OnePlus 6 Name Confirmed in Official Teaser Video, Specifications Spotted

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OnePlus 6 Name Confirmed in Official Teaser Video, Specifications Spotted

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The OnePlus 6 notch design was the main topic of discussion in comments on the teaser

Highlights
  • A short teaser video outed the '6' moniker
  • The official OnePlus 6 forum has also gone live
  • The phone is expected to get dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac

OnePlus 6 is all set to launch sometime later this quarter and it seems the Chinese phone maker can't wait until the announcement. Last week, OnePlus Co-Founder Carl Pei had revealed and, subsequently, CEO Pete Lau justified the presence of a notch on top of the upcoming flagship's display. In its latest teaser and forum section, the company has officially confirmed the "6" moniker for its next smartphone. Additionally, the OnePlus 6 smartphone has also been spotted on a Wi-Fi certification website with model number A6003.

In a super short video posted on its Twitter account on Monday night, OnePlus revealed that OnePlus 6 would be the name of its next flagship. Captioned "6et ready", the video shows blazing fast text that reads "The speed you need" - followed by a blink-and-a-miss 6 - suggesting the presence of premium specifications, which includes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. Most of the replies to the video, however, are around the front-facing notch that Pei revealed would be part of the OnePlus 6's design last week. Additionally, the official OnePlus 6 forum section has gone live.

Separately, the phone has also been listed on a Wi-Fi certification website, first spotted by Twitter tipster Roland Quandt. The listing, dated April 2, contains certain specifications of the OnePlus 6. According to the website, the flagship will be powered by Android 8.1.0 Oreo out-of-the-box, will come with dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and get Qualcomm's latest WCN3990 Wi-Fi modem, further cementing the use of the Snapdragon 845 SoC.

wi fi certification oneplus 6 inline OnePlus 6

To recall, in a recent leak, pricing details of the OnePlus 6 had been outed. The 64GB variant is expected to start at CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 34,200), the 128GB variant might get a price tag of CNY 3,799 (roughly Rs. 39,300), while the 256GB model is said to be available at CNY 4,399 (roughly Rs. 45,600).


Do Oppo F7 and Vivo V9 show us what to expect from OnePlus 6? We discussed that on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Looks great
  • Excellent performance
  • Useful software customisations
  • Bad
  • Average camera quality
  • No wireless charging or weatherproofing
Display6.28-inch
ProcessorSnapdragon 845
Front Camera16-megapixel
Rear Camera16-megapixel + 20-megapixel
RAM8GB
Storage128GB
Battery Capacity3300mAh
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Resolution1080x2280 pixels
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