All eyes of the techie world are towards the release of the flagship smartphone from OnePlus. Like its predecessors, the eighth phone in the series is ready to blaze the smartphone stage with its high-end features embedded in it. To add another feather to its flagship cap, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is set to collaborate with the Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of Walt Disney Entertainment to release limited Avengers Infinity War edition of OnePlus 6 phones. The powerful smart handheld device is set to hit the Indian market as an Amazon exclusive product.
Previously, OnePlus had tied with the Walt Disney Studios and launched Star Wars Limited Edition for its OnePlus 5T phones. This will be the second time OnePlus is set to associate with a production studio to release a smartphone in a movie theme. The Star Wars Limited Edition of OnePlus 5T had good reception from the people, though it was of slightly higher cost than the normal OnePlus 5T edition. The success of its previous theme has goaded OnePlus to join hands with Walt Disney Studios.
The Marvel Comic, Avengers: Infinity Wars will hit the screen on May 27, 2018. This has become the right time for OnePlus to join hands with Marvel Studios (the creator of Avengers: Infinity War) to release Avengers themed OnePlus 6 phones. The news about OnePlus-Marvel Studios tie-up surfaced after the OnePlus’s Facebook page released a video teaser showcasing OnePlus and Avengers logo and stilled the Avengers: Infinity War poster for 10 seconds. For some reasons, the video teaser was eventually deleted from the Facebook Page. But, a few hours later instead of video teaser, a poster featuring Avenger’s logo and OnePlus logo was posted on the same Facebook Page.
With news on its partnership with Walt Disney Studios for the limited edition, it is expected that OnePlus 6 will debut the smartphone market around the release of Avengers: Infinity War release (May 27, 2018) India. OnePlus has also added that the reason for collaboration was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Marvel Studios. It looks like that the Avengers-themed smartphone will hit only the Indian Market as an Amazon Exclusive.
OnePlus has also confirmed its association with a press release that its association with Marvel Studios is a manifestation of the enduring love and support it has garnered from the respective community over the years with a purpose to go beyond the ordinary and achieve groundbreaking innovations in mobile technology only to create the best user experiences.
OnePlus 6 will become the first phone in the series to run on Android Oreo 8.0. This phone almost has similar features like the OnePlus 5T but with enhanced hardware capabilities and User Interface. The OnePlus 6 is power packed with the powerful Snapdragon 845, the latest processor to be released in the Snapdragon series of processors. The presence of this processor gives you improved Graphical Processing (GPU) with the addition of graphical libraries like OpenGL, Open CL and DxNext eXtended Reality (XR). The RAM remains almost the same (8 GB) as that of the OnePlus 5T, but the internal secondary storage capacity is raised to 256 GB as the cap. It is expected that the device will be out in three variants for 64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB.
The device is also fitted with a powerful camera with its lens coming from the house of best camera lens manufacturer Sony. The rear camera will be a dual 23 MP + 16 MP with Exmor CMOS sensor. The front facing camera of 16 MP is attached to the front for shooting perfect selfies. Unlike its predecessor, the OnePlus 6 is fit with 5.7-inch (14.48 centimeter) AMOLED screen. The big differentiator with display comes up with the whopping high pixel density of 515ppi (pixels per inch). The latest version of the protective glass Corning Gorilla Glass 5 is also fit to the device with the premium device being built with Aluminium material. This device will also become the first OnePlus device to be waterproof as well as dustproof.
The device has a slightly high battery capacity of 3500 mAh that gives you a full day charge. The phone supports dash charge technology that lets you charge the phone in just 20 minutes so that you can utilize the phone for its maximum usage. Like OnePlus 5T, this phone also supports dual Nano-SIM with both supporting 4G LTE, 4G VoLTE, 3G, GSM and other lower network technologies. One slight difference with the Fingerprint sensor, when compared with OnePlus 5T, is that for OnePlus 6 the fingerprint sensor is placed to the front which is on a contrary to the latter.
The device has the Alert slider similar to that of OnePlus 5T which can be used to mute notification just by the push of the slider fitted in the sides. Like any normal smartphones, you will be able to stream audio output with a 3.5 mm jack. You will be able to charge this device and transfer data using the Type-C USB. OnePlus 6 also houses all the sensors similar to OnePlus 5T.
The price of OnePlus 6 can be justified for the premium configuration is an offer like no other smartphone manufacturer. The OnePlus 5T is priced at approximately ₹33,000. As the OnePlus 6 comes in three variants it will be priced between ₹34,000 to ₹40,000 across different variants. The Avengers: Infinity War edition is expected be slightly greater than the standard edition as the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited edition was priced at ₹39,999.
OnePlus 6 gives more power to the end user with the power packed feature it offers on this smartphone. The OnePlus 6 will transform the smartphone experience of a mediocre smartphone user as it gives more power to the customer with its powerful hardware. More power is given to Avengers: Infinity War limited edition by taking you into the Marvel Universe. The Marvel-themed edition will have great reception among the Sci-Fi age people who will cherish this phone like they have conquered be the case.
Whatever be the case, let us wait for the official launch date from OnePlus and hope to see it featured on Amazon India soon!