OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 3T now available in the US and Canada for $439 and $479

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Last week, OnePlus announced the OnePlus 3T, its newest flagship device. When compared to its now discontinued predecessor, it brings a few hardware upgrades, a new color option, and a slightly higher price tag to the table.

Starting today, the OnePlus 3T is available to consumers in the US and Canada. The 64 GB version will set you back $439, while the 128 GB model can be yours for an additional 40 bucks – $479. At this time, the device is only available in the new Gunmetal color. The Soft Gold color option should hit the market in late December.

According to OnePlus’ website, the 3T will ship immediately, which means you’ll get it delivered to your front door in 3-7 days (standard shipping) or 1-3 business days (priority shipping). Standard shipping is free, and in case you don’t like the device, you can return it hassle-free within the first 15 days.

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The OnePlus 3T comes with a 1-year warranty, but you’re also able to pay extra for an On-Guard protection plan, starting at $20 for 12 months’ coverage. Unlike the standard warranty, On-Guard has you covered in case of accidents like drops, spills, and cracks and not just manufacturing defects and the like.

OnePlus also has a selection of accessories for the OnePlus 3T, which will also fit the regular OnePlus 3. You can pimp it out with a few different cases, a screen protector and similar products.

So, there you have it. If you want to get your hands on the new OnePlus 3T as soon as possible, head over to OnePlus’s website to place an order by clicking the button below — US and Canada only. In case you’re from the old continent, you’ll have to wait for a few more days. The device will be available in Europe starting November 28.

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OnePlus’ new flagship is finally here, and it’s one heck of a phone. While the new OnePlus 3T shares a lot in common with its predecessor, the OnePlus 3, there are plenty of improvements under the hood that could potentially make this one of the best values of the year.

The 3T is basically a snappier, longer lasting version of the OnePlus 3

The 3T is basically a snappier, longer lasting version of the OnePlus 3, and that’s thanks to the upgraded processor and battery size. Under the hood, you’ll find Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 821 processor clocked at 2.35GHz, backed by 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM. It also sports a non-removable 3,400mAh battery, which is a 13-percent increase from the OnePlus 3’s 3,000mAh unit. Of course, the 3T also supports OnePlus’ Dash Charge technology, which the company says will get you enough power for the day with just 30 minutes on the charger. The last major improvement can be found with the front-facing camera sensor. The 3T sports a 16MP Samsung 3P8SP front-facing sensor, with a pixel size of 1.0μm and an f/2.0 aperture. This should help low-light selfie quality quite a bit.

With that said, we want to know – are you buying the OnePlus 3T, or are you passing on OnePlus’ new flagship? Be sure to cast your vote in the poll below, and if you have anything to add, feel free to leave a comment below. We look forward to hearing what you have to say!

OnePlus shows how fast its OnePlus 3T charges compared to the Google Pixel XL

OnePlus has posted a comparison video between its new phone, the OnePlus 3T, and Google’s Pixel XL to highlight the strengths of its Dash Charge capabilities. In the video, the power levels of both devices begin at 1% and are left to charge until they reach 100%, with a timer showing how long it all takes.

The OnePlus 3T houses a 3,400 mAh battery and makes use of OnePlus‘ proprietary Dash Charge technology, while the Google Pixel XL – Google’s recently released flagship – has a 3,450 mAh battery which benefits from USB Type-C fast charging via USB-PD (USB-Power Delivery).

Check out the video below (notice that both devices have flight mode switched on):

Thirty minutes in, the OnePlus 3T is slightly ahead of the Pixel XL at 56% compared to 49% but by the one-hour mark the OnePlus 3T is at 92% capacity while the Pixel XL sits at 70% – this is where the greatest disparity between the handsets’ charge levels can be seen. As you may know, battery charging rates typically slow down as the battery nears capacity.

The OnePlus 3 achieves a full charge at 90 minutes while it takes a total of two hours for the Pixel XL to reach the same level.

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What are your thoughts on the results? Is the difference in charging speed significant? Let us know in the comments.

OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will both get Nougat next month

Following the confirmation that the OnePlus 3 has reached end-of-life status in the EU and U.S., OnePlus has also confirmed to Android Authority that both devices will share an update schedule going forward. Perhaps rather obviously, the company considers them “two versions of the same phone” so any fears of future software support for the OnePlus 3 being dropped can be forgotten.

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According to OnePlus, both the OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3 will receive the Android Nougat update by the end of the year. As you likely recall, the OnePlus 3 will be receiving a beta version of Nougat this month; it is currently unclear if the OnePlus 3T will also receive that beta. (We will update this article if OnePlus clarifies that point.)

The OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will share an update schedule going forward. However, it is not yet clear if the Nougat beta will also arrive for the OnePlus 3T this month.

Meanwhile, the OnePlus 3’s demise in Europe and America does open up a few possibilities for the future. For starters, it seems very likely that a six-month OnePlus flagship life cycle may now be the norm. Some of us also suspect that the OnePlus 3T price hike is not just about increased component costs but rather a clever way to slide in a general price increase.

Had the OnePlus 3T not appeared, the OnePlus 4 would have been expected to deliver the same specs (if not better) at the same $400 price point. Coming as the OnePlus 3T did so close after the OnePlus 3 – which obviously won’t be getting a price reduction – the OnePlus 3T “justifies” an increased price compared to the OnePlus 3, because how could they price it the same?

The OnePlus 3T “justifies” an increased price compared to the OnePlus 3 where the OnePlus 4 might not.

It’s important to note that increased component costs are already being predicted well into next year. Whether this means we’ll see an even more expensive OnePlus 4 next year we’ll just have to wait and see.

But it certainly seems like the days of OnePlus being the company that delivers top shelf specs at rock bottom prices are well and truly on the way out. If the OnePlus 4 arrives at close to the $500 mark, the “OnePlus bracket” will need redefining once again.

Are you happy to know the OnePlus 3 will continue getting updated? Do you think the OnePlus 4 will be more expensive again?

O2 will sell the OnePlus 3T exclusively in the UK starting at £417.99

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O2 will sell the OnePlus 3T exclusively in the UK with the off-contract price starting at £417.99. O2 made the announcement today via a press release, stating that pre-orders would begin on November 17 with the street date set for November 28.

O2 is also offering the handset on a range of tariffs. The 64 GB version can be picked up for £31 per month with 500 minutes, unlimited texts and 500 MB of data or £42 per month with unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 5 GB of data. Both deals come with a £9.99 upfront fee.

Tariffs for the 128 GB version, on the other hand, include £33 per month for 500 minutes, unlimited texts and 500 MB of data, and £44 per month for unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 5 GB of data. Neither of the 128 GB deals include an up-front payment.

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The 128 GB version will be available for a one-off payment of £456 (the 64 GB version will be available for the £417.99 price mentioned earlier). OnePlus will sell the 64 GB and 128 GB version from its online store for £399 and £439 respectively when they launch on November 28.

O2 also mentioned that fans would be able to get their hands on a OnePlus 3T early at a pop-up event at its 134 Oxford Street store in London, which starts at 3:02pm on November 24.

The OnePlus 3T is an upgraded version of the OnePlus 3, which packs a more powerful processor and a better camera into the same OnePlus 3 body. Learn what else is new in the OnePlus 3T at the link.

Download the OnePlus 3T wallpapers from the artist who designed them

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OnePlus announced the OnePlus 3T yesterday and with it arrived some colorful new wallpapers. Hampus Olsson, the artist who created them, has subsequently uploaded them to his blog for everybody to enjoy.

Olsson has collaborated with OnePlus on wallpapers for all its devices from the OnePlus 2 onward, following an accidental meeting with OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei in Goa.

His latest creations were developed while he was on vacation in Europe. After working on paintings in Paris, Olsson said he flew to Berlin where he spent most of his free time Cafés “cutting, pasting, morphing, wrapping the pieces together to the final digital wallpapers” which eventually shipped with the device.

Download the OnePlus 3T wallpapers from the artist who designed them

You want to check out the full collection of wallpapers over at Olsson’s website.

Find out everything we know so far about the OnePlus 3T at the link, and if you’re interested in learning more about how Olsson got the OnePlus wallpaper gig, head to the OnePlus Blog.

