OnePlus 6T camera review: it's all about the feature upgrades

The OnePlus 6T is one of the best camera phones around. But its hardware looks awfully familiar.

OnePlus 6T camera phone taking a photo

Digital Camera World Verdict

The OnePlus 6T is a very capable camera phone. It’s powerful and has camera specs that are impressive. While most of the updates to the camera come from software enhancements, these really do make a difference. And, given the OnePlus 6 camera is still fantastic, these enhancements strengthen what is already a strong photography foundation.


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    Quick Night mode

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    Studio Lighting really effective


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    Lens hardware hasn’t changed

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    Night mode not as good as rivals

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The launch of the OnePlus 6T has gotten a lot of attention for all the right reasons. The new handset is a decent upgrade from the OnePlus 6, adding in a powerful performance punch while improving a variety of other areas of the handset as well. 

The OnePlus 6T is one of the best camera phones you can buy right now. Don’t come to it expecting a wholly different handset from the OnePlus 6, though. The OnePlus 6T is very much a refinement of what came before it. And this is none more true than the phone’s camera. 

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Marc Chacksfield

A technology journalist who has been in the industry for 17 years, Marc is the former editor-in-chief of TechRadar and has also steered the ship for technology brands including T3, Tom's Hardware and Tom's Guide, and is currently the director of Shortlist Media and co-owner of 

An expert in the field of camera phones and mobile tech, Marc has been a long-time specialist when it comes to phone reviews, hands-on coverage, reviews and rumors. As a frequent visitor to big trade shows like CES, he has also had boots on the ground for the latest camera announcements and breaking developments in fields such as 8K video.