The OnePlus 6T will have an in-display fingerprint reader


The OnePlus 6T is coming to the United States via T-Mobile this October and will likely be the first phone widely available in the U.S. featuring a fingerprint reader inside the screen.

We expect to see the phone itself in November. But one thing that has been missing all this while is a peek at how the flagship looks in flesh.

New leaks are giving us a better idea of what's in the OnePlus 6T.

Like many Android handset makers, OnePlus has adapted quickly to the move to bigger and taller displays by moving the Home button off of the front of the phone and to the rear, which it did first with the OnePlus 5T.

Coming back to OnePlus, the smartphone manufacturer will also change the notch design with the OnePlus 6T. Let us know your thoughts in comments below.

Before the iPhone X launched a year ago, there were rumors of Apple working on getting the in-display fingerprint technology ready in time for use on the handset.

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The other big news about the OnePlus 6T is that it will be the first OnePlus phone officially sold on a major USA carrier: T-Mobile will carry the OnePlus 6T, helping the company gain a wider foothold in the U.S. market.

The sister company of OnePlus, Vivo was the first smartphone brand to launch a commercially viable in-display fingerprint sensor in a smartphone.

Now when the Chinese company was confirming the date of launch, during the announcement, OnePlus hinted at a major key feature on its upcoming OnePlus 6T: in-display fingerprint sensor.

"We unlock our phones multiple times a day, and Screen Unlock reduces the number of steps to complete the action", OnePlus told CNET. Thanks to the addition of an in-screen fingerprint sensor, the OnePlus 6T has a slightly tweaked design compared to the OnePlus 6.

OnePlus 6T, an upgrade of the bestselling OnePlus 6 is expected to launch this October.