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OnePlus 6 FAQs: Everything you need to know about the new flagship killer

The OnePlus 6 Early Access sale in India started today along with the pop-up events that OnePlus is hosting. So, are you one of those who are planning to buy the newly launched OnePlus 6? There might be some questions about the new flagship killer that you have been looking for. OnePlus has brought some new improvements to its latest flagship ranging from the camera to software and even the design. So, through OnePlus 6 FAQs we will try to answer most of the queries about the device.

OnePlus 6 starting price in India is Rs. 34,999 and it will be available starting from today for Amazon Prime users and from May 22 it will be available for all. Apart from that, the device will also be available to purchase via eight pop-up events starting from today and from Croma retail stores across the country from May 22.

Here, we have listed the most frequently asked questions about the OnePlus 6 to help you decide in a better way before purchasing the device.

OnePlus 6 Full Specifications

Key Specifications OnePlus 6
Display 6.28-inch Optic AMOLED 19:9 ratio
Screen Resolution 2280 x 1080 pixels
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo
 Processor Octa-core
Chipset Snapdragon 845
GPU Adreno 630
Internal Storage 64GB / 128GB / 256GB
Expandable Storage No
Primary Camera Dual: 16 MP (f/1.7, 27mm, 1.22µm, EIS, OIS) + 20 MP (f/1.7, 1.0µm), PDAF, dual-LED flash
Secondary Camera 16 MP (f/2.0, 20mm, 1/3″, 1.0µm), gyro-EIS, Auto HDR
Video Recording 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps
Battery 3,300mAh
4G VoLTE Yes
Dimensions 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm
Weight 177 g
Water Resistant Yes (No IP Certification)
Sim Card Type Dual Nano SIM
Price 6GB / 64GB  – Rs. 34,999

8GB / 128GB – Rs. 39,999

8GB / 256GB – Rs. 44,999

Design and Display

Question: How is the build quality of OnePlus 6?

OnePlus 6

Answer: OnePlus has made the OnePlus 6 as premium as possible and added a glass back to the device to give it a premium feel. The Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protected panel at the back provides a premium feel and extra protection from scratches and accidental drops.

Question: How is the display of the OnePlus 6?

OnePlus 6

Answer: The OnePlus 6 sports a 6.28-inch Optic AMOLED display. The display comes with an FHD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. Further, it sports 19:9 aspect ratio which means it has a full-screen display with minimum bezels and a notch on top.

Question: Can the notch on OnePlus 6 display be hidden?

OnePlus 6

Answer: The OnePlus 6 is the first OnePlus phone to sport the popular notch display. However, for those who don’t like notch display, it can be hidden by a feature in the setting.

Question: Does the OnePlus 6 features a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, the phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Question: Is the OnePlus 6 water resistant?

Answer: Yes, OnePlus 6 is water resistant, however, it isn’t IP certified. OnePlus has added the water protection around the phone by sealing the gaps between the screen and the battery cover and has also used waterproofing material in the headphone jack and fingerprint scanner. So, it can survive a splash of water.


Question: What are the camera features of the OnePlus 6?

OnePlus 6

Answer: Coming to the optics, the OnePlus 6 comes with a dual camera setup. Its features are a 16 MP primary sensor with f/1.7, 1.22µm pixel size, EIS, OIS and a 20 MP secondary sensor with f/1.7, 1.0µm, PDAF, and dual-LED flash. On the front, there is another 16MP camera with f/2.0.

Question: What are the new features of OnePlus 6 camera?

Answer: The OnePlus 6 will let you capture portrait shots even with the front shooter. Apart from that, the company has increased the size of the sensors by 19% to let in more light resulting in brighter pictures. Moreover, the OnePlus 6 is one of the few phones that support 4K recording at 60fps. It also offers slo-mo recording at 480fps.

Question: Can 4K videos be recorded played on OnePlus 6?

Answer: Yes, you can play as well as record 4K videos at 30 and 60fps on OnePlus 6. However, 4K recording at 60fps on OnePlus 6 is supported only for five minutes.

Question: Does the OnePlus have OIS (optical image stabilization)?

Answer: Yes, the OnePlus 6 comes with dual OIS in the rear cameras. The OIS helps you shoot stable and wobble-free videos and also reduces blur in photos.

Hardware, Storage

Question: Which mobile processor is used in OnePlus 6?

Answer: The OnePlus 6 comes is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU.

Question: How much RAM and internal storage come with the OnePlus 6?

Answer: The smartphone comes with 6GB or 8GB RAM. The storage options are 64GB, 128GB and 256GB special edition.

Question: Can the internal storage in the OnePlus 6 be expanded?

OnePlus 6

Answer: No, the internal storage in OnePlus 6 is not expandable via microSD card.

Battery and Software

Question: What is the battery size on OnePlus 6?

Answer: The OnePlus 6 is powered by a 3,300mAh non-removable battery which is said to offer 2 days backup. It supports company’s proprietary dash charging.

Question: Does it support wireless charging?

Answer: No, the OnePlus 6 doesn’t support wireless charging, even though it has a glass back. It is obvious that the inclusion of wireless charging would have increased the overall cost of the phone.

Question: Which Android version runs on the OnePlus 6?

OnePlus 6

Answer: OnePlus 6 runs Oxygen OS skin on top of Android Oreo 8.1. Moreover, it’s also one of the few phones which will let users install the developer’s preview of the Android P beta update.


Question: Does OnePlus 6 support both LTE and VoLTE networks?

OnePlus 6

Answer: Yes, the phone supports both LTE and VoLTE networks. Notably, OnePlus 6 supports dual VoLTE.

Question: Does OnePlus 6 support dual SIM cards?

Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM cards.

Question: Does the OnePlus 6 support NFC connectivity?

Answer: Yes, it does support NFC connectivity.

Question: Does the OnePlus 6 sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?

OnePlus 6

Answer: Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Other Features

Question: Does it have face unlock?

Answer: Yes, the OnePlus 6 has Face Unlock feature. Its facial recognition system uses over 100 points to map the face and is claimed to be the fastest amongst other phones.

Question: How is the audio experience of OnePlus 6?

Answer: As per our initial testing, the OnePlus 6 is found loud and clear in terms of audio. It features active noise cancellation with a dedicated mic and Dirac HD sound as well.

Question: What sensors are there in OnePlus 6?

Answer: OnePlus 6 comes with fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Question: Does the OnePlus 6 have gesture support?

Answer: Yes, OnePlus has gesture support, which means that you can ditch the navigation keys for gestures similar to the iPhone X. A few gestures are all you need to navigate around the phone.

Price and availability

Question: What is the price of OnePlus 6 in India?

OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Edition

Answer: The OnePlus 6 has been priced at Rs. 34,999 in India for the 6GB/64GB model. While 8GB/128GB is priced at Rs. 39,999. OnePlus 6 Marvel special edition is priced at Rs. 44,999 which comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.

Question: Will the OnePlus 6 be available in offline stores?

Answer: The OnePlus 6 will be available to buy via Amazon India and OnePlus online store starting from May 22. Also, the phone will be available offline via Croma stores and OnePlus experience stores starting from May 22 itself.

Question: What are the color options of OnePlus 6 available in India?

Answer: The OnePlus 6 will be available in all three colors in India including the Mirror Black, Midnight Black, and the limited-edition Silk White. The Mirror Black color will be available on the 6GB/64GB and the 8GB/128GB variants. While the Silk White color variant is limited edition and will only be available on the 8GB/128 GB variant. The Midnight Black option will be available for the 8GB/256GB special edition variant.

Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra Pal Singh

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