In mid-2016 OnePlus unveiled its latest flagship, the OnePlus 3, to much fanfare. At just $399 it offered nearly everything you would expect to get from a phone costing several hundred dollars more, while in some cases giving you a better experience than those high-end phones. The OnePlus 3 offered a solid all-aluminum build, Snapdragon 820 processor, a massive 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage with an above-average screen and camera.
Just six months later, OnePlus upped the game by releasing a mid-cycle bump called the OnePlus 3T. The new model completely replaces the original OnePlus 3, as it is near-identical in most ways. It has the same external hardware design (aside from a new color) and core features, but has a new Snapdragon 821 processor, larger 3400 mAh battery and faster software. It is still compatible with previous OnePlus 3 accessories, including Dash Charge chargers.
The original OnePlus 3 will continue to receive software updates at the exact same time as the OnePlus 3T, including a bump to Android 7.0 Nougat by the end of 2016.
OnePlus 3 Video Review
OnePlus 3T Specs
|Operating System||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Display||5.5-inch Optic AMOLED
1920x1080, 401 ppi
Gorilla Glass 4
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.35 GHz
Adreno 530 GPU
|Rear Camera||16MP IMX 298, 1.12-micron pixels
f/2.0, OIS, EIS
PDAF, 4K video, 120fps slow-mo
|Front Camera||16MP Samsung 3P8SP, 1-micron pixels
f/2.0, fixed focus
|Connectivity||802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GPS
USB-C (USB 2.0)
Dual Nano SIM
|Audio||3.5 mm headphone|
|Security||One-touch fingerprint sensor
|Dimensions||152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 mm|
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