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OnePlus 6 launch date confirmed at CES 2018

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jan 12, 2018, 2:14 pm IST
Updated : Jan 12, 2018, 2:14 pm IST

The OnePlus 5 was launched in June last year, and it seems the company wants to maintain the launch cycle.

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau in an interview with CNET at CES 2018, confirmed that the next flagship will see the light of day sometime late in second quarter of 2018.
 OnePlus CEO Pete Lau in an interview with CNET at CES 2018, confirmed that the next flagship will see the light of day sometime late in second quarter of 2018.

OnePlus has confirmed that the next flagship — OnePlus 6 will be launched late in second quarter of 2018. The OnePlus 5 was launched in June last year, and it seems the company wants to maintain the launch cycle.

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau in an interview with CNET at CES 2018, confirmed that the next flagship will see the light of day sometime late in second quarter of 2018. The smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. Lau also said that OnePlus will initiate collaboration with US telecom carriers in the coming months.

Additionally, Lau stated that "he wasn't 100 percent sure if OnePlus would sell a second phone in 2018".

In 2017, the company launched two smartphones — OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T. The latter also got the Star Wars Edition, Sandstone White and Lava Red variants.

To recall, the original OnePlus 5T sports a 6.01-inch full HD with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution, protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass. The OnePlus 5T is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor clocked up to 2.45GHz. The smartphone runs on OxygenOS 4.7 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The display also supports sRGB and DCI-P3 colour gamuts.

The OnePlus 5T sports Face Unlock feature which the company claims that it is based on advanced facial recognition system and also feature a fingerprint scanner at the back panel.

On the photography front, the OnePlus 5T sports a 16MP primary sensor with 1.12-micron pixels and a 20MP Sony IMX376K front shooter. The device is fuelled by 3300mAh non-removable battery. The smartphone will be available in a Midnight Black colour variant.

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