In about two weeks, popular Chinese manufacturer, OnePlus is expected to officially take the veil off the OnePlus 6T — the upgrade the its OnePlus 6 flagship smartphone for 2018. But as usual, speculations, renders, images and rumours are expected to leak as the launch date draws near.
The latest OnePlus 6T leak are the official press images of the device as revealed by WinFuture. The images not only show how the device will look like, it further reveals what to expect from the flagship as it cancels out and confirms some earlier rumours.
First, the front view of the device in the images shows that OnePlus will be adopting the Vivo-esque waterdrop notch on the OnePlus 6T and likewise give the device a bigger display. Compared to the OnePlus 6 (6.28-inch), the OnePlus 6T will come with a 6.41-inch OLED display. Aside from the change of display panel from AMOLED to OLED, OnePlus also move the fingerprint sensor from the rear to the front, underneath the display; making the OnePlus 6T the first smartphone with under-display fingerprint sensor from OnePlus.
The Dual camera setup on the rear is the same as the OnePlus 6, likewise the USB-C and dual speaker grills at the bottom. However, to provide more accommodation for the battery, OnePlus eliminated the 3.5mm headphone jack on the OnePlus 6T.
The battery has been beefed up to 3,700 mAh (from 3,300mAh) and according to WinFuture, the headphone jack was removed to make up for the extra space needed by the bigger battery.
On the inside, it isn’t certain if the company would retain the same storage configurations as with the OnePlus 6 but the device will also use the Snapdragon 845 SoC. The chipset will clock up to 2.8GHz while the operating system on the device will be the latest Android 9.0 Pie.
The OnePlus 6T will be launched in Mirror Black and Midnight Black on October 17, as revealed by a leaked invite.