OnePlus 6 one of the hottest device is set to launch on 17th May in India as OnePlus starts sending invites to the launch event in Mumbai. The UK event will kick off on 16th May as confirmed by The Verge. The company has sent invites to the fans and community members to witness the device first hands on the launch day. The tickets for the event will be on sale from 8th May onwards. Your ticket will include a gift coupon worth Rs 999, a T-shirt and some other goodies. The price is likely to be around Rs 999 but it can vary and we do not have confirmation on the pricing yet.
OnePlus 6 comes with a Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with 6GB/8GB of RAM. It is expected to come with a water-resistant body. The display will be an 18:9 super AMOLED panel that is most likely to bear the iPhoneish notch. OnePlus also hinted to have an option to disable the notch or the upper part of the screen for the notch haters. The device will have the latest version of Oxygen OS build on Android 8.1 Oreo. It will get the Android P update when released. It will support some added gestures from the previous generation of OnePlus devices.
OnePlus price can expect a hike and is rumored to be priced around the Rs 40000/$600 mark. This would make it the most expensive OnePlus device with a price increase of $100 or Rs 8000. This would make it a tough competition in the market as Xiaomi is also set to bring in new devices on the same day. We can expect Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 or other Mi device with the latest processor. Brands like Honor are also catching up with excellent devices and aggressive pricing.
It will an interesting event for every tech enthusiast as OnePlus being among most awaited devices of the year. However, price to performance is the factor that has driven OnePlus to success. The Price hike can affect the brand negatively.
What do you think?
Will you accept the new OnePlus 6 for a price around Rs40,000/ $600?