OnePlus 3

OnePlus introduced its latest mobile phone of OnePlus series name OnePlus 3 on 14th June 2016. The phone released in a virtual reality event and OnePlus distribute almost 30 thousand Loop VR headsets to its customers free of cost to experience the event.

Before the launch the OnePlus 3 the company announced that the cell phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip processor, 64GB of Storage and 6 GB RAM. The OnePlus 3 has come with the features which were not included in the previous mobiles of the series like NFC chip and Dash charging which is an entirely new technology and a new concept of charging the battery.


In-dash charging, you get the days of power just in half an hour of charging. The very first device of OnePlus which is not a part of the invite system. To regulate the flow of the manufacturing for the demand of the cell phones, invite system used in the first three devices of the OnePlus series.

On 7th July 2016, the update of Oxygen OS3.2.1 began with various bug fixes, improved RAM management and an alternate display mode for the developer options.

On November 15, 2016, the company announced the new version of the mobile phone OnePlus3 and gave the name of OnePlus 3T. The cell phone OnePlus 3T released on 22nd November 2016. The new mobile phone includes the improved processor chip of Snapdragon 821, 3400mAh nonremovable battery and a 16 MP front camera.

The OnePlus 3 sales were closed on 7th November 2016, but it allows to share the same updated of the software update cycle of the OnePlus 3T which started with the Android 7 OS.

Design and Specifications

OnePlus 3 has very attractive design the back body of the phone is made of aluminum, and the body has curved edges just like the HTC M9. The OnePlus 3 has come with two attractive colors. You can buy the cell in black/grey color or white gold color.

Let’s talk about the body and size of the OnePlus 3. The mobile has come with slightly change in its body as compare to the previous versions of the OnePlus mobile series. The OnePlus 3 is 0.9mm shorter than the OnePlus 2. The phone is 0.2mm narrower than the previous models. The size of the screen in still 5.5 inches and the displays is 1920 x 108o which the main feature in all the mobiles of the OnePlus mobile series. OnePlus 3 is the first mobile phone of the series comes with AMOLED display.

The OnePlus 3 come with the improved storage of 64GB the previous models came with maximum 16 GB of storage. The OnePlus 3 and all the previous models of OnePlus mobile series come without any slot for SD card it means you don’t have the option of expanding the storage in OnePlus 3 mobile phone.

The OnePlus 3 comes with the large memory of 6GB which means you have the best of mobile usage with the faster speed and the Snapdragon 820 processor provides you with the faster processing experience. The OnePlus 3 don’t support the LTE but have the tray for the dual sim card.

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The best and most advanced feature in the OnePlus 3 is dash charging. The OnePlus company claims that you can have more than 60% of your battery charged just in half an hour. Dash charging is made possible by the help of processor which make it sure to put all the effort in the charging the battery while charging. The main features of the OnePlus 3 are given below.

Main features of the OnePlus 3

Released Status Announced on

15 June, available on 22 June

Body Weight




5.5 in

6.01×2.94×0.29 in

Memory Storage

SD card





Network Supported Technologies GSM / EVDO / LTE / HSPA
Display Size





5.5 inches

16M color, Optic AMOLED Touchscreen


1080×1920 (401 ppi pixel density)

Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera Primary


16 MP


COMMS Bluetooth






V4.0, LE, A2DP

WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Wifi 802.11





Sound Loudspeaker

Alert type

3.5mm jack


Vibration, WAV, Mp3 ringtones


Platform CPU



Quad-core 2.15 GHz Kryo

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

Android OS 6.0.1


Battery Removable



Li-on 3000 mAh