Did OnePlus trim 6T's bezels for an ad?


22 Dec 2018

Apparently, OnePlus trimmed 6T's bezels for an ad: Details here

From design to performance, OnePlus 6T checks all boxes for an amazing flagship.

It has got a fancy waterdrop notch, in-display fingerprint scanner and a lot to play with.

But, despite that, it seems that the Chinese giant is unsure of the flagship killer, which is probably why it resorted to trim its bezels to make it fancier for an advert.

Here's what happened.


Ad shows OnePlus 6T with no chin

If you've been keeping a tab on OnePlus 6T, you should know that the phone comes with a chin, which is not that big but definitely noticeable.

However, in a recent advert, which is circulating on Twitter and Instagram, the chin of the phone was entirely removed from the bottom, Android Police reported.

Plus, the black around the waterdrop notch also appears reduced.

Here's a glimpse of the altered OnePlus 6T

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But, why to go for such tactics?

OnePlus has not commented on the matter, but it seems that someone in its marketing team decided to accept a slightly modified appearance of the phone for the sake of promoting it.

These days, thinner bezels and smaller notches are smartphone trends and OnePlus seems to be moving in that direction by not just giving these elements, but also by making them fancier.

Other cases

And, it is not the only company to do this

And, it is not the only company to do this

And, it is worth noting that OnePlus isn't the only company doing this.

Lenovo, another Chinese giant, opted these tactics for its Z5 smartphone, which made huge headlines because of design alterations.

The phone's teaser showed notch-less display and thin bezels, but when it was rolled out, the borders were large and there was a notch.

OnePlus's case isn't that severe, but still it's bad

It is imperative to mention that the official images of OnePlus 6T show the chin and notch just as they look in real life. Hence, people would eventually realize that the phone looks a tad different than what the ad shows.

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What is the price of OnePlus 6T?

Asked 2018-12-22 14:05:30 by Vivaan Dasgupta

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OnePlus 6T starts at Rs. 37,999 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant and goes up to Rs. 45,999 for the 8GB RAM and 256GB model. It sells exclusively via OnePlus.in, Amazon India and OnePlus stores, Reliance Digital and Croma.

Does OnePlus 6T offer microSD card slot?

Asked 2018-12-22 14:05:30 by Surabhi Chattopadhyay

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No. OnePlus 6T only comes with dual Nano SIM card slots. There is neither a dedicated nor a hybrid slot to install a microSD card and expand the storage of the device.

What are the internals of OnePlus 6T?

Asked 2018-12-22 14:05:30 by Paridhi Chavan

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OnePlus 6T ships with Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 845 processor, Adreno 630 GPU, and 6/8GB of RAM. For storage, it offers up to 256GB of internal memory on the high-end variant priced at Rs. 45,999.

Is OnePlus 6T dual SIM?

Asked 2018-12-22 14:05:30 by Hemant Singhal

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Yes, OnePlus 6T offers dual-SIM and dual standby (4G+4G) capabilities with two Nano SIM card slots. However, you cannot place a microSD card on the phone.

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