After a series of rumors and leaks, finally the Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has unveiled its latest flagship model “OnePlus 3T “ in a live event on Facebook.
The upgraded version of the OnePlus 3 has maintained same dimensions and weight, which is impressive and following the path of Apple by just upgrading the power of the phone. The bad part is Oneplus will stop the manufacturing of older OnePlus 3.
The OnePlus 3T has the same 5.5-inch 1080 Optic AMOLED display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with Oxygen OS on top and has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash with EIS 2.0, phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).
So let’s take a look at the five spec bump over the OnePlus 3.
1. Faster Processor
OnePlus 3T comes with the upgraded version of the Snapdragon 820, which is already included in latest devices like the Google Pixel. It uses the most powerful version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, which clocks at 2.35 GHz.
If you’re looking for the differences, the company claims that it has faster processing speeds and greater power efficiency. The OnePlus 3T’s upgraded file system algorithm also improves the launch speed of large apps and games.
2. More Power
OnePlus 3 has fell short definitely in only one area, which is the battery life. The 3000 mAh battery didn’t hold up more often for a full day use in a single charge.
Thanks to Dash Charging, people didn’t really complain too much about that.
OnePlus 3T comes with bigger 3400mAh battery. Although the battery power has been increased, no changes can be seen in the device’s overall weight, which stays the same at 158g.
3. 128GB Storage Variant
Unlike the earlier version OnePlus 3, the new upgraded OnePlus 3T have 2 storage variant 64GB and a 128 GB model. There is no microSD slot on the OnePlus 3T as well.
4. High Resolution Front Camera
The front camera of a device has a lot of use these days, selfies, video chats and more. Hence OnePlus taken it as serious thing and upgraded the font snapper.
OnePlus 3T has a 16MP front camera, fitted with Samsung 3P8SP sensors, while the OnePlus 3 had an 8MP front cam.
It’s just not the megapixel count that has doubled, but also the Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) for the front camera on the OnePlus 3T.
5. New Color
OnePlus 3T will be available in Gunmetal, which is more brown-ish than grey. There is also a soft gold version as a secondary choice, which is the same color as on the OnePlus 3.
Price and Availability
The new OnePlus 3T is priced at $439 for the 64GB variant and $479 for the 128GB variant. OnePlus 3T will be available starting from 22 November in North America and November 28 in Europe.
Surprisingly Indian price and release is yet to be announced.