The OnePlus 6 is widely regarded as one of the best mid-range smartphones money can buy.
This device was launched earlier this year with it featuring a 6.3-inch edge-to-edge display, dual-lens camera and all-glass design.
There’s also a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor tucked under the hood and up to 8GB of RAM.
Although many phones have similar specs and power, what makes the OnePlus 6 so appealing is its starting price of £469.
However, things could soon get even better with the expected launch of the OnePlus 6T.
This next flagship from China could bring even more performance and improved specs to this lower-priced smartphone.
In fact, recent leaks and reports suggest the 6T could get a better triple rear camera, more internal memory and a smaller notch at the top of the display.
There’s also some speculation that a fingerprint scanner could be embedded under the screen – something top manufacturers including Samsung and LG have yet to include.
To add fuel to these rumours a recently leaked image of some OnePlus packaging claims to show a device with a teardrop notch and that new security scanner.
The box also displays the wording “Unlock the speed” which could be a reference to this new fingerprint reader.
There usually wouldn’t be too long to discover what OnePlus has in store with their T devices often unveiled in the second half of the year.
However, fans may face disappointment if they were hoping to see a new phone anytime soon.
A recent picture posted by OnePlus on social media site Weibo, shows a calendar with the date January 15, 2019, clearly marked.
There’s no official word on what this date means but many are suggesting this could be the launch date for the OnePlus 6T.
If that becomes a reality it will mark a big change to the usual release date which normally arrives around November.
We’ll have to wait and see if OnePlus reveals all this year or waits until early 2019 but smartphone fans still have a busy few months ahead.
Apple is expected to show off its new devices next week and Google will then follow with a Pixel launch in October.
It’s also been suggested that Samsung may show off its ‘Galaxy X’ foldable phone before the year is out although this radical device is unlikely to be officially released until next year.