There was leaks, there was the price disclosure on newspaper much before the official launch and then there as a virtual reality launch just for the sake of having a launch I guess, after all everything about the product is known by then. Oh, and there was also a 600MB last minute download for those who still fancied watching the VR show.
But then here is it , the One Plus 3 what the company would claim to be the third installment of their flagship killer. And it goes on sale immediately tonight at 12:30 on Amazon India, no invites needed, so just add to your cart. Priced at Rs 27,999 in India, the company has also bundled a year’s subscription of Saavn Pro, double data offer for Idea users, damage protection via OnePlus Care, and Rs 500 credit on the Amazon Kindle app.
The sandstone back panel had been the characteristic OnePlus design language since the first device but not with this device. The metal bug has caught the OnePlus too and the Three has a anodized aluminum unibody design.It’s also more slimmer than its predecessors and sports a dimension of 152.7×74.7×7.35mm.
The OnePlus 3 gets a 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED display and retains the 1080p resolution. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Its powered by Snapdragon 820 processor mated to Adreno 530 but what is big here is the whooping 6GB of RAM. What you going to do with the RAM is another topic. That, OnePlus choose to go by 64GB to start with is commendable. While the under layer is Android 6.0.1 , Oxygen OS sits upon it. A 3000mAh battery is packed inside.
On the camera front, there is a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Phase detection auto-focus (PDAF), OIS + EIS and can record at 4K. The selfie camera is an 8-megapixel fixed focus camera with f/2.0 aperture capable of full HD video recording capabilities.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card (nano) slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and GPS.The OnePlus 3 is available in graphite and soft gold color choice.