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Some OnePlus phones can now play Fortnite at 90fps. (Source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are the first phones to get Fortnite at 90fps

OnePlus has announced a new deal with Epic Games, by which the OEM's current flagship 8 series will be the first mobile devices to be able to play the runaway hit Fortnite at 90 frames per second (fps). The game will do so through...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 27 May 2020 15:12:00 +0200
OnePlus will release affordable smartphones in the near future

OnePlus reportedly working on a barrage of affordable products including mid-range smartphones

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau stated that the company wants to get back to its roots as an affordable gadget provider. We can expect to see a host of reasonably-priced OnePlus gadgets and smartphones on the market soon. It is all part of a...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 27 May 2020 13:38:00 +0200
The OnePlus 5T has now received three major OS updates. (Source: BGR)

The OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T receive the stable Android 10 update, their third and final OS update

After months of beta testing, the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T are now receiving the stable Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 update. The update weighs in at almost 1.9 GB and delivers all the typical Android 10 features to the three-year-...
Ricci Rox, Tue, 26 May 2020 09:26:00 +0200
Are these OnePlus' latest upcoming accessories? (Source: Twitter)

Rumor | OnePlus will launch its first pair of TWS earbuds alongside the Z in July 2020

The tipster Max J. claims that OnePlus is closer than ever to releasing its first pair of truly wireless (TWS) earbuds. He also asserts that they will be launched in about 2 months from today (May 24, 2020). However, those hoping ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 24 May 2020 21:38:00 +0200
The OnePlus 8. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus 8 vs Mi 10: Which entry-level flagship is better for you?

The OnePlus 8 Pro and Mi 10 Pro may be the stars of the show, but their cheaper, less feature-filled siblings may be a better option for most potential buyers. OnePlus 8 versus Mi 10: Which is the device for you?
Ricci Rox, Wed, 20 May 2020 22:58:00 +0200
The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren. Source: YouTube

The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition may be the last of its line

According to observations posted by a Redditor, the OnePlus and McLaren brand partnership is no more. Therefore, it seems we are not getting a flagship variant with a distinctive black-and-papaya finish this year. However, the OEM...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 20 May 2020 22:44:00 +0200
The OnePlus 8 Pro. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus 8 Pro: OnePlus confirms that it will disable the see-through color filter lens in an imminent update

OnePlus has now confirmed that it will disable the color filter camera on the OnePlus 8 Pro in an upcoming software update. The company acknowledges the privacy-violating implications of the feature and will work on it further bef...
Ricci Rox, Tue, 19 May 2020 08:05:00 +0200
OnePlus 8 Pro's color filter lens can see through some objects

OnePlus 8 Pro's Color Filter lens can see through some plastic objects

Some diligent users on Twitter and Reddit discovered that the OnePlus 8 Pro's camera could see through some thin plastic objects. One simply needs to navigate to the camera app and switch the 'Photochrom' mode on for the magic to ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 13 May 2020 19:19:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi 10 smartphone has high-end specs and a high price tag. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Exorbitant Xiaomi Mi 10 price tags for the Indian market lead smartphone users into taking a closer look at the OnePlus 8 Pro

The prices for Xiaomi Mi 10 smartphones for the Indian market have been revealed and have shocked fans expecting something more affordable. For example, the Xiaomi Mi 10 with 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage will cost ₹49,999 (US$662). T...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 08 May 2020 13:11:00 +0200
Warp Charge is a OnePlus USP. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus' next-gen flagship could ship with a 65W charger

The TUV Rheinland body has reportedly certified a new power supply unit (PSU) from the OEM OnePlus. This apparent next-gen Warp Charger is rated for a maximal rate of 10 volts (V)/6.5 amps (A) - or 65 watts (W). Therefore, it coul...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 07 May 2020 19:31:00 +0200
The OnePlus 8 series has a new software update. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus' new software update for the 8 and 8 Pro may not fix the green tint issue

The latest releases from the smartphone OEM OnePlus, the 8 and 8 Pro, have been issued new versions of their Android skin, OxygenOS. These updates are intended to fix the "green tint" defect reported by some users. They have also ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 04 May 2020 00:01:00 +0200
OnePlus 8 Pro

88% OnePlus 8 Pro Smartphone Review: Now also charges wirelessly

We've waited a long time. Wireless charging and IP certification in a OnePlus smartphone have finally become a reality. A 120 Hz display and a colour filter camera are other features, too. We will clarify in this review whether the OnePlus 8 Pro is worthwhile at its high price of at least US$799.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.78" | 199 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 23 Apr 2020 03:17:00 +0200
The OnePlus 8 Pro. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus 8 Pro: OnePlus' US$1000 phone may be suffering from a green tint display issue

