Tag Archive: OnePlus


Here’s why OnePlus is temporarily disabling the color filter lens in India

The OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera is disabled out of the box in India, but it will be usable via a future OTA update.

What you need to know The OnePlus 8 Pro is launching with the color filter camera disabled out of the box in India. The move comes after it was found that the 5MP lens can see through thin layers of plastic and clothing. OnePlus is working on an OTA to fix the  [Read More…]

The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro can now record videos in HEVC format to save space

The latest OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 8 series includes the May 2020 security patch as well.

What you need to know OnePlus is rolling out a new OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro phones. The latest update comes with several new features, including support for encoding videos in the H.265 codec. The H.265 codec helps reduce the size of recorded videos without compromising on quality.

OnePlus is now rolling out a new OxygenOS  [Read More…]

You still can’t buy a OnePlus 8 Pro, and that makes it hard to recommend

The best phone is the one you can actually buy and have right now.

We published our OnePlus 8 Pro review well over a month ago, on April 29. And since then, it’s been incredibly hard to buy one. The OnePlus 8 Pro has been out of stock on its own website for weeks, and the Amazon listing has fluctuated between coming soon, vague ship dates, and now no availability at all. And this lack of consistent  [Read More…]

OnePlus is no longer selling the unlocked 7T, just the T-Mobile version

The Snapdragon 855 phone is currently $ 100 off, though.

What you need to know OnePlus has stopped listing the unlocked OnePlus 7T on its online U.S. store. Instead, the only version that’s available now is the T-Mobile variant. It’s unclear if the change is permanent or temporary.

OnePlus’ excellent 7T may not be the company’s latest and greatest, but currently available at $ 499 for 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, all of it paired with a  [Read More…]

OnePlus will not be releasing any more ‘McLaren Edition’ phones

The two companies worked together to produce two “McLaren Edition” phones.

What you need to know McLaren has confirmed that its collaboration with OnePlus has come to an end. The two companies began working together to release “McLaren Edition” phones in 2018. OnePlus Concept One, which was showcased at CES 2020, was the last product that OnePlus designed in partnership with McLaren.

An eagle-eyed Reddit user noted last week that OnePlus was no longer listed on McLaren’s  [Read More…]

Here’s how to get your OnePlus phone ready for reuse or resell

Even if you aren’t planning on handing down or reselling your old OnePlus phone, it’s still a good idea to back it up in case you need to restore your data and settings. Thankfully, Google and OnePlus have made this process extremely easy. I’ll show you what you need to do to get your OnePlus phone backed up and ready to restore.

How to backup and restore your OnePlus phone Open the Settings app or swipe down from  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6 and 6T get new OxygenOS 10.3.4 update with May security patch

The update also adds the Epic Games store to OnePlus’ Game Space for users in India.

What you need to know OnePlus has started rolling out a new stable OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 6 series. It brings the May 2020 Android security patch, a few bug fixes, and improved system stability. For users in India, the update adds a new Work-Life Balance feature and access to some Epic Games titles from within Game Space.

Earlier this  [Read More…]

Take advantage of the OnePlus community for awesome updated images

One of my favorite things about setting up a new phone, or refreshing an existing phone, is customizing it by changing the themes, icon packs, and of course, the wallpapers and backgrounds. My problem is that I’m too indecisive, and I can’t always choose just the right background for my phone. Thankfully, OnePlus has marshaled the resources of its robust worldwide community and allowed its users to take member photos from around the world and set them as  [Read More…]

OnePlus delays open sales of OnePlus 8 series phones in India indefinitely

OnePlus will only be holding a limited sale for the OnePlus 8 5G in India tomorrow.

What you need to know OnePlus has delayed the availability of its latest OnePlus 8 series phones in India. Both phones were slated to go on sale in India from May 29. The new sales schedule for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro in India is expected to be revealed soon.

OnePlus had announced earlier this month that it would commence  [Read More…]

OnePlus confirms it’s going to make cheap Android phones again

It’s part of a strategy to create an entire ecosystem of devices.

What you need to know In a recent interview, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said his company is re-focusing efforts to create cheap phones once again. It’s part of a new strategy to create an ecosystem of connected OnePlus devices. More premium phones like the OnePlus 8 Pro aren’t going away.

If you’re a long-time OnePlus fan, chances are the company’s last couple of releases have  [Read More…]