OnePlus 6: Launch in India ‘Soon’ on Amazon Website

The OnePlus 6 upcoming flagship phone is set to be launched in India soon, with Amazon as the official online selling partner. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, owned by BBK Electronics is expected to launch their flagship, OnePlus 6 in India on 18th May.

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With a dedicated page for OnePlus 6 going live on Amazon India, users can now sign up for updates regarding the smartphone via the ‘Notify Me’ Button. The upcoming phone is said to be a proper upgrade over the previous OnePlus 5 and is not supposed to look like the OnePlus 5T. The e-commerce titan Amazon confirmed that the phone will only be available on its platform. The launch date is stated as ‘soon’. The webpage for the flagship phone is now live.

Amazon stated in a statement that “The new flagship offers more screen without compromising on size, providing an immersive viewing experience”. The statement however doesn’t reveal any details of the smartphone’s launch, availability and pricing. Customers can visit the dedicated OnePlus 6 page at 00:00 hrs on 22 April and follow the instructions for updates.

According to rumours, the flagship OnePlus 6 will be the company’s most expensive OnePlus smartphone ever. The OnePlus 6 is expected to be launched in the coming weeks as the company has tied up with Marvel studios to launch an ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ edition. The movie is set to release on 27 April in India.

As for the features and specifications, top officials of the company have already revealed most of the features of the phone through social media or conferences. The phone is likely to be waterproof according to a teaser tweet. But the waterproofing capabilities are yet to be confirmed.

OnePlus 6 is expected to feature Android 8.1 Oreo as the base operating system, and most probably will give the option to update in future. The phone will be powered by a 3450 mAh battery and dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (which is pretty standard for every phone). The phone will sport the highly controversial 3.5-mm jack. The device will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with versions available in three variants – 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. Powered by 8GB RAM, the phone is set to dwarf the mighty Samsung Galaxy S9 with only 4GB RAM. The phone will come with dual cameras and a fingerprint sensor on the back. The recent teaser also shows the Alert slider to move to the right side which helps users in focusing camera on particular objects.


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