Tag Archive: OnePlus


OnePlus 5T gets first public Oreo update with OxygenOS 5.0.2

OTA updates incoming!

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – privacy and user security issues aside, one OnePlus’s biggest strengths lies with speedy software updates. The company launched an open beta of Android Oreo for the OnePlus 5T at the tail-end of December, and just a month later, a public Oreo build is already rolling out.

The exact software version is OxygenOS 5.0.2, and it’s the first public OxygenOS update that’s based on Android  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta removes Clipboard app, adds iPhone X-like gestures

R.I.P Clipboard 💀

The OnePlus 5 and 5T are receiving their second OxygenOS Open Beta update this month, and while there are a few added features and bug fixes, OnePlus is also removing something that it just added a couple weeks ago – its Clipboard app.

A new Clipboard function was added to the OnePlus 5/5T with an OxygenOS Open Beta on January 16, and it introduced a pop-up window that appeared whenever copying text on the  [Read More…]

OnePlus has nearly solved Android’s navigation future

OnePlus has a new feature that improves navigation on Android phones by copying the iPhone X.

OnePlus is in a weird place right now. It’s dealing with accusations of privacy violations, and has just made public an enormous credit card breach that affected at least 40,000 paying customers. There have been public calls to stop buying their phones.

But the company continues to operate, releasing new colors of its flagship OnePlus 5T and working towards  [Read More…]

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…]