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OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition Spotted in Leaked Oreo Build

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition evidence hidden in leaked Android Oreo build The new variant would debut ahead of Star Wars: The Last Jedi release The new unboxing video mentions Android 7.1.1 Nougat presence OnePlus 5T launch is set for today, with the Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship due for a 9:30pm IST unveiling at its New York event. There are ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T will be exclusive to Amazon India

Once again OnePlus has partnered with Amazon to offer the OnePlus 5T in India. The etail giant will have exclusivity when the new phone launches on November 16 (the launch event will start at 9:30pm IST). The international unveiling is on the same date and the launch is a few days later – November 21. You can sign up for to receive a ... Read More »

OnePlus CEO discusses decision to keep 3.5mm headphone jack

OnePlus already confirmed that the OnePlus 5T will have a headphone jack but now CEO Pete Lau discussed the company’s choice in more detail. We think the key takeaway is this: “Sometimes, industry trends go against our core beliefs.” It’s good to see a company take a stand against user-unfriendly, fashion-driven choices. But OnePlus didn’t make this choice lightly. It queried its users’ preferences and ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 and 3T now getting Oxygen OS 4.5: updates to camera and screen

The OnePlus 3 and 3T forums have been buzzing with info on new updates. Some of the goodies from Open Beta 23/14 have been carried over to the stable release. Here’s what’s new with Oxygen OS 4.5.0. The camera gets the Shot on OnePlus watermark and there are new wallpapers with that watermark. The image editor has been redesigned too. The screen gets a new Lift ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Gets Android 8.0 Oreo in Closed Beta; Public Beta for OnePlus 3T, 5 Due This Month: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The closed beta build is said to be buggy The bugs in beta build are mostly associated with connectivity The stable builds are expected later this month Some OnePlus 3 users in closed-beta have reportedly received the Android 8.0 Oreo update and the builds are said to be on their way for OnePlus 3T as well as OnePlus 5 handsets apart from the OnePlus 3. ... Read More »

OnePlus 3/3T get improved launcher in latest Open Beta

If you’re running an Open Beta on your OnePlus 3 or 3T, you’ll find an improved OnePlus Launcher in the next version along with several other updates. The Open Beta release for the 3 reaches version 19, the one for the 3T is now at 10. Both weigh 1.5GB so you better download them over Wi-Fi. You’ll find the complete changelog below, but ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 starts receiving OxygenOS 4.5.2 update

OnePlus has recently launched its flagship smartphone the OnePlus 5. Thanks to its powerful specs lineup, it has already made a good impression in the mind of smartphone enthusiasts. Speaking of the software aspect, OnePlus 5 comes with Oxygen OS that is based the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The company has improved over the user experience by adding some notable ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 With 8GB RAM, Dual Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications, Release Date, and More

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 is powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC It comes in a 6GB of RAM variant as well The smartphone is the company’s slimmest flagship yet The much-awaited OnePlus 5 finally launched on Tuesday, putting an end to months of speculation surrounding the handset. The smartphone, according to OnePlus, is “more than just specifications,” and there’s equal emphasis on the ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Colour Variants Teased, Might Offer Interesting Choices

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus has referred to one of the colours as “Unicorn” OnePlus 5 is expected to come in Black and Red colours as well The smartphone will be launched in Summer If there is any smartphone that has the rumour mills set in overdrive right now, it is the upcoming OnePlus 5. While there are speculations regarding most of the ... Read More »