OnePlus 3T Release Date, News & Update: Qualcomm Confirms Snapdragon 821 Coming, Is This A New Google Pixel Killer?

By MPEO , Updated Nov 09, 2016 06:19 AM EST

Latest smartphones keep getting better and stronger as Qualcomm announced that Snapdragon 821 processor is set to one of OnePlus devices. It is expected that the latest OnePlus 3T smartphone will be unveiled on November 15.

Qualcomm, the company that powers most of the Android phones, has announced on its Twitter account that OnePlus will sport Snapdragon 821 processor. This announcement has turned a different perspective in the mobile industry on how OnePlus 3T will compete with other known brands like Google's Pixel.

According to TCC, The Chinese Company is rumored to launch its newest smartphone, the OnePlus 3T on November 15. The specs of OnePlus 3T is expected to have Snapdragon 821 processor and some significant improvements over OnePlus 3.

Aside from Snapdragon 821 processor, OnePlus 3T is rumored to have specs of 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage, a 16MP rear camera and 8MP front-facing camera. Also, it is said to be equipped with a fingerprint sensor, 4G VoLTE connectivity, USB Type-C and a 3000mAh battery capacity with Dash Charge technology. It is also expected that it will run Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

The announcement of Qualcomm about the expected OnePlus 3T having its latest Snapdragon 821 processor will probably a killer for Google's Pixel. According to some reports, benchmark test results of Google Pixel and Pixel L are not impressive considering both devices have the same processor Snapdragon 821. Comparisons from the previous processor Snapdragon 820, the performance test results of Pixel smartphones are not relatively high as what should be expected from Snapdragon 821. It is because that the Pixel phones are clocked at the same speed of Snapdragon 820.

Meanwhile, OnePlus 3T is expected to use the full 2.35GHz power speed that is capable in Snapdragon 821 processor. Smartphones equipped with Snapdragon 821 processor brags to give three times faster of X12 LTE speed and an improvement in graphic performance and power usage with Adreno 530 GPU. 


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