“The Thunder Purple variant of the OnePlus 6T is expected to launch sometime soon and comes with a two tone purple and black back panel”
OnePlus is known for offering a new colour variant of the existing model a couple of months after the launch- Silk White for OnePlus 6 (review) and Red for OnePlus 5T (review). However, brand’s latest smartphone – OnePlus 6T is a milestone launch as it marks a lot of firsts for the brand including a waterdrop notch, in-display fingerprint scanner and omission of 3.5mm audio jack. It’s only befitting for the brand to launch a complete new colour for the newest flagship. There were talks of a Thunder Purple variant of the newest launch and the same has now been spotted in couple of alleged leaked press renders of the smartphone.
OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple variant
Recently, the Thunder Purple variant of the OnePlus 6T was found listed on the OnePlus official support page of Indian website as well. This hints that we can expect the new colour variant of the smartphone to launch in the country soon. The new press renders of the new Thunder Purple Variant do a great job of displaying the purple gradient on the smartphone. If were were to compare, the smartphone looks like the sky right after a lightning, where it looks purple below and black above. It remains to be seen which variant of the smartphone does the brand offers the new colour in. Notably, the regular OnePlus 6T is being offered in Mirror Black and Matte Black shades.
OnePlus 6T price in India, specifications, features
The OnePlus 6T was launched last month in India and comes with a 6.41-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a waterdrop notch. At the core of the flagship is the Snapdragon 845 SoC and the phone is being offered with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. In the camera department, the smartphone retains 16MP + 20MP rear camera setup and a 16MP selfie shooter from the OnePlus 6. As for the security, the handset comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and face unlock. Out of the box, the smartphone boots the Android 9.0 Pie based Oxygen OS and is powered by a larger 3,700mAh battery.
The smartphone has already gone up for sale in India on Amazon India and OnePlus official online stores as well as retail stores. The handset will set you back by Rs 37,999 for the base 6GB + 128GB option and Rs 41,999 for its mid 8GB + 128GB model. The top-end 8GB + 256GB variant of the handset costs Rs 45,999.