The OnePlus 6: do you like it?

The OnePlus 6: do you like it?
Well, it’s here, folks! OnePlus’ brand-new flagship, shiny and beautiful in three (somewhat) different colors. With top-notch hardware and an aggressive price-tag, it will surely draw a lot of smartphone fans’ attention.

But, of course, everyone has their own taste. Some don’t trust the up-and-coming company, others are sworn to despise The Notch whenever it appears on a phone. There are plenty of reasons to like the OnePlus 6, but we are sure some will have their reasons to dislike the new “flagship killer”.

So, what do you think about it? Will your cash be going towards a OnePlus phone this year, or are you going to skip this one?

OnePlus 6: yay or nay?

Love it! (been a fan of OnePlus before)
33.12%
I like it! (never cared for OnePlus before)
25.06%
Nope... skip this one (been a fan of OnePlus before)
22.93%
Not for me... (never cared for OnePlus before)
18.88%

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  • Display 6.3" 1080 x 2280 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 3300 mAh

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28 Comments

1. Sparkxster

Posts: 1214; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

This phone was almost perfect just missing a few things...

13. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Do I like it? Definitely not. Livable? Probably, given the fact that one can hide the notch with a black border, system-wide.

2. yalokiy

Posts: 958; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

If only they made a version not taller than 145 mm...

10. middlehead

Posts: 454; Member since: May 12, 2014

I'm more annoyed by the width. S7 Edge is as big as I'm willing to go, and this is noticeably bigger.

15. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

I wish they would simply release 2 models, a standard Oneplus 6 and then a smaller version, as the standard one is quite large.

16. bucknassty

Posts: 1326; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

yeah, i think a 5 inch model will do well if they can swing it with no compromises

20. rouyal

Posts: 1573; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

I think this is the first comment I’ve agreed with you on. OnePlus phones are big slabs once you get one in person

28. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

It's because i'm not commenting on Samsung, which you hate with a strange passion. I approach all companies the same, but your opinion of the companies that i'm commenting on changes. An open mind is crucial. Oneplus definitely are big slabs. I was gifted the S6 Edge as a birthday gift, but if didn't then i would have bought the OnePlus X. In hindsight i'm happy i didn't, as OnePlus didn't even remotely support that smartphone, did it even receive a single OS update?

3. Sunbae-min

Posts: 135; Member since: Mar 25, 2018

Not a Galaxy S9 competitor. Next!

9. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

It's not, but it's not trying to beat it, it's just trying to be better bang for your buck, which i think it might be. I think you're going to have a hard time making a case for anysmartphone with flagship-grade specs, which are better bang for your buck than the Oneplus 6.

4. NateDiaz

Posts: 1087; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

How's this phone different than all other flagships? It costs €100 less that's it.

5. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I'll choose pixel over one plus any day.

6. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

What about a pool... Ugliest notched phone?

12. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

That'd serve no purpose on account that all notched phones are universally... Ugly. No, perish that though! Ugly is not the correct 'terminology'. Its more about asymmetry, to be precise. It's quite natural for a human mind to mistake asymmetry for ugliness or perhaps... Err... Ah yes, Grotesqueness! G'Day!

24. MarmiteTheDog

Posts: 191; Member since: Jul 31, 2017

Is that like a poll?

7. highwaysnobbery

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

I wish Cyanogen was still a thing, a thing that OnePlus still used. I know why they went away, I just miss the heyday of flashing dev releases every day.

22. yalokiy

Posts: 958; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

You still have Lineage continuing the CyanogenMod work.

27. highwaysnobbery

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

I'll have to buy my next phone with a bootloader I can unlock. I made the mistake of getting my current S8 from Verizon.

8. Foxgabanna

Posts: 587; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

Man I’d choose the P20 Pro or S9+ over this. Pixel 2 XL as honorable mention.

11. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

This and the Zenfone 5Z should fight to the death.

14. Furbal unregistered

Wish it was $50 cheaper. Everything else is looking good

17. ebilcake

Posts: 1227; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

I don't know yet, I still don't like the notch but you can at least hide it, somewhat. We'll see what reviews say and of course the all important user feedback.

18. burkett375

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 19, 2017

No band 13, no care.

19. BGChicago

Posts: 224; Member since: Nov 16, 2014

Too big, just like 99% of the flagships post 2015

21. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1247; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Notch (at least can be hidden), Glass back (increases cost, decreases reliability), tiny battery are the issues... Rest is OK...

23. MarmiteTheDog

Posts: 191; Member since: Jul 31, 2017

Notch = FAIL 1080p screen = mid-ranger

25. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

I like that OIS is back.

26. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

I still do not see the usefulness of taking up part of the screen with a notch. Just waiting for my Razer phone to arrive so I can drop the Note 8.

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