OnePlus 6 release date, specs and price: Mega-leak outs official images and EU pricing details

THE ONEPLUS 6  will be the Chinese phone maker’s next flagship smartphone, and while it’s not set to launch until June, there’s already plenty of rumours surrounding the handset.

We’ve rounded up everything we know about the so-called OnePlus 6 so-far below.

Specs
– 6.2in 2280×1080 QHD+ 18:9 display with cutout
– Glass design
– Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
– 8GB RAM, 256GB built-in storage
– Android 8.1 Oreo OS
– Dual-lens 20MP/16MP rear-facing camera with ‘Super Slo Mo’
– Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Face Unlock
– Dash Charge support
– Waterproofing
– Alert Slider
– Blue, White and Black colour options

Release date
The OnePlus 6 will make its official debut on 16 May at a launch event in London, the company has confirmed. According to rumours, the phone will be available to buy less than a week later on 21 May. 

Price
According to a leak on Chinese social network Weibo, the OnePlus 6 will fetch $749 (around £530) when it goes on sale later this year

A separate leak from GizmoChina claims that OnePlus 6 pricing will start at around £374 for the 64GB model, while 128GB and 256GB models will likely fetch around £430 and £499, while True-Tech reports that the 64GB and 128GB models will fetch around £400 and £440, respectively.

Latest news
14/5/18: 
We’re just days away from the official unveiling of the OnePlus 6, but it seems online leakers are keen to ensure there are no surprises in store. The latest leak, courtesy of SlashLeaks, shows off the OnePlus 6 in all its glory (above), ‘confirming’ the handset’s glass design, iPhone X-a-like notch and vertically-aligned dual rear-facing cameras.

SlashLeaks also claims to have got its mitts on availability details. It says the OnePlus 6 will be available on 22 May (a day after OnePlus’ pop-up events) priced at €519 (around £460) for the 64GB model, and €569 (£500) for the 128GB version.