Working OnePlus 6 smiles for the camera

OnePlus might hold a tiny fraction of the smartphone market, even in its home turf of China, but it's punching above its weight when it comes to word of mouth marketing, and has established somewhat of a cult following with its first handsets offered at near cost. 

While that's no longer the case, fans of the brand are still expecting the upcoming OnePlus 6 to be the cheapest phone with Snapdragon 845 when it lands, so there is a healthy interest in its overall specs and looks combo. We doubt it will go much below the $550 that Xiaomi is already asking for the Mi Mix 2s, which has the same chipset, yet eschews the lazy notch design, but OnePlus may surprise us.

Those looks, rumored notch and all, just got tangentially confirmed for the umpteenth time with a leak of the alleged OnePlus 6 turned on, and smiling for the camera. While the date on the phone itself isn't set, the one on the computer behind it shows April 23, so it's a rather recent photo. At the front, the handset looks like its sister phone, the Oppo R15, which is already out and about, with minimum side bezels, and somewhat of a chin that is hidden by the enclosure the alleged OnePlus 6 is in.

Just as rumored, a proud notch cutout is at the center of the top bezel. The phone is coming in two short weeks from now, so there's not much left to wait and see how much will OnePlus be asking for it.

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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



1. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

The case is used to cover the bezels. At the end they will be the same size as iPhone X. OnePlus is just copycat company from Apple. P.S. I'm not an Apple fan. Just writing the truth.

2. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

I was so happy to see those tiny bezels. Sadly you might be right. I wouldn't call them Apple copycats. I'm guessing it will be the same size as the Oneplus 5 and 5t.

4. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

It's a case to protect it from leaks. It will also have a small chin.

3. Dejan92

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 06, 2014

That notch is horror.

5. Nimbus

Posts: 442; Member since: Apr 02, 2018

Look like this 1 will Flop bad one with G7ThinQ,Looking forward to Htc U12+ more than these Notches phones.Even sony xperia XZ Pro is better than these 2 notchy phones.

11. Oğuzhan_77

Posts: 112; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

Okey. Narrow bezels without notch is very good. But XZ premium is probably worst designed high-end device of all time.

6. Shlok

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 25, 2018

guys any source about where this image is from?

7. Shlok

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 25, 2018

nvm found it

8. Shlok

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 25, 2018

guys look at the edge of the white casing, you can see from where it falls down, perhaps those are the dimensions of the phone.

9. Shlok

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 25, 2018

guys look at the edge of the white casing, you can see from where it falls down, perhaps those are the dimensions of the phone.

10. redmd

Posts: 1941; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Lazy notch design is lazy

12. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

I know it's bad to wish failure on people and that failure will affect the little guy more than the management, but I hope this flops so hard that the CEOs have to cancel their holidays and issue damage limitation press releases and they don't even sell a quarter of their stock. Oneplus have seemingly lost their way and they need a kick in the teeth to get them back on track.

13. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

Why so salty?? Look I get it you didn’t like the design of this phone, neither did I but that doesn’t mean that you should wish so bad for someone. And any how you aren’t going to get it. So chill......

14. lolipop

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 05, 2018

Everytime there is something new on a phone ppl are crying like kids! No removable battery, no front speakers, no headphone jack etc. You can hide that notch btw it's no big the big deal!

16. PhoenixFirebird

Posts: 125; Member since: Oct 10, 2016

Only if the camera is great, I’ll buy it for sure

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