One Plus 3 & One Plus 3T – Which One You Should Choose?

OnePlus is a Chinese smartphone company which is famous for producing quality smartphones for their customers. It’s hardly 6 months now that we had a new device available in the form of OnePlus 3. But here is the upgrade coming available on the 22nd of November, 2016. The company is all set to launch their upgrade version named as OnePlus 3T of previously released OnePlus 3. If you are using the predecessor version and thinking of buying the new upgrade. Then read this article till the end to come to know whether you should upgrade or not.

Should You Upgrade?

If you are enjoying using OnePlus 3, then you will feel little dishearten to know that the new variant of the model is coming right after 6 months. But there is nothing much to worry about as there are maximum similarities in term of design and specifications. Only a few areas are improved. But you are still using a pretty handy device with the bunch of cool features. For making the decision easy, let’s start discussing the features which are same in both releases.

Common Features Of OnePlus 3 & OnePlus 3T

Here are some of the areas in which both smartphone versions are the same. This will help to make the OnePlus 3 users a bit comfortable and relaxed.


The design of both models is same to same. It means no one will be able to differentiate unless you tell them. The measurements of the phone body are 7.35mm and the weight of the device is 158g. The old and new model both have the same design and same weight.


The second common feature is the screen. Both the variants have same full HD screen of 5.5 inches. The pixels per inch density is 401. The display is AMOLED display and is protected with Gorilla Glass 4.


The amount of RAM is also the same in the new variant as we have in the older one. The RAM is 6GB which is more than enough to make sure your phone performance is lag free.

Rear Camera

The rear camera is also identical in terms of pixels. There is 16 megapixel shooter from Sony on both the devices. However, there is an upgraded version of electronic image stabilization for the OnePlus3T.

Software & USB-C

The version of android is also same as there is Android Marshmallow 6.0 with Oxygen OS. For charging your device faster, there is USB-C type charging slot available in both variants.

Distinguished Features of OnePlus 3T

Here are the features which are not present in OnePlus 3 and are available in OnePlus 3T.


In the predecessor, we have Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor used. However, in the new version we have Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor. The 821 is more efficient in terms of performance.


The second most distinguished feature is the battery. Here is 3,400mAh battery in OnePlus 3T. However, in the previous one, there was the only 3,000mAh battery. Fast charging is available which will charge your device quickly.

Camera & Storage

There is 8 megapixel selfie camera for recording and capturing videos in 1080p with the new variant. However, the storage is increased in OnePlus 3T. There is 128GB option available to buy whereas OnePlus 3 has the only 64GB model.

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