OnePlus has launched the Soft Gold variant of the OnePlus 3 smartphone in India at a price tag of Rs. 27,999. It will be available exclusively on Amazon.in starting from October 1st, 2016. For your information, the Soft Gold variant first went on sale in Europe, Canada, and Hong Kong on August 1st, 2016. The front fascia of the phone has white finish instead of the black front of the graphite variant. On the back and you’ll notice that the gold finish is very subtle unlike the garish gold colours which you see on number of phones.
Commenting on the launch, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager at OnePlus India added:
“The OnePlus 3 Soft Gold version has caught the imagination of our Indian fans and we are pleased to bring the popular variant just in time for the festival season. The Soft Gold variant perfectly blends in with the celebratory fervour and is the perfect gift you can give yourself or to your loved ones this Diwali.”
On the specifications front, it features 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels & 0.75mm slim bezels on the sides and also has 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a 2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820 SoC which is paired with Adreno 530 GPU & 6GB LPDDR4 RAM. It runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with Oxygen OS 3.0.2 and has 64GB (UFS 2.0) in-built memory.
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On the photography front, it features 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) for quick focus in 0.2 seconds, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), RAW image support, manual mode and has 8-megapixel front-facing camera.
It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C.
It packs 3000mAh battery with Dash Charge technology that can charge the phone up to 60% in just 30 minutes with the 5V-4A charger.
It has a anodized aluminium unibody design, has a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button that can unlock the phone in under 0.3 seconds. It has OnePlus’s signature alert slider that allows you to switch between notification profiles: All, Priority and None.
OnePlus 3 Specifications
- Display: 5.5-inch Full HD Optic AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 4
- Processor: 2.15GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU
- Memory: 6GB LPDDR4 RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.0) storage
- Operating System: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with Oxygen OS 3.0
- Rear-Camera: 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX298 sensor, 1.12 micron pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 4K video recording at 30 fps, 720p slow motion at 120fps
- Front-Camera: 8MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX179 sensor, 1.4 micron pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
- Dimensions: 152.7×74.7×7.35mm
- Weight: 158g
- Connectivity: 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
- Battery: 3000mAh battery with Dash Charge