OnePlus 3T: Cheap High End Smartphone Accelerates

The Android Smartphone OnePlus 3 offered more facilities than most competitors for 400 euros. Now the Chinese manufacturer supplying a slightly improved 3 T, which also costs more.

The Chinese manufacturer of OnePlus has unveiled the Android Smartphone OnePlus 3T, a successor of the OnePlus 3 improved in details. With a fast processor and large memory pushes the 3T in the top group of smartphones, costs less.

The OnePlus 3T to it in “soft gold”…

Image: OnePlusDas display shows continue to 1920 × 1080 pixels on 5.5 inch diagonal OLED technology already that the predecessor was very bright and was one of the most powerful color. A higher resolution would have been 3 T however good the, so the opponents with 2560 × 1440 pixels especially better suited for operation in VR goggles.

Small improvements in processor and camera

As a processor Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 2.35 GHz is used, one of the fastest mobile processors; hardly a user will feel the benefit, because already the Snapdragon 820 of the OnePlus 3 leaves little performance desired. As usual 6 GByte main memory are used, which should accelerate operating multiple apps a little over 4 GBytes. The Flash memory is 64 or 128 GB (details missing); a MicroSD slot is unfortunately still missing.

The camera of the OnePlus 3 was well above average, the first group to the Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7 scored slightly better photos – but unlike older rumors OnePlus has not added but’s the same sensor is used, the Sony IMX298 with 16 MP. Also unchanged: An optical Stabi is on board, the raw support enabled, 4K-Videos with 30 images / s possible. Only the Selfie camera got an update from 8 to 16 MP.

LTE and dual SIM

The radio modem picks up two SIM cards and uses thanks to cat. 6 (300 MBit / s) the carrier concentration in all in this country used bands (3, 7, 20). The battery contains 3400 mAh and loads in 30 minutes on 50 percent – but only on the supplied power supply. Continue: 11ac-Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, type-C-USB, fingerprint sensor, Gorilla glass 4, audio jack, positioning (GPS, GLONASS, Beidou). The Android 6-based oxygen OS 3.5 is installed.

On November 28 the OnePlus 3T should be available for 440 euros then probably 64-Gbyte; OnePlus does not call the 128 GB price, there is talk of 480 euros. That no longer is Moto Z – a quite as distinct advantage as for the 400 euro OnePlus 3, but still less than the 550 EUR street price by rivals such as Samsung Galaxy S7 and Motorola and you have only 32 GB of memory. A German distributor has not OnePlus still, supplies but shipping to Germany and granted a 15-tägiges right of return. Under the local warranty, the OnePlus however does not fall 3 T.

[Update 16.11] In the first version of the text, it was called the 3 T have a better main camera as the OnePlus 3. But according to data sheets, both have the same camera; only the front camera has been improved. We have corrected this article. [/ Update]