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OnePlus 6T India price announced a day after the global launch

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OnePlus 6T India price announced a day after the global launch

Let's dig in and see how much of an evolution the newcomer is.

All in all, the small changes to the OnePlus 6T have the potential to create meaningful added value over its predecessor. The unlocking speed seems slightly slow as the sensor needs to throw light at your finger before properly registering the fingerprint (an optical image sensor reads the data and matches it with previously saved fingerprint authentication data).

The phone itself is a refinement of the OnePlus 6 which was launched back in May. Super Slow-Motion video is also supported at resolutions of up to 1080p at 240 fps. In addition to improvements in portrait mode, where there were slight problems with sharpness in the past, a night mode called Nightscape was also included, according to OnePlus. Plus, the chin has been reduced on the OnePlus 6T and the top notch is tiny in comparison to other premium smartphones on the market. OnePlus claims they've started testing the technology on the OnePlus 5T a year ago, but they waited for it to be in the best possible shape before putting them into their devices. It has a larger display, a bigger battery but it loses a couple of favourite features from the OnePlus line-up. And two major tick-list items are absent too, IP67 waterproofing and Qi wireless charging.

The Chinese smartphone upstart, now being carried by all the major United Kingdom mobile phone networks, said that the phone is "water resistant for every day use" but does not provide an industry standard IP rating.

The company says the "T" variant is to make sure that OnePlus phones are at par with the technological trends and in the best possible way. There's also 802.11ac 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 support, as befits any self-respecting flagship phone these days. However, OnePlus has made the controversial decision to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack, opting instead for audio over USB-C.

Speaking of software, the phone will launch with Android 9 Pie.

Available for pre-order immediately through OnePlus Official Store on Lazada Malaysia, the first 100 pre-order customers will receive 1-year extended warranty for their new OnePlus 6T. An 8GB option will take it up to $579.

To be eligible for this offer the customer need to own the Rs 1,000 OnePlus 6T gift card from which they then need to purchase the device between November 1 and November 3. United Kingdom buyers will be able to get up to £205 off a 6T purchase by trading in an old handset (select models only) or any OnePlus smartphone. The phone is available with shiny or matte black finishes.

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