The OnePlus 3 Is Available To Buy In VR Right Now


The OnePlus 3 is the latest smartphone to come from OnePlus and continues their theme of offering top of the line specs at an affordable price. However, in typical OnePlus fashion, the OnePlus launch was anything but traditional. The launch occurred a short while ago and in virtual reality. Offering those who want the first look at the device and the specs a chance to check it out.

As well as the unveiling of the actual smartphone, its new features like 'Dash Charge' and the specs, the VR experience also provides details about the availability. Namely that the OnePlus 3 will be on sale later today directly from the OnePlus website. The price of the handset is set at $399. However, for those who want to be one of the very first to get their hands on the OnePlus 3, there is an additional window of opportunity to buy it first. While the OnePlus website listing is due to go live a little later on, those who check out the launch through the VR app do have the opportunity to buy the OnePlus 3 right now. You do have to spend some time in the app and checking out the features to gain badges. However, once you gain three badges you are offered the option to buy the OnePlus 3.


In terms of what you can expect for your VR time and $399, the OnePlus 3 comes equipped with a 5.5-inch display, which makes use of a 1920 x 1080 resolution. Inside, the OnePlus 3 comes equipped with with 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor (clocking at 2.2 GHz). This is a smartphone which comes loaded with a 3,000 mAh battery and also includes the ability to make use of faster charging through Dash Charge. While in terms of cameras, the OnePlus 3 comes loaded with a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Similar to the OnePlus 2, this is also a unit which includes a fingerprint sensor and USB Type-C connectivity. While the OnePlus 3 comes running on Oxygen OS 3.0 based off Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). If you do want to be one of the first to buy the OnePlus 3, you will need to download the The Loop app. Head through the link below to grab a copy.

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