OnePlus 3T Review: The top-end smartphone


The OnePlus 3T is a minor update to an awesome smartphone which enhances some key regions, however it isn’t exactly the deal the first was. 

The Chinese smartphone firm just discharged the OnePlus 3 in June, however as of now it has been supplanted. The 3T is essentially indistinguishable from its ancestor, a slight shading contrast outwardly the main sign that things have changed. 

And yet it has likewise expanded the cost of the smartphone, from its unique £309 on dispatch, through its post Brexit referendum cash change of £329 to a beginning cost of £399. Is the new 3T worth £70 more than the old 3? 

Refined and smooth 

The 5.5in 1080p AMOLED screen is incredible. Presently you can alter the shading tone exactly as you would prefer, albeit out of the container a great many people will be exceptionally content with the more inconspicuous shading mode OnePlus uses contrasted with other AMOLED-utilizing telephones, for example, the Samsung Galaxy S7. 

Pixel thickness of 401 pixels for each inch, the 3T isn’t exactly as fresh as top-end Android contenders, which have quad HD goals at a similar screen size, and therefore next to each other with a 534ppi Google Pixel XL it looks marginally less stick sharp. Most will be content with it, despite the fact that it will be perceptibly less fortunate for augmented reality applications. 

OnePlus’ fantastic warning slider finishes some very much made catches on the left and right half of the telephone. 

screen: 5.5in full HD AMOLED (401ppi) 

Processor: quad-center Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 

Smash: 6GB of RAM 

Capacity: 64 or 128GB 

Working framework: Android 6.0.1 OxygenOS 3.5 

Camera: 16MP back camera with OIS, 16MP forward looking camera 

Network: LTE, Dual-Sim, Wi-Fi, NFC, USB-C, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS 

Measurements: 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 mm 

Weight: 158g 

battery life 

Smartphone available: the Huawei Mate 9. It doesn’t feel any quicker than the OnePlus 3, yet the battery did last longer between charges. It has a marginally bigger battery, and programming refinements in the course of the most recent a half year have made the experience smoother. 

Utilized as my essential gadget with five hours of tuning in to music through Bluetooth earbuds, three hours spent perusing or utilizing applications, intermittent gaming and taking photographs, with many pop-up messages for the duration of the day, the OnePlus 3T kept going around 36 hours between charges. 

The enormous improvement over the 3 has been in reserve execution: where the 3 dropped 12-16% medium-term, the 3T dropped just 4%, which is generally excellent contrasted with a large portion of the challenge. 

OnePlus redoes Android to make OxygenOS. Not at all like some other producers the progressions are unobtrusive, a larger number of refinements rather than extreme modifications 

The 16-megapixel selfie camera is one of the most elevated goals forward looking cameras accessible, and albeit more megapixels improves results, the 3T created probably the most definite and characteristic looking selfies I’ve at any point shot, even in intense lighting conditions, for example, office fluorescent strip lights. 


The OnePlus 3T is accessible in either weapon metal dim or delicate gold with 64GB of capacity for £399 or just in firearm metal with 128GB of capacity for £439. It’s additionally accessible only with a cell phone contract with O2 in the UK. 

For correlation, the 5.5in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge costs £520, the Google Pixel XL costs £719, the Huawei Mate 9 costs €699 (£589) and the Apple iPhone 7 Pluscosts £719.

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