Review: OnePlus 6T
OnePlus has done a fine job with the 6T. The device is a true upgrade to the 6 thanks to the larger battery, greater default storage, sharper cameras, and reduced display notch. Some OnePlus fans may be dismayed that the company erased the headphone jack, and I wish the in-display fingerprint reader were faster.
The sleek design and high-quality materials compare well to phones from Apple, Google, LG, and Samsung. The AMOLED display is very good, battery life is better than most, and data speeds were among the best. It's a bummer that voice calls are barely average. I'd love to see the 6T's ringer switch show up on other phones. Similarly, I wish the stereo speakers available on most other flagships would find their way to OnePlus devices.
OxygenOS is the best user interface skin on the market right now, better even than stock Android. It's clean, fast, and includes tools that are truly helpful. OnePlus' camera application is straightforward and quicker than most. I'm pleased that OnePlus has stepped up its camera game; the phone takes excellent pictures and video.
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The OnePlus 6T starts at $549 for the 6 GB / 128 GB combo. I say pay the extra $30 to jump to the 8 GB / 128 GB configuration. Even at $579, the 6T is $300 to $600 cheaper than comparable phones from Apple and Google. In this case, the savings are absolutely worth it.
The OnePlus 6T is the company's latest flagship, and it further refines the company's hallmark "affordable flagship" approach. New is the in-display fingerprint reader.
Dec 11, 2018
OnePlus today announced the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition, a special edition of the 6T developed in partnership with McLaren F1. Most of the core features of the phone are unchanged, but the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition boosts the RAM to 10 GB and introduces new Warp Charge 30, which will recharge the battery by 50% in just 20 minutes.
Nov 12, 2018
OnePlus today said the thunder purple color variant of its flagship OnePlus 6T phone will reach North America beginning November 15. The device was initially an exclusive to OnePlus' home market of China.
Nov 1, 2018
The OnePlus 6T is available for purchase from T-Mobile and OnePlus.com. The phone, announced only days ago, has a 6.41-inch screen with a small, teardrop-shaped cutout at the top.
Oct 29, 2018
OnePlus today announced its flagship phone for the back half of the year, the OnePlus 6T. The phone is a significant upgrade to the OnePlus 6.