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OnePlus 6 review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

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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

6.3 inches

Display size

1080 x 2280px

64GB, 128GB, 256GB

Internal storage

16MP + 20MP

Rear camera

3,300 mAh

Battery size

Finder rated as Average vs similar phones

Details

Display

Display Size
6.3 inches
Resolution
1080 x 2280px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
402 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
16MP + 20MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/1.7 + f/1.7
Video recording
4K
Front camera megapixels
16MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.0

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
155.7mm x 75.4mm x 7.8mm
Weight
177g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
Category 16

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Snapdragon 845
RAM
6/8GB
Operating system
Android 8
Internal storage
64GB, 128GB, 256GB
Battery capacity
3,300mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$0
Launch date2018-05
OnePlus 6
Finder score: 4 How we score our reviews

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.


Design

  • 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.

Camera

  • A top-notch camera capable of stunning photos in good lighting conditions.
  • Doesn't fare so well in low-light conditions.

Performance

  • One of the fastest handsets currently available.
  • Impressive software optimisation gives the OnePlus 6 an edge on competing handsets.

Battery life

  • 3,300mAh battery should get you through a day of moderate usage.
  • "Dash Charge" technology makes charging the OnePlus 6 quick and painless.

Verdict

  • Premium performance at a killer price.
  • The few small concessions are easy to look past.

Pricing and availability

  • The OnePlus 6 is not available for purchase in Australia.

Specifications

Display

Display Size
6.3 inches
Resolution
1080 x 2280px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
402 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
16MP + 20MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/1.7 + f/1.7
Video recording
4K
Front camera megapixels
16MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.0

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
155.7mm x 75.4mm x 7.8mm
Weight
177g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
Category 16

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Snapdragon 845
RAM
6/8GB
Operating system
Android 8
Internal storage
64GB, 128GB, 256GB
Battery capacity
3,300mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

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