Chinese smartphone-maker OnePlus launched their latest flaghsip killer globally on Tuesday night in a virtual reality broadcast event online.
Amazon has already listed the phone and is believed to have sent out emails to customers quoting the Rs 27,999 price tag and availability. The OnePlus 3 features an aluminium unibody, just 7.3mm thick. It packs a 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080) AMOLED display at 401ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
In terms of camera, the device runs a 16-megapixel rear camera with OIS and 4K video capability. The front camera is a 8-megapixel unit. The 3 runs a a 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU and a 6GB DDR4 RAM unit. The internal storage on the device is 64GB.
Powered by a 3000mAh battery, the 3 sports a new Dash Charge technology which can get the phone to 60 percent in 30 minutes. The phone also has an Alert Slider on the right spine, to quickly set your phone’s sound profile
“We know that the best smartphone is the one that works exactly how you want it to,” OnePlus Founder and CEO Pete Lau said during the launch. “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.”
The device runs the company’s own OxygenOS, out of the box. It has dual nano-SIM and 4G LTE support. As predicted, it also has a fingerprint scanner integrated into the home button.
Interestingly, OnePlus gave away promotional Loop VR headsets worth Rs 300 before the launch. The accessory will soon go up for sale.