There had been considerable hype around the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition for many weeks and finally, all has been made official. The new smartphone variant is actually the outcome of a partnership between the premium automaker McLaren and OnePlus. Not much was leaked before the actual launch but there had been a lot of rumors about this special version with some guessing disappearance of notch. However, after the official announcement, there are two major changes with the new OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition. One, it comes with 10GB RAM and second, it carries new Warp Charge charging technology. In terms of design, the McLaren Edition also has a different texture — carbon fiber weave — on the back with a signature McLaren orange color accent and the official McLaren logo.
The black body of the handset is combined with an orange hue. This tint is added to the bottom edge of the glass and extends to the sides. Moreover, The Warp Charge unit that ships with the handset comes with a braided Papaya Orange cable as well. The fast charging on the OnePlus 6T Mclaren variant can support up to 30W. Rest, just like the standard 6T, the handset sports a 6.41-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels ) AMOLED display. The phone comes with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Furthermore, the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. This special variant will cost $699 dollars which is $70 more than the normal version.
The phone features a waterdrop-style notch, with an ambient light sensor, distance, and RGB sensor. The McLaren Edition is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC which is coupled with 10GB RAM. OnePlus has become the first company to offer 10 GB RAM handset to the global market. The battery capacity of 3700mAh keeps its lights on. Furthermore, this version is named Warp Charge 30. The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition price in the UK is set at GBP 649 for the regular variant. On the other hand, its price for the 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage Midnight Black variant is set at GBP 579.