OnePlus 3 vs OnePlus 2 Specs Comparison

BY Sagar Gandhi

Published 15 Jun 2016

oneplus 3 vs oneplus 2The OnePlus 3 has just recently been announced, and as the latest flagship killer trickles into your hands, it would be nice to see how far OnePlus has come, in terms of device technology and features.

The OnePlus 2, dubbed as the flagship killer of 2016, seems far outdated in comparison to the OnePlus 3 which squeezes in more hardware and thus, very much likely more performance than some flagship devices that we have seen this year. Whether the device lives up to its speculated potential has yet to be tested, but in pen and paper, the specs to look impressive.

Comparison of OnePlus 2 and OnePlus 3:

Category OnePlus 3 OnePlus 2
Operating System Android 6.0 Android 6.0
Display 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED
1920×1080 (401 ppi)
Gorilla Glass 4
5.5-inch IPS LCD
1920×1080 (401 ppi)
Gorilla Glass 3
Processor Snapdragon 820
Quad-core, 2.2GHz
Adreno 530 GPU
Snapdragon 810
Octa-core, 1.8GHz
Adreno 430 GPU
Storage 64GB 16/64GB
Expandable No No
Rear Camera 16MP IMX298, f/2.0, 1.12-micron pixels
RAW, 4K video, 720p slo-mo
13MP f/2.0, 1.3-micron pixels
Laser AF, OIS
RAW, 4K video, 720p slo-mo
Front Camera 8MP IMX179, f/2.0, 1.4-micron pixels
Fixed focus, 1080p video
5MP, f/2.4
1080p video
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS, GLONASS Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, GLONASS
SIM Dual Nano SIM Dual Nano SIM
Charging USB-C
Dash Charge
Battery 3000 mAh
3300 mAh
Security One-touch fingerprint One-touch fingerprint
Dimensions 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 mm 151.8 x 74.9 x 9.85 mm
Weight 158 g 175 g

As you can see, more than just the pretty exteriors have changed, with the entire SoC and supporting hardware such as display, camera and RAM all being revised and offered with state-of-the-art specs. This does make the device seem more than capable of handling the daily grunt, sadly though, it misses out on the waterproofing / water resistance trend wave that many new devices have.

Discounting for that one minor disappointment, the OnePlus 3 has nonetheless, more than impressive specs compared to its older sibling.

Are you keen on purchasing this device after having a look at the specs sheet? Let us know in the comments below.