The OnePlus 8 Pro tops out at US$1000, and one would expect a problem-free user experience. Just like the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, however, the phone seems to suffer from a green tint display issue—albeit only on some units.
Ricci Rox, Wed, 22 Apr 2020 23:28:00 +0200
Lower-end OnePlus phones could be on the way soon. (Source: OnePlus)

Rumor | OnePlus will engage ODMs to offer a greater range of more affordable phones per year

OnePlus is a smartphone OEM with a tendency to focus on just 1 or 2 phones per launch. However, a new report from the Chinese media points to the possibility that it will expand its operation so as to release more new handsets per...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 21 Apr 2020 19:44:00 +0200
The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro have proved to be smash hits right from launch. (Image source: OnePlus)

OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro sales go over 100 million yuan (US$14.1 million) in just one hot minute

It has been reported that sales in China of the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro smartphones have exceeded over 100 million yuan in just one minute. At the current exchange rate, that is equivalent to over US$14.1 million. The new flag...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:30:00 +0200
The OnePlus 8 Pro. (Source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro launch in China with significantly lower prices

OnePlus has now launched the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro in its home country of China. Unsurprisingly, the phones cost quite a bit less than they do in the US. Over US$130 less, to be exact. That differential can be explained, tho...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 17 Apr 2020 09:08:00 +0200
OnePlus could introduce a whole new phone during a new livestream. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus' Chinese launch will include a 'mystery product' alongside the 8 series

OnePlus held its global launch for the 8 and 8 Pro smartphones yesterday (April 14, 2020). However, it also had a China-only launch event for the same scheduled for later. The OEM's official Weibo channel has teased the possibilit...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 15 Apr 2020 22:09:00 +0200
New OnePlus launch, new Bullets. (Source: YouTube)

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z: still not TWS, but at least more colorful

OnePlus has unleashed new versions of its wireless earphones alongside its new 8-series of flagship phones. This new generation has an improved range of color options compared to its predecessors. It also features low-latency conn...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 14 Apr 2020 21:51:00 +0200
The Warp Charge 30 Wireless accessory. (Source: YouTube)

OnePlus launches a world-first Warp Wireless Charger

In accordance with some leaks and rumors, OnePlus has launched its first ever wireless charger today (April 14, 2020). This device is also compatible with devices besides the new 8 Pro phone, thanks to the Qi standard. It is rated...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 14 Apr 2020 21:50:00 +0200
The OnePlus 8 Pro marks the end of flagship-killers from the company. (Image Source: OnePlus)

No longer a flagship-killer: OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are now official, 8 Pro tops-out at US$999 with Snapdragon 865, 120 Hz display, 2x 48 MP cameras, and more

OnePlus has officially taken wraps off the new OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The new OnePlus 8 series is powered by the Snapdragon 865 5G and iteratively build upon last year's OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. The new phones are priced...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 14 Apr 2020 21:19:00 +0200
A OnePlus 8 Pro render. (Source: Twitter)

Indian market prices for new OnePlus phones and accessories may have leaked out

A recent leak purported to outline how OnePlus would price its upcoming flagship 8-series of smartphones in Europe. Now, a new tip claims to do the same for India. It also states that the first-ever Warp Charge wireless charger is...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 11 Apr 2020 19:06:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro has been awarded top marks in an independent screen evaluation. (Image source: Soomal)

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro smartphone tops Soomal's display evaluation charts but there's no Huawei P40, OPPO Find X2, or Samsung Galaxy S20 to oppose it

The new Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro smartphone has leapfrogged over various iPhones to head Soomal’s display evaluation charts for both subjective user experience and the more objective professional color tests. It’s a good result for the Xi...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:29:00 +0200
OnePlus' Crackables have returned for a 2nd session. (Source: Twitter)

OnePlus' 2nd-gen Crackables puzzle game comes with a US$10,000 top prize

The official OnePlus Twitter channel has released a trailer for Crackables 2.0, a new version of a game premiered last year by the electronics OEM. This year, it is presented in partnership with Google, and consists of a series of...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 19:19:00 +0200
OnePlus' next pop-up will be online. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus promises an online pop-up for the 8 series

The smartphone OEM OnePlus has taken to arranging pop-up events so that its fans can see and handle its new flagships as soon as possible after launch. However, this would obviously be in extremely bad taste in the case of its ear...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:33:00 +0200
There could be a wireless charger with this branding on the market soon. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus may launch a Warp Charge 30 Wireless Charger to go with the 8 Pro

The 8 Pro is rumored to become OnePlus' first flagship phone with wireless charging. Now, a prominent leaker asserts that the OEM will sell a power accessory to support this feature. This brand is also now rumored to have Bullets ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:50:00 +0200
The upcoming OnePlus flagship gets an official hardware deep dive. (Image Source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus 8 Pro's flagship components get officially detailed

