The OnePlus 3 is one of the best smartphones of this year. This handset had been announced earlier this year, and it has been selling really well ever since then, so good, in fact, that OnePlus had to halt sales in specific regions for one month in order to catch up. That period had ended a while back, though the device is still not available for immediate shipping, if you order one, you’ll have to wait for a couple of weeks before it ships your way, at least in some regions. In any case, rumors regarding a new OnePlus-branded smartphone have been surfacing for weeks now, and a specific one suggested that OnePlus could launch an even more powerful variant of OnePlus 3 with an IPS LCD display, though the company’s CEO quickly confirmed that the company has no intentions of ditching Optic AMOLED displays, which left the door opened for a new smartphone with an AMOLED display, even though the lack of AMOLED panels in the market could be the main reason behind OnePlus 3 manufacturing delays.
Having that in mind, the mysterious OnePlus A3010 was certified in China recently, and rumors have been suggesting that the name of the new device could be the OnePlus 3S or OnePlus 3 Plus. Having that in mind, we have some new info to share with you now. It seems like one of OnePlus’ designers has used the ‘OnePlus 3T’ while posting to Weibo (Chinese social network). Now, his post has been removed since then, but it seems like the OnePlus 3T could be a reality. Now, if rumors are to be believed, this handset could ship with the Snapdragon 821 64-bit quad-core SoC, just like Google’s new Pixel devices. OnePlus’ CEO did confirm that they company is sticking with Optic AMOLED displays, so is it possible this is a smaller version of OnePlus 3? It is somewhat hard to believe that the company would release an almost identical device with slightly higher-end specifications, but we’ll see. You can also expect this phone to ship with a metal body, and Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, at least if rumors are to be believed.
That is pretty much every piece of info we have thus far, and if this handset is in the works, we’ll surely see more leaks in the coming days / weeks. In any case, stay tuned to the site, if something new pops up, you’ll be the first to know.