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OnePlus has admitted that a third party may have made off with its customer data. (Source: DigitalTrends)

OnePlus reports a data security breach that affects its customers

OnePlus has sent an email to "some of" its customers advising them of a lapse in data protection at the company. In this case, it appears passwords and payment details are safe; however, personal information associated with these ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 23 Nov 2019 19:24:00 +0100
The OnePlus 7 series. (Source: GizmoChina)

The latest OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro official betas have November 2019 security patches

OnePlus has released its Open Beta 6 software update for the 7 and 7 Pro. This version of OxygenOS confers the latest security patch levels on the 2 phones. It also introduces a setting to disable Zen Mode, as well as some fixes f...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 22 Nov 2019 17:57:00 +0100
Some CES Innovation Awards have been given out already. (Source: CES)

The CTA announces several CES 2020 award winners and honorees early

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has conferred a number of CES 2020 Awards on some OEMs ahead of this event. They include OnePlus, LG and Acer, who have won recognition for their latest flagship devices, (or, in some case...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 10 Nov 2019 18:05:00 +0100
OnePlus has new software updates for some of its phones. (Source: Business Insider)

OnePlus announces new stable and beta updates for the 7T and 7/7 Pro respectively

OnePlus is now rolling OxygenOS 10.0.5 out for 7T users on this OEM's 'stable' update channel. There is also an Open Beta analog for the same. Those who own the 7 or 7 Pro and participate in this program also have a new build to t...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 07 Nov 2019 21:02:00 +0100
May get hot: The OnePlus 7T Pro.

Emergency off: The OnePlus 7T Pro overheats during our test

While we were impressed with the OnePlus 7T Pro in our extensive review, the heat development under strong load and the resulting app crashes are an issue.
Florian Schmitt, Wed, 06 Nov 2019 19:13:00 +0100
OnePlus 7T Pro

87% OnePlus 7T Pro Smartphone Review – the fastest charger

Matte outside, shiny inside. Even though OnePlus has placed the focus on the OnePlus 7T: The OnePlus 7T Pro has once again turned out to be a really good smartphone. Its price, however, is slowly creeping up to match its competitors. Does that make it loose its appeal? Find out in our review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 6.67" | 206 g
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 04 Nov 2019 19:35:00 +0100
The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition. (Source: YouTube)

The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition is coming to the US after all – with 5G

OnePlus originally introduced the 7T Pro McLaren Edition in the absence of US availability or pricing. However, T-Mobile has just announced that it is to stock this phone in the country. Moreover, this carrier’s version will suppo...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 26 Oct 2019 14:18:00 +0200
Destroyed. (Source: SomeGadgetGuy)

Super optimized! Series of performance tests touts the Google Pixel 4 as the fastest Android phone in the world

A series of tests have shown the Google Pixel 4 XL hilariously outpacing the OnePlus 7T in real-world, resource-intensive processing tasks. The fact that the Pixel 4 XL has less RAM and a weaker SoC than the 7T makes it all the mo...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:52:00 +0200
The 7T ends OnePlus' durability hot streak. (Source: YouTube)

OnePlus posts a rare partial fail in a famous durability test

The OnePlus 7T has undergone the JerryRigEverything test of device robustness. Unfortunately, it faltered during the last stage of this process. Therefore, it is the first in many generations from this OEM to do less than come thr...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 20 Oct 2019 23:25:00 +0200
The OnePlus 6T. (Source: CNET)

The OnePlus 6 and 6T are now receiving the Android 10 beta update

OnePlus has once again shown its dedication to providing timely software updates, as it's now sending out the Android 10-based Oxygen OS 10 beta build to the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T. The build is exclusive to factory unlocked, no...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 20 Oct 2019 15:22:00 +0200
OnePlus will maintain a steady course for now. (Source: Pocket-lint)

OnePlus has no intention of becoming Huawei or Xiaomi (yet)