OnePlus has offered a deep dive into the flagship SoC, RAM, and storage subsystems that will be powering the upcoming 5G OnePlus lineup. Although the company hasn't officially listed the SKUs, we do know that these specs pertain t...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:19:00 +0200
The OnePlus 8 series has a launch date. (Source: YouTube)

OnePlus confirms an April 2020 launch for the 8 series

OnePlus has announced that its next product launch will be held online. It will indeed take place in April 2020, if not exactly when the rumor mill alleged that it would. The OEM promises "the dawn of a true 5G flagship line up" a...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 30 Mar 2020 20:00:00 +0200
The full gamut of leaked new OnePlus color options. (Source: WinFuture)

OnePlus 8 Pro: full camera specs & new features leak out, along with more color options

The Pro variant of the upcoming OnePlus 8 series may already have been revealed to be a quad-camera flagship in prior leaks. Now, some eminent tipsters have teamed up to unleash the nature of all 4 sensors. The main shooter here i...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 29 Mar 2020 18:18:00 +0200
OnePlus may also be working on cases in new materials. (Source: Twitter)

OnePlus hints at an Always On Display and new case types for its upcoming flagships

An always-on display is often a sought-after software feature in Android phones. The increasingly popular OEM OnePlus has classically resisted this trend, offering a less consistent Ambient mode instead. However, it has announced ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 27 Mar 2020 22:44:00 +0100
OnePlus also recently re-designed its logo. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus launches its own payments service in its home country

OnePlus Pay is the latest smartphone OEM-provisioned digital wallet platform on the market. To date, it only works in China, although it could expand to other markets later. As with other similar services, it allows a user to stor...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 25 Mar 2020 18:31:00 +0100
The OnePlus 8 Pro features a quad-camera system on the rear. (Image source: PC-Tablet)

Real-life images of the OnePlus 8 Pro leaked

A couple of images of the real OnePlus 8 Pro smartphone have been leaked online. It appears the upcoming device looks exactly like recent renders, as it sports a punch-hole selfie camera in the top left corner and features an iden...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 25 Mar 2020 10:27:00 +0100
The OnePlus 8 Pro's early AI Benchmark results do not impress. (Image Source: OnLeaks)

SD 865-powered OnePlus 8 Pro placed 22nd in AI-Benchmark results behind the Xiaomi Mi 10, Galaxy S20, and Oppo Find X2, Kirin 990-based phones top the chart

The OnePlus 8 Pro gets featured on the AI Benchmark leaderboard but seems to have mustered a rather mediocre score in the benchmark when compared to other flagship phones powered by the Snapdragon 865 and even some of the Kirin 81...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 24 Mar 2020 13:29:00 +0100
OnePlus Instant Translation is live. (Source: XDA)

OnePlus debuts its Instant Translation feature in the 7 and 7T series' latest betas

OnePlus introduced a new facet of its OxygenOS called Instant Translation during its last product launch. It allows a phone to generate automatic captions during live video chats. This function has finally been added to new Open B...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 20 Mar 2020 21:10:00 +0100
A OnePlus 8 render. (Source: CashKaro/OnLeaks)

The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are now tipped to launch in mid-April 2020

A new leak alleges that OnePlus will reveal its early-2020 flagship phones in about a month from today (March 14, 2020). An avid follower of this OEM's rumors might have noticed that 1 putative variant has been left out of this he...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 14 Mar 2020 17:31:00 +0100
The OnePlus 7T series has an Open Beta. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus announces the 7T and 7T Pro's first OxygenOS Open Beta

OnePlus often releases Open Beta versions of its Android skin, OxygenOS. They are often updated compared to the "normal" (stable) builds in terms of features, security patches and other new tweaks. The OEM has started just such a ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 13 Mar 2020 22:54:00 +0100
The design is in line with what we have seen in previous leaks. (Image Source: Robertdowney.ig)

Leaked pic shows Robert Downey Jr. holding the OnePlus 8 Pro

The renowned actor has already collaborated with the Chinese OEM for the marketing campaign of the OnePlus 7 models. Even though the shot is not too detailed, Robert Downey Jr. appears to be holding the upcoming OnePlus 8 Pro flag...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 13 Mar 2020 16:21:00 +0100
The OnePlus 7T Pro. (Source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus 7T Pro is declared the best smartphone by the GSMA

The GSMA has announced that OnePlus has been awarded one of the 25th annual Global Mobile Awards in the Best Smartphone category. It has been conferred on the OEM's most recent flagship, the 7T Pro. It combines a 90Hz QHD+ display...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 11 Mar 2020 19:51:00 +0100
The entire OnePlus 8 lineup will feature 5G support. (Image Source: OnLeaks/91 Mobiles)

