Tag Archive: OnePlus


People are taking the OnePlus 5 ‘jelly’ problem a bit too seriously [Update]

Don’t look too hard.

Update: The offending Tweet has been deleted, and a OnePlus representative confirmed to Android Central that “the Twitter post does not reflect our official stance and has since been deleted.” You can see the original below, but as I made very clear, I think the issue is being terribly overblown and this post was not meant to be taken too seriously.

I feel for OnePlus these days, despite the opaqueness with which it is  [Read More…]

OnePlus would prefer you use the OnePlus 5 with your eyes closed

Don’t look too hard.

I feel for OnePlus these days, despite the opaqueness with which it is approaching the latest not-scandal involving the OnePlus 5. Almost immediately after launching in late June, some people began noticing a “jelly” effect on the phone’s Optic AMOLED display while quickly scrolling through the phone’s various screens, such as on a web page or a Twitter feed.

OnePlus acknowledged the visual curiosity, but said in a quote to Android Central and  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 camera tips and tricks

The best camera is the one you have with you — but the photographer is important, too.

The OnePlus 5 has a capable camera, but as is the case with any other camera it can get better when you learn its quirks and features. Those possibilities are increased by its dual cameras that give you different resolutions, lens apertures and focal lengths — plus the software-enhanced Portrait Mode.

To get the most out of your OnePlus 5’s  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 India review: Moving up in the world

OnePlus delivers a phone with a lot of potential, but you’re not getting as much value as previous generations.

OnePlus built its business model on selling phones at near-manufacturing cost. By operating exclusively online and relying on word-of-mouth marketing, the brand managed to cut down on the overhead that comes from maintaining an offline distribution network, passing on the savings to customers instead. That resulted in phones with top-notch specs that undercut “true” flagships by a significant  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 vs. LG G6: A duel of dual cameras

Four rear cameras. Two phones. Which one offers the better deal? That’s what we’re going to find out.

Ahh, gimmicks. What would the Android world be without them? Fortunately for OnePlus and LG, the dual rear camera setups on their respective flagship smartphones are quite innovative in their offerings. Regardless of whether you pick the OnePlus 5 or LG G6, you’re choosing from two devices that each offers two rear cameras for the price of one.

We’re  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 has a DxOMark Mobile score of 87

We always desire to have a winning score.

With the focus on photography in the OnePlus 5, it wasn’t surprising that the company put emphasis on its forthcoming DxOMark Mobile score. Now we have the results: the OnePlus 5 scored an 87, placing it in some decent company.

With a score of 87, DxOMark has judged the OnePlus 5’s camera to be on par with the likes of the Huawei P10, Moto Z, Galaxy S6 edge+ and  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 camera gets a DxOMark score of 87

With every new smartphone that gets released the camera gets that little bit better than the device before it. A method of benchmarking the quality and performance of the camera on a smartphone is by DxOMark that provide a score based on a number of factors. The recently released OnePlus 5 got the same benchmark […]

OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 4.5.5 update brings Wi-Fi, calling + video improvements

OnePlus continues to push ahead with incremental updates for its new flagship phone.

OnePlus has today started rolling out yet another software update for the OnePlus 5. The upgrade to OxygenOS 4.5.5 takes care of a handful of remaining bugs, while making improvements to areas like Wi-Fi performance, video recording, battery life and call quality — as the official changelog shows:

Optimizations:

Further improvements to Wi-Fi connectivity Clearer voice calling Video recording now consumes less battery Vibration  [Read More…]

OnePlus still wants you to care about the OnePlus 5’s DxOMark score

OnePlus 5’s DxOMark score is about to be revealed, but the phone maker is in a tough spot.

Back in May, before we knew what the OnePlus 5 looked like or whether its camera was a double, the company boasted of a partnership with DxOMark, a popular camera testing platform that companies like OnePlus (and HTC, Samsung, LG, and others) like to use as a way to promote their optical prowess.

Here’s what OnePlus said about the  [Read More…]

How to take, edit and share a screenshot on the OnePlus 5

Save and share with just a couple of steps.

Every company does its screenshot interface a little different, and this is one area where OnePlus deviates from the stock Android experience. Instead of simply giving you a screenshot that you can share, it now includes options to do a scrolling screenshot, edit your screenshot before sharing and more.

Here are all the tricks you need to know to take, edit and share screenshots on your OnePlus 5.

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