The Company OnePlus is back in the game and this time it is creating the hype for its new breed of smartphone namely the OnePlus 3. The device is expected to unveil soon, with many rumors hinting towards an end of May release. Liu Zuohu, who is also known as Pete Lau, the CEO of OnePlus has started generating interest for their flagship device ahead of its release. He recently took to Twitter to quote that the OnePlus 3 looks and feels good while holding. Provided that OnePlus has always been a user-centric company and gives primary importance to the consumer’s opinion, this might be an indication that the new model would be phenomenally better than its predecessor. However, such opinions can wait till the actual hands-on experience of the device.
OnePlus 3, like every other major flagship release got its fair share of rumors, with some suggesting a May 18 release; however that is definitely not the case. The company has till yet not disclosed an official unveiling date. However, new rumors point that a May 28 release can be expected for the device. This rumor is further reinforced by the Tweet.
The design and shape of the phone has leaked several times over the past few days and recent renders reveal that the design is inspired from another OEM.
In the specifications department, the leaks suggest that the device will feature a 5.5 inch screen pumped up to a 1080p resolution. The magnificent phone will be powered by a Snapdragon 820 Chipset and is expected to be released in two variants; one of which will sport 4GB of RAM, while the other would boast 6GB of memory. Additional reports indicate the presence of a fingerprint sensor which will be housed on the phone’s front. In the camera department, leaks have suggested that a 16MP rear camera is expected from the device. Apart from this, the phone would support basic connectivity features like 4G LTE, NFC and VoLTE amongst other things.
As the launch comes closer, more rumors will continue to surface. Fingers crossed for the new ‘Flagship Killer’.