Fresh leaks suggest that the next OnePlus flagship, the OnePlus 6 will feature an under-display fingerprint sensor. While these are rumours, there are good chances these are credible ones.

OnePlus recently shifted to the 18:9 aspect ratio display, sending the fingerprint sensor from the front to the back of the OnePlus 5T. However, companies like Vivo and Synaptics have already showcased the working of under-glass fingerprint sensors. So it may not be far-fetched to see the OnePlus 6 come with one.

OnePlus 6: How will it look?

OnePlus 6 leaks
OnePlus 6 concept. Source: Upcoming phones

Talking about the next generation of OnePlus flagships, we can clearly mark an outline. Gizmochina has tipped the launch of the OnePlus 6 to take place in March next year. What is there to notice, is the location of the fingerprint sensor on the device.

It is tipped that the OnePlus 6 will come with an under-display fingerprint sensor. We expect this to be a credible news as Vivo, the sister company to OnePlus has already showcased similar technology earlier. In fact, the first Vivo phone with an under-display fingerprint sensor is expected to be launched at the CES next year.

Talking about the next OnePlus flagship, the phone will run on a Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor. In terms of RAM and storage, we expect there will be 6GB / 8GB RAM and 64GB / 128GB of internal storage.

While OnePlus smartphones came with front-mounted fingerprint sensors till the OnePlus 5, the OnePlus 5T comes with a rear-mounted one. The company did this to minimize the bezels on their 18:9 aspect ratio display. However, a front-mounted fingerprint sensor is much preferred over a rear-mounted one.

Under Display Fingerprint sensors

Vivo and Qualcomm were the first to partner and showcase the first under-display fingerprint sensor. After that, recently Synaptics became the first company to put under-display fingerprint sensors onto mass production. In the coming year, we can expect the 18:9 display to be accompanied by an under display fingerprint sensor.

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An avid reader, writer, and motorcyclist, Manik is intrigued by the ever evolving tech ecosystem. Manik is responsible to take care of what’s happening in the Indian smartphones market and update the website readers accordingly through his detailed coverage on any given topic. In his free-time, you’ll find him fine-tuning his Bike or exploring the web for something new.

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