Mobile Is Happy to Take a Haircut on the OnePlus 6T


The Chinese smartphone maker yesterday (October 29) unveiled the smartphone in an event in NY and will be launching it in an event in Delhi, India today.

OnePlus said that the 2D optical fingerprint scanner can be used 150 times a day for 10 years before failing and that it will unlock the phone in around 350ms. That's big news because it marks the first time that a OnePlus phone will be available from a USA carrier.

Arguably, it is the arrival of OnePlus in the United States that is the biggest news about this handset launch, and T-Mobile has not only an exclusivity deal, but also a special offer that means customers can buy the OnePlus 6T for less than half price. If you don't want the latest from OnePlus but dig their wallpapers, you can still dress up your current device. Here are the rumored features of OnePlus 6TOnePlus had previously given a glimpse of the features of the OnePlus 6T a number of times.

The video below demonstrates the live wallpapers and also the new in-display fingerprint sensor animations.

You can buy the OnePlus 6T for half-off ($300 off) with an eligible trade-in. On the front, the difference on the OnePlus 6T is the waterdrop notch, under display fingerprint sensor and the much slimmer chin. The company has already confirmed that their next smartphone will come with the latest 5G. The company says it takes about a third of a second for the scan to take place and the phone to unlock although in testing, TechCrunch found it was closer to one second or longer.

Another welcome addition is a 3700mAh battery, which is a 23% bump over the 3300mAh on the predecessor. The event will offer a hands-on experience for OnePlus Community members, while the company is expected to reveal the sale offers.

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OnePlus has made a decision to do away with the 3.5mm audio jack in the OnePlus 6T, and only have a USB Type-C port. The volume rockers and power buttons on the 6T are also placed in the same position as it was the case with OnePlus 6. The company is bundling a USB Type-C port to 3.5mm adapter in the box. New OnePlus 6T Coming With 20MP Front Camera & Gorilla Glass 6 - Report. It lowers the ISO and the shutter speed aided by AI for stability.

"Studio Lighting is an exciting feature that I worked with the team to develop".

So OnePlus 6 and save money or the OnePlus 6T?

But, there is one major caveat that doesn't allow the launcher to run on any device that isn't running OxygenOS 9 based on Android Pie.

You can buy the OnePlus 6T in T-Mobile retail stores, where it'll be on display so you can try it before you buy it. T-Mobile will exclusively carry the Mirror Black model with 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage starting November 1st at 06:00 AM ET.

As for pricing, the OnePlus 6T starts at $549 for the 6GB/128GB variant.