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OnePlus 6 Review ( Full Specifications and Price )

OnePlus 6

OnePlus just announced the OnePlus 6 at their international launch event in London, England. The OnePlus 6 will be released on May 22.

This device boasts of the biggest screen OnePlus has put on a phone. There’s a display notch, a Snapdragon 845 chipset, and a new glass design. The OnePlus 6 has come to play with the big names in the Smartphone market.

This post is a quick review of the OnePlus 6.

Design and Display

OnePlus 6

The OnePlus 6 sports a premium finish. With its body covered with Gorilla Glass material, it also has an aluminum frame at its core. This device is the first device from OnePlus to feature a notch at the top of its display.

The OnePlus 6 has dimensions of 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm (6.13 x 2.97 x 0.31 in). Also, it weighs 177g.

This device also has a 6.28-inchOptic AMOLED Capacitive Touch-screen, with 16M colors. With a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, it has a 19:9 aspect ratio (~402 ppi density).

This Smartphone supports Multitouch, with its screen protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass v5 material. There’s also a DCI-P3 certification, which means this device has facial unlock included.

There’s a Fingerprint Scanner mounted at the rear of the phone, and it comes in three colors: Midnight Black, Mirror Black, and Silk White.

Hardware and Software

OnePlus 6

The OnePlus 6 comes with Android 8.1 (oreo) operating system. Also included is their trademark Oxygen OS User Interface.

The OnePlus 6 is powered by a Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset with a 64-bit processor. It also comes with an Octa-core processor configured at (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver).

Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 630 GPU for graphics handling.

This device offers 6GB and 8GB RAM combinations, with three inbuilt storage options to select from (64GB, 128GB and 256GB). Which can’t be expanded, due to the unavailability of a micro SD slot.

Other features of this device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass sensors.

Camera and Battery

OnePlus 6

The OnePlus 6 features a dual 16 MP (f/1.7, 27mm, 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, gyro-EIS, OIS) + 20 MP (f/1.7, 1/2.8″, 1.0µm) camera. With phase detection autofocus, and dual-LED flash.

The manufacturers increased the size of the 16MP sensor by 19% (vs 5T), which allows more light in. And reduces the level of noise when taking low light shots.

Upfront, there’s a 16 MP (f/2.0, 20mm, 1/3″, 1.0µm), 1080p camera. With gyro-EIS, and Auto HDR.

In addition, face unlock feature is included, which allows you to unlock the device hands free. Although, face unlock takes 0.4 seconds to recognize you and grant you access to the device. While the fingerprint scanner does this quicker at 0.2 seconds.

As for the battery life, there’s a Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery. Also, a Dash Charge feature is included. This gives the device fast charging at 5V 4A 20W.


The OnePlus 6 sells for about 520 EUR. Which is equivalent to N221,043.

Full Specifications

Network Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced 2018, May
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, May 22nd
Body Dimensions 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm (6.13 x 2.97 x 0.31 in)
Weight 177 g (6.24 oz)
Build Front/rear glass, aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.28 inches, 98.4 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
– DCI-P3
– Oxygen OS
Platform OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPU Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630
Memory Card slot No
Internal 128/256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
Camera Primary Dual: 16 MP (f/1.7, 27mm, 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, gyro-EIS, OIS) + 20 MP (f/1.7, 1/2.8″, 1.0µm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected]
Secondary 16 MP (f/2.0, 20mm, 1/3″, 1.0µm), gyro-EIS, Auto HDR, 1080p
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Dirac HD sound
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Radio No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
Browser HTML5
– Fast battery charging 5V 4A 20W (Dash Charge)
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
Misc Colors Midnight Black, Mirror Black, Silk White
Price About N221,043.

By Precious Okafor

I am Precious Okafor (White Angelis) a passionate entrepreneur and digital marketer.

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