This may be our first look at OnePlus 6T in flesh

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Today, OnePlus confirmed that it is going to bring in-display fingerprint sensor to its upcoming flagship device, reportedly called OnePlus 6T.

An in-screen scanner could prove a major selling point for the OnePlus 6T, especially as the phone is likely to undercut most flagships, the majority of which don't offer the tech.

OnePlus also recently posted the teaser of the feature on Twitter.

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Along with confirming the presence of an in-display fingerprint sensor, a screenshot of the OnePlus 6T lockscreen has revealed the smartphone's launch date.

This new type of fingerprint scanner is actually embedded under the screen and implementing it meant that OnePlus had to redesign the insides of the 6T and make it just a bit thicker (it's expected to be 0.45mm thicker).

The company wanted to introduce the technology on the OnePlus 5T past year, but "the technology wasn't mature to meet [OnePlus'] standards for delivering a fast and smooth user experience".

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One of the biggest and probably the flashiest change has been officially confirmed by OnePlus themselves. On the other hand, I feel that the in-display fingerprint sensor gives you the freedom of unlocking the phone without lifting it from the table. It's no surprise, then, that OnePlus will unveil its first device with that feature soon. The notch houses the front camera along with the mic piece above it. The triple camera setup was first seen in the Huawei P20 Pro, enabling it to top the DXO Mark rankings.

Both Apple and Samsung are said to be working on this kind of technology but it seems the Chinese company has beaten them to the punch. However, it is still unclear whether the company will launch multiple variants of the device and the price mentioned here will pertain to the base model or the higher-end version.

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