Why OnePlus 6T Lacks Notification LED?



OnePlus has now officially clarified why they remove notification LED from their new flagship model OnePlus 6T which was released on this year.

According to OnePlus, notification LED was removed because it was no longer needed. Users could simply lift up the OnePlus 6T or tap the display screen to view the notifications on the lock screen itself.


Apart from notification LED, the OnePlus 6T also removed some cool features like Wireless charging, an IP rating, Always-on-display, and an audio jack.

OnePlus held an AMA session, OnePlus CEO Carl Pei said when asked about the lack of IP certification, that the phone’s design did not account for edge cases, such as water resistance or performance in extreme weather conditions.  However, the company doesn’t make any statement about the missing of 3.5mm headphone jack. The new Bullets variant has been found on the OnePlus website which costs at Rs 3,299.

When asked about the removal of always-on-display, the OnePlus official said they remove the feature due to the battery drain issue. This feature was present on the OnePlus 6 but it was removed later via software update.

Features of OnePlus 6T

The OnePlus 6T features a 6.41” display (16.28cm) with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 Pixels with aspect ratio of 19.5:9. OnePlus6T runs on Android 9.0 called Android Pie. The device is powered by Octa core 2.8GHz, kryo 385+ 1.8GHz, Quad core Kryo 385 processor paired with 6GB RAM. The Phone packed with 3700mAh battery. The rear camera in the 6T has a 16MP + 20MP camera with Exmor RS sensor support with a resolution of 4616 x 3464 Pixels. The front snapper also powered with Exmor RS Sensor.

OnePlus also released the T-mobile version of OnePlus 6T in the United states which will not support beta and the update too will delayed as the phone required some additional certification by the service provider. OnePlus will also release a glass screen protector for the phone.

Here is the complete review of OnePlus 6T


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