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OnePlus 3 vs. OnePlus 3T: 5 key differences

OnePlus 3T vs. OnePlus 3: 5 key differences

Recently OnePlus unwrapped the OnePlus 3T, which can be also called as successor of the OnePlus 3. After a great success of OnePlus 3, the company decided to improve the Original "1+3 by adding a T".

The OnePlus 3T is exactly a carbon copy of OnePlus 3 with few upgrades, In this article we will talk about Key differences that you will find in OnePlus 3T and the OnePlus 3-

  • The OnePlus 3 comes with Snapdragon 820, while the OnePlus 3T features a Snapdragon 821
  • The OnePlus 3T has 64GB/128GB Internal Storage option, while the OnePlus 3 only comes with 64GB Internal Storage.
  • You find a 16MP Samsung 3P8SP selfie shooter in OnePlus 3T while there is a 8MP Sony IMX179 front-facing Camera in OnePlus 3.

  • OnePlus 3T has a 3,400mAh non-removable battery while OnePlus 3 has 3,000mAh non-removable battery.
  • With OnePlus 3T you will get a new color option i.e. Gunmetal color.

These are the only differences you will find between the two twins. Share your comments If you think that there are more differences between them!

Android 7.x Nougat is coming to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 2

Android 7.0 Nougat coming to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 2

OnePlus 3 users will be getting Android 7.0 Nougat (Beta community build) this month, as said by Brian Yoon, the software head at OnePlus. 

Also Read:- OnePlus CEO Teases Android 7.0 Nougat update for the OnePlus 3

Not only OnePlus 3, but OnePlus will also update the OnePlus 2 to Android Nougat very soon. Yoon didn't say anything about the OnePlus X and OnePlus One, so it might be possible that OnePlus might ditch these two smartphones.

As said earlier, OnePlus will now merge Oxygen OS and Hydrogen OS for faster updates and it seems that "Android 7.0 Nougat" is going to be a fruit of the same. 

The reports also say that OnePlus will roll out Official build of Android 7.x Nougat for OnePlus 3 by the end of this year. 

Via:- engadget

OnePlus 3T to be priced $80 more than the OnePlus 3, to come with Sony IMX398 sensor

According to the new rumors, OnePlus is working on another device namely "OnePlus 3T". The Smartphone will be priced $80 more than the OnePlus 3, as said by evleaks. 

With the model no. A3010, the Device is believed to feature 16MP Sony IMX398 sensor. In comparison to the OnePlus 3, the OnePlus 3T variant will be powered with Snapdragon 821 paired with 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB or 128GB of on-board storage, a fingerprint reader on the front and 8MP selfie camera.

The Device might come with latest Android 7.0 Nougat and might launch very soon!

Source:- Evan Blass | Techupdate3

OnePlus CEO Teases Android 7.0 Nougat update for the OnePlus 3

OnePlus CEO Teases Android 7.0 Nougat update for OnePlus 3

Recently OnePlus revealed that the company is working on Android 7.0 Nougat update for OnePlus 3. The OnePlus 3 was launched with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and has already got tons of stability and improvement update since then. 

The Company's CEO Pete Lau is now teasing Android 7.0 Nougat on OnePlus 3 via a video posted on twitter.

There's no ETA for this new update, but as video shows Nougat actually running on the OnePlus 3, and hopefully, end users won't have to wait too long for the OTA.

OnePlus 3's Battery explodes and bursts into flames

The OnePlus 3 is one of the Amazing Smartphone of 2016, The Smartphone comes with a 6GB of RAM and High-end Specifications at Affordable price, There's No Doubt why People Calls it a Flagship killer!

Many OnePlus 3 users are very happy with the Smartphone at this Affordable price, While Others are busy in reporting issues with OnePlus 3.

