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April 11, 2018

OnePlus 6 Australia: Here’s everything you need to know about the next OnePlus’ Flagship

OnePlus 6 is a high-end flagship smartphone by OnePlus Company. The exceptional smartphone device featuring octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor, up to 8GB of RAM, Android Oreo Operating System, and up to 256GB of internal storage. The phone is packed with 3300mAh Li-Po non-removable battery with fast charging feature.

OnePlus 6 Release Date and Availability

OnePlus 6 mobile phone was made available on sale from 22th of May 2018. And now the premium handset is available to purchase in almost all the major parts of the world including India and the U.S.

OnePlus 6 release date in Australia is still in doubt, and we don’t know when it will officially available in Australia.

OnePlus 6 Prices

As far as OnePlus 6 prices are concerned, it will depend on which memory model you choose. OnePlus 6 prices for 8GB RAM/ 256GB variant will possibly around $629 in the U.S and other territories. The device will cost you around $579 for 8GB RAM/ 128GB and $529 for 6GB RAM/ 64GB variant.

On the other hand, if you are considering OnePlus 6 prices in Australia, they will also vary depending on the model and the carrier you choose. You will have to spend almost AU$950 for OnePlus 6 256GB model. For the 128GB variant, the price range will possibly AU$790. The OnePlus 6 64GB price in Australia will be around $AU650.

OnePlus 6 Specs and Features:

Here is a quick rundown of OnePlus 6 specifications and most prominent features.

  • 6.28-inch OLED Display w/  notch
  • Optic AMOLED touchscreen w/ 2280x1080p Resolution
  • 19:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset
  • Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) Processor
  • Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6GB/ 8GB RAM
  • Android 8.1 w/ Oxygen OS
  • 16MP (f/1.7) + 20MP(f/1.7) Dual Camera w/ dual LED flash
  • Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, touch focus, and HDR
  • 16MP Front-facing camera w/ f/2.0 aperture, 1080p
  • 64/128/256GB Internal Storage
  • 3300mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Hall, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, RGB Ambient Light Sensor, Electronic Compass, Sensor Core
  • Available Colors: Silk White, Mirror Black, Midnight Black
  • Weight: 177grams

OnePlus 6 Design and Display

The new OnePlus 6 comes with the bigger screen display of almost 6.28-inches. It is one of the largest screens inside a smartphone.

The device includes an iPhone X alike notch in its display, though it will be relatively smaller as compared to Apple’s iPhone X flagship smartphone.

Luckily, the premium handset retaining a headphone jack. In addition to this, the device lets its users use wireless headphones.

Just like iPhone X,iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S9, andXperia XZ2 flagships, the OnePlus 6 phone follows the glass-metal body. It is one of the best all-glassy phones of recent times, which doesn’t slip from a single hand due to its high-class construction. As far as resolution is concerned, the device comes with 2280x1080 pixels backed by 90% screen-to-body and 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone device is almost 7.5mm thick and 177 grams heavy in weight.

On the other hand, OnePlus 6 will allow users to 'hide' the screen notch as well through the software update.

Talking about the design, The OnePlus 6 looks like a combination of Galaxy S9 and Apple iPhone X. On the front, you will get a notch design that we have discussed already. If you look closely, you will notice that the smartphone resembles the Oppo R15 to some extent.

The backside of the device is almost similar to Samsung Galaxy S9, with a dual-lens camera and centralised fingerprint sensor. And excitingly, the flagship phone comes with three unique coloring options including Mirror Black, Midnight Black, and Silk White.


Backed by Snapdragon 845 highly advanced octa-core processor chip, 6GB/ 8GB of RAM memory options, and up to 256GB of phone storage (without microSD),OnePlus 6 is truly a super-fast performer, standing alongside with the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus flagships. The device is also available in 128GB and 64GB models.

OnePlus 6 is packed with a solid 3300mAh battery, which is similar to the OnePlus 5T’s capacity power. The battery offers a fast charging feature too. Its dash charge offers you 60% in 30 minutes, and through a single charge, you will remain intact all day long.


Now let’s come with the most important aspect of any smartphone device, the camera. The OnePlus 6 mobile phone comes with dual rear lens f/1.7 camera with 16MP and 20MP sensors, just like we have seen on OnePlus 5T. However, the front-facing shooter includes a 20MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture. This camera has the ability to shoot up to 1080p of video recording and slow-mo at 480fps is also included. The most prominent features of its primary camera are related to Bokeh Mode in portrait mode, autofocus, dual LED flash, and OIS for improved low light shots.

Our Verdict

To conclude, OnePlus 6 is a high powerful flagship with a massive 8GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 845 chip. The design and build of the device are truly exceptional with all-glass body and inclusion of a notch. With dual lens camera, high-quality Selfie shooter, bigger enough battery, and most importantly over 6-inches of the high-quality display, OnePlus 6 is going to compete for some of the best flagship devices around such as iPhone X, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy S9, even with less cost.


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