OnePlus 5T to Get Its Stable Android 8.0 Oreo Update in Early 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 Oreo beta program starts this month OnePlus 5T starts next month Android 8.0 Oreo final build expected in “early 2018” OnePlus 5T was launched on Thursday at an event in New York and as expected brings upgrade to the original OnePlus 5 model launched a few months ago. One of the biggest disappointments, however, was that the new OnePlus 5T will ship with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The Chinese company during the launch event revealed Oreo update plans for the new OnePlus 5T as well as the OnePlus 5 launched a few…

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OnePlus Left Behind a Testing App on Its Devices With Backdoor to Root Access: Report

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus reportedly installs a diagnostic app on its devices The company is looking into it, co-founder Pei said OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 reportedly install the backdoor app OnePlus has landed in soup again just a few days ahead of the launch of its much-anticipated OnePlus 5T smartphone. The Chinese company has been found to leave behind an app on its recent devices that can act as a backdoor capable of providing root access without unlocking. For end users, this essentially means that some OnePlus smartphones can be easily rooted without…

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OnePlus 5 unveiled in the US, to be launched in India on June 22

After months of speculations, the long-awaited OnePlus 5 was unveiled at the company’s ‘2017 OnePlus Annual Flagship Launch’ event in New York city on Tuesday. The launch was hosted by the global leadership team of OnePlus, along with Carl Pei, OnePlus co-founder. OnePlus 5, the latest offering by the Chinese smartphone maker features the latest Snapdragon 835 processor and a 6GB RAM. The base model will cost $ 479 in the US and will go on sale from June 27. It will be available in Midnight Black and Slate Gray…

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OnePlus 5 Launch Date Revealed as June 20; India Launch on June 22

OnePlus 5 launch date has finally been announced after months of speculations by fans and the industry. The next OnePlus flagship smartphone will be unveiled globally on June 20, the same date tipped in a leaked poster image that surfaced online earlier this week. Moreover, the company has confirmed the OnePlus 5 India launch date too; the smartphone will make its way to India via a June 22 event, scheduled at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai at 2pm IST. OnePlus has confirmed that it is planning to launch its OnePlus…

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OnePlus refutes April 7 launch rumour of OnePlus 3

After our hopeful rumours circulating on the Internet, OnePlus has recently confirmed to Android Authority that it will not be launching the OnePlus 3 on April 7. According to the OnePlus spokesperson, “The April 7 event is focused on the China market. We will not be launching our next device then.” However, OnePlus CEO Carl Pei had previously affirmed that the OnePlus 3 will be launched in Q2 2016, so we expect it to launch some time within June this year. As of now, all that we know from OnePlus…

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OnePlus 2 prices and release date in all regions

It is going to be a steeper climb for the OnePlus team, which has now ballooned up to 900 employees, to repeat the success of the original. The OnePlus One took the industry by surprise with its lofty promises as the best value-for-money handset with near-stock Android or Cyanogen installed – every geek’s dream. It somewhat delivered on those goals, barring availability and production quality mishaps, but the element of surprise is gone with the OnePlus 2, and the phone is also a bit more expensive than the first edition,…

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Ubik to take on OnePlus with the Uno: a $350 crowdfunded metal flagship

  Oh, the times we live in, when everyone can make a crowdfunding campaign and design their own take on the gadget of our time – the ubiquitous smartphone. That is exactly what the Ubik startup is doing with their first flagship, aptly named the Uno. Unlike most other Kickstarter campaigns, the Uno has already been designed, and the founders are looking for investing in mass production only, with a $200 000 goal to secure the first units hitting early backers’ doorsteps come September. So, what exactly is the Ubik…

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Pictures allegedly showing both sides of the OnePlus 2 surface

OnePlus is going all out with the unveiling of its second handset. A VR unveiling of the OnePlus 2 will take place on July 27th at 10pm EDT (7pm PDT). Those who request one, are being sent cardboard VR viewers that are costing the company a ton of money. There is plenty of pressure on OnePlus to deliver an amazing sequel considering the tremendous rise of the company. Started by a former Oppo VP, Peter Lau, the company’s mission is to sell highly spec’d flagship phones at an affordable price….

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OnePlus to be better prepared to sell the Two, plans to have 50 times more inventory this time around

The infamous “flagship killer” of 2014 – the OnePlus One stirred up feelings and pumped the hype, drawing interest and drool from smartphone aficionados worldwide. The device promised flagship specs and hot looks at half the price of a competing high-shelf phone, and for the most part – that’s exactly what it delivered. Unfortunately, OnePlus decided to not sell the handset outright, but implemented an invite system instead. Many managed to buy the phone, but many more just got annoyed, frustrated, and ultimately – infuriated at the company. Well, OnePlus…

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