Well, Now a OnePlus 3 Owner States that His Two-months old OnePlus 3's “lithium-ion battery exploded, decimating the phone”. The User also stated that his smartphone began heating up in the pocket and “after removing it and placing it outside, it started releasing noxious fumes and burned most of my phone”.

We have heard many reports of Smartphone's Explosion, Battery Burst into flames, Catching Fire etc. 

The Good news is, OnePlus has responded to the Customer and They will do their best in satisfying the Customer.

Source- Reddit | Via- AndroidHeadlines

OnePlus 3 Gets new Update: Brings More Pain than relief

Recently OnePlus rolled out new update to fix the most annoying "Auto-Restart" Bug and to improve Call Quality, But seems that theis new 26MB update did more harm than good.

Accordingly, After Installing this new update, Users are reporting several issues including-

  • Android Pay Stopped working
  • Front-Camera remains unfocused
  • Doze Not working properly
  • Signal Drop from 4G to 3G to 2G

However There is a temporary fix for the Signal Drop. You can lock in an LTE signal on your phone by opening the dialer, tapping on *#*#4636#*#* and opening Phone Information. Click on Preferred network type and select LTE only.

source: OnePlus

OnePlus Offering upto 100% Discount On OnePlus 3 in exchange for old handsets In India

It has been few months since OnePlus 3 is available in the Market. The Device was announced back in June, and has been sold much due to high demand.

The OnePlus 3 is available in India via Amazon. Well, According to new OnePlus Promotional Offer, You can get upto 100% Discount On OnePlus 3 in exchange for old handsets. 

"The exact amount of cashback depends upon the condition of their current devices and subject to evaluation and approval by programme partner Cashify" said OnePlus.

This offer is only available in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow and Ahmedabad.

via- FoneArena | AndroidHeadlines
source- Cashify

OnePlus Drops OnePlus 3 on Grass to prove its build quality

OnePlus Drops OnePlus 3 on Grass to prove its build quality

Earlier this year, OnePlus Just revealed their Game changer Smartphone "The OnePlus 3". The Smartphone came with very descent build Quality and Features. 

Well to check out Exactly How Tough is the Device to before spending hard-earned cash on a purchase, We usually turn to YouTube and watch some sort of drop test.

OnePlus itself conducts a 750 feet up Ariel Drop Test on "Grass" to prove how sturdy is the "OnePlus 3". It's a great device, Already gained much popularity... then "Just Why?" This Insane Soft Ground Drop test?

Here's The Video by OnePlus-

We have nothing to say much about this Drop test, You can assume by amount of "Dislikes" and "Comments" it got. 

OnePlus 3 pauses Sales in 24 countries due to high demand

OnePlus 3 pauses Sales in 24 countries due to high demand

OnePlus 3 is one of the fastest selling and most popular OnePlus device ever sold. 

Due to high demand in Europe, OnePlus announced it will temporarily suspend sales of OnePlus 3 from August 9 to September 12 in the following countries

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • France
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain

Well, According to OnePlus co-founder, Carl Pei-

"We are working hard to secure more stock and fire up more production lines so that we can fulfill our goal of putting premium products into the hands of as many people as possible. With this note I wanted to give customers in affected regions enough advance notice to be able to purchase a OnePlus 3. If you’re planning to purchase but can’t do it before we pause sales, we’ll be offering an in-stock notification service where you can sign up with your email address to be notified when we’re back in stock."-Carl Pei, co-founder, OnePlus

However, You can still buy the device until August 9, So rush ahead to OnePlus's website and grab a OnePlus 3.

source- OnePlus

OnePlus 2, OnePlus One and OnePlus X to get VoLTE support soon!

Many of your friends must be enjoying Reliance Jio's Unlimited 4G Data, Calling and SMS free for 90 days in India. 

Officially Reliance Jio Sim is supported for Reliance Lyf and some Samsung Smartphones, but thanks to a bug which helps other 4G smartphone user to get free Reliance Jio Sim card and enjoy the benefits completely.

