OnePlus 3 leaks reveal typical specifications, including Snapdragon 820, 5.5" display

By Scorpus ยท 4 replies
May 25, 2016
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  1. It won't be too long until OnePlus releases its next flagship, and thanks to the work of known and accurate leaker Evan Blass, potential specifications for the OnePlus 3 have been revealed.

    According to Blass' information, the OnePlus 3 will pack a 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, and a 16-megapixel rear camera. All of these hardware features sound pretty typical for a high-end smartphone released in 2016, perhaps with the exception of the 1080p display which is still a step behind current-gen 1440p panels.

    Other specifications reportedly include 64 GB of storage, NFC, and a 3,000 mAh battery. It seems that OnePlus will not be selling a version of the OnePlus 3 with just 16 GB of storage inside, after inital sales for the 16 GB OnePlus 2 were weaker than expected. The company is also set to include NFC in their high-end handset after reviews of the OnePlus 2 panned its omission.

    A screenshot of the OnePlus 3 provided by Evan Blass appears to show the smartphone running a version of Android N with the company's OxygenOS skin applied. Google is set to release Android N this summer, and the OnePlus 3 could be one of the first devices to launch with the new OS on board.

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  2. Zenodroid

    Zenodroid TS Booster Posts: 132   +27

    With the max 1080p screen, they can also promise a longer battery lifetime than the new gen 2k screens. so that is only good new that they dont use the battery killing 2k screens.
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  3. BingoFishy

    BingoFishy TS Rookie

    I agree. FHD panels are cheaper too, and it'll be plenty sharp (my phones 720p 5.5" display looks sharp enough for me, it's still quite crisp). QHD displays are overrated.
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  4. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 2,673   +1,106

    Higher than 1080p screens are only useful if you want to use VR headsets with your phone.
  5. OortCloud

    OortCloud TS Addict Posts: 173   +56

    I have a OnePlus2 and its an awesome phone for the money. Can't think of anything more I'd really want in a phone - the addition of NFC is good, I guess, although I haven't really missed it so far.

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