OnePlus 3 specs rumored to include a 5.5-inch FHD display, a Snapdragon 820, and a 16MP camera

OnePlus 3 specs rumored to include a 5.5-inch FHD display, a Snapdragon 820, and a 16MP camera
While OnePlus is busy teasing the upcoming OnePlus 3 smartphone, it looks like the first concrete set of hardware specs have surfaced online courtesy of famous leakster Evan Blass aka @evleaks. 

If these rumored OnePlus 3 specifications turn out to be accurate, then the OnePlus 3 could well become the most successful smartphone in the young company's portfolio.

Earlier today, Blass shared a screenshot allegedly captured on a OnePlus 3 prototype running the Android N developer build. This hints at the fact that the OnePlus 3 will either launch with Android N on board or will be updated to the upcoming Android version soon after Google publishes the final code later this summer.

Moving on to the OnePlus 3 hardware specs, Blass claims that the handset will come with all of the internal hardware that we've come to expect from a 2016 high-end smartphone. Included here are Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820, 64GB of onboard storage, and a 16MP primary camera. Blass also claims that the OnePlus 3 will include an NFC chip, unlike its direct predecessor, the OnePlus 2.

Note that, earlier today, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau teased the upcoming smartphone's 8MP front-facing selfie shooter

Blass also puts further weight behind the notion that the OnePlus 3 will come with a 5.5-inch display running at 1080 by 1920 pixels. While all modern high-end smartphones come with QHD (1440 by 2560 pixels) displays, there is evidence to support that the extra display sharpness gained by making the jump to a QHD panel is offset by performance and battery life drawbacks. 

Given that OnePlus smartphones usually aim to provide a balance between cost and hardware, a 1080p display seems like an acceptable sacrifice.

Previous rumors and leaks have suggested that the OnePlus 3 will ditch the plastic build of its predecessors in favor of a more premium metal build. The image that you can see above is an alleged leaked picture of a OnePlus 3 prototype. Note that a recent leak has suggested that there will be two versions of the OnePlus 3, one with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage and one with a whopping 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.

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Like its predecessors, the OnePlus 3 is expected to be priced somewhere between $300 and $400, although nothing can be confirmed at this point.

What do you guys think of this set of alleged OnePlus 3 specifications? Is anyone disappointed to learn that the phone might come with a 1080p display?

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