The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition has been officially launched in UK, it is a premium version of the original OnePlus 6T was launched back in October this year. The main features of the McLaren Edition is 10GB RAM and 30 watt Warp Charge 30, OnePlus’ new charging standard that promises 50% charge in just 20 minutes of charge for a day’s use. The device also features a carbon fibre pattern below the glass on the rear panel, and the signature McLaren Papaya Orange color placed on the bottom of the smartphone. There is more McLaren stuff in the box as well.
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition Price and Availability
The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition price in UK starts from GBP 649 – approximately $819 for the 10GB RAM with 256GB storage, which is significantly more expensive than the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage model, priced at GBP 579. It will be available in Western Europe and North America from December 13th, while in India, China, and Nordic regions it will become available ‘soon after’,
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition Features
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition box contains a McLaren logo, named Speedmark which is made out of McLaren designed F1 AA-grade carbon fibre, which is said to be the same material used in the McLaren MCL33 2018 Formula 1 car.
It has a carbon fibre pattern beneath the glass of the rear panel, and its otherwise black-colored body features a daub of the signature McLaren Papaya Orange color on the bottom edge. OnePlus in a statement said that over six Formula 1 cars’ worth of carbon fibre was used to create the Speedmark logos that OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition buyers will receive.
The handset ships with the Warp Charge 30 and with a braided Papaya Orange cable. The 30 in the name signifies the up to 30W fast charging capabilities, said to offer a day’s worth of power in 20 minutes. The fast charging on the regular OnePlus 6T variants is up to 20W (5V/ 4A).
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition Specifications
The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition features a 6.41-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) AMOLED waterdrop style notch display with an 19.5:9 aspect ratio, support for sRGB (100.63%) and DCI-P3 color gamuts. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6, and said to have a peak brightness of over 600 nits. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with 10GB of LPDDR4X RAM, 128GB or 256GB of inbuilt storage, not expandable via microSD card.
On the camera front, the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition has a dual rear camera setup: a 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor with a f/1.7 aperture and 1.22-micron pixels, paired with a secondary 20-megapixel Sony IMX376K sensor with a f/1.7 aperture and 1-micron pixels. It can shoot 4K video at 60fps, Super Slow Motion Video (1080p at 240fps and 720p at 480fps). A dual-LED flash accompanies the rear setup, while there is also OIS and EIS available.
For selfie, it features a 16-megapixel Sony IMX371 sensor with a f/2.0 aperture, 1-micron pixels, supports EIS, 1080p video at 30fps and 720p video at 30fps. Now, it comes with an improved low-light photography with a feature called Nightscene. It produces brighter images in low-light, with reduced noise, using a new HDR algorithm across a 2-second exposure, and splicing together the resultant up to 10 multi-frame shots together.
The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition features in-display fingerprint sensor is claimed to unlock the smartphone in 0.34 seconds, and work with the OnePlus screen protector. The Face Unlock feature is said to unlock the smartphone in 0.4 seconds. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802ac (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port.