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OnePlus 3 vs. Galaxy S7 edge: The specs showdown you’ve been waiting for

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 9:19PM EST
OnePlus 3 Vs Galaxy S7 edge

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OnePlus’s most recent launch has been anything but conventional. The company announced last week that the new OnePlus 3 would go on sale today at 12:30pm EDT, but it didn’t offer any additional information at all. No specs, no images of the phone, and no pricing. In fact, details surrounding the hot new “flagship killer” weren’t even official until 1:00pm today, thirty minutes after the phone went on sale. All that is water under the bridge now though, and the OnePlus 3 is available for purchase for just $399. $399!

OnePlus calls its new phone a flagship killer but can a $400 phone possibly kill any flagships? Now it’s time to find out.

DON’T MISS: OnePlus 3 review: A ‘flagship killer’ that really kills other flagships

If you haven’t already read our in-depth OnePlus 3 review, you really should. This sleek new smartphone is as capable as it is striking, and it offers performance that some phones can’t even touch at twice the price. We went through all the spec highlights at a high level, but savvy fans undoubtedly want us to dive a little deeper. So we did!

Below, you’ll find a detailed comparison pitting the new OnePlus 3 against the reigning phablet champ, Samsung’s Galaxy S7 edge. Both phones feature gorgeous designs and 5.5-inch AMOLED displays, but how do they compare beyond that? Here’s almost everything you need to know:

There are a couple issues in the chart above — namely the inclusion of a 32GB option and the mention of 4GB of RAM. As we noted in our review, the OnePlus 3 is only available with 64GB of storage and 6GB of RAM.

For those who really want to know everything the OnePlus 3 offers from top two bottom, the following two images tell the entire story where specs are concerned (click to enlarge):

The new OnePlus 3 is available now for $399 unlocked on the OnePlus website.

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