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OnePlus 5 specs: Snapdragon 835, 3,300mAh battery, optional 8GB RAM and 128GB storage

Specs! Get your specs here!

OnePlus has always played the spec game, and with the OnePlus 5, it’s offering just about everything inside that people are asking for. That starts with the top-end Snapdragon 835 processor and continues to an optional 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The 3,300mAh battery is right around the industry average, and you’re missing a couple things like waterproofing and an SD card slot, but on the whole OnePlus set another  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 accused of cheating in benchmarks, Carl Pei responds

XDA accuses OnePlus 5 of manipulating benchmark scores to gain a 5% performance boost.

Earlier this year, the folks at XDA Developers found that the OnePlus 3T and Meizu Pro 6 Plus were cheating at benchmarks, activating a “performance” mode as soon as a bnechmark test was initialized to eke out a favorable score on testing apps like GeekBench.

With the OnePlus 5 now official, the company is once again under fire, with XDA claiming that units that have  [Read More…]

Reviewing our first OnePlus 5 photos — primary, telephoto, and Portrait Mode

Camera performance remains one of the most important features of a modern smartphone.

OnePlus is understandably making a big deal of the camera capabilities of the new OnePlus 5. Moving to a dual-camera setup is a big move that gives the OnePlus 5 new shooting options — but at the same time, it means walking a delicate line of keeping the main camera up to speed with the competition.

Here is my first week’s worth of photos  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 vs. OnePlus 3T vs. OnePlus 3: Spec comparison

A year of OnePlus phones at a glance.

In the past 12 months, OnePlus has announced, promoted, launched, released, and discontinued two flagship smartphones. The OnePlus 3 and 3T each lasted just 6 months on store shelves — which speaks not to any lack of quality but to the reality of OnePlus’s fast-moving product refresh cycle.

So here we are with the OnePlus 5, the new hotness from OnePlus that takes the core experience of the 3T  [Read More…]

MrMobile’s OnePlus 5 video review

Almost a year ago to the day, I kicked off the MrMobile YouTube channel with a review of the OnePlus 3 – so it seems fitting that MrMobile’s one-year anniversary lands alongside the debut of the next phone in the family formerly known as “flagship killers.”

Like its immediate predecessor the OnePlus 3T, the OnePlus 5 is better described as a killer flagship, with top-of-the-line specs packed into a very affordable package. That’s OnePlus’s game, after all, and the  [Read More…]

How to buy the OnePlus 5

Now that the OnePlus 5 has been announced, we take you through the various channels you can follow to purchase one for yourself.

Here is the spec rundown for the OnePlus 5

The OnePlus 5 has been officially announced and here’s a rundown of all of the specs for the device.

OnePlus 5: Do you really need 8GB of RAM in a phone?

Nope. But it opens a lot of possibilities.

You can buy a OnePlus 5 that has 8GB of RAM on board. That’s 4GB more than most other high-end Android phones (and Chromebooks and cheap Windows Laptops) have and about 6GB more than the absolute bare minimum you can get away with. We’ll answer the question right here in the first paragraph: No, you do not need 8GB of RAM in a phone.

But it does mean some  [Read More…]

What’s the difference: OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T

As expected OnePlus today unleashed the highly anticipated OnePlus 5. The phone, which we have seen leak in the rumor mill numerous times, represent an important upgrade over its predecessor the OnePlus 3T. Want to find out more about what the new OnePlus 5 brings extra compared to last year’s model? Keep reading below. Design […]

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3: Should you upgrade?

If you’ve been holding onto a OnePlus 3 for the past year, is now the time to upgrade?

After a barnstorming 2016, OnePlus is back with its most anticipated smartphone yet, the OnePlus 5. It’s slimmer, with improvements to build quality and battery life, and a new dual camera system. But if you’re rocking the year-old predecessor, the OnePlus 3 — or its upgraded cousin the 3T — is the new model worthy of a $ 479  [Read More…]