Tag Archive: OnePlus

OnePlus 7/7 Pro get OxygenOS 10.0.3 update with the November security patch

The update is being rolled out in stages to OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro users across the globe.

What you need to know OnePlus has started pushing the OxygenOS 10.0.3 update for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro. The update brings the November security patch to the two phones. Additionally, it includes several bug fixes and brings improved system stability.

OnePlus has announced) that it has started rolling out a new software update for the OnePlus 7  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7T Review

OnePlus has been making great phones for years now, continually and regularly pumping out really solid devices with more affordable price tags. It certainly offers an interesting option for users who want performance but aren’t willing to spend $ 1,000 for a smartphone.

The OnePlus 7T marks a new device that may blur that line of the premium flagship even more. Here’s my review of the handset after having used it for multiple weeks.

The Good Awesome Build

I was  [Read More…]

Leaked renders give us our first look at the mid-range OnePlus 8 Lite

The phone’s tech specs remain a mystery at this point.

What you need to know The first renders of OnePlus’ first mid-range phone since the OnePlus X have surfaced. It could be called the OnePlus 8 Lite and will have a centered hole-punch cutout similar to the Samsung Galaxy S11. On the back of the phone will be a dual camera setup, along with an LED flash and a ToF sensor.

In October 2015, OnePlus announced its  [Read More…]

OnePlus has started rolling out Android 10 to the OnePlus 6/6T again

It’s still being rolled out in stages.

What you need to know OnePlus last month started a staged rollout of Android 10 to the OnePlus 6 and 6T. Unfortunately, it soon discovered there were issues with the software and halted the updates. The company has now started updating phones to the latest Android version again.

OnePlus’ rollout of OxygenOS 10 — built on top of Android 10 — to last year’s flagships was unfortunately cut short last  [Read More…]

OnePlus says its customers’ order information was breached

What you need to know OnePlus is emailing customers about a database breach. Company says passwords and payment info are safe, but emails, contact numbers and shipping addresses were leaked. It’s not clear when the breach happened or how many people were affected.

OnePlus is emailing customers with a boilerplate message about “order information [that] was accessed by an unauthorized party.” The company says that while passwords, payment information and account information is safe, “name, contact number, email  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7T vs. ASUS ROG Phone 2: Which should you buy?

ASUS ROG Phone 2

Beast mode

$ 900 at B&H Photo

Pros Stunning 120Hz AMOLED display Monstrous battery Snapdragon 855+ chipset Bold design with RGB lighting Three-layer liquid cooling Cons Costly No water resistance No wireless charging

The ROG Phone 2 is the best gaming phone around, and it has a design to match the beefy internal hardware. The Snapdragon 855+ chipset is mated to a three-layer liquid cooling system, the 6,000mAh battery ensures you can  [Read More…]

OnePlus 8 leaks show the Pro version may have two front cameras

They’re housed in a punch-hole display, as opposed to the sliding mechanism of the OnePlus 7T Pro.

What you need to know True-Tech claims to have received internal product diagrams for the OnePlus 8 Pro. The leaks show the phone with a hole-punch display, interestingly with a possible dual-camera setup. Round back, there are three camera sensors alongside a ToF sensor.

OnePlus jumped on the truly bezel-less bandwagon with the OnePlus 7 Pro’s pop-up front camera, but  [Read More…]

They’re very similar, so should you get the OnePlus 7T or the 7T Pro?

OnePlus 7T

Incredible value

$ 599 at OnePlus

Pros 90Hz AMOLED display Snapdragon 855+ chipset 30W fast charging Android 10 out of the box Stereo sound Great value Cons Cutout No IP rating No wireless charging

The OnePlus 7T offers most of the same features as the OnePlus 7/7T Pro, but at a lower price point. You get the same 90Hz refresh rate, but this time on a flat AMOLED display. The phone also has a  [Read More…]

OnePlus phone batteries are being decimated by WhatsApp

OnePlus smartphone users are experiencing excessive battery drain from WhatsApp, killing more than 40% of the battery with limited use.

What you need to know OnePlus devices running both Android 9 and 10 are being affected by the high battery drain. WhatsApp version 2.19.308 appears to be the culprit for the cause of the drain. Some Xiaomi phone users are reporting that they are being affected by the bug as well.

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New rumor says the OnePlus 8 Pro will have a 120Hz display

It could be among the first non-gaming smartphones to offer a 120Hz refresh rate display.

What you need to know A new rumor claims the OnePlus 8 Pro will come with a 120Hz display. The OnePlus 8 Pro is expected to feature a hole-punch display measuring 6.65-inches diagonally. Unlike the OnePlus 7T Pro, which has a notch-free panel, the OnePlus 8 Pro will have a hole-punch cutout in the upper left corner.

OnePlus was among the first  [Read More…]