OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant goes on sale in India for Rs 27999

OnePlus officially launched its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 3 back in June globally. It went on sale in India exclusively via Amazon for Rs 27,999 from June 15 but only the Graphite color was available. OnePlus was supposed to launch the Soft Gold variant by the end of July but it was delayed. Starting today, the OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant is available in India. It is priced at Rs 27,999 and you can only purchase it from Amazon India. Check out its specifications and features below.

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant goes on sale in India for Rs 27999

OnePlus 3 Specifications

The OnePlus 3 feature a 5.5 inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Optic AMOLED display, which is protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by a 2.15 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It comes with 6 GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB (UFS 2.0) of internal storage, which cannot be expanded as it does not have a microSD card slot. The device runs on Oxygen OS 3.0.2 out of the box based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It comes with completely unlocked bootloader to give users maximum flexibility.

The OnePlus 3 rocks a 16 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX298 sensor, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), 1.12 µm pixel size, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and RAW image support. It can shoot 4K videos at 30 fps and HD (720p) slow motion video at 120 fps as well. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX179 sensor, 1.4 µm pixel size for selfies and video calling. It can record Full HD 1080p videos. The body is made up of anodized aluminium, which is 7.35 mm thick and weighs 158 grams. It has a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button, which will unlock the device under 0.3 seconds. It supports Dual SIM (nano) and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. It also retains the alert slider button to switch between No Notifications, Priority Notifications and All Notifications.

The OnePlus 3 includes 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz Dual Band) MIMO, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C as connectivity options. It packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood that supports a new technology called Dash Charge. It promises to charge the phone up to 60% in just 30 minutes with the supplied 5V-4A charger.

Commenting on the launch, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, said:

“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.”


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