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OnePlus 3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 253 reviews of OnePlus 3. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and camera. The design and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative reviews about the sound. There are mixed reviews on the connectivity and screen.

performance, price, design, camera, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the OnePlus 3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Daniel Schmidt (

OnePlus 3 Smartphone Review


Power player. All good things come in threes. Probably this is just what the Chinese smartphone manufacturer was thinking when it launched the third generation of the flagship killer: The OnePlus 3. But it is not all roses.

build ; high performance without throttling ; decent camera ; fast storage device ; fast WiFi ; dual-SIM ; USB Type-C ; notification slider ; decent screen ; generous internal storage ; decent call quality and noise suppression ; Quick Charge

LTE Cat. 6 only ; regionally varying band connectivity ; non-expandable storage ; no radio ; no infrared ; noise-laden speaker ; useless sRGB mode

The OnePlus 3 is a successful smartphone that not only offers a solid configuration, but also looks good and is well-built. It features a fast Snapdragon 820, very generous 6 GB of working memory, a fingerprint scanner, dual-SIM, long-awaited NFC, a...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Daniel Schmidt (

OnePlus 3 Smartphone First Impressions


Power-Player. All good things come in threes. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer might have thought just this and launches the third generation of the flagship killer: the OnePlus 3.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Matthew Miller (

OnePlus 3 first look: 10 reasons to choose it over a Samsung, LG, HTC, or iPhone


I purchased my first OnePlus product and am already questioning why I pay $200 to $500 more for the big brand smartphones. The OnePlus 3 may change my future purchase plans.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Chris Burns (

OnePlus 3 Review Part 4: Answering your Questions (Q&A)


This week we've been answering your questions on social media about the OnePlus 3 in our extended review series. Today we're publishing a number of questions - especially the ones that've come up more than once - in an effort to make our answers more...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Lynn La (

OnePlus 3 review


In June, the OnePlus 3 redefined the boundaries of what a midrange phone could deliver. For $399 or £309 (about AU$590), you get a top-of-the-line processor, a nimble 16-megapixel camera, and a long-lasting battery. You also get a speedy performance...

The OnePlus 3's sharp camera, powerful processor and enduring, quick-charging battery make a knockout combo when you factor in its low price.

The camera has a distinct bulge. Power users may be disappointed that the phone doesn't have a swappable battery or expandable storage.

At $400, the OnePlus 3 is the best budget Android phone you can buy, with a premium look and feel, and performance fast enough to go head-to-head with any high-end handset on the market.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: (

OnePlus 3 review: The best phone you can get for $399


OnePlus is back with its third-generation flagship phone, and it has more than enough horsepower to duke it out with devices twice its price. The phone's construction feels first-rate too, and OxygenOS -- the custom version of Android it runs -- could...

First-rate performance ; Excellent build quality ; Mostly stock Android, plus some neat features ; Dual SIM support ; It's $399!

Ships with a few minor bugs ; Limited memory options ; Dash charger doesn't work with all cables

At the end of the day, no phone is perfect, and the OnePlus 3 doesn't try to be. What it does try to do is capture the essence of a flagship smartphone -- impeccable performance, smart software and top-notch build quality -- and squeeze it all into an...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Dan Seifert (

OnePlus 3 review: lessons learned


Carl Pei wants you to believe in OnePlus. It's been three years since this 26-year-old co-founded the company, and as he's talking to me, the OnePlus 3, the company's latest flagship, is due to...

Great build quality ; Fast performance ; Bright, sharp display

Doesn’t work on Verizon or Sprint ; No SD card expansion ; Quick charging limited to included cable and power brick

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (

OnePlus 3 (Unlocked)


The unlocked OnePlus 3 smartphone delivers tremendous bang for your buck, with top-of-the-line performance for $400.

Segment-leading benchmark performance. Long battery life. Good call quality. Sharp photos in good lighting.

Lower-resolution screen. Some corners cut in network and Wi-Fi support. Low-light imaging isn't great.

Comparisons and Conclusions The OnePlus 3 is a sleek, powerful Android phone. That's unquestionable. But $400 is an odd price for a phone right now since it's outside the budget realm. Our Editors' Choice budget unlocked phone, the Blu Life One X ,...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: (

OnePlus 3 Review


Is it time to start taking OnePlus seriously? With a massive launch on day one with availability in 31 countries across the globe and fast shipping, the OnePlus 3 means business…

Hard-to-beat price ; Great design: solid build, thin and lightweight, comfortable to hold ; Very fast and smooth performance ; Excellent image quality ; One of the best selfie cameras we’ve seen on a phone ; Dash charging is extremely fast (you can...

Colors on the display are not properly balanced, whites appear blue ; Battery life is below expectations ; Super slow adaptive brightness ; Loudspeaker is not loud enough, lacks a bit in clarity

Some two years after launching with a loud bang, the OnePlus company is still going strong. It has done away with the invite shenanigans, and it allows consumers to buy the new OnePlus 3 right away.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Dan Tennant (toptenreviews.com_old)

OnePlus 3 Review


For two years, I've been skeptical of OnePlus's vision. It has committed itself to building powerful smartphones at budget or mid-tier prices but has had trouble getting noticed thanks to long waitlists and not-quite-good-enough builds. With the...

The OnePlus 3 has climbed to the top of our benchmark rankings, outperforming industry heavyweights like the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Apple iPhone 6s.

Its 1080p screen isn’t quite sharp enough for comfortable VR – not compared with Samsung’s latest Galaxy phones, anyway.

The best performance we’ve ever seen in a smartphone for just half the cost? This is how you make a flagship killer.

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Front camera type:Single camera
Rear camera resolution (numeric):16
Rear camera type:Single camera


Pixel density:401
Screen shape:Flat


E-mail: Yes


GPS: Yes
Position location: Yes


2G standards:GSM
3G standards:WCDMA
4G: Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
SIM card capability:Dual SIM

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes


Coprocessor: Yes
Coprocessor cores:2
Coprocessor frequency:1.6


Internal RAM type:LPDDR4