OnePlus' chief executive officer, Pete Lau, has given an interview on the company's future in its home market. Its main message was that the company has no plans to diversify into non-premium smartphones at present. Furthermore, n...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 16 Oct 2019 19:52:00 +0200
OOS 10 is presented on-stage. (Source: YouTube)

OnePlus releases its first stable version of Android 10 for the 7 and 7 Pro

OnePlus has already provided users of its recent 7-series phones with OxygenOS based on Android 10 in the form of official Open Betas. However, those who have not opted into this program can also now upgrade to this new ROM on the...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 13 Oct 2019 16:49:00 +0200
This is an upcoming feature on OOS 10. (Source: YouTube)

Android 10 on OnePlus will come with an automatic translation feature

OnePlus held a launch event for its 7T series today (October 10, 2019). The OEM also went over OxygenOS 10 - which is based on Android 10 - a new software update that will ship on these new phones and come to older ones soon. Its ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 10 Oct 2019 23:08:00 +0200
The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition is introduced on stage. (Source: YouTube)

OnePlus launches the 7T Pro and its McLaren special edition in London

OnePlus has unveiled its second-gen McLaren Edition phone today (October 10, 2019). It is a 12GB/256GB version of the new 7T Pro (which was also unveiled today)...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 6.67" | 206 g
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 10 Oct 2019 18:43:00 +0200
The small notch differentiates the OnePlus 7T from the OnePlus 7 Pro.

Still normal or already Pro? What we noticed while testing the OnePlus 7T.

The OnePlus 7T has become a very high-quality upper class smartphone that clearly stands out from its predecessor. Many features from the OnePlus 7 Pro have bee...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 6.55" | 190 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 10 Oct 2019 06:25:00 +0200
Keeping the Galaxy Fold mint could get expensive. (Source: Samsung)

Breaking a Galaxy Fold's screen more than once could cost as much as a whole premium phone

Samsung has released an updated schedule of repair charges for a number of its newer phones. The recently-released Galaxy Fold is at the top of this list. It sh...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 7.3" | 276 g
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 09 Oct 2019 22:25:00 +0200
OnePlus 7T

86% OnePlus 7T smartphone review: A large package of improvements

The Pro becomes normal. The OnePlus 7T is a powerful update from its predecessor and comes with many features previously reserved for the "Pro" model. This sounds like a good thing for all buyers, but you'll find out in this review if the budget high-end phone is really worth it.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 6.55" | 190 g
Florian Schmitt, Tue, 08 Oct 2019 20:59:55 +0200
The Realme X2 Pro may be here soon. (Source: Realme)

The Realme X2 Pro comes with Dolby-powered dual speakers and is headed for Europe

Realme has announced that its upcoming flagship, the X2 Pro, will have dual stereo speakers. Furthermore, they will be equipped with Dolby Atmos and "hi-res" audio. The brand has not given a launch date for this phone, but is now ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 05 Oct 2019 17:51:00 +0200
A future OnePlus device? (Source: OnLeaks/CashKaro)

OnePlus will adopt punch-hole screens and wireless charging in 2020: new leak

OnLeaks and CashKaro have posted a new set of renders that suggest an upgrade to an in-display camera in the OnePlus 7's successor. The 2 groups also now assert that this device will support wireless charging. Otherwise, this phon...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 03 Oct 2019 23:15:00 +0200
The OnePlus 7T comes with a 90 Hz AMOLED display and Snapdragon 855 Plus. (Source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus 7T is now official — 90 Hz screen and Snapdragon 855 Plus offer an incremental upgrade over the OnePlus 7

OnePlus has officially launched the OnePlus 7T in India featuring a 90 Hz AMOLED HDR10+ display, Snapdragon 855+, and a triple-camera setup. The OnePlus 7T also features a new design and is the first new smartphone launch to featu...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 26 Sep 2019 17:00:00 +0200
The OnePlus 7T. (Source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro will launch with Android Q

The OnePlus 7T will be launched tomorrow, and OnePlus has confirmed that the device will run Android Q straight out of the box. That would make it the second de...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 6.67" | 206 g
Ricci Rox, Wed, 25 Sep 2019 11:43:00 +0200
OnePlus 7 Pro running OxygenOS based on Android 10 - About Screen.