OnePlus will do a Samsung and unveil a full 5G lineup for its upcoming launch

OnePlus co-founder and CEO Pete Lau said that the company's upcoming launch will see the complete lineup supporting 5G. While the top-tier OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 variants are confirmed and will have 5G support, it is not yet ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 11 Mar 2020 14:13:00 +0100
An up-to-date OnePlus 8 render. (Source: OnLeaks/CashKaro)

The OnePlus 8 may launch through both T-Mobile and Verizon

A prior leak suggested that OnePlus would sell an upcoming phone, the 8, through the US carrier Verizon. Now, an analysis of code in this OEM's launcher for Android appears to back this up. It also points to a T-Mobile SKU of the ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 07 Mar 2020 20:06:00 +0100
The OnePlus Snowbot game will start soon. (Source: OnePlus)

Meet OnePlus' "special project", the 5G Snowbot

OnePlus has revealed the non-phone-related new device it has been working on: the OnePlus Snowbot. There are apparently several of these robots, which will be used to play games in which they fire 120 miles per hour (mph) snowball...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 03 Mar 2020 18:58:00 +0100
OnePlus Gallery could be eating up your device's storage. (Image Source: Amazon)

OnePlus Gallery found to conflict with Google Photos gobbling-up onboard storage

OnePlus smartphone users are reporting that deleting photos from the Google Photos app does not completely remove them from the device. Instead, the photos are moved to the OnePlus Gallery app's recycle bin, which takes up space o...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 03 Mar 2020 14:48:00 +0100
OnePlus' "special project" in teaser images. (Source: Twitter)

OnePlus teases an unusual device on Twitter

The TV and mobile-device OEM OnePlus has hinted at a "special project" with an intriguing trailer via its UK division's Twitter account. However, like the Concept One, it is not a product that will go on sale soon, although the co...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 02 Mar 2020 17:56:00 +0100
The OnePlus 7T Pro. (Source: OnePlus)

DxOMark | Don't buy the OnePlus 7T Pro over the OnePlus 7 Pro if cameras are your priority

DxOMark has now put the OnePlus 7T Pro through its camera test. The phone recorded the exact same overall score as the older OnePlus 7 Pro. That makes sense, of course, seeing as both phones feature essentially the same SoC and id...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 21 Feb 2020 13:57:00 +0100
The OnePlus 7T Pro. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus updates 7 and 7T phones with January 2020 security patches

OnePlus has announced a new software update for the 7, 7 Pro, and 7T Pro. These stable new updates bring the same bug-fixes and feature additions to each of these devices. They also update their security patch levels to January 20...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 15 Feb 2020 22:10:00 +0100
MWC 2020 has been cancelled due to coronavirus fears. (Image via GSMA)

MWC 2020 | MWC 2020 cancelled over coronavirus concerns

After meeting earlier this week to discuss the viability of Mobile World Congress 2020, the GSMA has decided to cancel MWC 2020 due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Multiple companies have stated they would not be...
Sam Medley, Wed, 12 Feb 2020 22:14:00 +0100
The Flash wants to be all power banks to all users. (Source: Indiegogo)

The Flash power bank promises 100W USB type C charging, and just about everything else as well

Chargeasap, the company responsible for the Infinity Cable, has introduced another new product via Indiegogo. The Flash power bank is described as based on Tesla graphene-battery technology, which allows it to fill up at a maximal...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 07 Feb 2020 22:37:00 +0100
The "OnePlus hidden camera phone patent" image. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

OnePlus may have patented a hidden-camera phone, but not as you might think

A new report claims that the smartphone OEM OnePlus has patented a phone with hidden rear cameras. However, this design allegedly depends on physical components rather than the next-gen electrochromic technology found in this comp...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:37:00 +0100
The OnePlus 6 that might have been. (Source: OnePlus)

A OnePlus designer shows off what the 6 could have looked like

Hao Ran, a OnePlus employee, has shared one of its designs for its early 2018 flagship. It exchanges the glass rear panel normally found on this phone (the 6) for a more original backing made of wood. This render's non-optical fin...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 19 Jan 2020 22:19:00 +0100
OnePlus continues to support older flagships with regular software updates (Image source: OnePlus)

New OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T Open Beta 4 update announced

OnePlus recently announced the release of OxygenOS Open Beta 4 for the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T. The new beta upgrade offers incremental bug fixes as well as new Reading Mode functionality.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:44:00 +0100
OnePlus officially unveils its 120 Hz Fluid Display slated to arrive on the OnePlus 8 Pro. (Image Source: Weibo via Gadgets360)

OnePlus officially announces the arrival of its 120 Hz Fluid Display with 4,096 levels of auto brightness control

OnePlus has officially confirmed that the company would be using a 120 Hz Fluid Display in the upcoming OnePlus flagship smartphone, touted to be the OnePlus 8 Pro. OnePlus's new display tech offers a host of features such as a QH...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:00:00 +0100


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