OnePlus 3T with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC, 3,400mAh battery launched

Putting weeks of rumours and leaks to rest, OnePlus has finally launched its newest smartphone – OnePlus 3T. An upgraded version of the company’s existing flagship smartphone OnePlus 3, the One Plus 3T comes with improved specifications and features than its predecessor. These include a faster chipset, better front-facing camera and bigger battery.

The smartphone is priced at HK$3388, which roughly converts to Rs 29,600 and will be made available starting November 28. The official India pricing and availability details are not known yet.

Crafted out of anodized aluminium, the new OnePlus 3T is available in Soft Gold and Gunmetal colour variants. However, its overall design is the same as the OnePlus 3.

OnePlus 3T runs OxygenOS v3.5 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and has a 5.5-inch Full HD Optic Amoled display of 1080×1920 pixel resolution. OnePlus’ software based display tweaks such as Night Mode, Light/Dark theme and Accent colours are there as well.

Both OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will receive Android 7.0 Nougat update later this year, OnePlus has said.

The new OnePlus smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s newest and most powerful chipset – Snapdragon 821. This is complemented by 6GB of RAM, in line with previous rumours. In addition to the standard 64GB in-built storage capacity, the new OnePlus 3T is available in another variant having 128GB of internal storage.

 OnePlus 3T has a 16MP primary camera with a Sony IMX298 sensor and LED flash. The camera is capable of recording 4K video, as well as slo-mo (120fps) videos in HD resolution. It boasts features like Optical Image Stabilization, Electronic Image Stabilization and Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF). Some of the other features include Auto HDR, Dynamic denoise and Manual mode.
 Interestingly, it’s the front camera that has received an upgrade. The OnePlus 3T comes with a 16MP front-facing snapper with a Samsung sensor. The camera has Phase Detection Autofocus and is capable of recording Full HD videos. In comparison, the OnePlus 3 has an 8MP front-facing shooter.
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Connectivity options of the OnePlus 3T include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, GPS, Glonass and 4G LTE. For audio, the smartphone comes with Dirac HD sound technology, something also present in the OnePlus 3. Obviously, the smartphone supports dual-SIM functionality.

 The new OnePlus 3T is backed by a bigger 3,400mAh non-removable battery with ‘Dash Charge’ fast charging technology. A fingerprint sensor is also included, just like in the OnePlus 3.

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