First impressions of Android 10 on the OnePlus 7 Pro — OxygenOS continues to be one of the best OEM ROMs in the business

Dark times ahead. We have been using the latest OxygenOS release based on Android 10 ever since OnePlus dropped the first open beta earlier this month. In this article, we will take a look at some of the new features coming to Oxy...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sun, 22 Sep 2019 15:12:38 +0200
The OnePlus 7 devices receive Q. (Source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro receive the Android Q update

Google only just released Android Q eighteen days ago and OnePlus is already sending out the update to its current devices, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. The update introduces OxygenOS 10 and will be a staged rollout over the n...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 21 Sep 2019 14:02:00 +0200
A new version of Warp Charge is on the way. (Source: XDA)

The OnePlus 7T series will come with up to 23% faster charging out of the box

Pete Lau, OnePlus' CEO, teased a new feature of the upcoming 7T series in a new interview. It will be called Warp Charge 30T, as opposed to the Warp Charge 30 found in the existing 7 Pro device. Lau claimed that the new standard w...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:45:00 +0200
The OnePlus 7T will feature a distinctive circular housing for its main camera setup. (Image source: GSMArena)

Alleged Geekbench 5 OnePlus 7T record gives the OnePlus 7 Pro a good run for its money

A OnePlus 7T sporting an octa-core processor has apparently been spotted on the Geekbench 5 benchmark. The device in question amassed very respectable scores in both the single-core and multi-core tests, generally outperforming th...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:43:00 +0200
OnePlus 7T official render showing a triple-camera setup. (Source: OnePlus)

Official renders of the OnePlus 7T confirm a circular housing for the triple-camera setup

OnePlus showed off official renders of the upcoming 7T detailing the radiant matte back panel and the triple-camera setup in a circular housing. While only the back of the phone was shown in renders, design sketches seem to indica...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:52:00 +0200
The OnePlus 7T Series' 1st promo. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus sets dates for 7T Series launch

The OEM OnePlus has made its anticipated 7T series of phones official, and has also announced dates for its launch around the world. The first of these will be in India on September 26, 2019. The 7Ts will then get a 2nd event in L...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:38:00 +0200
The back of the OnePlus TV will look like this. (Source: Twitter)

OnePlus reveals carbon-fiber backing for its TV, among other specs

A OnePlus executive has been spilling more details on its first-gen smart TV, in order to build hype ahead of its launch. The latest of these hints is that its back panel will be finished in a carbon-fiber effect. It will also sup...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 19:40:00 +0200
The next 90Hz OnePlus screen may look somewhat like this. (Source: Android Police)

The OnePlus 7T's 90Hz screen is all but confirmed, but this may not be good news for all

Pete Lau, the chief executive officer (CEO) at OnePlus, has confirmed that a new phone with an imminent release will have a 90Hz screen. The use of the eptithet "affordable" also connected to this phone suggests that this device i...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 08 Sep 2019 20:14:00 +0200
The OnePlus 7 series has an Android 10 beta already. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus releases its first version of Android 10 for the 7 and 7 Pro

The OEM OnePlus has succeeded in releasing a build of Android 10 shortly after Google formally introduced this fresh version of the OS. It is an Open Beta compatible with the 7 series from the Chinese phone-maker. The ROM updates ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 04 Sep 2019 18:43:00 +0200
The "OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition and 7T Pro" renders. (Source: OnLeaks)