OnePlus 3T announced: Snapdragon 821, 3400mAh battery, 16MP rear and front cameras

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Not too long ago (June 2016, to be exact), OnePlus announced its latest controversial flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 3. Featuring an all-metal unibody design, some killer under-the-hood specs and a robust software experience, the OnePlus 3 quickly became one of the better phones in the $400 price range.

As with all smartphones, though, there is plenty of room for improvement, and OnePlus hopes its new flagship will appeal to those who wanted a little more out of the 3.

Enter: OnePlus 3T. With a premium aluminum design, beefed up specifications and affordable price point, the OnePlus 3T aims to be the best in the affordable flagship arena. We’ve got all the specs and details right here, so let’s see what this new device is all about.

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OnePlus 3T design

As you may have guessed, the OnePlus 3T isn’t all that different from the company’s previous flagship, the OnePlus 3. Rather, the 3T builds off the success of the 3, offering a handful of key hardware and software updates that OnePlus says were “inspired by feedback from the active OnePlus community.”

Perhaps the biggest difference between the 3T and the 3 in terms of design is a new color option. The OnePlus 3T comes in a new Gunmetal color now, as well as a Soft Gold version that will be available shortly after launch.

Other than the new color options, there aren’t any noticeable changes in design.This shouldn’t really come as a surprise, though. The OnePlus 3 just launched back in June with a complete redesign from its predecessor, the OnePlus 2. Thus, most of the changes found in the 3T can be found in under-the-hood specifications.

OnePlus 3T specifications and features

 OnePlus 3T
Display5.5-inch Optic AMOLED display
1920 x 1080 resolution, 401ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Processor2.35GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
GPUAdreno 530
RAM6GB
LPDDR4
Storage64 or 128GB (Gunmetal only)
UFS 2.0
MicroSDNo
PortsUSB 2.0, Type-C
Dual nano-SIM slot
3.5 mm audio jack
ButtonsCapacitive hardware keys and on-screen navigation support
AudioSpeakers: Bottom-facing speaker
Microphones: Dual-microphone with noise cancellation
CamerasRear: 16MP Sony IMX 298 sensor, 1.12μm, f/2.0 aperture, OIS, EIS, phase detection autofocus

Front: 16MP Samsung 3P8SP sensor, 1.0μm, f/2.0 aperture, fixed focus
SensorsFingerprint, Hall, Accelerometor, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Electronic Compass
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2
NFC
BatteryNon-removable 3,400mAh
Dash Charge (5V 4A)
SoftwareOxygenOS based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
ColorsGunmetal
Soft Gold (Available shortly after launch)
Dimensions and weight152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35mm
158g

The OnePlus 3T is basically a snappier, longer lasting version of the OnePlus 3, and that’s thanks to the upgraded processor and battery size. Under the hood, you’ll find Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 821 processor clocked at 2.35GHz, backed by 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The company says this will help improve overall performance of the device while also maintaining the power efficiency of the Snapdragon 820. As you may recall, the OnePlus 3 was more than capable of handling everyday tasks and gaming with ease. So, the addition of the 821 might not be a necessity, though it will certainly help bring the device to the next level in terms of performance.

OnePlus 3T announced: Snapdragon 821, 3400mAh battery, 16MP rear and front cameras

The OnePlus 3T's battery is 13-percent bigger than the OnePlus 3's

Along with the addition of the Snapdragon 821, OnePlus has decided to include a sizeable upgrade in the battery department. The OnePlus 3T sports a non-removable 3,400mAh battery, which is a 13-percent increase from the OnePlus 3’s 3,000mAh unit. Of course, the 3T also supports OnePlus’ Dash Charge technology, which the company says will get you enough power for the day with just 30 minutes on the charger. Additionally, while the 3T’s Snapdragon 821 is clocked at a faster 2.35GHz – up from 2.2GHz on the OnePlus 3 – the company assures power consumption is “similar to or less than” the Snapdragon 820 in most use scenarios.

