Metal-clad OnePlus 3 with 6GB RAM unveiled; price, specifications
Metal-clad OnePlus 3 with 6GB RAM unveiled; price, specificationsOnePlus via Twitter

After months of speculations, OnePlus 3 finally made its official debut on Tuesday.

The new marquee phone comes with loads of upgrades over its predecessor. It comes with a full-metal uni-body design and sports an Optic AMOLED-based 5.5-inch full HD display with Gorilla Glass 4 shield. It also features physical home button, which also doubles up as fingerprint sensor. It has superfast 0.2 response time, the company claims.

Under the hood, it comes packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor backed by sumptuous 6GB LPDDR4 series RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage and a 3000mAh battery. OnePlus 3 also boasts state-of-the-art quick charge technology dubbed as Dash Charge, which can charge up the phone from zero to 60 percent within 30 minutes. It is enough to play more than seven hours of full HD video.

As far as the camera is concerned, it boasts a feature-rich 16MP snapper with Sony IMX 298 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12 µm lens, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), EIS, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), 4K video recording ability. On the front, it houses equally impressive 8MP camera with Sony IMX179 sensor, 1.4 µm lens and f/2.0 aperture.

OnePlus 3 release and price details:

As promised by the company last week, OnePlus 3 open sale service went live on the company website (HERE) soon after the launch. In India, it has been made available exclusively on Amazon (HERE) for Rs. 27,999 in Graphite colour option.

As a promotional offer, the company is giving away 12-month free Savvn Pro music app subscription, Idea's double data bundle for a year and Rs. 500 Amazon Kindle app voucher (valid for 12 months).

The device buyers will also get one year OnePlus Care (accidental damage protection) in India.

Key specifications of OnePlus 3:

Model OnePlus 3
Display 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) Optic AMOLED screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 shield
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based OxygenOS
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core SoC
GPU Adreno 530
RAM 6GB LP DDR4
Storage 64GB
Camera
  • Main:16MP camera with Sony IMX 298 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12 µm lens, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), EIS (Electronic Image Stabilisation),PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), 4K video recording
  • Front: 8MP camera with Sony IMX179 sensor, 1.4 µm lens and f/2.0 aperture.
Battery 3000mAh battery with, Dash Charge (5V 4A) technology, which can charge up the phone from zero to 60 percent within 30 minutes
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Full-metal body, fingerprint technology, dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.2 LE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac)
USB Type-C, NFC (Near Field Communication), Dirac HD Sound and dual-microphone with noise cancellation.
Dimensions 152.7x74.7x7.35 mm
Weight 158g
Price
  • India: Rs. 27,999
  • UK: £309
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