Tag Archive: OnePlus


Pixel 2 XL vs. OnePlus 5T — Which is the better buy?

The $ 350 difference.

If you’re shopping around for a large Android smartphone right now, two devices that deserve to be on your shortlist are the Google Pixel 2 XL and OnePlus 5T. Google’s latest entry into the Pixel series is one of the most impressive phones available, but the 5T offers a tremendous amount of features and tech for $ 350 less.

Google Pixel 2 XL (left) and OnePlus 5T (right).

One of our  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition goes back on sale in India for limited time

OnePlus brings back the Star Wars variant of the OnePlus 5T following popular demand.

The OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition made its debut in India on December 14, featuring a Sandstone white finish complemented by red accents for the Alert Slider. Priced at ₹38,999 ($ 615)— or just ₹1,000 ($ 15) more than the standard 128GB model — the phone was a steal for what it offered, and predictably sold out in a matter of weeks. However, OnePlus is  [Read More…]

Honor View 10 vs. OnePlus 5T: Budget flagship face-off

Honor and OnePlus are battling for the top spot in the affordable flagship market.

Ever since its release, the OnePlus 5T has enjoyed plenty of time in the spotlight as the go-to “budget flagship,” offering top-tier performance and specs at a much lower price than competing options from top brands like Samsung. In fact, the 5T has been such a solid recommendation that it’s been easy to forget about the competition — but Honor aims to change  [Read More…]

This is the Lava Red OnePlus 5T

Lava Red OnePlus 5T is now available for purchase in India.

OnePlus has seen a meteoric growth in India over the last 18 months, with the brand dominating sales in the premium segment. There’s clearly a lot of demand for the manufacturer’s phones, and the brand is doing its part to cater to that demand by rolling out new color options. We’ve seen that last month with the gorgeous Star Wars-themed variant of the 5T, and now  [Read More…]

OnePlus suffers cyber attack that leaks 40,000 customer details

It’s time to reset the OnePlus counter of controversy surrounding the company and its headlines in the news. First it was the invite system and then a plethora of social media blunders and now, unfortunately, it’s a security issue. Earlier this week, customers were reporting fraudulent transactions on their credit cards following a purchase on the […]

7 useful OnePlus 5T tips and tricks you should definitely try out

The OnePlus 5T is one of the best smartphones you can buy right now, especially considering the competitive price tag. One of the phone’s stand-out features is Oxygen OS which injects some nifty features into Google’s standard Android operating system. But some of them are buried deep within the Settings menu. In what follows we’re […]

Will the OnePlus credit card fraud affect your decision to buy from them?

Our forum users share their thoughts about certain OnePlus customers experiencing credit card fraud after buying something from OnePlus’s site.

Update, January 19: Today, OnePlus confirmed that its credit card systems were breached between November 2017 and January 2018 and up to 40,000 users had their credit card information compromised.

At the beginning of this week, OnePlus officially announced that certain customers that had purchased items from its website had been experiencing fraudulent activity on their credit cards.  [Read More…]

OnePlus confirms up to 40,000 users affected by credit card breach

Things just went from bad to worse real quick.

On Monday, January 15, OnePlus announced on its forums that some customers had reported fraudulent activity on credit and debit cards used for purchases on oneplus.net. It was unclear at the time how many people had been affected or what caused this in the first place, and just a day later, OnePlus removed the option to make payments with a credit/debit card from its site.

A few days  [Read More…]

How to install the OxygenOS Open Beta on your OnePlus phone

OxygenOS beta builds let you test-drive the latest features before they’re released to the public.

OnePlus has steadily added features to OxygenOS over the years, making it one of the best manufacturer skins around. The simplicity of OxygenOS combined with its extensibility allows both normal users and enthusiasts alike to the platform.

OnePlus rolls out a steady stream of updates to its devices, but if you’re looking to get an early look at the features that are  [Read More…]

Some OnePlus customers have reported fraudulent credit card activity (Update)

A friendly reminder to always keep track of what’s going on with your card.

Updated 1/16/18 – A day after publicly announcing recent credit card fraud, OnePlus has since removed the option to use a debit or credit card directly on its website to make a purchase. For the time being, you’ll have to rely on PayPal for making any payments.

Over this past weekend, some OnePlus customers reported that they’d discovered unauthorized activity on credit cards that  [Read More…]