I've already had my hands on the OnePlus 6 for a while now, and I'll share my initial impressions in this post. OnePlus CEO Carl Pei calmed concerns about the durability of the OP6 during the phone's launch event, saying that the company has designed it to be as durable as any one of its previous flagships.
That said, while the front of the OnePlus 6 might remind some of you of the iPhone X because of the notch, the back of this flagship would remind you of the Samsung Galaxy S9+ - thanks to the dual cameras stacked vertically in the center with oval-shaped fingerprint scanner below them.
The OnePlus 6 in 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB storage options will be available on oneplus.com in North America and in Europe on May 22nd starting from United States dollars 529 / Euro 519 / 469 GBP.
OnePlus' Bullets Wireless headphones are here to take on Google's Pixel Buds
In other words, the price of OnePlus's flagship may have gone up, but the company's focus on offering premium features for midrange prices remains.
Oh, and they charge via USB-C, so there's no need to carry a separate cable just for your headphones, although OnePlus includes a USB-C to USB-A cable that fits snuggly in the Bullets' silicone case.
What about the Bullet Wireless Headphones? The Bullets Wireless even have their own version of Dash Charge, so just 10 minutes of charging are enough for 5 hours of listening. The headphones also get support for Google Assistant, so you don't have to spend a lot of money on the Pixel Buds. The headphones feature magnetic control and sports powerful 9.2mm audio drivers along with aptX support for superior audio quality.More news: Stephen Piscotty Homers in First At-Bat Since Returning From Bereavement List
Of course, the OnePlus 6 is much more than a notch in a display. The resolution is 1080 by 2280 for an extra-tall 19:9 aspect ratio.
The OnePlus 6 starts at $530 in the USA, and it'll become available to buy starting on May 22. As strong as Gorilla Glass 5 is, it's still nowhere near as strong as the aluminum found on earlier OnePlus smartphones. The phone will be available in Silk White, Midnight Black or Mirror Black. It also has 6GB or 8GB of memory, depending on the SKU chosen, and likewise, you can choose between 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB models. The device, however, will not support memory expansion. With an f/1.7 aperture, the 16MP main camera has been bolstered by a 19 percent larger sensor and OIS for outstanding performance in a range of lighting conditions. Optimizations have been tackled from every angle, to deliver a camera that can handle low-light with greater ease, and deliver crisp images - or not so crisp if you're looking to add a bokeh effect using the popular portrait mode.
OnePlus 5T also has the same dual-camera setup of 16-megapixel and 20-megapixel sensors with PDAF, and dual LED flash. The phone also features a 16MP front camera at an aperture rate of f/2.0. In fact, the OnePlus 6 offers the same 3300mAh charge capacity as its predecessor, with no wireless charging on board.More news: Video of Ronda Rousey making her WWE house show debut
The OnePlus 6's display is another bright spot, both literally and figuratively.More news: Mike Budenholzer Agrees To Become Head Coach Of Bucks