Just like last year, this year too OnePlus will be launching its upcoming OnePlus 3 flagship smartphone in virtual reality. For this, the company had announced a new Loop VR headset, which is all set to go on sale via Amazon India today. The sale kicks off at 12PM IST, and with the headset available for Re 1 only, stocks are bound to run out in a jiffy. Also Read - Waiting for OnePlus 9T or OnePlus 9T Pro? You will be disappointed
The OnePlus Loop headset will be available today at 12PM and on June 7 as well. While the headset is priced at Re 1, you will have to bear the shipping costs. Only those who have registered for today’s sale will be entitled to try and get their hands on the headset. The sale is app-only, and the headset will be automatically added to your cart, and you will only have 15 minutes to checkout. If you fail to do so, the headset will be given to the person on the waitlist. Also Read - Friendship Day gifting ideas for your young tech-savvy besties under Rs 5,000
OnePlus has collaborated with AntVR and VR optics to develop the new virtual reality headset. It weighs only 366 grams, and gives users a field of view of up to 100 degrees. The VR headset is compatible with any smartphone that flaunts a display between five and six inches. Also Read - OnePlus Nord 2 first sale via Amazon India today: See price, offers and more
OnePlus is gearing up to launch the OnePlus 3 smartphone on June 14, and the event will take place in virtual reality at 10PM IST. Unlike before, the new OnePlus 3 will immediately go on sale across multiple countries, and you won’t need an invite to buy it.
OnePlus 3 specifications, features: From what we have come across so far, the OnePlus 3 is expected to feature a 5.5-inch 1080p display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 quad-core chipset, 4GB and 6GB RAM options, and 64GB built-in storage.
The OnePlus 3 is also likely to feature a 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel selfie camera, 3,000mAh battery with ‘Dash Charge’ feature, and connectivity options such as 4G LTE with VoLTE support, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. On the software front, it is likely to run on Android Marshmallow based OxygenOS.
While the official prices will be announced on June 14, MobiPicker claims to have some inkling about the sort of pricing we should expect. It claims that the OnePlus 3 will be available in four variants with prices starting from 2,299 Yuan (Rs 23,400 approximately) for the 32GB variant featuring 4GB of RAM. The 64GB variant with 4GB RAM will be priced at 2,499 Yuan (Rs 25,500 approximately). The 32GB and 64GB variants with 6GB RAM will be priced at 2,699 Yuan (Rs 27,500 approximately) and 2,799 Yuan (Rs 28,500 approximately) respectively.