In just six months, we have got two flagship phones from OnePlus. Yes, the OnePlus 6 was launched in May this year, and now we have OnePlus 6T, a superior successor with the same number! Just a day after its global launch in New York, OnePlus 6T was launched in India on October 30, 2018. It has got many enhancements as compared to its predecessor OnePlus 6. How about going through the key differences between these two awesome smartphones? We will include design, display, power, and other important aspects that help us differentiate them.
Read on for the comparison- similarities and differences between OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T are here for you:
Though both the phones have a metal frame and a curved glass back, the difference is of size and weight. Yes, with 157.5 X 74.8 X 8.2mm dimensions and 185g weight, the OnePlus 6T is slightly taller and heavier than OnePlus 6. The dimensions for OnePlus 6 are 155.7 X 75.4 X 7.75mm and it weighs 177g.
Talking about the design, the OnePlus 6T looks smarter than the OnePlus 6 as the former has a much smaller notch in a teardrop shape as compared to a rectangle notch in OnePlus 6. The fingerprint scanner is built into the screen, which is also different than the OnePlus 6 where you find it on the back.
A 6.41-inch display of OnePlus 6T with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 looks more impressive as compared to OnePlus 6, which has a 6.28-inch display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. With a higher resolution and a smaller teardrop notch than OnePlus 6, the OnePlus 6T gets Gorilla Glass 6. Also, OnePlus 6T has 86 percent screen-to-body ratio, which is slightly more than 83.8 percent for the OnePlus 6.
What’s more, the company claims that the OnePlus 6T’s display is the most power efficient and comfortable to date with enhanced brightness levels and additional color ranges.
The operating system is the same for both the phones because the OnePlus 6T will come with Android 9 Pie, and the OnePlus 6 can be upgradable to the same version. However, the base model of OnePlus 6T gives 64GB more storage than that of OnePlus 6.
When it comes to power, Smart Boost feature gives the OnePlus 6T an edge over OnePlus 6. This feature can start the apps faster by storing the frequently used app’s data in the RAM.
Both the phones have the same dual camera on the back and a camera on the front side. However, more customizations are given in OnePlus 6T. Its camera can be optimized for faces, night scenes, and food. In other words, camera lovers can find more reasons to select OnePlus 6T over OnePlus 6.
The OnePlus 6T has a slightly more powerful battery than the OnePlus 6. Both the phones are ready for the fast charging but we can expect that 3700mAh battery of the OnePlus 6T will last longer than 3300mAh battery of the OnePlus 6.
OnePlus 6 vs OnePlus 6T Price Comparison
The OnePlus 6T is available in two colors with different RAM. The base model with Mirror Black color costs $549 in the US which has 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The 8GB OnePlus 6T with 128GB storage in Mirror Black and Midnight Black variants cost you $579. The expensive one is a Midnight Black variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage that priced at $629.
On the other hand, the base model of OnePlus 6 costs you $529, which is slightly less than that for the base model of OnePlus 6T. However, here you get 64GB storage which is way less than 128GB storage of the OnePlus 6T.
In India, OnePlus 6T price will start from INR 37999 for the base model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. Similarly, the second variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage in both colors is available at INR 41999. The final model will cost you around INR 45999 in India.
OnePlus 6T will be available on Amazon India from November 1 (Midnight). It will also go on open sale via OnePlus.in, Reliance Digital, Croma, and other offline stores. If you love the OnePlus brand, the OnePlus 6T is worth buying!