OnePlus 6T McLaren edition announced with 10GB RAM and Warp Charge 30

The limited edition handset is born out of the collaboration between OnePlus and McLaren.

OnePlus and McLaren, the racing and technology brand and creator of luxury, high-performance sports cars and supercars, launched the superfast and ultrapowerful OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition. This handset marks the start of a long-term partnership, celebrating a shared passion for speed, and the two brand’s similar philosophies - to “Never Settle” and to move “Fearlessly Forward.”

OnePlus states that the 6T McLaren edition is a combination of speed, technology and beauty. Both brands have introduced an intricate design on this handset that also boasts a powerful and versatile user experience.

The handset is the first to include OnePlus’ new charging standard — Warp Charge 30. Warp Charge 30 takes fast charging to new heights and never leaves people wanting, offering a day’s power in just 20 minutes. Thanks to new integrated circuits in the charger and the phone, as well as finely tuned power management software, 30 watts of power flow to the handset without slowing down even when the device is being used or generating excessive heat.

Other features of this limited edition 6T include being a powerhouse of multitasking, whether it's high-end gaming, 4K video shooting at 60fps, photo-editing and app switching. All this doesn’t slow down the 6T McLaren Edition as it features a massive 10GB RAM.

The handset is dressed in the signature McLaren colour — Papaya Orange, that is predominant along the bottom edge of the device before fading into the black of the 6T. the pattern underneath the glass back of the phone is based on McLaren’s groundbreaking carbon fibre, the technology at the heart of all McLaren cars since 1981 when it was introduced to the Formula 1 car design, before being integrated into McLaren road cars in 1993. The Warp Charge 30 power unit includes a Papaya Orange braided cord cable.

Encased in the box is McLaren’s logo, the iconic Speedmark, recreated in McLaren-designed F1 AA grade carbon fibre – the same material used in the McLaren MCL33 2018 Formula 1 car. Over six F1 cars’ worth of carbon fibre was used in the production of the Speed marks.

With the device comes a book celebrating the history of both companies, and on the OnePlus 6T McLaren edition, people can enjoy the exclusive software animations, tuned to McLaren’s unique style and history.

The device will be available in Western Europe and North America on December 13, with availability in India, China and the Nordics soon after. The OnePlus 6T McLaren edition is available for £649 (about Rs 59,000).


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