OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition with 10GB RAM Launched at Rs.50,999

OnePlus on December 12, 2018 at an event in Mumbai launched a special edition variant of their latest flagship smartphone OnePlus 6T, this time OnePlus partnered with one of the most popular automotive company & Formula One racing team McLaren. In Short the new OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is simply the same smartphone but on steroids this time. It looks gorgeous from outside & packs serious power inside, just like a Formula One racing car. To start with, OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition packs 10GB RAM, 256GB internal storage and comes with a new fast charging technology which OnePlus calls as Warp Charge 30, this new fast charge technology happens to be the successor to the Dash Charge, and OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition will be the first phone to introduce this technology.

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OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

The McLaren Edition of OnePlus 6T comes in a revamped retail box with specially designed accessories, bundled gifts & memorabilia. In order to give out the McLaren feel, the McLaren brand logos are used on the retail box, back of the device and other places, the signature McLaren color Papaya Orange is used along with black to further incorporate the McLaren feel. The retail box comes in papaya-orange color with bold black text which says 'SALUTE TO SPEED' along with a McLaren logo in the bottom right, the top cover slides out and reveals a black box with carbon fiber texture. The box contents include; a black colored 30W Charging Adapter (Warp Charge Technology), a specially designed braided Papaya Orange Type C charging cable, McLaren edition carbon fiber textured case,  a Papaya orange colored Type C to 3.5 mm audio jack cable, a Salute to Speed booklet, some documentation and a collectible Speedmark McLaren logo made of McLaren designed F1 AA-grade carbon fiber. The overall packaging & design of the retail box and the accessories is really worth praising and hats off to OnePlus design team for keeping everything simple & elegant.

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The McLaren Edition OnePlus 6T smartphone is specially designed keeping the McLaren history in mind. The smartphone features a carbon fiber texture on the back, underneath the glass sandwich design, along with the McLaren brand logo at the bottom. The signature Papaya orange color is wrapped around the borders of the smartphone giving it the premium & classy McLaren feel. 

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Technical Specifications

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is India's first smartphone to feature 10GB RAM, and comes with 256GB internal memory. The smartphone is also the first OnePlus device to feature the new Warp Charge 30 technology which comes with 30W fast charging capabilities and is said to deliver a day's worth of charge in just 20 minutes. Apart from these features, the rest of the specifications are same as of a regular OnePlus 6T smartphone. It sports a 6.41" inch Optic AMOLED Full-HD+ display (1080 x 2340 pixels) with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, under the hood it packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip, Adreno 630 GPU coupled with 10GB RAM and 256GB storage.

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In camera department the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition sports a dual rear camera setup which comprises of a 16 Megapixel + 20 Megapixel sensors with f/1.7 aperture, OIS, PDAF, Dual-LED Flash and can shoot 4K videos at 60fps. The front camera is a 16 Megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture and can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.

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Other features include an in-display fingerprint sensor, Corning Gorilla glass 6 protection and runs Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi , Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS with A-GPS and a USB Type-C port. The battery under the hood is 3700 mAh and supports Warp Charge 30 fast charging technology.

Pricing & Availability

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is priced at Rs.50,999 INR for the 10GB RAM & 256GB storage variant. The smartphone will be available online via Amazon & OnePlus website starting midnight of December 15, 2018. It will also be available offline via OnePlus stores and other electronics & smartphone vendors.

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About Jimmie Luthra

Jimmie Luthra is a Tech Writer, Reviewer by passion and a Marine Officer in Merchant Navy by profession. When not on his laptop, he loves to travel, read books, adventure sports and playing guitar. He is also fond of Rubik Cubes.
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