OnePlus 3 smiles for the camera once again

OnePlus 3 smiles for the camera once again
It has been almost a year since the release of the OnePlus 2 — the “flagship killer” for 2015 (or even for 2016, according to its creators) — and it seems that the time of its successor to roll out is near. Now, OnePlus is still pretty mum about an actual release date, but the OnePlus 3 has already been leaked numerous times, real life photos of the phone and its box included.

Now, we get another photo session of the upcoming handset in all of its metal glory. That's right, it seems Sandstone Black will be gone for good, at least from the flagship's body. In fact, OnePlus seems to have given up on a lot of the design elements that made its previous flagships recognizable. Is this in response to the critique that the OnePlus 2 looked too similar to the OnePlus One? Or is it just in effort to keep up with market trends?

Leaked benchmarks hint that we may get two versions of the OnePlus 3 – one with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB of storage, and one with 6 GB of RAM, and 64 GB of Storage. The “base model” OnePlus 3 is rumored to don a $310 price-tag, while the “premium” version's pricing is still a complete mystery. Reports say that we should expect a mid-May unveiling, with a launch coming in June. Well, it's almost time, then!

source: GizmoChina

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  • Display 5.5 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie
    OnePlus OxygenOS UI



17. Anurag007

Posts: 4; Member since: May 13, 2016

Yup the designs gone all mainstream but i dont mind it. One plus makes hella good phones and i wouldnt mind this over similar looking phones like the mi5 and the galaxy S7. Ofcourse i havmt used it and this is based on my past experience with the op1 and op2. If this turns out not to be 'one plus 3' its gonna be interesting to know whovh phone it actually is.

16. Chuck007

Posts: 1420; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

So Oneplus lost their way. They were one of the two (the other being Huawei) Chinese phone OEMs that had their distinct design language going on. Now they decided to copy just like the millions of cheap Chinese phone OEMs out there. Good job guys..

15. antmiu2

Posts: 552; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

im not feeling the design

14. Ca51no

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

Was really hoping they went back towards the OPO design language, rather then steering away from it. I personally prefer the rounded top/bottom look. Just more aesthetically pleasing, along with much more ergonomic in terms of "landscape" gaming.

13. Swordylove

Posts: 209; Member since: Jun 27, 2015

Design too generic. But at least earphone jack is at the bottom.

10. karas

Posts: 85; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

AMOLED please !!!

12. 444777

Posts: 399; Member since: May 02, 2016

Exynos 8890 please. No Snapdragon.

19. Shocky unregistered

So long as they compensate with a larger battery I don't mind, I'm sure they would go with E8890 if they could source them for a similar price.

8. MichiGo

Posts: 173; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

HTC M7 and M9 had a child

7. iNDigo

Posts: 1; Member since: May 13, 2016

No dual flash? I wouldn't say that this is the real thing.

20. Anurag007

Posts: 4; Member since: May 13, 2016

U dont need dual flash to have a bright flash

21. Anurag007

Posts: 4; Member since: May 13, 2016

U dont need dual flash to have a bright flash

5. sebbellic01

Posts: 305; Member since: May 03, 2016

Reminds me of HTC 10

18. Shocky unregistered

Which reminded us of the Galaxy S series.

22. TerryTerius unregistered

The more I look at it, I'm pretty sure that actually is an HTC 10. Doesn't seem to look like one.

23. TerryTerius unregistered

Or to be more clearer, I'm not sure what one plus would completely ape an existing design like that. The one and two may not have been the most distinct phones in the world, but they weren't clones either.

2. Achillias

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 24, 2015

It actually looks decent, small side bezels. Nice metallic back, and a homebutton which actually looks better than Samsung.

3. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

did you use the phone to say that the home button is better than Samsung ?! how can judge things without using it !

4. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1881; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Well the comment does just say "looks" better... It says nothing about usage...

11. Achillias

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 24, 2015

Learn to read properly!


Posts: 107; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

people actually liked these rectangular home button? i can't never see how it fits, it's just out of place, and ruins the overall design of the phone, looks like a cheap chinese phone trying-hard to mimic iPhone, it's like "because they can't use circular one they use rectangular instead". better to use Google's language, on-screen buttons or capacitive ones.

9. xperian

Posts: 421; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

Because they can't put fingerprint sensor on on-screen buttons. But I agree it doesn't look that good, same with samsung

1. Shocky unregistered

Top and bottom bezels are a little big, hoping there are some decent speakers housed in there.

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