OnePlus 6T battery capacity seemingly revealed, handily beating OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6T battery capacity seemingly revealed, handily beating OnePlus 6
When OnePlus confirmed its next “flagship killer” would arrive without a headphone jack, better battery life was highlighted as an (indirect) benefit. But company co-founder Carl Pei never specified the exact size of the OnePlus 6T juicer, leaving us wondering and hoping for a substantial upgrade over the OP6.

If a freshly leaked image is to be trusted, the “typical capacity” of the new battery stands at 3,700 mAh, which is a very respectable number, but not quite “flagship-killing.” Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9, for instance, packs a gargantuan 4,000 mAh cell, while the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is expected to improve on the 4,000 mAh battery size of the Mate 10 Pro and P20 Pro.

Still, 3,700 mAh would represent a decent enhancement over the 3,300 mAh battery of the OnePlus 6. Of course, the 6T is also tipped to sport a larger screen than its predecessor, but only slightly so, at 6.4 inches (compared to 6.28).
OnePlus 6T battery capacity seemingly revealed, handily beating OnePlus 6

Since the OnePlus 6 obtained above-average scores in our proprietary battery life test, we can reasonably expect its headphone jack-ditching sequel to take things to the next level.

As far as today’s actual leak is concerned, it’s important to point out this doesn’t hail from a verified source. Therefore, it could well be a hoax, but why would anyone go through this much trouble to fabricate a photo of a battery? 

The writing on it obviously doesn’t mention the OnePlus 6T by name, but OnePlus is identified as the non-removable battery’s designer. The BLP685 model number also fits with the typical labeling scheme of the company’s power packs, so there’s little doubt in our mind as to the veracity of this leak.

source: Weibo

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23 Comments

1. AmashAziz

Posts: 2873; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Thank you Oneplus.

2. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 545; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

4000 mah should be standard among flagships.

4. worldpeace

Posts: 3092; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Say that to Apple.

7. perry1234

Posts: 623; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

We don’t consider Apple flagship.

8. AmashAziz

Posts: 2873; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Talk about yourself.

17. perry1234

Posts: 623; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Was talking about myself, then figured there might be other people who concur. Guess I was right. Not a mad hater of Apple to be honest, just hate the new policies and the recently launched devices.

13. IT-Engineer

Posts: 508; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

So true, that's i what i told my kid when he asked for an iphone first then settled with the oneplus 5t, then we had the same conversation regarding Macbooks and how impossible it is to repair or upgrade yourself and how hard it is to game on and how expensive it is regarding the hardware package. He ended up with a Thinkpad T470, not so good looking in a teenagers point of view, but tough and durable as hell.

3. Cat97

Posts: 1726; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Good capacity, but where is the notification LED ? Or maybe there is an efficient always-on display ? Rumor has it that the notification LED is missing and I haven't heard anything about the AOD. In this case, farewell OnePlus and back to Samsung for me ! Also the "waterdrop" notch design is much uglier than the Essential or the Mate 20/Pro. A semi-circular notch would have been much better looking.

5. jodeci888

Posts: 78; Member since: May 14, 2009

I was gonna buy my daughter a Samsung s8 2 days ago but I may wait to get her this.

6. hjl2345

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 11, 2018

An increase in sheer battery size is great, but was it really worth the cost of the headphone jack? When compared to the Note 9's hardware, I really can't seem to justify their reasoning behind removing the headphone jack.

9. FreshPrinceOfH

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

Yes it is.

12. DFranch

Posts: 511; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

I'll take an extra 400MAh over a jack that I haven't used in 5 years.

14. IT-Engineer

Posts: 508; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

I still prefere the jack over bluetooth, especially when it comes to sound quality.

21. hjl2345

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 11, 2018

Different strokes for different people, but for me, it feels like the manufacturer has taken an option away from the users. Just because a phone has a headphone jack doesn't mean that you can not listen to any Bluetooth audio. But if your phone doesn't have a headphone jack, you can only listen to Bluetooth or use an adapter. Which kinda sucks for me.

22. FreshPrinceOfH

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

Vote with you wallet.

23. hjl2345

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 11, 2018

Luck would have it, I live in an area where One Plus does not officially sell their phones,and the cost of importing one is more expensive than my other options.

10. FreshPrinceOfH

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

For me. This is 100% worth losing the jack for. That is the difference between the OnePlus being a contender or not, 3500mah is the standard. Anything below that is not enough. And it proves that removing the jack, combined with repackaging internal components does allow larger batteries. That argument is now closed.

11. hjl2345

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 11, 2018

Repacking the internals for a bigger battery life is always great, but Samsung and Xiaomi and other smartphone manufacturers has proven that they don't have to get rid of the headphone jack for a beefier battery. The Note 9 packs a headphone jack, an S pen, (somewhat) stereo speakers, a fingerprint sensor, an iris scanner, dual OIS cameras all in a IP68 certified rating. Removing the headphone jack for "battery" reasons can be a real reason, and I do believe that is a good thing, but the least they can do is to add another i/o port for music, perhaps another usb-c port would have been nice, so I can plug in any type of headphones to that port while also charging my device. I'm sure the new commercials are going to talk about how fast their "warp charge" is and so on.

18. FreshPrinceOfH

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

This is all true. But the sheer size of the note 9 is overwhelming.

20. bossman

Posts: 264; Member since: Jan 27, 2016

The oneplus 6t is rumored to be 6.4 inches of display size. The 6t is only going to be marginally smaller than the note 9. So the 6t's size may also be overwhelming. Now, I can argue that oneplus should be able to put more components into the 6t because of its similar size to the note 9.

15. looneyhouston

Posts: 32; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

Can't wait til I can walk into TMobile and pick one of these up!

16. Chrusti

Posts: 92; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

No headphone jack. No buy.

19. FreshPrinceOfH

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

How's your betamax collection doing?

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