Poll: Do you think the OnePlus 3T is a worthy successor to the OnePlus 3?

Poll: Do you think the OnePlus 3T is a worthy successor to the OnePlus 3?
After weeks upon weeks of nonstop rumors, OnePlus finally pulled the trigger and officially unveiled the OnePlus 3T. Rumors have been flying around for quite some time now that the company would release an incremental update to the OnePlus 3 hardware, and OnePlus took to a Facebook live stream to announce the new hardware. The presentation for the announcement was a bit odd to say the least, but in any case, we now have legit details on what the OnePlus 3T will be packing, when it will be available, and how much it's going to cost.

The OnePlus 3T isn't necessarily a direct successor to the OnePlus 3 like the iPhone 7 is to the 6S, but more of a hardware refresh with updated specs to make the phone more modern and comparable when compared to more recent flagships that have entered the market. We've posted a few articles outlining the specs of the 3T, but for the purpose of this poll, here are the main differences between the OnePlus 3 and the 3T - 

  • Processor - Snapdragon 820 vs 821
  • Storage - 64GB vs 64GB and 128GB
  • Front-facing camera - 8MP vs 16MP
  • Battery - 3000 mAh vs 3400 mAh
  • Price - $399 vs $439 (for 64GB of storage)


As for the rest of the specs, everything else is pretty much the same between the OnePlus 3 and 3T. The display is still a 5.5-inch AMOLED panel with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, 6GB of RAM is present for multi-tasking, the 16MP camera on the back remains unchanged (aside from a new sapphire crystal lens cover), and the overall design of the phone remains unchanged as well - give for the new Gunmetal color option in place of Graphite that was introduced with the OnePlus 3.

It's easy to see that a few changes were made, but the majority of them are quite incremental. However, costing just $40 more than the OnePlus 3, the 3T packs a newer processor, hugely improved selfie camera, and a beefier battery. So, with all of that said, do you think the OnePlus 3 is worth it?

Do you think the OnePlus 3T is worth it?

Absolutely. The updated specs make an already great phone ever better!
27.88%
It is if you have an older smartphone, but OnePlus 3 owners need not apply
41.54%
Not at all. Just wait for the OnePlus 4
24.86%
Nope. There are better options out there for less money
5.72%

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3T
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3400 mAh

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13 Comments

1. aljololzz

Posts: 85; Member since: Nov 07, 2016

yeahhh

3. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Nah, I like to consider it as a soft-reboot... Sort of like iPhone 6 & 6S... G'Day!™

7. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Well, if you pit it in iPhone perspective... A memory upgrade for the iPhone costs $100. The OnePlus 3T costs $80 to upgrade from the 64GB OnePlus 3, and it also adds a SoC bump, increased front camera performance, sapphire lens for the back plus improved video performance (likely the stabilization), as well as a 13% battery increase. I can't see why people don't think this is a decent refresh for this that didn't buy rhe original 3 or some other 2016 flagship.

9. kiko007

Posts: 7500; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

The iPhone 6s added all of that stuff as well you know...

13. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

actually the 6s had a much better cpu, gpu, extra RAM, improved front (1.2-5mp) and rear camera (8-12mp), 1080p-4k video, 3d touch display from the 6. Is this appropriate to compare the op3-op3+ upgrade in the same way?

2. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

While it's a minor upgrade and despite owning an OP 3 at the moment, I am upgrading to the 128GB version.

8. karan1402d

Posts: 89; Member since: May 28, 2015

You must be one heck of a rich man, to consider to upgrade a phone you purchased 4-5 months earlier with only major change being increase in battery size by 400mah

12. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I purchased it 2 months ago, before that I had a Samsung S7 Edge which I gave to my dad. Not really rich, just not married with kids lol. Besides this one I will sell, so in the end it will cost me 250 or something.

4. kumarabhishek591

Posts: 152; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

Its not a successor rather an updated version. So the pole doesnt make much sense.

5. jellmoo

Posts: 2620; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Are you upgrading from: 2014 or earlier device: Absolutely 2015 device: Maybe 2016 device: Nope

6. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

I'm upgrading from a Z3C, and I think this is great.

10. Gintokichimaru

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 17, 2016

Funny, I'm upgrading from the exact same phone. Sony hasn't put out a worthy successor yet and 1+ is hundreds less than a Sony flagship

11. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Hm, it's a bigger upgrade than the iPhone 6s to iPhone 7, thats 100%

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