OnePlus 6 Review

OnePlus 6 Review

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OnePlus 6 is the most awaited phone of 2018! The smartphone has amazed the tech geeks and tech critics from around the world and has already been termed as the phone of the year. OnePlus 6 is considered a marvel for its impeccable performance, stunning looks and a long list of features. Many websites and many critics have gone to the extent of claiming that it’s an economical substitute for the current lot of the premium smartphones such as iPhone X, Samsung S9 and more.

Scroll till the end to find out all about its features, and performance:

OnePlus 6 Design and Display

The design of OnePlus 6 looks and feels premium in hand. The smartphone is wrapped in Corning Gorilla Glass 5 that renders it the needed protection and grants it premium looks. The design is ergonomic and the brand has made some fundamental changes in the positioning of the alert slider, volume and power button. The alert slider and the power button are located at the right edge while the left edge accommodates the volume button and the expandable storage slot. OnePlus 6 is light-weight and is available in Mirror Black, Midnight Black, Silk White, Red and Avengers edition.

The smartphone comes with an optic AMOLED display and embraces a screen size of 6.2 inches. The screen is almost bezel-less from 3 sides and looks stunning. OnePlus 6 also come enables with separate reading mode and gaming mode that adjusts the brightness and other aspects to enhance your experience. OnePlus 6 comes enabled with both face lock and fingerprint lock feature. The face unlock is super-fast and accurate as it marks up around 100 points on your face and unlocks the device instantly, which is very impressive. The fingerprint sensor is placed at the rear panel of the phone and can be easily accessible. The notch screen accommodates LED notification, sensors, front camera and many other electronics in a very compact manner. One can also hide this notch by altering the settings.

OnePlus 6 Reviews

Sneak Peek into the Performance, UI & Software

OnePlus features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SOC and a 2.8 GHz octa-core processor. The smartphone supports an Oxygen OS based on Android™ Oreo. OnePlus 6 is well complemented by an Adreno 630 graphics card that enhances the graphics quality and redefines one’s gaming and movie watching experience. The smartphone is available in 6GB RAM 64 GB internal storage, 8 GB RAM 128GB internal storage, and 8GB RAM, 256 GB internal storage memory variants. Many gesture control options also enable you to conveniently maneuver among multiple apps and windows. The smartphone will not hang if you are running any heavy application and it won’t even get warm after hours of continuous usage. Viewing angles are great, sunlight legibility is satisfactory, the display is immersive, and color reproduction is also a highlight of the latest OnePlus 6.

Camera Performance

OnePlus 6 comes with dual rear camera of (16 + 20MP) lens and selfie camera of 16 MP. Optical image stabilization, depth effects, low light performance improvements and powerful camera lenses will certainly impress you and optimize the quality of the images. Results in daylight are amazing; the camera can capture even the minutest detail in every frame. Features such as beautification mode, bokeh effect, portrait mode, filters that add bubbles, stars and heart in the background and more enable you to customize the picture in real-time. “Slo-mo” feature is yet another highlight of OnePlus 6. Most phones with the slo-mo feature are not able to produce vivid snaps and flicker when you observe them later, but Oneplus will not disappoint you!

Professional video editing is another interesting feature that you can access with your stunning OnePlus 6. You can apply filters, trim the video, slow down the video, add loop effect and do lots more to customize the video.

OnePlus 6 Mobile Review

Additional Features at a Glance

OnePlus 6 is powered by a 3300 mAh battery that lasts long and charges fast. The battery will last over a day if you are doing the regular stuff like gaming a bit, streaming videos, checking out the social media accounts for updates, making calls and texting your friends. The dash charger can charge the phone from 0 to 55-60% in just 35 minutes. Another striking feature that OnePlus comes with is “ONEPLUS SWITCH” feature. This feature enables the user to transfer the data from one’s old phone to the new phone effortlessly. Apart from that, you can also share the data using the NFC communication technology. NFC communication is a fast and highly secure method.

OnePlus 6 Specifications

Dimensions 155.7×75.4×7.75 mm
Weight 6.2 ounces (177g)
Material Glass
Colors Mirror Black/ Midnight Black/ Silk White/ Red
Operating System OxygenOS based on Android™ Oreo
CPU Qualcomm® Snapdragon 845 (Octa-core, 10nm, up to 2.8 GHz), within AIE
GPU Adreno 630
Notification Light RGB LED notification light
Vibration Haptic vibration motor
RAM 6 GB / 8 GB LPDDR4X
Storage UFS 2.1 2-LANE 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB
Sensors Fingerprint, Hall, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, RGB Ambient Light Sensor, Electronic Compass, Sensor Core
Ports USB 2.0, Type-C, Support USB Audio
Dual nano-SIM slot
3.5 mm audio jack
Battery 3300 mAh (non-removable) Fast Charging (5V 4A)
Buttons Gestures and on-screen navigation support Alert Slider
 

 

Audio

Bottom-facing speaker
Noise cancellation support
Dirac HD Sound®
Dirac Power Sound®
Unlock Options Fingerprint
Face Unlock
 

 

Connectivity

LTE/LTE-A
DL 4CA/256QAM, UL CA/64QAM, 4×4 MIMO
Supports up to DL CAT16/ UL CAT13 (1Gbps/150 Mbps) depending on carrier support

Bands

FDD LTE: Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/18/19/20/25/26/28/29/66
TDD LTE: Band 34/38/39/40/41
TD-SCDMA: Band 34/39
UMTS(WCDMA): Band 1/2/4/5/8/9/19
CDMA: BC0/BC1
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Wi-Fi 2×2 MIMO, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G/5G
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, support aptX & aptX HD
NFC NFC enabled
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo

Display

Size: 6.28 inches (The corners of the screen are within a standard rectangle. Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.28 inches in the full rectangle and 6.12 inches accounting for the rounded corners.)
Resolution: 2280 x 1080 pixels
Aspect Ratio: 19:9
Type: Optic AMOLED
Support sRGB, DCI-P3
Cover Glass: 2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
 

Features

Adaptive Mode
Reading Mode
Night Mode
Lift Up Display
 

 

 

Rear Camera – Main

Sensor: Sony IMX 519
Megapixels: 16
Pixel Size: 1.22 µm
OIS: Yes
EIS: Yes
Autofocus: DCAF
Aperture: f/1.7
 

 

Rear Camera – Secondary

Sensor: Sony IMX 376K
Megapixels: 20
Pixel Size: 1.0 µm
Autofocus: PDAF
Aperture: f/1.7
 

 

Front Camera

Sensor: Sony IMX 371
Megapixels: 16
Pixel Size: 1.0 µm
EIS: Yes
Autofocus: Fixed Focus
Aperture: f/2.0

Conclusion:

OnePlus 6 is a true flagship! The smartphone comes loaded with advanced features, is affordable and looks classy, what else you can ask for! OnePlus 6 is a great substitute for the hi-end and expensive Apple and Samsung smartphones. If you compare the flagships phones of 2018 such as iPhoneX, Samsung S9+ and more with OnePlus 6 then you certainly not get every feature that these premium phones offer but you will definitely get a mash-up of all the prominent features in the new OnePlus 6. So, if you are planning to upgrade your device then go for the certified refurbished version of OnePlus 6. Refurbished OnePlus 6 at Yaantra has been through 36 quality checks and the range starts from Rs.32749. Get 6 months warranty, Paytm, Mobikwik off and many additional benefits on shopping at Yaantra. See you at Yaantra!

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