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The OnePlus 5 is in the running for one of the best phones of 2017. Right up there with Apple and Samsung, OnePlus has slowly built up it’s brand by offering phones with top-end specs at affordable pricing, proving that you don’t need to spend a bunch of money to get a dazzling new flagship. With its sleek design and trendy dual-camera setup, it’s a true marvel to behold  [Read More…]

The ‘Soft Gold’ OnePlus 5 is a pretty phone, with one big downside

It’s easy to get excited about something that’s a limited-run exclusive.

OnePlus has once again trotted out a limited edition color of its phone, this time going with a “Soft Gold” variant of the OnePlus 5. This fair-skinned version of the OnePlus 5 has all of the exact same specs and features — 6GB of RAM, 64GB storage, etc. — as the “Slate Grey” color, and even has the same price. But it also has the distinct  [Read More…]

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The latest flagship from OnePlus follows nicely along the company’s steady evolution of providing top-end specs at an affordable price. The OnePlus 5 features a familiar-yet-fresh design for an Android flagship that’s slim and sleek and anchored by a revamped dual-camera setup.

You can see the steady progress OnePlus has over the last year by looking at the specs of  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 has a new ‘Soft Gold’ color, 8GB of RAM model now comes in grey

Phone color choices aren’t always exciting.

For a third consecutive version, OnePlus is releasing a limited edition “Soft Gold” color option of its flagship phone — this time just over a month after the original launch in black and grey. Starting today, you can buy a soft gold OnePlus 5 for the standard $ 479 / £449 / €499 price and with the usual 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage — that is, while supplies last.

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OnePlus 3 and 3T Open Beta now supports two instances of the same app

A new OnePlus 3 and 3T beta adds a useful and interesting new feature.

OnePlus appears to be using the Open Beta channel of its OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T models to experiment with features that may never reach the stable version of its new phone, the OnePlus 5.

Its latest improvement to the Open Beta, versions 21 and 12 respectively, add an interesting new feature called Parallel Apps, which lets you run two instances of the  [Read More…]

OnePlus issues OxygenOS 4.5.8 to OnePlus 5

OnePlus began rolling out OxygenOS 4.5.7 but had to abrudtly halt the rollout due to reports of performance issues during gaming. The company  have already issued OxygenOS 4.5.8 to address the issue. You should begin to see 4.5.8 as an available update even if you hadn’t updated to 4.5.7. Head into settings on your device […]

OnePlus withdraws OxygenOS 4.5.7 update following gaming-related issues

OnePlus is now working on rolling out OxygenOS 4.5.8 ‘ASAP.’

OnePlus rolled out the OxygenOS 4.5.7 update to the OnePlus 5 earlier this week, introducing electronic image stabilization (EIS) when shooting 4K video along with a slew of bug fixes.

Following the update, several users on Reddit and OnePlus’ own forums started noticing a lot of stutter during gaming. OnePlus acknowledged the issue, and has withdrawn the 4.5.7 update.

The company is working on a fix,  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 is going to ‘soft launch’ in Australia later this month

Aussies no longer have to go through grey market imports to get their hands on OnePlus products.

Three years after launching its first smartphone, OnePlus is all set to enter the Australian market. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei announced in the company’s forums that the OnePlus 5 will be making its way to Australia later this month through a “soft launch program” wherein the phone will go up for sale for a limited time.

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OnePlus teases new color version for the OnePlus 5

At launch, the OnePlus 5 was made available in only two color options – Black and Gray. Bummer right? Especially since the two version look so very similar. Luckily, it seems a third color variant might be on its way. OnePlus shared a teaser image via their official Weibo account which shows the two existing […]

New OnePlus 5 color teased in China

Gold OnePlus 5 could be inbound in the company’s home market.

The OnePlus 5’s decidedly muted palette may be about to gain a new, colorful addition. The company has teased a new OnePlus 5 color option on Chinese social platform Weibo, showing the existing black and grey variants alongside the outline of a new, unknown hue.

A caption invites fans to guess “who is coming.”

One likely candidate is “soft gold” (or “mint gold”) — this  [Read More…]