with its body made of metal and glass. OnePlus is also giving 12 months of accidental damage insurance by Servify and Amazon Prime video card worth Rs 250.
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