There is a new smartphone on the market as of June 2016, the OnePlus 3. Selling at $400 or roughly half of the iPhone and Galaxy S7, this is a serious challenger to the title of best smartphone on the market.
Usually the summer-time is not when you would expect a major release to occur in the smartphone industry, but the ambitious start-up company OnePlus doesn’t always play by the rules. They have surprised everyone with the OnePlus 3, a phone that is in the same league as the best, twice-as-expensive phones on the market currently.
Unlike a lot of high end smartphones that get greasy with use, the OnePlus 3 is made of metal and does not get dirty easily. The OnePlus 3 is a very easy to customize. Android smartphones have long been known for their customization abilities, but the OnePlus 3 takes this to another level. Especially unique about the interface is the option to attach shortcuts to buttons. This is just one of many new options available in this smartphone that won’t find in many other competitors.
Hey features and specs:
5.5″ Optic AMOLED display of 1080p resolution; 401ppi; Corning Gorilla Glass 4; Metal back
64GB model with Snapdragon 820 chipset (2x Kryo at 2.15GHz and 2x Kryo at 1.6GHz cores); Adreno 530 GPU
16MP f/2.0 main camera with OIS and phase detection autofocus, single LED flash; 2160p video at 30fps;
8MP f/2.0 front-facing camera, 1080p video recording at 30fps
4G LTE; Dual-SIM support; Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac;
Bluetooth 4.2; NFC; GPS, GLONASS and BDS; Fingerprint reader; USB Type-C connector
Oxygen OS, based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
3,000mAh non-removable battery, Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Dash Charge)
One of the only major disadvantages of this smartphone is that there is No microSD card slot. With a Snapdragon 820 SoC and Adreno 530 GPU, pushing pixels to an extremely power-efficient 1080p, 5.5-inch AMOLED panel, you will find exceptional processing power on the OnePlus 3. The 6GB of RAM puts it ahead of most of the pack of competitors, and with a Sony-made 16MP OIS camera, you will be highly impressed with picture taking quality !
You can review entire specs on the One Plus 3 here.