There's a good news for OnePlus users i.e OnePlus 2, OnePlus One and OnePlus X will be getting VoLTE support soon through a software update.

A OnePlus team member replied to a user question about VoLTE support on older OnePlus devices, Here's what she replied-

We are working with Reliance Jio right now on VoLTE support. Will update you all once we have a more concrete timeline worked out

Seems that OnePlus is tying up with Reliance Jio and users will be soon able to enjoy Reliance Jio's benefits.

via - techpp | source - oneplus

OnePlus releases Dash charging kernel code

OnePlus, as promised has finally released Dash charging source code on GitHub. The Most exclusive feature of OnePlus 3 is Dash Charging, the ability to fast charge the device irrespective of the usage state of the phone.

Until now Dash charging feature was only for Stock OnePlus 3 Firmware, but now developers can implement Dash Charging for custom ROMs too.

Here's the Dash charging source on GitHub

via - tech.firstpost

OnePlus 3 Getting Another Major Update: OxygenOS v3.2.2

OnePlus 3, The Flagship killer of 2016 is getting another Major software update and this time as OxygenOS v3.2.2. 

This is the Third major update to OnePlus 3 since launch. The First Update was OxygenOS 3.2.0 which was stopped after few hours and then OnePlus rolled out OxygenOS 3.2.1.

OnePlus 3 Getting Another Major Update: OxygenOS v3.2.2

The New OxygenOS v3.2.2 brings many new changes with few bug fixes. Here's What's new in this update-

  • Improved notification management in doze. 
  • Addressed alert slider/silent mode issue. 
  • Disabled fingerprint sensor while in pocket. 
  • Added NFC toggle in quick settings. 
  • Improved noise cancellation in video recording. 
  • Updated 4K video recording codec. 
  • Added latest security patches and various optimizations.

The Update is out and will reach to OnePlus 3 users slowly. 

via- OnePlus

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold limited edition coming to United States on 26 July!

There's A great news for OnePlus fans who were waiting for OnePlus 3 Gold Edition. The Smartphone is finally going to launch Tomorrow i.e on 26 July in The United States.

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold limited edition coming to United States on 26 July!

The OnePlus 3 Soft Gold will be a limited edition, So not all fans will be able to grab it.

The Smartphone will be available in the United States, starting at 12:00 PM on July 26. While It will become available in other regions on August 1.

source OnePlus

OnePlus Teasing OnePlus 3 Gold variant, To be launched very soon!

OnePlus is finally all set to launch The Soft Gold variant of OnePlus 3 .

Few months back OnePlus launched The OnePlus 3 which came in two colors " Graphite " and " Soft Gold ". The Graphite color variant is already available while the Company is about to reveal The Soft Gold variant.

Now, OnePlus is teasing the Gold variant of OP3 on Weibo. While OnePlus Co-founder Carl Pei’s already said earlier that the OnePlus 3 Gold variant will come out later in July .

So, Brace Yourself OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant is on its way!

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant coming to India very soon

OnePlus Three comes in two colors " Graphite " and " Soft Gold " . The Graphite color variant is already available at Amazon while The Soft Gold color variant of OnePlus 3 is coming to India very soon . 

The announcement was made by the company’s Co-Founder, Carl Pei who is currently visiting India. However, he did not specify the exact date the variant would be available. But It's coming very soon , might be in a week or two !

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant coming to India very soon

Earlier there were rumors about that Company is going to introduce Red and Green color variant of OnePlus 3 , but then the rumors were shot dead by Carl Pei stating that there will be only two color variants of OnePlus Three for now !

So , Are you waiting for OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant ?

OxygenOS 3.2.1 now rolling out for OnePlus 3

Recently OnePlus started rolling out OxygenOS 3.2.0 for OnePlus 3 which came with sRGB mode , Memory management fix and much more

Though they stopped the roll-out of the update in-between because of some issues with the OxygenOS 3.2.0 , Read full news

Now , OnePlus is rolling out a new update of OxygenOS 3.2.1 for OnePlus 3 skipping  OxygenOS 3.2.0 .

