OnePlus 6T has finally been launched in India, sale for which begins midnight of November 1 on Amazon. The phone will be available on open sale from November 3. Launched at a starting price of Rs 37,999, OnePlus 6T is definitely more expensive than OnePlus 6 and packs newer features such as an in-display fingerprint sensor. The camera features as well as display and design have also been upgraded on OnePlus 6T. Plus, the new phone packs a bigger battery. So, what all has changed on OnePlus 6T from OnePlus 6 that was launched in May this year? Let us take a look:
OnePlus 6T price in India, sale, launch offers
OnePlus 6T price in India starts at Rs 37,999 for the base storage model with 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM. The 8GB RAM and 128GB storage option, as well as the higher-end 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model, will cost Rs 41,999 and Rs 45,999 respectively. OnePlus 6T can be bought in Midnight Black and Mirror Black colour options.
Launch offers include instant cashback worth Rs 5,400 and up to 3TB 4G data from Reliance Jio, discount of up to Rs 500 on Kindle eBook and free damage protection offer by Kotak.
OnePlus 6T will be available on sale from November 1 on OnePlus India website as well as Amazon India. From November 3, the phone goes on open sale via OnePlus offline stores, Croma, Reliance Digital, OnePlus online store as well as Amazon.
OnePlus 6T vs OnePlus 6: What has changed
OnePlus 6T vs OnePlus 6: Design and Display
OnePlus 6T sports an in-display fingerprint sensor or Screen Unlock, instead of a physical fingerprint sensor, which is a big change from the previous phone. This means the fingerprint sensor on OnePlus 6T will be embedded into the display unlike OnePlus 6, which has a rear-mounted fingerprint button. OnePlus claims OnePlus 6T has the fastest fingerprint sensor in the world, which can unlock the phone in 0.34 seconds.
Another big change is the display. First, the screen size is a bigger 6.41-inches than 6.28-inches on OnePlus 6. The AMOLED display has a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. OnePlus 6T has a screen aspect ratio of 19.5:9, while that on OnePlus 6 is 19:9. Finally, OnePlus 6T sports a smaller dewdrop notch design compared to a rectangular notch on its predecessor.
OnePlus 6T vs OnePlus 6: Camera
OnePlus 6T rear camera sensors remain unchanged – 16MP+20MP dual camera setup with f/1.7 aperture on both. Both the phones include optical image stabilisation (OIS) and electronic image stabilisation (EIS) support. OnePlus 6T gets an update for improved low-light photography called Nightscape mode. This feature is now available on OnePlus 6 as well. It essentially helps users capture more detailed pictures in low-light settings.
OnePlus has also introduced Studio Lighting feature on OnePlus 6T. The front camera on both the phones is 16MP with f/2.0 aperture.
OnePlus 6T vs OnePlus 6: Processor, battery and memory
OnePlus 6T packs the same octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU that we saw on OnePlus 6. The base storage model has been upgraded from 6GB RAM+64GB storage to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. In addition, OnePlus 6T will be available in 8GB RAM+128GB storage model and 8GB RAM+256GB storage variant.
OnePlus 6T has a bigger 37,000mAh battery when compared to 3,300mAh one on OnePlus 6. Both the phones support the company’s DashCharge technology for fast charging. Another change with OnePlus 6T is it does not support a 3.5mm headset jack. The company is bundling a Type-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box.
OnePlus 6T vs OnePlus 6: Software
Oneplus 6T runs OxygenOS based on Android Pie and the company claims this is their fastest and smoothest version of OxygenOS yet. The gesture controls have been updated for a faster navigation access. In addition to Nighting and Reading modes, the screen calibration now has more options like custom color, adaptive mode.
OnePlus 6 was launched with OxygenOS based on Android Oreo, but it is among the first phones to get Android Pie update. As per a report by XDA Developers, OxygenOS 9.0.4 that also includes November Android security patch has been rolled out to OnePlus 6 through Open Beta 6 based on Android Pie.
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