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This is the OnePlus 6, sort of

This is the OnePlus 6, sort of

The new flagship from OnePlus is expected to be launched with a notch and advanced full screen gestures. In order to continue the lineup and offer more features, OnePlus is coming with a new smartphone.

Separately, OnePlus Bullets Wireless, expected to be the company's first pair of wireless earbuds, are rumoured to launch alongside the OnePlus 6 at its launch event. In the latest revelation, OnePlus has now released a photo that shows the left side of the OnePlus 6. A longer SIM card slot is visible in the image, along with the volume slider. Also, the OnePlus 6 would come with a re-positioned alert slider, as opposed to the one on-board the OnePlus 5T.

In a previous post by OnePlus CEO Pete Lau on OnePlus Community Forum, the executive claimed the company's upcoming flagship will have the speed that users need.

The company has already confirmed that the OnePlus 6 will come with a screen notch just like the one found in iPhone X. However, it also added that there will be an option for the users to hide the screen notch if they want. The other aspect revealed by this teaser image is the presence of antenna strips. A glass back might mean the OnePlus 6 will finally get wireless charging.

The other aspect is the presence of a notch on top of the display.

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The OnePlus 6 is pegged at a starting price of Rs. 33,999 in India.

As you can see in the teaser image of the OnePlus 6 above, the alert slider is missing. It is also said to cost 50% more expensive as compared to its predecessor OnePlus 5T. This processor was teamed up with 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage space.

OnePlus 6 will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 and a maximum of 8GB of RAM, in addition to boasting up to 256GB of internal flash memory.

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The camera specifications appear to be identical to that of the OnePlus 5T. The selfie camera is a 16MP sensor.