OnePlus, OPPO and Vivo are smartphone brands that belongs to a Chinese firm called BBK Electronics. Recent reports have revealed that smartphones like OPPO F7, OPPO R15, R15 Dream Mirror Edition, Vivo V9 and Vivo X21 will be all sporting notched display like the iPhone X. Hence, it is speculated that the OnePlus 6 will also arrive with a similar design. Leaked images of the OnePlus 6 that had surfaced in the previous month had shown that it houses a notch enabled display. Earlier this week, OnePlus had released its first build of Android 8.1 Oreo for OnePlus 5T through OxygenOS Open Beta 4 update. By scouring through the firmware, XDA Developers was able to find some evidences that revealed that OnePlus 6 will indeed arrive with a notched display.
The OxygenOS firmware has revealed that the upcoming OnePlus 6 could be codenamed as Enchilada. This could be confirmed after the references of it was found alongside other codenames like dumpling and cheeseburger that respectively belong to OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5.
The following image that is named as “screendecor_up_image_enchilada_1” was also found inside the firmware. The publication claims OnePlus engineers could have used it as an overlay for testing apps on a prototype of OP6. It also stated that a similar image was also found in the firmware files of Huawei P20 which revealed that it would be coming with a notched display.
Recently, the OnePlus 6 phone with a model number of A600 was spotted on AnTuTu by Android Central. The screenshot of the AnTuTu app revealed that there was an empty space at the topside of the display between the clock and SIM card and battery icons. It hinted that the OP6 could be equipped with a notched screen. Hence, the handset is expected to deliver an aspect ratio of 19:9.
It goes without saying that the OnePlus 6 will be powered by Snapdragon 845. The AnTuTu listing of the phone had revealed that it had scored an extraordinary score of 276,510. Like the predecessor model, the OP6 is also rumored to arrive in variants like 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. As far as the launch date of the OnePlus 6 is concerned, OnePlus CEO had confirmed at the beginning of this year that the OP6 will be announced in late Q2. Hence, it is speculated to get official in June.