OnePlus has launched the much-anticipated OnePlus 3T with 16MP front-facing snapper in gun metal and soft gold color variants starting at $439. According to sources, the OnePlus 3T is a significant upgrade over OnePlus 3 launched a few months back. The main difference is that OnePlus 3T offers an improved Snapdragon 821 processor, enhanced internal storage and 16MP front-facing camera paired with a larger battery.
OnePlus 3T will be available for sale from November 22 in the US and Canada. Meanwhile, the phone will hit retail shelves in Europe from November 26. The company has announced that they will launch the handset in other emerging markets starting November 28.
During the launch event, the company revealed that a new OxygenOS build based on Android 7.0 Nougat will be released for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T before the end of 2016. In future, both handsets will receive updates simultaneously.
OnePlus 3T specifications
On the specifications front, the 3T model of OnePlus features a 5.5-inch FHD Optic AMOLED Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protected display, Snapdragon 821 processor, 6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB internal storage loaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
The rear camera offers 16MP sensor, which is same as OnePlus 3. The main highlight of OnePlus 3T is the addition of a 16MP front-facing snapper coupled with Sony IMX179 sensor with 1.4-micron pixels. The front camera also offers PDAF autofocus instead of just a fixed focus setup.
OnePlus 3T offers 3400mAh battery
The battery capacity has been enhanced with the integration of a large 3400mAh battery when compared to 3000mAh in OnePlus 3. Like the previous version, the phone provides support for dash charging technology.
Coming to the design, the 3T variant of OnePlus is manufactured using the same anodized aluminum metal unibody, a fingerprint scanner embedded on the physical home button. Moreover, you will find an alert slider in addition to the hardware navigation keys. With a thickness of 7.35mm and weight of 158 grams, the newly launched OnePlus is equipped with all major connectivity features.
OnePlus 3T pricing
While the 64GB variant of OnePlus 3T is priced at $439 (Rs. 30000), the 128GB model will be made available at $479 (Rs. 32500). Previously, the OnePlus 3 was launched with a price tag of Rs. 27999.
As of writing this, we don’t have any information about the availability of the handset in India. However, you can expect the phone before the end of November.