OnePlus 2018 Flagship With Snapdragon 845 Launching in Q2: CEO Pete Lau

The 2018 OnePlus flagship smartphone is in the news even though nothing significant about it has been leaked so far. The upcoming OnePlus (6?) smartphone was discussed by company CEO Pete Lau at CES 2018, with the smartphone’s key feature and launch window being discussed. The second flagship of the year – something we have come to […]

OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T Get OxygenOS 5.0.1 Update With Adaptive Mode, Bug Fixes, and More

OnePlus is rolling out the OxygenOS 5.0.1 software update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. The new update, available as an OTA download, comes with the latest December Android security patch, along with support for aptX HD, a new Wi-Fi hotspot device manager, an “adaptive mode” screen calibration, and other bug fixes and improvements. This update also warns […]

OnePlus 5T Does Not Support HD Viewing on Most Streaming Platforms

HIGHLIGHTS No support for Widevine L1 certification that enables HD streaming YouTube HD streaming not affected by the certification The phone’s specifications are more than capable to support HD viewing The OnePlus 5T, one of the biggest smartphone releases this year, has a rather unusual omission. The smartphone cannot stream HD content from streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime […]

OnePlus 3, 3T Start Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo-Based OxygenOS 5.0 OTA Update

OnePlus seems to be setting an example for other Android OEMs with its (relatively) timely Oreo updates. The Chinese company has unveiled OxygenOS 5.0, the first official Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones. OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users have already experienced the Android 8.0 Oreo update before as part of the […]

OnePlus 5T Fingerprint Sensor Highlighted in New Leaked Renders

OnePlus 5T, the much awaited flagship OnePlus smartphone with bezel-less design, has been spotted in a couple of leaked renders. These leaked OnePlus 5T renders show the fingerprint sensor on the rear panel as well as some aesthetic upgrades over OnePlus 5, the current flagship. Shared on Weibo, the leaked renders highlight minimal bezels of the OnePlus 5T smartphone alongside […]

OnePlus 5T Launch Expected on November 5 as Company Sends Invites for an Event [Update]

OnePlus 5T may be real after all. OnePlus has started sending invites for an event in Shanghai, China on November 5. The invite clearly mentions the letter ‘T’, and shows a smartphone with a bezel-less display, a trend most companies are following with their flagships this year. The news may come as a disappointment to OnePlus 5 users ahead of […]

OnePlus 5 Now Receiving OxygenOS 4.5.7 Update, Brings EIS for 4K Video Recording and More

Despite some allegations about exaggerated claims, OnePlus 5 has been received fairly well by users and critics since its launch. However, the lack of image stabilisation while recording videos in 4K resolution was pointed out by many as a glaring miss. Now, with the OxygenOS 4.5.7 update, the company has finally added electronic image stabilisation (EIS) for […]

OnePlus 5 Emergency Call Bug Fix Reportedly Causing Battery Life Issues

While OnePlus can be commended for swiftly pushing out a fix for the emergency calling bug, it appears its swiftness may have resulted in another issue. The bug fix update for the emergency call issue, where OnePlus 5 users faced unexpected reboots while calling helpline numbers including 911, reportedly brought along battery life issues to the smartphone. OnePlus has separately been tipped […]