OnePlus 6 will be debuting on May 17 in China. The Chinese manufacturer has started sending out invitations for the upcoming launch event. The invitation contains a piece of glass with the bestselling features of the OnePlus 6 mentioned on it.
The presence of glass slab in the invitation suggests that the OnePlus 6 will be arriving with a glass chassis. The Chinese text present on the front side of the glass states that the OP6 is a full-speed flagship phone while the text present on its back highlights core selling points such as good hands-on feel, stunning design, larger screen space, and smooth touch experience. The measurements of the glass slab appear to be same as the dimensions of the OnePlus 6.
The TENAA listing of the smartphone has revealed that the handset measures 155.7 x 75.35 x 7.75mm and weighs 177 grams. The chassis of the phone is expected to offer certain level of water-resistance.
The OnePlus 6 features a 6.28-inch AMOLED display that supports a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and aspect ratio of 19:9. The Snapdragon 845 will be powering the phone. For photography, it is expected to arrive with 20-megapixel + 16-megapixel dual camera setup and a front-facing camera of 16-megapixel.
In China, OnePlus 6 is expected to arrive in multiple RAM and storage models such as 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB of RAM + 256 GB storage. These models are rumored to be respectively priced at 3,299 Yuan (~$518), 3,799 Yuan (~$596) and 4,399 Yuan (~$630).
After the May 17 launch event in China, the company will be holding a popup-event in multiple regions in country such as Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu between 6pm and 9:30pm on May 21. The Chinese firm will be also holding popup-events at several cities in the U.S., Europe, Nordic and India. Through the pop-up event, OnePlus will allow its fans to purchase the OnePlus 6 before its official release date.