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OnePlus 6 officially announced [Update: Now available]

OnePlus has officially unveiled their latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6.

The OnePlus 6 has a 6.28-inch Full Optic AMOLED display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch. It’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.

OnePlus 6 in Mirror Black

“With the OnePlus 6, we challenged ourselves to deliver an external design as smooth and elegant as the work we’ve done inside the device,” said OnePlus Founder and CEO Pete Lau. “We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished, and we hope our users are too.”

OnePlus 6 in Mirror Black

For the dual camera setup, there’s one 16-megapixel Sony IMX 519 sensor with OIS and EIS, the second is a 20-megapixel Sony IMX 376K sensor. You can up to record 4K video at 30 or 60 fps as well as  Super Slow Motion 1080p video at 240 fps or 720p Slow Motion video at 480 fps.

The phone also comes with a Portrait Mode in the camera app that can be used on both the rear and front cameras.

OnePlus 6 in Silk White

The OnePlus 6 has a metal and glass design and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. You can also unlock the device using Face Unlock.

OnePlus 6 in Midnight Black

The device is running OnePlus’ OxygenOS based on Android Oreo. There’s also a USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack and a 3,300 mAh battery with OnePlus’ fast charge technology.

The OnePlus 6 will be available on May 22nd in North America and Europe.

The OnePlus 6 will be available in two colours, Mirror Black and Midnight Black. There will also be a limited-edition Silk White colour that will be available on June 5th.

The pricing for the OnePlus 6 is as follows:

  • Mirror Black – 6GB of RAM/64GB of storage – $699 CAD / $529 USD / 519 EUR / 469 GBP
  • Mirror Black – 8GB of RAM/128GB of storage – $769 CAD / $579 USD / 569 EUR / 519 GBP
  • Midnight Black – 8GB of RAM/128GB of storage – $769 CAD / $579 USD / 569 EUR / 519 GBP
  • Midni ght Black – 8GB of RAM/256GB of storage – $839 CAD / $629 USD / 629 EUR / 569 GBP
  • Silk White – 8GB of RAM/128GB of storage – $769 CAD / $579 USD / 569 EUR / 519 GBP

OnePlus also announced the Bullets Wireless earbuds. They’re not truly wireless earbuds but they’re more akin to the Google Pixel Buds, with a cord connecting each earbud.

The earbuds have Bluetooth and the usual tap to play/pause functionality and the drivers inside the earbuds are magnetized to allow them to be clipped together and pauses music playback when paired with your OnePlus 5, 5T or 6.

The Bullets Wireless charge over USB-C and you can get up to 5 hours of playback in just 10 minutes of charging.

The Bullets Wireless will be available in June for $99 CAD ($69 USD).

Update – May 22nd, 2018: The OnePlus 6 is now available for purchase with all versions except the Silk White version (which is coming on June 5th) and it ships in 2 days.

Source: OnePlus

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is a talented and versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more. He started TheCanadianTechie back in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”.

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