OnePlus 6T vs OnePlus 6: Should You Upgrade or Not


Undoubtedly, ONePlus 6 is a great device that can beat a lot of smartphones available in the market right now. However, this year, in 2018, OnePlus has launched another upgrade of OnePlus 6 called OnePlus 6T. It comes with quite the same specifications but some significant improvements and changes. If you are a OnePlus 6 user and you are thinking to upgrade your mobile within a week, here is a detailed comparison between OnePlus 6T vs OnePlus 6 so that you should know whether you should upgrade or not.

OnePlus 6T vs OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6T

Dimension/Body

You cannot find any major difference if you hold those phones in your hands at the same time since there isn’t that many difference. Talking about the dimension, the dimension of OnePlus 6 is 6.13 x 2.97 x 0.31 inch and on the other hand, the dimension of OnePlus 6T is 6.20 x 2.94 x 0.32 inch. As mentioned earlier, that slight difference is almost invisible. The weight of OnePlus 6 is 177gm and the OnePlus 6T weighs 185gm. Regarding the body, both of them come with aluminium body with a glass protection on front as well as back.


Display

It doesn’t matter which phone you choose, you should always go with a better display. Otherwise, you will end up wasting your money. However, OnePlus has never compromised with the display quality and same top-notch quality is available in OnePlus 6T as well. Important thing is, although the screen size of OnePlus 6T is slightly bigger than the old phone, you will get the same display. However, the notch is different. In the latest phone, OnePlus has included a water-drop notch. Being said that, you will get 6.28-inch Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen in OnePlus 6 but OnePlus 6T has 6.41-inch display. As the screen size is quite bigger, you can find a difference in the resolution as well. The OnePlus 6 has a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels with 19:9 aspect ratio. On the flip side, OnePlus 6T has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels with 19.5:9 aspect ratio.  The primary difference between these two phones is you will get Gorilla Glass 5 on OnePlus 6 but OnePlus 6T comes with Gorilla Glass 6. Both are good but the latest version is better for obvious reasons.

Chipset/RAM/Storage

As mentioned earlier that these two phones are almost identical, you can find a similarity in the chipset as well. Having said that, they come with 10nm Octa-core Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset with Adreno 630 GPU. Both of them have minimum 6GB of RAM (8GB variant is also available). However, OnePlus has ditched the 64GB internal storage variant and made the 128GB the base variant. It doesn’t matter which variant you choose, you will certainly get a top notch performance. No matter whether you play PUBG or Candy Crush, you won’t find any lag or anything in those devices. One thing you should know that you won’t get external storage option in either device.

Camera

Nowadays people capture more photographs than earlier. No matter whether they are at a party or trip, they capture a huge amount of photo. To store them, manufacturers have started including a lot of storage. However, you need a good camera to capture those images as well. No matter whether you opt for OnePlus 6T or 6, you will get same dual camera setup. They come with 16MP + 20MP camera with EIS and OIS alongside dual LED flash, HDR and so on. Both of them are capable of recording 4K video at 60FPS, which is a big plus point. On the other hand, you will get 16MP selfie camera that can capture 1080p video at 30FPS.

Battery

Here you can find a huge improvement that can attract you to buy OnePlus 6T. Previously, OnePlus 6 came with 3300mAh battery. However, you can get 3700mAh battery with OnePlus 6T. Meaningless to mention that you will get a much better backup on OnePlus 6T.

Other Features

OnePlus 6T Under Display Fingerprint Scanner

Talking about other features, you can find almost same on both of the devices. However, there are two important things you should know about. First, you will not get the 3.5mm headphone jack in OnePlus 6T since they have ditched it completely. Second, you will get a under display fingerprint scanner on OnePlus 6T. In OnePlus 6, the fingerprint scanner is mounted on the rear side. But you can find this major change in the OnePlus 6T.

Price

The OnePlus 6’s price looks something like this in the US:

6GB + 64GB: $529

8GB + 128GB: $579

8GB + 256GB: $629

However, the price of OnePlus 6T looks like this in the US:

6GB + 128GB: $549

8GB + 128GB: $579

8GB + 256GB: $629

As per the official pricing, you are about to get the the OnePlus 6T at the same price as OnePlus 6 was available. Therefore, if you already have an OnePlus 6, you might not want to upgrade, but if you want to upgrade from a lower range device, you can certainly choose OnePlus 6T over OnePlus 6.

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