OnePlus 3 launch event on a virtual space station with new Loop VR headset

Are you ready for next OnePlus phone? Well, One Plus is making sure that the unveiling of its upcoming smartphone is different from any other.

Get ready for the next OnePlus phone. Photo shows the existing OnePlus models.

OnePlus is planning to release the One Plus 3 with its own Loop VR headset. This makes OnePlus the first tech company to offer global VR shopping experience.

“With the OnePlus 3, we’re upping the ante. We believe we, and the tech industry as a whole, have only scratched the surface of what can be done in VR, and there’s much more immersive experiences to be had,” said Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus in a blogpost.

On May 23, the brand known for value for money devices announced the distribution of 30,000 of its new Loop VR headsets for free.

For Indian fans, OnePlus will sell the Loop VR headset from June 3 to June 7 on Amazon India, registration for which is now open.

VR headset will be compatible with OnePlus One. It remains to be seen if the VR headset will be compatible with OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X.

What can we expect from the upcoming OnePlus 3?

According to a picture tweeted by Evan Blass from Venturebeat, the upcoming OnePlus 3 is expected to be have a silver metal-body. He also mentioned that the device will carry a AMOLED display and a 3000mAh battery.

There’s that logo. OnePlus 3 with AMOLED display and 3000mAh battery.


Rumour has it that the smartphone may have a 5 inch, 1080p display along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor.

The phone might have a 16 megapixel rear-camera and the 8 megapixel front-facing camera.

OnePlus 3 is expected to take in the likes of iPhone SE and Galaxy S7.

OnePlus also announced that people who will watch the keynote in VR will get dibs on ordering the phone directly from their headsets. But, if you are not at the keynote, you might have to wait for a while to get your hands on the handset.

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