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OnePlus might be a recent addition to the Australian smartphone market, but it has plenty to offer savvy phone buyers looking for premium performance.
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Fast OnePlus phone facts
- OnePlus was formed by the former vice president of smartphone manufacturer Oppo with the goal of creating premium smartphones at a lower price than the competition.
- Despite beginning operations in 2013, OnePlus only hit Aussies shores in 2017 with the launch of the OnePlus 5.
OnePlus is a relatively recent contender in the smartphone space, especially here in Australia. Its range of available handsets is considerably smaller than most of the competition, and they are almost exclusively targeted at the high-end smartphone crowd. However, because OnePlus takes a more affordable approach to premium design, its handsets come with a few caveats that you'll want to be mindful of before committing to any purchase. We've laid these out along with other important factors to consider below.
Which OnePlus phone is best?
While OnePlus has so far taken a relatively linear approach to its smartphone line, upgrading technology and adding new features with each iteration, picking a single "best" handset isn't as simple as pointing to the latest model. Price drops and the wildly disparate ways in which we use our phones make it practically impossible to declare a single phone the ideal match for each and every person on the planet, which is why we here at Finder prefer to select our favourite handset instead.
We don't claim that this handset is "the best", but as long-time reviewers of smartphones in Australia, we believe that it represents top value for the average person looking for a OnePlus handset. Just remember that your personal budget or specific needs may mean our pick won't be ideal for you.
Flagship features at a fantastic price
The OnePlus 6 packs all the amenities of a full-priced premium smartphone while clocking in significantly cheaper than the competition.
If you're looking for an outstanding example of the OnePlus design ethos, the OnePlus 6 is it. Not only does it go toe-to-toe with top-tier handsets like the Samsung Galaxy S9+ and the Apple iPhone 8, it boasts a crisp and capable dual-lens camera and a sleek all-glass body. Clocking in several hundred dollars cheaper than the competition, the OnePlus 6 is a top choice for folks wanting a premium smartphone at a good price.
Looking for a OnePlus Phone on a plan?
OnePlus has only recently made its handsets officially available in Australia, but that doesn't include getting a phone on a mobile contract. Instead, you can get the phone outright and partner it with a SIM-only plan, like the plans below:
Latest OnePlus phone news
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OnePlus keeps throwing down the value gauntlet in the premium phone space, and with an in-display fingerprint scanner, it's also pushing new features to the fore.Read more…
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