The latest OnePlus 7T Pro renders show no deviation from earlier designs

An earlier report has suggested that the rumored OnePlus 7T will be a substantial upgrade over its immediate predecessor. Now, a new leak hints that the same may not be true of the 7T Pro. Despite the possibility that it will get ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 01 Sep 2019 16:41:00 +0200
OnePlus may aim to beat other OEMs to an Android 10 stable release. (Source: ZDNet)

OnePlus allegedly plans to release Android 10 on the same day as Google

A new Reddit post shows a messaging thread that may have taken place between a OnePlus representative and a second party. The former mentions the date now linked to the official release of Android 10, and references the OEM's plan...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 28 Aug 2019 18:51:00 +0200
The round-camera OnePlus phone theory has gained more traction. (Source: Evleaks)

OnePlus now rumored to join the round-camera phone brigade soon

A new OnePlus phone will have cameras that are found in a single, circular module on the back of the phone. At least, this is what new renders from OnLeaks/PriceBaba indicate. These leakers speculate that the device in question wi...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:25:00 +0200
The OnePlus will be released first in India. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus TV now officially slated for September 2019 launch; codename and specs leaked

The CEO of OnePlus (Pete Lau) has confirmed that the first-gen TV from this OEM will launch in a month from now (August 2019). It will be released to the Indian market initially. A Twitter tipster claims to have dug its CPU, GPU a...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:39:00 +0200
A recent leak purporting to show the Redmi Note 8. (Source: XDA)

The 64MP Redmi Note 8 series - and the brand's first 4K TV - will launch soon

Redmi has packed a number of exciting details in its latest official announcement. Firstly, it has confirmed that its promised 64MP camera will debut in the Redmi Note 8 Pro. It will be released alongside the base Note 8 at an eve...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:21:00 +0200
OnePlus will make another 5G phone soon. (Source: Digital Trends)

OnePlus executive confirms plans for 2nd 5G phone

OnePlus released its first 5G phone, a variant of the 7 Pro flagship, earlier this year. Now, the company's CEO, Pete Lau, has told the Financial Times that it intends to put a 2nd one into production. This may be connected to spe...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:21:00 +0200
OnePlus sketches out its smart TV ambitions. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus TV now slated for late-September 2019 launch, with multiple SKUs in tow

OnePlus has just introduced its first large-screen product as the...well...OnePlus TV. Leaks from other sources have claimed that this new product will be released in the last week or so of September 2019. It is also rumored to co...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 14 Aug 2019 18:36:00 +0200
These older OnePlus flagships have access to new software patches. (Source: TechRadar)

OnePlus upgrades its 2016-8 phones to August 2019 security patches

The OnePlus 3 and 3T are now about 3 years old. Despite this, they are still receiving new software updates from their OEM. The latest of these include new security patches for Android 9.0 (Pie). The same can be said for their pre...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 08 Aug 2019 23:37:00 +0200
An alleged shot of a 2019 Pixel in the wild. (Source: 9to5Google)

Pixel 4/4XL now rumored to come with 6GB of RAM and 90Hz displays

A prominent Google-news blog claims to have heard from its sources that the Pixel series will be upgraded to 6GB of RAM in 2019. The 2 upcoming phones are also now slated to feature 90-hertz refresh rates, a feature that is to be ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:16:00 +0200
Sprint's next 5G phone is from OnePlus. (Source: Sprint)

Sprint hints it will start stocking the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G soon

The OnePlus 7 Pro's 5G variant may be coming to the US soon. The carrier Sprint has announced that its next device that will support the next-gen bands will be from this OEM. Its phones have also been available through T-Mobile in...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 06 Aug 2019 20:25:00 +0200
Android Q Developer Preview for the OnePlus 7 series is now available. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus' new Android Q preview build introduces Digital Wellbeing and an upgraded camera app

OnePlus has released Developer Preview 4 for Android Q, a version of its OS that gives the user the latest insights into how it may work when it has been released for general consumption. This build has been reported to have a wor...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 05 Aug 2019 20:16:00 +0200
The OnePlus 7's new SKU on its sales page. (Source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus 7 ships in a new, 12GB variant - but only in its home market

