OnePlus 6T design revealed: in-display fingerprint scanner, no headphone jack


Ahead of its expected announcement on October 17, the upcoming OnePlus 6T has just leaked out in all its glory in a new set of 360-degree renders created by reliable tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer, better known by his Twitter handle of @OnLeaks.

Following in the footsteps of the OnePlus 6, which launched back in May, the new OnePlus 6T once again makes use of a tall display that occupies most of the front panel. As expected, a slightly slimmer chin is present towards the bottom, while the wide notch present on the previous device has been replaced which a much smaller waterdrop-like one complete with subtle curves. This new notch is just big enough to house the front-facing camera and proximity sensor. The in-ear speaker, on the other hand, has now been moved to the very edge of the frame. Interestingly, though, an LED notification light doesn't appear to be included.

Moving over to the rear, these newest renders once again dismiss rumors of a triple-camera layout. Instead, the dual-camera vertical setup combined with the unibody glass design creates a look that is almost identical to the original. In fact, the only difference is the lack of a rear-facing fingerprint scanner – the security feature is now integrated into the display up front. 

Elsewhere on the smartphone, the images confirm the lack of a 3.5mm headphone jack. This will force users to make use of the USB Type-C port which is positioned towards the bottom of the frame alongside a microphone and a speaker. Moving up the sides, the left is home to an elongated volume rocker, and the right includes a power key and the signature Alert Slider.

Much like the original OnePlus 6, the 6T is expected to ship with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 on the inside along with the choice of 6GB or 8GB of RAM. Speaking of choices, 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB internal storage options are expected to be sold too. Lastly, as this is a OnePlus device, consumers can expect stock Android 9 Pie straight out of the box alongside the minimal Oxygen OS 9.0 overlay on top.


source: MySmartPrice

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6T
  • Display 6.4" 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 3700 mAh

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27 Comments

1. picia89

Posts: 8; Member since: May 24, 2018

Hopefully they don't copy everything from the Oppo R17 Pro. In this case the notification LED will be also missing...

2. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

If the Pixel 3XL had this design language, I'd camp out for it.

3. delta

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 29, 2015

No sd card, and no audio jack, NO THANKS

4. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

More for the rest of us.

10. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2274; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

MicroSD cards? LOL! Most $9.99/mo music streaming services offer an offline feature to store tracks. Wired headphones? LOL! I thought DVD's players were still in style. This is a concept you can't let go...LOL!

23. mootu

Posts: 1539; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Not everone wants to use music streaming services and prefer to carry thier own music on SD card. As for headphones, well no matter how you spin it wireless is still not up there with the quality of wired, plus you have to charge an extra device. I have been using wireless headphones myself for the last 5 years but still use the headphone jack to connect the phone in my work van. I can totally understand why people still want these features.

5. Akraw

Posts: 70; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

someone will cry for the headphone jack and will say no headphone jack no buy.

6. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 762; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

You clearly missed post #3 then.

7. yalokiy

Posts: 1101; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Considering how many jack-less phones are being sold each day, it's not an issue for most people. But I would argue that they still should have included the jack, since their users voted for it in their poll.

8. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2274; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

I'm convinced that FaceID is the future. The problem with fingerprint scanners is that if your fingers are wet or have something on them the scanner will not read. If there is too much condensation on the glass on a rainy day, watch people put in passcodes.

16. Piotrek007

Posts: 119; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

Old news man, try YouTube and ultrasound fingerprint reader.

9. bucky

Posts: 3794; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

If I were an android user it’s this or the next pixel- nothing else matters.

19. OneLove123

Posts: 1257; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

Loving my Note 9.

11. FreshPrinceOfH

Posts: 81; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

Please can we have a colour option other than black this time....

12. A_A_A

Posts: 229; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

No headphone jack? Idiots!

13. tangbunna

Posts: 489; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

good innovation! i like the way people getting hate OnePlus now.

14. power21

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 15, 2015

people who bought the oneplus 6 should be able to trade it in for a 40% discount on the one plus 6t. I think that's fair because this upgrade is bull crap.

15. I_have_boxes

Posts: 74; Member since: Jun 02, 2018

With the Oneplus 6t not having a headphone jack, are Samsung, LG, and Vivo the only manufacturers left to still include a headphone jack on their flagship smartphones?

22. perry1234

Posts: 654; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Sadly....true . Oppo also. And some Xiaomi mid range models.

17. SuperA187

Posts: 46; Member since: Jan 28, 2017

If it includes wireless charging, I'll buy this. The teardrop notch actually isn't horrendous.

18. emjoigently

Posts: 154; Member since: Aug 22, 2017

Headphone jacks are gone. Get yourself a Bluetooth headset. You will be happier for it. SD cards... If 128GB isn't doing it for you, you are in a niche market. By all means go buy a Note 9. And if the camera takes a step up from the 1+6, then this is a top rung flagship contender.

20. OneLove123

Posts: 1257; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

Hopefully, the 256GB is the one coming to tmobile for $600

21. perry1234

Posts: 654; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Ah, another company with mindless copying and against choice. Sad. I hope they at-least have stereo speakers and IP rating to show for the missing headphone jack.

25. ZombieHunter

Posts: 268; Member since: Oct 13, 2013

Right, because no one copies each other on a rectangular phone... oh no, they must have copied the rectangle too! Pure evil..

26. perry1234

Posts: 654; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

What is your point ? I just said "another" company: automatically implies that other companies except OnePlus also do the same, and OnePlus is the new addition.

24. ZombieHunter

Posts: 268; Member since: Oct 13, 2013

So, if someone renders the 6T with a 55" fold out TV, will phone arena report that as well.... Come on people.... facts, not rumors and renders....

27. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1277; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

They better give 5000mAh battery to this phone after the PRECIOUS space they saved by removing 3.5mm jack to give bigger battery...

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