OnePlus 6 Preview: Launch Date, Price, Specs, Rumours, Leaks and more

OnePlus is holding an event at 17:00 GMT on May 16th in London, and it's been given the tagline "The Speed You Need". The smartphone is rumored to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and 8GB of RAM.

Well, while OnePlus has now confirmed glass back on the OnePlus 6, there's no word on whether this smartphone will support wireless charging or not.

OnePlus has finally announced the launch date of its most awaited flagship smartphone, OnePlus 6. It means that the OnePlus 6 will be exclusively up for sale via in India.

Last weekend, OnePlus shared an image on social media that teased the OnePlus 6 with glass back.

Well, wonder no longer: OnePlus has scheduled a launch event for 16 May, so that's when all of this will become official. The Chinese company previous year tied up with Walt Disney Studios to launch the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition model exclusively in India.

Additionally, the company OnePlus is ready to provide the opportunity for pre-testing the OnePlus 6 multiple users. The OnePlus Community at the event will be the first ones to try out the OnePlus 6 at the experience zone at the launch venue. The email contains the OnePlus 6 launch date as well as all the terms and conditions. The OnePlus Indian site also mentions that ticket sales will begin on May 8 at 10AM IST with each ticket priced at Rs 999.

Fans are invited to attend the London unveiling of the OnePlus 6, though like past year, they will have to pay for the privilege. It also emerges shortly after the OnePlus 5T went out of stock in the country.

OnePlus has made a decision to go with a vertical camera setup this time, instead of the horizontal one seen on the back of OnePlus 5T.

The smartphone is further expected feature a 6.28-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2,280×1,080 pixels, resulting in the aspect ratio of 19:9. Also, the OnePlus 6 glass will consist of 5 layers of nanotech coating rather than 3 which is industry standard.

  • Valerie Cook