OnePlus 3 Q&A: Ask us anything!

We know that some of you have probably received their OnePlus 3 devices already, but for all those other folks that are either still waiting for their units or are on the fence about whether to get one or not, we are kicking off one of our regular Q&A games. 

How does one play that game? 

Rather simple — you hit us with your best questions about the OnePlus 3 and then we try to answer as many questions as possible. Have in mind that we won't be going answering in full details about questions that will be largely explored in our upcoming review of the phone. Actually, we'd advise you to shoot us with such queries that are unlikely to be examined in our review.

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42 Comments

1. Shocky unregistered

Is the pre-installed screen protector any good?

2. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

What other phone camera would be alike OP3? In any price range.

3. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Display is said to be pentile...do you see any pixels while reading on phone? How is audio quality? 16/24/32 bit dac is not important for me...is there proper amp to drive powerful headphones?

12. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

About display, I just read on anandtech...OnePlus 3 display is worse and has problems of amoled displays from 2010. http://www.anandtech.com/show/10411/the-oneplus-3-review/4

34. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I was looking into buying this phone but display appears to be absolute fiasco. Thanks for sharing.

4. libra89

Posts: 2281; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

How is the fingerprint scanner? Would you place it as great, good/ok, poor?

5. Senthilg

Posts: 49; Member since: Apr 07, 2016

Does both nano sim slots supports 4G/LTE one at a time or only one supports LTE and other regular 2G?

6. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

What you think i should right away buy it as i am heavy user can it perform!!! or wait for zenfone 3 deluxe !!!

7. OdysseasP

Posts: 67; Member since: Aug 08, 2014

Is the build quality of the OnePlus 3 better or worse in comparison to the build quality of the Xiaomi Mi5 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2jav7UdQtE), which is worse than most current flagships from established manufacturers such as Samsung & Sony for example, because of the single lower quality aluminum alloy frame?

8. guests

Posts: 196; Member since: Jun 19, 2016

What's the lowest score u can give to this phone (negative numbers included) ?? How much nonsense cons u can find just from looking at this phone?? Are u going to mention iphone in the upcoming review of this phone??

9. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

1. when will you release the review? 2. why not make this article AFTER releasing the review? so we can avoid any useless question (like this one? lol)

17. Schmao

Posts: 365; Member since: Jul 05, 2009

They are probably just trying to give us something to do while we wait.

10. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

What was the point of the invite system I will never buy a OnePlus just because of this.

11. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

1. wiil it get community support like OPO? 2.why they removed laser focus and dual led flash? 3. why OP3 doesnt have IR blaster? 4. how long it can last under water?

24. xsoft7

Posts: 27; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

probably the dummest question asked here are by you. 1) are they prophets?! 2) how the hell does they know?- you are asking phonearena not ONEPLUS company! 3)as above 4) read the specs! it doesnt IP rated.

13. danieleg

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 20, 2016

1.there is one hand mode? 2.home button is customizable to do different things touch once, twice? Thanks

14. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1260; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Will it blend??

30. FluffyBled unregistered

D: pervert!

15. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

HAVE you updated the software to the newest version of oxygen? Any positive changes towards general usage?

16. Symon_Fleece

Posts: 351; Member since: May 30, 2014

Is the oxygen OS is user freindly? What's the difference between this and stock android? Also, is that true that you can't use the whole 6gb ram of OP3? Last, Is the camera is capable of capturing RAW photos?

18. rohan4u25

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 13, 2016

Can we use the type c headphones with the OP3 ? Will it provide the same experience as in Le Eco new phones?

19. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

With today's crop of OEMs battling for who makes the best QHD displays, do you think OnePlus made a wrong decision of going for 1080p for the 3rd straight year?

20. Ratioexmachina

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 08, 2011

What is the warranty for the device? 12 or 24 months? I looked on their website but couldn't find anything. Does it have any waterproofing? Can I use it in mild rain? Does it have a normal headphone jack? Thanks!

21. Oh_Juu_Eh

Posts: 22; Member since: Jun 10, 2016

To be fair please compare its screen between OP3 vs Galaxy A7,which one is better.Though both from same factory.(no to S7 because S7 screen is QHD)

23. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

When considering samsung amoled panel you should consider sub-pixel pattern too. Samsung's amoled FHD panel in 5.5" size is horrible compared to 5.5" IPS LCD panel in OnePlus One and Iphone 6SP.

22. Tsrnexus

Posts: 43; Member since: Mar 19, 2014

In comparison to oneplus one how are the speakers? Also is oxygen os any good

25. sarcastic_nerd unregistered

Does it have OTG support? If you put a USB-C based pendrive in it, what happens?

26. agungindras

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 20, 2016

Is One Plus 3 Oxygen OS will be supported like MIUI? Always get regularly update?

27. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Already read the Ananadtech review, we already know all the major things we need to know.

28. shaprack

Posts: 16; Member since: Jun 20, 2016

Did you also found any porn related stuff Lol like others found on their new device, this is insane how a company can make such blunder

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