OnePlus confirms glass back on the OnePlus 6, launch dates revealed

A macro  portrait shot by One Plus 6

A macro portrait shot by One Plus 6

First of all, the OnePlus 6 will be a huge device. The company has taken to their official website to announce the date.

OnePlus has finally revealed the launch date of its next generation flagship.

The swag bag previous year included a OnePlus backpack, event t-shirt, stickers and a $40 coupon for the OnePlus 5T. A recent tweet out confirming the launch clubbed with the release of the Marvel Comics movie, Avengers - Infinity War was sent out from OnePlus. We shall wait for 17 May to get some official information about the device.

The company's CEO Pete Lau said "OnePlus 6's glass design is centered around creating a "sense of value" and "premium hand-feel". You should also expect some features like Face Unlock, new and updated Dash charging, dual rear cameras, water resistance and a 3.5mm headphone jack as well. "To celebrate the announcement of OnePlus 6 in India, the company will host the biggest ever community event in its history", OnePlus wrote in a press note.

The company's Co-founder, Carl Pei, has already confirmed that the phone will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with two RAM options - 6GB and 8GB.

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The OnePlus 6 would be waterproof and possibly dustproof. Additionally, the OnePlus 6 might sport a 6.28-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.

The OnePlus 5 went on sale for £449/$479 and then the OnePlus 5T was priced at £449/$499 five months later - the same price in the United Kingdom and a $20 price bump in the US.

The CEO has also teased the new OnePlus 6 glass back body, which appears to be in a purple colour variant. On top of that, leaked image of the OnePlus 6 shows that it will have a new design.

OnePlus fans are also invited to the OnePlus 6 launch, but you'll have to buy a ticket (early bird: £16/$21, standard: £30/$41) and there are only just over 1,000 available.

The glass-backed, notch-equipped OnePlus 6 will be officially unveiled on May 16, 2018 in London, UK. Regarding internal storage, the OnePlus 6 may pack 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB of internal storage.

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