OnePlus Introduces Thunder Purple Color of OnePlus 6T in China
After few leaks, finally, OnePlus 6T in Thunder Purple is official. The company has launched this color version in China. It is now listed on the OnePlus china website. After translating the page using Google translate, it says “Electro-optic Violet” color version.
The newly introduced color variant will only be available in 8GB RAM and 128GB storage option. This color version has gradient option with various shades.
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The Thunder Purple color was first spotted on the company’s support page last month and later it was also listed on Amazon Germany page.
This is the part of OnePlus’ marketing strategy. The company will keep adding a new color version every week to be in news and it will keep its hype. Last year, the company also released several color versions including Lava Red, Sandstone White, and Silk White. I am expecting the same this year as well.
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This new color variant is also expected to hit other markets.
OnePlus 6T comes with6.41-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels ) AMOLED display protected with Gorilla Glass 6. The phone has waterdrop-style notch. It packs octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with either 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
It runs on OxygenOS-based on Android 9.0 Pie with several software improvements. Oxygen OS introduces game mode, new gestures, new UI animations along with few camera features including NightScape and portrait lighting. The smartBoost feature ensures fast app loads and better performance.
The phone has dual camera setup with 16 megapixels primary IMX519 sensor with a f/1.7 aperture and 20-megapixel secondary Sony IMX376K sensor with a f/1.7 aperture. The camera supports both OIS and EIS It can shoot 4K video at 60fps and Super Slow Motion Video (1080p at 240fps and 720p at 480fps). It also has 16 megapixels front camera with Sony IMX371 sensor. The front camera can also support EIS and records 1080p videos.
The phone ditches traditional fingerprint sensor and introduces under-display fingerprint sensor that is not as fast as a traditional one, but something that gives you a glimpse of future. The phone also features Far Unlock that is fast and accurate.
The phone offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802ac (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C (v2.0) connectivity options. It packs 3700 mAh battery.
I am still working on the OnePlus 6T review that will come next week. If you have not bought yet, you can wait. Not for my review, but for other color variants that OnePlus will introduce over the next few weeks.