OnePlus officially denies red color option for the 3

Victor, 30 June, 2016

A thin, slick, all metal body is definitely among the top draws of the OnePlus 3 . What could possibly make the elegant exterior even more exciting? Well, more colors, of course. Currently, the device can only be picked up in Graphite - a solid, very traditional and elegant choice. But, if you are after something a bit more flashy, OnePlus has also promised a Soft Gold option will be coming soon.

Yesterday, there was also word of an even more extravagant color version in the works - a red one. Renders looked convincing enough and a brief appearance on CEO Pete Lau's Weibo page also provided some extra credibility to the rumor. However, a company representative reached out to us today and officially confirmed that the listing in question was an error and that the handset will only be available in two colors - Graphite and Soft Gold. Bummer!

Still, even without the flamboyant extra dye option, the OnePlus 3 is an excellent device, especially considering its competitive price tag. You can check out our in-depth review of the smartphone for a more detailed analysis. And if you live in the UK and want to get it you might want to hurry up before "Brexit" takes its toll on prices.


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Reader comments

one+ does not want red because its dash charge/ data cable is in red. Too much red makes the phone looks like tomatoes.

  • Anonymous
  • 01 Jul 2016
  • uC4

spaeaking of taking advantage of the pricethere is one comapny with a fruit logo that does it better than anyone else

  • Tekkie
  • 01 Jul 2016
  • 9E7

Brexit isn't taking its toll on prices, companies are just looking for an excuse to charge more; like the desktop HDD fiasco when the floods happened. Pound is already back to what it was so this is just greed.

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