That said, the red OnePlus 6 looks a lot better than the black and white versions available in previous months.
That Lave Red variant of the OnePlus 5T was a limited edition offering and it sold out quickly.
As for the red OnePlus 6, this one doesn't just show attitude and strength.
We thought the OnePlus 6 was a speed daemon on test here at T3.com, with our detailed review concluding that "the power this thing has locked away is absolutely atomic, with benchmark scores that absolutely smoke rival flagships".
The importance of color red is understood by OnePlus as well, who launch a Lava Red OnePlus 5T a year ago. As of now, the OnePlus comes in Midnight Black, Mirror Black, Karbon Black, Silk White, and Amber Red color options. The company later released a Soft Gold variant of the OnePlus 5. The device will be available starting July 10th.
In a post published to the company's popular forums, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau stated that it wasn't easy to attain this particular red finish. The OnePlus 6 Red was carefully crafted to reflect who we are and what we do. OnePlus evaluated "hundreds of colors", choosing a color that stood out among the rest to make the OnePlus 6 Red.
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The company is using a new film coating process that has never been attempted before in the smartphone industry, which is reminiscent of the film coatings the company has applied to the other color variants of the device. The new phone has an additional "evaporated layer of brightening film" to bring out that bright (but not too bright) red luster. Kitted out with 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM, and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, speediness - as well as redness - should not be a concern.