OnePlus 3 now available in Soft Gold: 5 other Gold smartphones in this price range

Oneplus today introduced a new color variant of the company's this year's flagship smartphone, dubbed as OnePlus 3. The company has announced that now the phone will also be available in a Soft Gold colour variant. Oneplus also clears that the 'soft' in the name is used because the gold colour it adorns is not gaudy, instead looks light and elegant. The company also jakes a jibe on its rivals by saying that their 'expertly designed flagship doesn't mess around'.

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant now official: 5 other Gold coloured phones

The OnePlus3 Soft Gold is a limited edition smartphone which will be available in the US starting 12PM (US Eastern Time) from July 26, and be available in Europe, Honk Kong and Canada, from August 1.

The company mentioned in a post that "Don't miss out on this exclusive new color variant, as the Soft Gold edition is available in limited quantities. Strike while the iron is hot!"

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Quick look at Specifications, Features and Price:

As far as its specs are concerned, the Soft Gold variant is no different from the standard variant of OnePlus, which comes with a metal body design and boasts the power of Snapdragon 820 CPU paired with a massive 6GB of RAM. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED display, 16MP rear camera paired with 8MP front-facing snapper, 3000mAh battery with quick charge, USB Type C connectivity, fingerprint scanner and more. The phone also costs Rs 27,999.

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OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant now official: 5 other Gold coloured phones

With the specs heavy OnePlus 3 smartphone now also available in the popular gold tone, the phone will be give a tough competition to its rivals that don gold colour. Here we list five competitors of the OnePlus 3 that also flaunt a gold colour variant!

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The Chinese tech company LeEco launched the Max2 smartphone with brilliant specifications and eye catching design. The phone flaunts a metal body design that looks as well as feels premium. It is a beast with Snapdragon 820 Chipset paired with 6GB of RAM. There also is a 4GB RAM variant available. LeEco Le Max 2 has been launched in the popular rose gold colour that gained popularity after Apple introduced Rose Gold iPhone 6.


Xiaomi also announced a gold edition of its popular Mi5 smartphone, which dons a metal and glass design. The phone also runs on Snapdragon 820 Chipset, however has 4GB RAM instead of 6GB. The Xiaomi Mi5 is the company's powerful offering that has received accolades for its design and performance.


Oppo launched the F1 Plus smartphone to cater to the photography enthusiasts and selfie lovers. The smartphone dons a metal body design which oozes premium looks. Touted as a selfie expert, the phone has a 16MP front-facing as well as a 16MP rear snapper. It also comes in a Gold colour variant to catch the fancy of its customers.


Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is one of the most beautiful looking smartphone in the premium segment, and there is no doubt about it! The smartphone combines a curved edged display design with the goodness of metal, which gives it a stunning look and premium feel. The phone also comes in a gold colour variant for those who love the colour. As far as its features are concerned, it is the best ever Samsung Galaxy S series smartphone with water and dust resistant capabilities.


It will be unfair if we talk about gold colour, and leave behind iPhone which brought the gold in trend. Apple introduced the iPhone 6 in a rose gold colour variant, targeted at those customers who like everything stylish and different. The colour worked well for the company, and set a trend which is now followed by many other smartphone companies.

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