New OnePlus 6T renders leak, show off smaller notch

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Getting excited for the OnePlus 6T? If so, then you may be interested in a leak that’s surfaced today.

New renders that claim to show the OnePlus 6T have been shared by well-known leaker @OnLeaks and MySmartPrice. The renders, which are based on factory CADs, show a device that looks similar to the OnePlus 6 but with a few major differences. The first is on the back of the phone, where there’s a dual rear camera setup like the OnePlus 6 but no rear fingerprint reader. That’s because the OnePlus 6T has an in-display fingerprint sensor.

The second big difference is around front. At the top of the OnePlus 6T’s display is a notch that’s considerably smaller than the notch on the OnePlus 6, looking more like a drop than the notches that we’ve seen on most other notched smartphones lately.

The final big change from the OnePlus 6 to the OnePlus 6T is on the bottom of the device. While the OnePlus 6 has a 3.5mm headphone jack next to its USB-C charging port, OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus 6T will not have a 3.5mm headphone jack. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei explained the decision by saying that removing the 3.5mm jack allows the company to “put more new technology into the product.”

Rumors have said that the OnePlus 6T will launch at T-Mobile in October. That’s notable not just because it’s a new phone coming to T-Mo, but because it’ll be the first time that a OnePlus smartphone will be sold by a U.S. carrier. That should make it easier for more T-Mo customers to buy the OnePlus 6T since EIP and JOD could both be an option for the new flagship.

Now that we may be getting our first good look at the OnePlus 6T, what do you think of it? Are you thinking about buying OnePlus’s new phone when it launches at T-Mobile?

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Source: MySmartPrice

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  • PC_Tool

    I just want some official word and pricing from T-Mobile on this. So can’t wait to see this thing in stores.

    Some more decently priced, high spec competition in the US is most definitely welcome!

    • Koolme666

      I tend to support the phones TMobile doesn’t normally get, my first device I did that with was the Sony experia z3 and not I have the Moto z2 force both were great phones, I might get the one plus as well but I’m getting sick of not having a headphone jack mainly because I lose the dongle sometimes.

      • T Redd

        I feel you on the dongle.

        • Jaleroca

          Will be a straight bluetooth device.

  • Quaality

    Yes if JOD is an option I will get it. Want to get off this $1000 phone.

    • Goober

      Same here. Especially if that notch is a lot smaller. I wanted to get the OnePlus when I first heard it was coming to T-Mobile, but that notch really turned me off. Now it’s looking intriguing again.

  • Stephen J. Sundberg

    I might be interested in this as well!

  • pbolton70

    Finally a phone I dont have to pay a down payment on my JOD, Maybe I will stay on tmobile so tired of the 1000.00 smartphones