The OnePlus 6T was announced in the U.S. yesterday and now the smartphone has launched in India at the KDJW Stadium in New Delhi. It should be noted that the OnePlus 6 has become one of the most popular smartphones from the brand and with the OnePlus 6T; a host of new upgrades have been introduced such as an in-display fingerprint scanner, waterdrop display design and more.
The launch starts at 8:30 with the host on stage. Carl Pei, the OnePlus co-founder, comes to the stage during his first launch event and talks about the OnePlus community which has grown multi-folds since OnePlus launched its first smartphone in India in the year 2015.
Coming to the big reveal; the phone display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection and five profiles for the display including default, sRGB, DCI-P3, Adaptive mode, and custom color. The OnePlus 6T comes with two new camera features namely Nightscape and Studio Lighting, While Nightscape helps in clicking better low-lighting pictures by using ISO and reduced shutter speed, and on the other hand, the Studio Lighting could be used for better portrait pictures. Nightscape and Studio Lighting will also be made available for OnePlus 6 users via a software update starting from October 31, 2018.
The smartphone also comes with a couple of gaming features such as the Smart Boost which uses RAM instead of ROM for faster launching speeds and a Gaming mode for notifications while playing games. The OnePlus 6T also comes with Full-Screen Gestures such as quick gestures for juggling between apps, use the power button to launch Google Assistant and more.
The OnePlus 6T price in India starts at Rs. 37,999 for the 6GB RAM/128GB storage version while the 8GB RAM/128GB storage version will retail at Rs. 41,999. The higher-end 8GB RAM/256GB storage version of the OnePlus 6T has been priced at Rs. 45,990. OnePlus Explorer Backpack launched at Rs. 4,990. It will be available in India just through invitation codes which can be availed from the OnePlus official website.
In partnership with Jio, it has been offering cashback of up to Rs 4,500 to new smartphone users. Now, it has increased the amount to Rs 5,400 in case of the OnePlus 6T smartphone. The cashback will be in form of 36 vouchers worth Rs 150 each. The users can redeem the vouchers for recharge of Rs 299. The vouchers will be valid until March 31, 2022. The Rs 299 recharge offers 3GB high-speed data per day for 28 days.