Report: OnePlus 6 to arrive in March with its fingerprint reader embedded under the display

The OnePlus 5T was released in November, and already there is talk about the OnePlus 6. A report published today out of China suggests that the next new build of the phone will be unveiled in the middle of March of next year, with a release at the end of the month. And it apparently will feature a fingerprint scanner embedded underneath the phone's display...
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35. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

It's not like you have to upgrade to every one they throw the OnePlus One back in 2014, and had no compelling reason to upgrade to any of their later devices nor any competitor device, until the Note 8, which was a miles more useful upgrade. OnePlus One still working great as a backup...

40. nodes

Posts: 1159; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

if you buy the newest phone, say 5T in December. and then march you already not on the latest flagship, it's not a good feeling. 1 year cycle is fast enough already.

43. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

Yeah, I know that feeling. I experienced it when the Surface Pro 2 was announced less than a year after the original Surface Pro being available for purcahse. In such case, if you purchased it this month, it's probably not too late to return it. But then they'll probably release another device in a short term, so, just get what you like and stick with it...unless the newer device offers a lot more of what you want, no need to upgrade. In the case of the Surface Pro 2, it offered specs that literally outmatched my Laptop in everyway, whereas the original was a compromise on RAM and built-in storage, that's what made me upgrade to the 512GB SSD 8GB RAM Surface Pro 2. But ever since then, future Surface Pros haven't been compelling enough for me to upgrade. No significant added uses...

11. Sparkxster

Posts: 1228; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

For the OnePlus 6 they will need to up the screen resolution to QHD to stay revelant also would like to see a OnePlus tablet and smartwatch.

28. bucky

Posts: 3783; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Qhd is useless on a phone.

44. tedkord

Posts: 17356; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Sure! Until Apple gets it.

13. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

I bet it will come without HDR / Dolby Vision screen, no sd slot, no ip68, mono speaker, 1 micron pixel camera, design of any iphone... Price between 530-550

14. Bondurant

Posts: 781; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Huawei P11 will get it before One Plus 6.

22. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Lets supposed the screen gets damaged, phone falls on the ground or burn-in shows up. Can the screen been changed without changing the FPS?

30. jjface

Posts: 238; Member since: Jun 07, 2017

i don’t know what the fuss is about to get it under the screen. Rear fingerprint scanners are awesome.

45. tedkord

Posts: 17356; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

When done right, they're ok. Samsung has absolutely not done them right. But don't is stil better.

32. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

I would like one plus 6 to come with 120mhz display at 2018 it must be an standard of smartphones display in a flagship's line

36. zenun12

Posts: 205; Member since: Oct 31, 2016

120mhz? Some smooth image you have there...

37. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

I truly don't understand why such a feature is so important for you guys. I have been using Pixel phones since Note 7 disaster and it is nothing wrong with fingerprint scanner on the back of the phone. It is convenient and my finger falls on it automatically when I grab the phone. I don't believe that an embedded fingerprint scanner in the screen would make such phones better than the others. Don't get me wrong. I am not against new technologies, but smarter features are more important than a hardware, that doesn't do more than the current devices.

38. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

I don't understand why you complain for even more convenient fingerprint placement.

46. Nikolai90

Posts: 50; Member since: May 16, 2017

Place it on the table without lifting the phone to unlock it, then you'll understand.

47. TechANDTech

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 01, 2017

They just released 5T, and now they are going to release 6???? How can I feel confident when I purchase from this company in the future?
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