The OnePlus 6 offers the best features of a flagship smartphone at a much more affordable price point.
- Blazingly fast
- Great camera
- Top-tier design
- Much more affordable than the competition
- No waterproofing
- No wireless charging
- Only a mono speaker
OnePlus delivers another high quality but highly affordable premium handset with the OnePlus 6.
Chinese company OnePlus has established a cult following over the years for producing flagship level smartphones at a mid-range price tag that give the likes of Apple and Samsung a run for their money.
The OnePlus 6 is the company's latest attempt at shaking up its more premium rivals and after spending a few days with the handset, it's clear to see the phone has a lot going for it.
- All-glass body looks and feels every bit as premium as the competition.
- Lower-resolution screen and lack of water-resistance betray its cheaper price.
- A top-notch camera capable of stunning photos in good lighting conditions.
- Doesn't fare so well in low-light conditions.
- One of the fastest handsets currently available.
- Impressive software optimisation gives the OnePlus 6 an edge on competing handsets.
- 3,300mAh battery should get you through a day of moderate usage.
- "Dash Charge" technology makes charging the OnePlus 6 quick and painless.
- Premium performance at a killer price.
- The few small concessions are easy to look past.
Pricing and availability
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.
- The OnePlus 6 is available from retailers like Catch and Kogan for between $700 and $900, depending on the model.
OnePlus 6 specs
|Display size (inches)||6.3|
|Display resolution (pixels)||2280 x 1080|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||402|
|Battery size (mAh)||3,300|
|RAM||6 (64GB) | 8 (128/256GB)|
|Rear camera (1) resolution||16|
|Rear camera (1) aperture||f/1.7|
|Rear camera (2) resolution||20|
|Rear camera (2) aperture||f/1.7|
|Rear camera (3) resolution|
|Rear camera (3) aperture|
|Front camera (1) resolution||16|
|Front camera (1) aperture||f/2.0|
|Front camera (2) resolution|
|Front camera (2) aperture|
|Network category speed||Category 16|
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