It accounted for about one-third of the company's revenues previous year.
The OnePlus 6T's Smart Boot feature that is said to improve app cold start speeds by 5 to 20 percent by caching frequently used apps - it now will only work with gaming apps, with additional compatibility planned for the future. We were the first publication to leak the pricing of the OnePlus 6T.
The new OnePlus 6T has already made waves by delivering a premium phone experience for close to half the cost of many premium phones.
These conditions are mainly night-time and low-light shots, which, as a company representative conceded during the launch, left a lot to be desired for many 6 owners. While the older phone started with the base variant sporting 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, the OnePlus 6T bumps up the storage to 128GB even on the base variant, while retaining RAM at 6GB. Although both the smartphones are powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with 6GB or 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, the newer variant is claimed to be "better performing" than the flagship OnePlus 6.
Like the OnePlus 6, the OnePlus 6T retains a single bottom firing speaker. While the 6GB/128 variant is priced at Rs 37,999, the 8GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB variants are priced at Rs 41,999 and Rs 45,999.
The biggest change comes in the form of the new fingerprint sensor. The company also claims its implementation of in-display fingerprint scanner is now the fastest in the market.
The optical in-display fingerprint sensor uses light to illuminate the finger through the screen and authenticate the user as the owner of the phone.
The foray by 5-year-old Shenzhen-based OnePlus comes after US mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon this year backed away from plans to work with China's Huawei on high-end phones in face of pressure from the USA government, which considers Huawei a security risk. The onboard UFS 2.1 storage now comes with a minimum of 128GB and the next bigger option is 256GB. The phone comes with a 6.41-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels ) AMOLED display, with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It features a waterdrop-style notch, with three-in-one ambient light sensor, distance, and RGB sensor, as well as the front facing camera. The small footprint increases the screen area on each side. The phone is backed by a 3,700mAh battery with the company's signature Fast Charge technology, earlier known as Dash Charge.
Although the 6T shares the same camera specs as the OnePlus 6, it features a brand new function for night photography called Nightscape.
The foray by 5-year-old Shenzhen-based OnePlus comes after U.S. mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon this year backed away from plans to work with Huawei on high-end phones on security concerns. It is interesting to note that in the box, there is a "Type-C to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter".
Water and dust resistance has also been improved but don't take the OnePlus 6T for a swim as it won't like it.