Here's the new changelog with OxygenOS 3.2.1 -

  • Fixed some notification issues
  • Addressed SIM recognition issue
  • Enabled sRGB mode in developer options
  • Improved RAM management
  • Improved GPS performance
  • Enhanced audio playback quality
  • Updated custom icon packs
  • Improved camera quality/functionality
  • Fixed some issues in Gallery
  • Implemented latest Google security patches
  • Fixed bugs in Clock/Music apps

source - OnePlus

OnePlus 3 Tops AnTuTu and becomes the king for the first half of 2016

OnePlus 3 Tops AnTuTu and becomes with king for the first half of 2016

Six months have already been passed in checking dozens of Smartphones and finding out the best of them . 

Most Popular benchmark maker AnTuTu has released list for the Top 10 Performance Smartphones for the first half of 2016, and guess what ? This time OnePlus 3 is king of AnTuTu’s Top 10 smartphones for 2016 .

Beside Poor RAM management and some display issue , the smartphone just made out the first place defeating flagships of 2016 . 

OnePlus 3 Tops AnTuTu and becomes with king for the first half of 2016

The 6GB RAM Smartphone is now the king of Antutu for the first half of 2016 .  

Comment below If you want to express or add something to this story !

source - Antutu

OxygenOS 3.2.0 Rollout stopped Due to some issues

It's been 2 days since OnePlus started rolling out The OxygenOS 3.2.0 for OnePlus 3 , Stating that "This will be an incremental rollout. We should reach 100% coverage in the next 48 hours or so. " 

Now , OnePlus has stopped the Rollout of OxygenOS 3.2.0 for OnePlus 3 . Accordingly Due to some reports of issues while upgrading, OnePlus have temporarily stopping the rollout to investigate. 

Though , You can still Update your OnePlus 3 to OxygenOS 3.2.0 manually by using our Guide and Ota Download zip .

[OTA Download] Install Oxygen OS 3.2 manually on OnePlus 3

Few hours back , OnePlus just started rolling out Oxygen OS 3.2 for OnePlus 3 . The new Oxygen OS 3.2 includes many bug fixes , Proper RAM management , Includes sRGB Mode and more . 

Read - OnePlus 3 started getting the most Awaited update : The Oxygen OS 3.2

The update is only available for few users . If you haven't got the update then don't worry . Here's The OTA Zip of Oxygen OS 3.2 for You . 

Download - OTA [ Oxygen os 3.2 ] for OnePlus 3 

How to Manually Install Oxygen OS 3.2 on OnePlus 3 -

Step 1. Download the above zip .

Step 2. Reboot your OnePlus 3 to recover mode .

Step 3. Select Install update from sdcard . 

Step 4. Choose Oxygen OS 3.2  , Install it and Reboot .

OnePlus 3 started getting the most Awaited update : The Oxygen OS 3.2

Update :- [OTA Download] Install Oxygen OS 3.2 manually on OnePlus 3

OnePlus is finally rolling out the most awaited update to OnePlus 3 . The update brings sRGB Mode , Improves RAM Management , and better GPS performance to the OnePlus 3.

The new update of Oxygen 3.2 is finally rolling to public ( OnePlus 3 users ) via OTA . Many OnePlus 3 users are reporting that they are getting new update of Oxygen 3.2 .

Also Read - 

Screenshots - 

Image via - werksmannschaft ( OP forum ) 

The update is of 396MB and fixes many bugs present in the previous firmware . The Update includes  -

  • sRGB Mode
  • Improves RAM Management
  • Improves GPS Performance
  • Enhance Audio Playback 
  • Fix Notification issue 
  • New custom icon packs
  • Latest security patch

Comment below , if you have received the latest update or not ?

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