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OnePlus 6 Red Edition to Go on Sale in US Tomorrow; India Sale on July 16

Latestly 2018-07-09 12:43:00

OnePlus 6 Red Edition (Photo Credit: Twitter.com)

Marking its all-around success in the global markets, OnePlus launched a special edition of the recently introduced new flagship device - OnePlus 6. Called as OnePlus 6 Red Edition, the Chinese smartphone manufacturing company previously introduced OnePlus 5T Lava Red Edition which took its colour inspiration from cooling lava. With the introduction of the new colour variant, the company has extended the variant range of its latest flagship device. Now, the smartphone will be made available in 4 colours- Midnight Black, Mirror Black, Silk White and Lava Red. The new variant will go on sale tomorrow in the US market; however, the same will be available in India on July 16. OnePlus Launches ‘Student Ambassador Programme’ for India.

Offered on 8GB RAM and 128GB variant, OnePlus 6 Red Edition is priced at Rs. 39,999 which comes with an optical coating, evaporative film, and six panels of glass. The device also gets an added anti-reflective layer on top of the glass that allows more light to reach the bottom layers of the glass before being reflected off the device. The handset also has a red, mirror-like fingerprint sensor that sits at the back. Apart from the new Red colour, the phone is identical to the original OnePlus 6 on the hardware front. OnePlus 6 Red Edition Launched in India at Rs 39,999; Scheduled to Go on Sale Next Week.

Powering the dual-SIM smartphone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with Adreno 630 and up to 8GB of RAM. Running on Android 8.1 Oreo with OxygenOS 5.1, the smartphone will receive updates for Android P as well. The device gets a 6.28-inch FHD+ Optic AMOLED display with 1080x2280p resolution and 19:9 of aspect ratio. For photography, the handset comes fitted with a dual camera module at the rear featuring a 16MP primary Sony IMX519 sensor and a 20MP secondary Sony IM376K sensor with dedicated dual-LED flash. Moreover, the device also gets a 16MP Sony IMX371 sensor with a f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling.

On the storage front, the new OnePlus 6 smartphone comes in 3 storage options - 64GB, 128GB & 256GB, however, there is no provision for further memory expansion. For connectivity, the smartphone is offered 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, a USB Type-C, a 3.5mm headphone jack and more. For safety, the company has incorporated face unlock and fingerprint reader at the rear. The handset packs a 3300 mAh battery with fast charging support.