Tag Archive: OnePlus

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite review: Samsung finally has an answer to OnePlus

With the Galaxy S10 Lite, Samsung shows that it can build an exciting value flagship.

Samsung is the dominant player in the Android world, and while its flagships continually raise the bar for the industry as a whole, the South Korean brand has failed to make a mark in the mid-range category. Samsung’s efforts in this area over the last four years were focused on the Galaxy A series, a series of mid-range devices aimed at a  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s OnePlus 6T is getting updated to Android 10

The update for the OnePlus 6T initially began in November for unlocked models but was recalled once bugs were discovered.

What you need to know T-Mobile has started rolling out the Android 10 update for OnePlus 6T users. The release comes two months after OnePlus began rolling out its own update. The new update is also bundled with the December 2019 security patch.

OnePlus and T-Mobile are rolling out the Android 10 update to the T-Mobile two  [Read More…]

OxygenOS Open Beta 9 brings January patch and more to OnePlus 7 Pro

The dialer also gets some one-handed improvements.

What you need to know OnePlus is rolling out a new OxygenOS beta to OnePlus 7 Pros. The update brings with it the January 2020 security patch for Android. There are also a number of fixes and optimizations, as you’d expect.

Compared to the last open beta for OxygenOS, the Open Beta 9 currently rolling out to OnePlus 7 Pros is a little less exciting. While we got a brand-new  [Read More…]

OnePlus phones are now receiving Google Assistant’s Ambient Mode

Google Assistant in Ambient Mode turns your phone into a smart display when it’s being charged.

What you need to know Google Assistant’s Ambient Mode is now rolling out to all OnePlus devices. The feature turns your phone into a smart display, letting you control smart home lights and much more. The rollout will be staged, with OnePlus noting that everyone should receive the feature in a week’s time.

Right now, OnePlus’ OxygenOS is the software experience  [Read More…]

OnePlus may finally unveil a fast-charging power bank alongside OnePlus 8

OnePlus is all set to introduce its first power bank, and it will have fast charging.

What you need to know A recent tweet by Carl Pei suggests OnePlus will release its first power bank this year. The timing of the tweet indicates the power bank will release alongside the OnePlus 8. The OnePlus 8 is also likely to pick up wireless charging.

I asked OnePlus executives countless times about wireless charging and power banks, but the  [Read More…]

OnePlus TV update lets you disable motion smoothing in Dolby Vision

The OnePlus TV is picking up welcome features and fixing lingering bugs with new update.

What you need to know OnePlus TV is getting a software update with new content integration and bug fixes. Spotify, MX Player, Voot, ShemarooMe, Alt Balaji, and JioSaavn are now baked into OxygenPlay. You can also disable MEMC in Dolby Vision and use the Prime Video button to switch the TV on and off.

The OnePlus TV is getting a laundry list  [Read More…]

OnePlus dominated India’s premium smartphone market in 2019

OnePlus increased its share of the ultra-premium segment as well, all thanks to the OnePlus 7 Pro.

What you need to know Counterpoint Research says OnePlus was the number one brand in India’s premium smartphone market last year. OnePlus’ shipments grew 28% YoY in 2019, allowing it to capture one-third of the premium segment in the country. Samsung dropped to the second position, with its shipments declining by 2% compared to 2018.

In the second quarter of  [Read More…]

OnePlus joins Wireless Power Consortium hinting at OnePlus 8 feature

Just because they’re on the team doesn’t mean they’re playing ball.

What you need to know OnePlus has been spotted on the list of supporting companies for the Wireless Power Consortium. The company’s next flagship OnePlus 8 is rumored to use wireless charging. Joining the consortium is no guarantee that the next phone will use the feature.

After hearing rumors that OnePlus would be including the long-awaited wireless charging feature on the company’s next OnePlus 8 flagship  [Read More…]

OnePlus is taking the Concept One on a tour around the world

It’s coming to India, Europe, and the U.S.

What you need to know OnePlus is taking the Concept One on a world tour. It’ll show off the experimental device in ten cities, starting February 5. The phone includes an electrochromic glass panel that can ‘hide’ the camera array on its back.

Whether it’s the black prototype or the ‘papaya’ yellow model OnePlus showed off at CES 2020, there’s no denying it: the Concept One is one sexy  [Read More…]

Google, Samsung and OnePlus topped the Future Tech Awards winners list

Over 100 different winners were crowned in the Future Tech Awards, and Google was one of the biggest winners with five different awards. With over 200,000 votes cast, our readers voted for the Pixelbook Go as the Best Chromebook of 2019. In the smart home, Google Assistant was voted the best smart assistant, the Nest Mini was the Best Smart Speaker and the Nest Hub Max was voted the Best Smart Display.

Alongside Google, there were wins for  [Read More…]