After just five months of launching the 2016 flagship OnePlus 3, the Chinese smartphone maker has officially announced the next evolution of its flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 3T.
This new phone features some amazeballs upgrades as compared to its predecessor, which is already considered to be one of the top Android smartphone of the year.
However the upgrade on OnePlus 3T doesn’t change anything of its outer appearances, as the body and design language remains the same.
This new device is for those who need more power and couldn’t wait an year to get what they want now.
What’s Different in OnePlus 3T?
The major upgrade to the hardware section is shift from 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 to the 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821, which keeps power consumption at a similar level in most use cases.
The front camera has been upped to a 16-Megapixel sensor, instead of 8-Megapixel and it also supports EIS for videos now. The rear camera didn’t get any additional megapixels other than a more durable sapphire glass.
OnePlus has also managed to increase the battery capacity by just over 13% from 3,000mAh to 3,400mAh. It also features the dash charge, which charges the phone in a matter of minutes.
The New Version is a little pricey:
The base model of 64GB is priced at $439, which is almost $40 more than its predecessor, rest assured you’ll definitely be getting better performance.
OnePlus 3T also offers a 128GB version which would be available for $479.
OnePlus 3T at a Glance:
- 5.5 inch 1080p AMOLED Display
- Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro (2.35 GHz)
- 6GB LPDDR4
- 64GB / 128GB (Gunmetal only) UFS 2.0
- Fingerprint, Hall, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Electronic Compass
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
- 16MP Sony IMX 298 Sensor, 1.12μm, OIS, EIS, PDAF, f/2.0, RAW support, 4K 30FPS / 720p 120FPS video
- 16MP Samsung 3P8SP, 1.0 μm, f/2.0, Fixed Focus, 1080p at 30fps
- 158g / 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 cm (~73% screen-to-body)
- 6.0.1 (Oxygen OS ROM)
- 3,400 mAh, Dash Charge (5V 4A)