The 7 is an updated version of the 6T that launched alongside the OnePlus 7 Pro flagship smartphone. It was originally sold in SKUs with either 6 or 8GB of RAM. Now, it is also available with 12GB - but this model is for the Chine...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 28 Jul 2019 16:30:00 +0200
The top 5 brands in terms of 2Q2019 Indian smartphone market share. (Source: Counterpoint Research)

OnePlus takes the premium-smartphone crown in the Indian market for the 2nd quarter of 2019

The latest Counterpoint Research report has found that OnePlus was able to knock Samsung off the top in the premium sector of the Indian smartphone market in 2019's 2nd quarter (2Q2019). However, Xiaomi still leads this market as ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 27 Jul 2019 17:36:00 +0200
Some OnePlus users can now try out Android Q DP3. (Source: Android Developers)

OnePlus releases Android Q Developer Preview 3 for the 7 and 6 series

OnePlus has just posted download links for its latest Developer Preview (DP3) for the next upcoming major Android update. It contains the latest features of both this OS and OxygenOS, the OEM's custom skin for the same. This build...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:37:00 +0200
Camera comparison: Huawei P30 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs. Sony Xperia 1 vs. OnePlus 7 Pro

Sony Xperia 1 smartphone camera comparison: Sony simply can't find a way to the top

Can Sony finally fulfill its camera potential? Photo quality hasn't been an actual strength of Sony Xperia smartphones so far. Whether the Japanese manufacturer is finally able to realize its camera potential with the Xperia 1, you'll find out in our review. In an extensive camera comparison, we'll pit the Sony Xperia 1 against the current camera elite of the Android resort: the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, the Huawei P30 Pro and the OnePlus 7 Pro.
Marcus Herbrich, Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:54:49 +0200
New renders suggest a hidden front-facing camera for the Honor 9X Pro. (Source: MySmartPrice)

Latest renders point to pop-up cameras for Honor 9X series

According to some new leaks, the Honor 9X and its Pro variant will have full-screen displays. This will allegedly be conferred by selfie cameras hidden in pop-up modules. One of these Huawei sub-brand phones may also have appeared...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:43:00 +0200
Vivo are alleged to be hiring in Europe. (Source: Vivo)

The smartphone OEM Vivo shows signs of breaking into new markets

Vivo is an OEM that mostly produces smartphones with modern features such as multiple cameras. However, these handsets have not been officially available in certain regions. However, new reports indicate that this company is hirin...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 14 Jul 2019 20:28:00 +0200
The LG G6 may be updated to Android Pie soon. (Source: GSMArena)

Android Pie for the LG G6 (European variant) allegedly surfaces in leaked beta form

The G6 is LG's flagship smartphone for 2017. Despite this, it is yet to be officially updated to the latest version of Android. A Redditor claims to have found a beta for this very upgrade - albeit for just 1 region-specific varia...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:34:00 +0200
OPPO introduced the shark-fin look in the Reno line. (Source: TechNave)

OPPO Reno's design allegedly copied in new smartphone patent

The lesser-spotted Chinese OEM Haipai has filed a patent for a new phone with a type of pop-up module for the selfie camera that rises from the top of the device as a wedge. Sound familiar? If so, you may be thinking of OPPO, who ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 09 Jul 2019 17:39:00 +0200
OnePlus 7 Pro Android phablet gets OxygenOS 9.5.9 update with new camera features

OxygenOS 9.5.9 comes with new camera features for the OnePlus 7 Pro

In addition to the usual system optimizations and general bug fixes, the OxygenOS 9.5.9 OTA update for the OnePlus 7 Pro comes with new enhancements for the camera: improved back-to-front switching, faster autofocus, advanced Pano...
Codrut Nistor, Tue, 09 Jul 2019 13:34:00 +0200

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