After launching the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition in the UK yesterday, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has now launched the smartphone in India.
The phone is priced at ₹50,999 and will be available for purchase in India exclusively through Amazon.in and OnePlus online store from 15th December. It will be available for purchase in a special sale on 13th December via OnePlus Experience Store in Connaught Place, New Delhi.
The difference in the McLaren Edition is the phone’s design, which comes with a carbon fiber pattern underneath the glass display. Also, the phone has a Papaya Orange accent running throughout the edges. There’s also a McLaren logo towards the bottom on the back panel.
The retail box of the phone includes a custom Papaya Orange USB Type-C cable and the brand’s iconic Speedmark, which is recreated with McLaren-designed F1 AA grade carbon fiber. It is the same material used in the McLaren MCL33 2018 Formula 1 car.
The highlight of the smartphone is that it packs 10GB of RAM, making it of the first phones feature 10GB RAM. Also, the device comes with support for 30-watt Warp Charging, which the company claims can charge the phone’s battery up to 50 percent in just 20 seconds.
Most of the specifications apart from the RAM and battery technology remains the same. It features a 6.41-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and sRGB support. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, coupled with 10GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage. Storage on the handset is not expandable via microSD card.
There’s a dual rear camera setup comprising of primary 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor and a secondary 20-megapixel Sony IMX376K sensor, which supports 4k video at 60fps, Super Slow Motion video, and dual-LED flash. On the front side, there’s a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1-micron pixel size, and EIS.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C (v2.0) port. There is a 3,700mAh battery under the hood, with support for Warp Charge 30. It runs Android 9 Pie-based OxygenOS.
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