The Chinese smartphone maker, OnePlus has finally launched its much-awaited flagship phone, dubbed as OnePlus 3 globally at its VR event, yesterday. The smartphone with anodized aluminium unibody design is now exclusively available on Amazon.in at Rs, 27,999.
The OnePlus 3 flaunts a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Optic AMOLED display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Under the hood, it has quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor with 64-bit architecture, clocked at 2.15GHz, which is clubbed with Adreno 530 GPU and 6 GB LPDDR4 RAM along with 64 GB (UFS 2.0) internal storage. The device runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based Oxygen OS 3.1 on top.
On the photography front, the OnePlus 3 boasts a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX298 sensor, 1.12-micron pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 4K video recording at 30 fps, and 720p slow motion at 120fps. It also sports an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with Sony IMX179 sensor, 1.4-micron pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, and 1080p video recording. The smartphone houses a fingerprint sensor embedded into the physical home button that can unlock the phone in 0.3 seconds, an alert slider, bottom-facing speaker, and dual microphone for noise cancellation.
The OnePlus 3 gets its juice from a 3000mAh battery with a new Dash Charge technology that can charge the phone up to 60% in just 30 minutes with the 5V-4A charger. The dual Sim smartphone offers connectivity options like 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C. It measures 152.7 × 74.7 × 7.35mm and weighs 158 g.
“We know that the best smartphone is the one that works exactly how you want it to. The OnePlus 3 delivers that experience. It combines what our customers already love about our products with what they want and expect next. For example, Dash Charge sets a new standard for fast charging technology. It’s a flagship smartphone inspired by – and made for – our fans.”
– Pete Lau, OnePlus Founder and CEO.
The OnePlus 3 is now offered in Graphite color only, however the company has promised to bring Soft Gold color variant very soon. In India, it comes with 1 year of accidental damage protection with OnePlus Care , 1-year free subscription to Saavn Pro, and 1 year of double-data for Idea users. It also offers Rs. 500 e-book promotion credits on downloading the Kindle app.
“India has always been a special market for us and we are thrilled to launch the OnePlus 3 for our Indian users simultaneously with the rest of the world. We are confident the phone will bode well with the expectations of the Indian fans, who will now have an easier time experiencing the OnePlus 3 since we have gone ‘invite free’. We are also introducing a line up of attractive accessories and exclusive partner offers to make the user experience even more enriching.”
– Vikas Agarwal, General Manager at OnePlus India.