The Red edition OnePlus 6 features no difference to the existing variants, apart from the colour.
In what comes as expected, popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has unveiled a red colour variant of its OnePlus 6 flagship smartphone. The company hasn’t announced prices for the model yet, but mentions that the new variant will go on sale around the globe starting next week.
The OnePlus 6 Red edition is a successor to the OnePlus 5T Lava Red special edition. However, unlike the matte red finish on the 5T, the OnePlus Red edition sports a bright glossy finish on the glass rear panel. The metal frame gets a matte red finish, with all the buttons and the Alert Slider finished in a matching shade of red. The camera module and the OnePlus logo gets the gold accents from the OnePlus 6 Silk white variant.
Pete Lau took to the OnePlus forums to announce the new colour variant, explaining in the process the significance of the new colour. There’s been no mention of any additional change on the Red variant, indicating that it will sport the same Snapdragon 845 chips along with Oxygen OS 5.1 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. The OnePlus 6 red will be available in the 8GB/128GB variant.
OnePlus has announced the OnePlus 6 red will be coming to India and North America for now. The handset will be available for sale from July 16th for a price of Rs 39,999.