Early OnePlus 6 prototypes revealed on video: some did not have a headphone jack

Early OnePlus 6 prototypes revealed on video: some did not have a headphone jack
The new red version of the OnePlus 6 looks stunning: a bright, vivid shade of red, it looks bold and powerful, but if you thought that the selection of the color was a simple process of just randomly picking a shade, you could not be further away from the truth.

A new video that shows early OnePlus 6 prototypes reveals that the company has gone through tens if not hundreds of iterations of the OnePlus 6, each with a different color and some even with different features (some models were even spotted without a headphone jack, so the company was considering that).

Interestingly, out of those tens or hundreds of models, OnePlus has only selected three main color versions: the glossy black version and the matte black one, as well as a limtied edition silk white and the new red, all the others were just discarded. Yet still, it's mesmerizing to take a look at the intense process behind something as simple as the color of a phone, and how much time designers spend perfecting the right shade and tint.

source: PC Mag

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1. SuperA187

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 28, 2017

I'm hoping that some of these variant colors actually come out. That two tone fire orange, that black and purple color shift, and that green and light purple were really eye catching.

2. Phullofphil

Posts: 1822; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

What is irritating about this artical is that it talks about other prototypes then mostly covers the colors in the artical. All the while saying that the other prototypes had different hardware.

3. errnope

Posts: 43; Member since: May 23, 2018

How you can produce so many colour prototypes and then only release the same boring black and white that everyone has been producing for years, and then later a red, which has long been the gimmick colour is beyond me. There's some killer colours in there, and colour options are quickly becoming a selling point with more options being made available by manufacturers.

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