One of the other changes found on the OnePlus 3T is an upgraded front-facing camera sensor. While the company’s previous flagship came with an 8MP Sony IMX 179 sensor, the 3T sports a 16MP Samsung 3P8SP sensor, with a pixel size of 1.0μm and an f/2.0 aperture. OnePlus notes that when shooting in low-light scenarios, the 16MP front sensor will intelligently combine pixels to gather more light and reduce noise, which will result in clearer, more colorful photos in most conditions.

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The new 16MP Samsung 3P8SP sensor should be great for selfies in low-light conditions

If you’ve been keeping up with the rumor mill lately, you may have gotten your hopes up that the 3T would come with an upgraded Sony IMX 395 sensor (the same one found in the OPPO R9s and R9s Plus) on the back. Unfortunately that’s not the case here, as the OnePlus 3T sports the same rear-facing camera setup found on the OnePlus 3. This means it comes with a 16MP Sony IMX 298 sensor with a pixel size of 1.12μm and an f/2.0 aperture. The company does note that the 3T features an upgraded Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) algorithm to help with video stabilization, as well as Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) to help with unwanted jolts and shakiness.

OnePlus has also added an improved manual mode to the camera app that will give you access to settings normally found only on DSLRs. You’ll be able to control white balance, ISO, focus, shutter speed and more. Oh, and the 3T also supports RAW image files if you’d rather control more with your post-shot editing.

OnePlus 3T announced: Snapdragon 821, 3400mAh battery, 16MP rear and front cameras

If you were holding out for a Quad HD display, Android 7.0 Nougat or any other radical improvements, those unfortunately aren’t present here. The OnePlus 3T still features a 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, resulting in a pixel density of 401ppi. While inclusion of a Quad HD screen would have been a nice upgrade (especially for use in VR), the 3T’s Full HD AMOLED panel will certainly help out with battery life.

This new device is also running OxygenOS, which is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. We’ve been fans of OnePlus’ Android skin since it launched, as it brings a certain level of customization to the UI while still retaining its simplicity. With it, you’ll get customizable quick access icons in the status bar, resized app icons, a handy Ambient Display mode, custom icon pack support, Night Mode, accent colors and plenty more.

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It’s unfortunate that the OnePlus 3T is running an old version of Android out of the box. However, it should be noted that during the 3T launch event, OnePlus mentioned that both the OnePlus 3 and 3T will get a stable build of Android 7.0 Nougat by year’s end.

OnePlus 3T pricing and availability

The OnePlus 3T will be available from Tuesday, November 22 in the United States and Canada, and Monday, November 28 in Europe. Both 64 and 128GB models in Gunmetal will be available at OnePlus.net starting at USD $439 and USD $479, respectively. The 64GB Soft Gold edition will be available shortly after launch.

For a complete list of available countries and pricing details, head to oneplus.net/retailers.


So now that you’ve gotten a good look at OnePlus’ next big flagship, what are your thoughts? Be sure to tell us what you think in the comments below!

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OnePlus 3T pricing and availability: here are the details

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If you’re reading this, you’re probably already aware that OnePlus has just taken the wraps off its latest flagship, the OnePlus 3T. With an upgraded processor, much larger battery and a new front-facing camera sensor, the company is hoping its new affordable flagship will appeal to those who were looking for a little more out of the OnePlus 3.

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone and are wondering where to buy the OnePlus 3T, we’ve got you covered. Here are all the pricing and availability details we know thus far.

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The OnePlus 3T will be available in 64 and 128GB variants in the new Gunmetal color option at launch, while the 64GB Soft Gold version will go on sale at a later date. The phone officially goes on sale Tuesday, November 22 in the United States and Canada, and Monday, November 28 in Europe. As per usual, the device will go up for sale at OnePlus.net.

Pricing is as follows:

 OnePlus 3T (64GB)OnePlus 3T (128GB)
USD439479
EUR439479
GBP399439
CAD599639
DKK3,2993,599
HKD3,3883,788
SEK4,2954,795

If you’re wondering where you’ll be able to buy the OnePlus 3T, we’ve got you covered on that front as well:

North America

  • United States
  • Canada

Europe

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom

Asia

  • Mainland China
  • Hong Kong
  • India

So now that all the details are out there, are you planning on buying the OnePlus 3T? Be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comments!