After several leaks about OnePlus 3T, finally this affordable flagship killer is launched. Before the launch date, I personally don’t expect much except the hardware performance. We already know that this upgraded version of OnePlus 3 is bringing Snapdragon 821, current best Qualcomm chipset.
Turns out that OnePlus 3T brings more than performance, now it uses super high resolution for the selfie camera, 16 MP using Samsung 3P8SP Sensor, complete with phase detection autofocus. The video resolution stay at 1080p@30fps. The selfie cam also has quite large aperture; f/2.0, and it is equipped by Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), nice!
As for the primary camera, or if you concern more about selfie cam as the primary camera, then the secondary camera at the back remains at 16 MP from Sony IMX 298 Sensor equipped by phase detection autofocus, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), EIS, and same f/2.0 aperture. It supports RAW image as well. 4K video recording is surely available, as well as the slow-mo 720p@120fps. The lens now covered by sapphire crystal lens cover.
OnePlus 3T has 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 mm dimension and weight at 158 g. Available in two colors, gunmetal and soft gold. The material is anodized aluminium, sturdy and durable.
However, the Android OS is still based on Android Marshmallow, skinned by the famous OxygenOS.
As stated above, this affordable flagship phone is equipped by flagship chipset; Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 with Quad-core CPU at 2×2.35 GHz + 2×1.6 GHz clockspeed and Adreno 530 GPU. The memory of RAM is 6 GB LPDDR4 which is big enough, while the internal storage is available in two version, 64 GB and 128 GB, both are UFS 2.0 type.
Other features include Fingerprint sensor, Hall sensor, Accelerometor, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor and Electronic Compass. The connectivity features consist of USB 2.0 Type C, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS with GLONASS and BeiDou.
OnePlus 3T still uses 5.5 inch screen with 1080p resolution, consist of 401 ppi and covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The screen is called Optic AMOLED which will be very good in contrast and saturation.
There is an improvement on battery capacity, now OnePlus 3T has 3400 mAh non-removable battery on the back and it support Dash Charge 5V, 4A for quick charge.
If you plan to buy the OnePlus 3T, the price will start from $439 (with 64 GB of storage), which is $40 more than the OnePlus 3. As for the 128 GB variant will go for $479. In the EU the prices will be €439 and €479. The sale method will be just as usual, you can buy it directly from OnePlus online store, start from November 22.