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OnePlus 6

The Flagship Killer!

OnePlus 6 features and Specs

OnePlus Short History

The company was founded on 16 December 2013 by former Oppo vice-president. The company since then has manufactured seven devices as of the writing of this article. OnePlus has been turning heads in the dominated  smartphone market The company’s main goal is to design smartphones that would balance high-end quality with a lower price than other phones in its class, believing that users would “Never Settle” for the lower-quality devices produced by other companies.

Its latest flagship phone is the OnePlus 6,the phone comes with a notch, the controversial feature that started with the Essential phone then became popular with the Iphone X.


Display6.28 inch 19:9 AMOLED display
ProcessorQualcomm® Snapdragon 845 (Octa-core, 10nm, up to 2.8 GHz)
RAM6 GB / 8 GB
Storage64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB not expandable
Rear camera16 MP and 20 MP rear cameras
Front camera 16 MP


The OnePlus 6 looks very different from its predecessor the OnePlus 5T from having the notch to switching from a metal back to a Gorilla Glass 5 one. The phone Dimensions are 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.75 mm and it weighs 177g . It has a rear fingerprint scanner which is now oval instead of the a circle from its predecessors.

The phone comes with a headphone jack, USB Type-C port and a single speaker. The phone comes in 3 different colors that is Mirror Black ,Midnight Black and the Silk White.


When it comes to specs OnePlus never disappoints. The phone comes with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor that delivers a speedy performance without consuming too much of power. On top of all that processing power the phone comes packed with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM that allows smooth multitasking. Truly this phone is meant for speed.

The phone runs on OxygenOS based on android 8.1 Oreo. OxygenOS comes with meaningful features that help you out in your daily use. It comes with smart software optimization features that enhance your experience. The OS also comes with an option to hide the notch if you don’t prefer it.


In terms of storage the phone comes in different sizes to accommodate everyone.

  • Mirror Black : 6GB RAM + 64GB Storage or 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage
  • Midnight Black: 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage or 8GB RAM + 256GB Storage
  • Silk White: 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage

The OnePlus 6 doesn’t support microSD but the storage is almost enough depending on what you store in it.


The Oneplus 6 comes with 16 and 20MP rear cameras and an f/1.7 aperture that let you capture brilliant shots quickly. Compared to the 5T the oneplus 6 has better lowlight performance.On the front you have a 16 MP camera that will offer  Portrait mode in an upcoming software update.


The Phone comes with a 3300mAh battery which is not impressive but on the plus side it comes with fast charge which means on an empty battery,the phone will reach 60 percent charge in just 30 minutes. How impressive is that!


From the oneplus website as of the writing this are the prices:

Mirror Black : 6GB RAM + 64GB Storage  is $529.00 

                         8GB RAM + 128GB Storage is $579.00

Midnight Black: 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage is $579.00

                              8GB RAM + 256GB Storage is $629.00

Silk White: 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage is $579.00 

The oneplus 6 is expected to arrive in kenya soon


The OnePlus 6 just proves you don’t need a $1000 smartphone to have the best smartphone in the market.This phone is a must have if your looking speed and performance.

That’s it for our OnePlus 6 review. Let us know down in the comments what you think of OnePlus 6

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OnePlus 6
Design 90%
Performance 95%
Software 95%
Camera 90%
Battery 90%
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