Android Authority spent some hands-on time with the brand new machine’s midnight black, mirror black, and restricted version silk white shade variants. OnePlus has made the midnight black out there on the greater worth and specification factors, whereas the mirror black is on the decrease finish. The silk white variant will probably be out there on June fifth, round two weeks after the 2 black telephones hit the markets.
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All three colours supply the identical design, with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 masking the back and front. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau mentioned this on the OnePlus boards, the place he revealed that greater than 70 completely different glass prototypes had been examined. OnePlus informed Android Authority throughout the earlier pre-briefing it thought-about a ceramic design, but it surely was “too heavy” for on a regular basis use. Lau himself stated the glass design “considerably improves” sign reception and LTE efficiency, which we look ahead to testing.
Right here’s all the data in regards to the three OnePlus 6 colours.
OnePlus 6 midnight black
The midnight black choice you’ve seen earlier than from OnePlus, out there in all of the current releases together with the OnePlus 5T so it is sensible it’s right here once more. It has a matte end on the again as per regular, however given it’s a glass physique there’s loads of variations to the OnePlus 5T midnight black earlier than it.
OnePlus informed us the model and end had been rigorously crafted with Corning, collaborating to put numerous tiny holes within the glass to present it the matte end. A particular S-shaped sample curves off the again of the machine as overhead lights hit it good, courtesy of a jagged texture of movie within the glass. It’s a pleasant evolution on the usual from OnePlus right here. From our hands-on, this shade choice is about as smudge pleasant as you’d hope to get from glass — value noting for those who’re not one to make use of a smartphone case.
The midnight black model could have the best specs, with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. It’s additionally out there on the extra thrifty 8GB RAM and 128GB storage as properly.
OnePlus 6 mirror black
We’ve seen the mirror black choice, with its the extremely reflective appear and feel, from OnePlus earlier than. This time in all-glass, polished to look ceramic. We had been informed the design incorporates a variety of layers laid down to present depth to the polished look. That does, sadly, make the telephone a fingerprint magnet, exhibiting smudges and dirt very simply. It’s essentially the most slippery of all, courtesy not simply of the all-glass end, however the polish as properly.
This shade is the one choice on the telephone’s most cost-effective model, which has 6GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. It’s additionally out there on with the center spec choice, with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.
OnePlus 6 silk white (restricted version)
The silk white will probably be out there on June fifth, roughly two weeks after the black editions, and will probably be supplied at simply on the center spec 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Its glass backing doesn’t fairly look or really feel such as you’d anticipate. OnePlus informed us in a pre-briefing it added advantageous pearl particles to present the distinctive white shine throughout the glass a pleasant premium look. It’s a nod to the OnePlus One, which additionally had a silk white choice, however given it’s all-glass it’s very completely different. We don’t but have a sign of precisely how restricted the silk white model’s numbers will probably be.
When it comes to every other shade choices, we’ve seen OnePlus collaborate previously with iconic popular culture manufacturers like Star Wars. India will obtain an additional variant of the OnePlus 6, courtesy of an Avengers: Infinity War collaboration. Relying in your market, there could also be one or two surprises down the highway.
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