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OnePlus 3 set for launch in June: No invite needed this time

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:49 IST

Chinese tech giant OnePlus is all set to unveil its next flagship device, OnePlus 3 on 14 June in a virtual launch event. The company has introduced an Android app called The Loop, which is now available on Google Play Store.

The virtual event will begin at 10pm IST. The company has also announced to sell the OnePlus 3 directly from The Loop for the first two hours and described it as the "world's first global VR shopping experience." The smartphone will go on sale via official site of the company, from 12:30 am on 15 June.

The company also announced that it has ditched its traditional invite-only procedure. Now, customers can directly purchase the OnePlus 3 via direct sale.

Co-founder of the company Carl Pei said that they are going to kill the invite-only process permanently and will not introduce it for any device in the future. Users will now not have to wait for weeks to get the invite to place an order for the OnePlus smartphone.

Thanks to innumerable image and specification leaks in recent weeks, there is a little we know about the smartphone.

Here are the leaked specifications:

  • Features a 5.5-inch screen
  • Packs with a Snapdragon 820 SoC processor
  • Loaded with 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 32GB and 64GB inbuilt memory option
  • 16-megapixel rear and 8-megapixel front camera
  • 3500mAh battery
  • Runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based OxygenOS
The company has not revealed anything so far regarding the design and specifications. However, here is the first video teaser of The Loop.

First published: 2 June 2016, 6:21 IST