OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple variant announced in China

OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple variant announced in China

Rounak Jain

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has officially revealed the Thunder Purple variant of its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6T in China. The device was announced in New York and today, the company launched the device in China at a dedicated event.

Currently, the device is available in India and other global markets in two color variants - Midnight Black and Mirror Black.

While earlier leaks had hinted that the new varaint will be named as Thunder Purple, the company is also calling it as Electro-Optic Purple in China. As the new varaint has been announced in China, we expect the company to announce the device in other markets, including India in the coming days.

Apart from the color, nothing else has changed and the device features the same internals as other variants. We also expect the company to announce a Special Edition variant of the device later this year, just like the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition and OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Edition.

OnePlus 6T specifications

The OnePlus 6T runs on Android 9.0 Pie with OxygenOS 9.0 on top and features a 6.41-inch Full HD+ Optic AMOLED display with a water drop notch and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection.

In terms of performance, the OnePlus 6T is powered by an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. It features 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB internal storage.

Coming to the camera department, the OnePlus 6T features a dual camera setup at the back consisting a16MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1.22μm pixel size, OIS, EIS, dual LED flash and a secondary 20MP camera with f/1.7 aperture and 1.0μm pixel size. On the front, the device sports a 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and 1.0μm pixel size.

The OnePlus 6T is powered by a 3,700mAh battery with Dash Charge support. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and a USB Type-C port.

Pricing and availability

The base variant of the OnePlus 6T has 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage, retailing for ₹37,999 in India. The 8GB RAM variant with 128GB storage will go on sale for ₹41,999 while customers will have to shell out ₹45,999 for the high-end variant with 256GB of storage. While the Midnight Black and Mirror Black variants are already available from Amazon India, the company is yet to announce the new varaint in India.