OnePlus has emerged as a new player in the smartphone market in recent times. The company has managed to get huge sales with a quality range of smartphones it offers to the customers. After the success of OnePlus 2, the company is back again with OnePlus 3 and the device is packed with really powerful features. The smartphone is available at 27,999INR and is expected to do well in the market. Let us learn about some of the awesome features of OnePlus 3 device.
OnePlus 3: Specifications & Features
One of the major changes that you will notice in this device is that the rear plastic panel having sandstone finishing is permanently gone. It is now replaced by a hard aluminium panel. Moreover, it is a unibody having a dull metallic finish, often reminding of HTC One M9. The smartphone is beautifully built and one of the best handset ever launched by OnePlus in terms of design.
The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 that curves at the edges and offers an extra protection against accidental damage & scratches. A capacitive home key lies in the front having an inbuilt fingerprint scanner. Along with it there are two more buttons on either side and small backlight is activated upon touch. You can even deactivate the backlight as it is allowed by the software.
The volume buttons rest on the left side while the dual SIM tray and power buttons are on the right. A 3.5mm socket, USB Type C port and speaker are on the bottom. The smartphone is just 7.35mm slim and has curvy back. There are five different plastic cases having different finishes and looks – Bamboo, Rosewood, Karbon, Sandstone, and Apricot.
OnePlus 3 has got a 5.5inches display screen with 1080x1920pixels resolution and 401ppi pixel density. It comes with an AMOLED display similar to what we saw in OnePlus X. There is a polarizing layer assisting the screen legibility under the bright sunlight.
OnePlus 3 comes powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz for 2 cores and 1.6GHz for the other two cores. One of the premium advantages a user can get while buying this smartphone is massive 6GB LPDDR4 RAM and a 64GB internal memory (non-expandable). OnePlus 3 comes installed with Oxygen OS 3.1.1 which is totally based n Android 6.0.1. Furthermore, the software has settings for color temperature, weather forecast and much more. You can also use the SwiftKey as your default keyboard.
Apart from all this, it comes packed with 4G connectivity for TDD Band 40 & FDD Band 3. It also comes with a non-removable 3000mAh battery, which is company’s foremost device having fast charging technology. The phone charges 0-60 percent in just 30 minutes.
The rear camera is bulging out and is of 16MP having Sony IMX 298 sensor. The front camera of 8MP is the delight for selfie lovers. Its rear camera can shoot videos at 4k pixels and can even shoot a slow motion video at 120fps. There are different camera modes namely – slow-motion, lapse, manual, panorama, and video, which can be reached through the small toggle on top left of the screen.
With all these capabilities, the smartphone comes with a price tag of INR 27,999 in the Indian market. People looking to experience something that they have experienced before must buy this smartphone. The 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage makes the smartphone good enough to handle multi-tasking and manage your storage needs respectively. Though, one must remember that this smartphone doesn’t comes with expandable memory, but the phone memory is more than enough for the users.