Tag Archive: OnePlus


OnePlus 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S9+ camera comparison: Closer than you’d think

Does an extra $ 300 buy you a much better camera?

We’ve already compared the OnePlus 6 to the Galaxy S9+ in general, and found the OnePlus 6 to be a formidable opponent to Samsung’s latest despite a $ 300 difference in price. But with the history of OnePlus phones having mediocre cameras and Samsung phones having great cameras, it’s a good idea to hone in on photography in particular.

OnePlus made a huge leap in camera  [Read More…]

Silk White OnePlus 6 will be available on June 5

The OnePlus 6 has been available for purchase for a few weeks now. But so far customers could only get either the Mirror Black model or the Midnight Black one.

Well if you don’t fancy these options, then you’ll be interested to know that a third version will soon go on sale. The beautiful Silk White model is due to launch on June 5 with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage on board. It’s a limited edition, so if  [Read More…]

How to activate Night Mode on the OnePlus 6

How do I enable Night Mode on my OnePlus device?

Have you ever used the popular app f.lux on your computer to automatically adjust colors throughout the day, or Samsung’s blue light filter on the Galaxy S9? The idea behind these features is to put less strain on your eyes as you spend your whole day staring at screens.

Similarly, OnePlus includes a setting on the OnePlus 6 and older models simply called Night Mode, and it’s  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6: Which RAM and storage size should you buy?

We all like big numbers, but the extra cost doesn’t always make sense.

OnePlus has grown a bit from its days of only offering one phone in single color with no further configuration options. The OnePlus 6 now comes in three different colors, and with three distinct models that have different amounts of RAM and storage. Most people will just buy the base model to keep the cost down, but if you’re considering paying a bit more  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S9+: Which should you buy?

Do you really need to spend big money on the big name?

Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ is a known quantity at this point. It’s been out for a few months, covered every way possible and evaluated by everyone. By most accounts, it’s a darn good phone. The hardware is great, the specs are top-notch and the camera is wonderful. But … it’s expensive. Very expensive.

That’s where the OnePlus 6 comes in. It’s $ 300 less than the  [Read More…]

How to customize the Shelf on the OnePlus 6

How do I use and customize the shelf in the OnePlus Launcher?

OnePlus has a knack for leaving Android mostly untouched in OxygenOS, but one unique aspect of its custom software is the Shelf to the left of the home screens in the OnePlus Launcher.

How to customize the Shelf How to disable the Shelf Why would you want to use the Shelf?

As a longtime user of the popular third-party home screen replacement Action Launcher, I’ve  [Read More…]

Should you buy the OnePlus 6 or the Galaxy S9?

That’s a tough call.

The OnePlus 6 offers one of the best value propositions in the smartphone space right now, providing customers a flagship-like phone experience for considerably less than a lot of the competition.

However, how does the phone hold up when paired against Samsung’s Galaxy S9 series? Specifically, the Galaxy S9+.

One of our AC forum members recently purchased the OnePlus 6, but with Best Buy currently selling the S9+ for $ 300 off its  [Read More…]

Best OnePlus 6 Cases

Keep your new phone safe with a quality case.

The OnePlus 6 is the latest from the company that always delivers top-notch hardware and software at a reasonable price.

Their mantra is “Never Settle”, which also applies to buying accessories because you should never settle for a damaged device — especially with many great case options available right at launch. OnePlus offers some great cases made in-house, but we’ve also outlined a few quality third-party cases.

Let’s  [Read More…]

OnePlus Bullets Wireless review: Great affordable Bluetooth headphones for everyone

Leave it to OnePlus to make simply great Bluetooth earbuds you can use with any phone.

We’re well past the point of no return when it comes to removing headphone jacks from smartphones. High-end phones, in particular, have dropped the headphone jack as quickly as companies could get enough consumer research to show that it wouldn’t materially affect buying decisions. This has boosted an already-strong market for Bluetooth headphones of all shapes and sizes, as USB-C audio  [Read More…]

How does the OnePlus 6 hold up against other flagships?

Never underestimate the power of a good deal.

As the saying often goes, OnePlus phones are great — for the price. The OnePlus 6 is the company’s latest flagship that gets far more right than wrong and offers 90% of the experience you’ll find with competing flagships for a few hundred dollars less.

However, what if the OnePlus 6 didn’t have that great value going for it? What if it cost the same as phones like the  [Read More…]