OnePlus 6 is the most powerful smartphone one can buy without putting a huge dent in their wallet right now. The smartphone was launched last month and has been off to a great start with the company confirming sales of over 1 million units within 22 days. Now, the company is adding another storage variant to the mix to make it even more compelling purchase for new customers. Also Read - Vivo Pad with Snapdragon 870 SoC appears online, likely to debut next yearAlso Read - OnePlus RT or 9RT: Which is the next OnePlus launching in India?
OnePlus has announced that the Midnight Black color variant of OnePlus 6 will now be available in 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. At the time of launch, OnePlus offered 8GB RAM and 256GB storage option only with the OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition while the midnight black color variant came with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage only. With the new storage variant, OnePlus is offering higher storage to those who don’t want that design elements of limited edition Avengers model. Also Read - Oppo ColorOS 12 review: A colourful update coming to your nearest OnePlus device
The 256GB storage variant of OnePlus 6 Midnight Black will be available starting July 10 exclusively on Amazon India. It will be available from OnePlus India’s website and OnePlus exclusive offline channels starting July 14. The e-commerce giant has commenced registration for the variant with a ‘Notify Me’ page.
OnePlus 6 Specifications and Features
OnePlus 6 is the successor to last year’s OnePlus 5T and it drops the metal unibody design in favor of aluminum frame and glass back. The smartphone is the most premium device yet from the Chinese hardware startup whose parent company also owns Oppo and Vivo.
The OnePlus 6 features a 6.28-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and 19:9 aspect ratio. The screen also features a notch which translates to a nearly edge-to-edge display experience. Powering the smartphone is Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with Adreno 630 GPU, 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB or 256GB non-expandable storage.
Watch: OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition First Look
The smartphone offers dual rear camera setup combining a 16-megapixel optically stabilized primary sensor and a 20-megapixel secondary sensor. It retains the 16-megapixel selfie shooter with gyro-EIS, auto HDR previously seen on OnePlus 5T. The smartphone features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and runs Oxygen OS based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The smartphone is backed by a 3,300mAh battery and supports dash charging.
OnePlus 6 comes in mirror black, midnight black, silk white and Marvel Avengers Limited Edition models. It starts at Rs 34,999 and the new 256GB Midnight Black variant is priced at Rs 43,999. The new model is Rs 1,000 cheaper than the Avengers Limited Edition model and will be more easier to purchase from retail channels.