If you’re not familiar with OnePlus smartphones, it is a Chinese smartphone company, based in Shenzhen, China. The company’s latest OnePlus 6, smartphone was initially released back in May, 2018 but the new red edition isn’t due out until July 10th. The motto for this new flagship is “The speed you need”. This sleek, smooth and fast device starts around $530 US dollars and increases from $580 to $ 629; pricing all depends on the specs and color you desire.
The company boast that this baby is fast and smooth, it can breeze through apps and shift quickly between working, gaming and browsing. This device was design to save processing power apps, load time and not on wasted background images and invisible menus. Now that you have a general idea of what the company’s concept for this phone is about, let’s talk platform specifications.
Some of the main specifications given by https://www.oneplus.com/6 are:
The 6.28” Optic AMOLED display has a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, it sports a chip-set Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm, with a CPU Octa-Core, The OS is an Android 8.0 (Oreo), with a non-removable 3300 mAh battery, the front of the phone is glass, with an aluminum frame. It has a dual nano SIM, corning Gorilla Glass 5, and no card slots. This phone sports a 3.5mm jack with HD sound, and no wireless charging. This flagship sports all the usual amenities Bluetooth, GPS, USB, and now sensors- fingerprint (rear-mounted).
The OnePlus 6 comes in three colors for now, Mirror Black (glossy), Midnight Black (matte finish), and a limited edition Silk White. Coming July 10th the color Red will debut for a retail price of $579 US dollars.
Now for the cameras housed on this smooth and sleek device: it has a dual rear camera with the main rear camera clocking in at 16 mp (f/1.7), and the second rear camera at 20mp OIS (f/1.7). The front camera is 16mp (f/2.0). Video features present: 1080P resolution videos at 30fps, and 720P resolution videos at 30 fps time-lapse, more video features are: portrait, HDR, screen flash, smile capture, and Face Beauty. Outdoor viewing has been reviewed as about average under heavy sunlight.