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OnePlus 6’s Flickering Screen Issue Will Be Fixed in the Next Update

For a week or so, some OnePlus 6 owners have been noticing that their screen starts flickering when they switch on adaptive brightness. Something was causing the feature to glitch out, and rapidly switch from dark to light non-stop. You can imagine how annoying that must be, especially if you're trying to get things done. The good news is that OnePlus has found a fix, and will be sending it out as part of the next update to OxygenOS. Read More >>

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OnePlus Phones are Insanely Popular in India

If you talk to people who only just understand that there are smartphones out there not made by Apple, there's a good chance they've never heard of OnePlus. While the company is popular, and makes good phones for a reasonable price, they don't have the same brand recognition in this country. In India that's not really the case, and it certainly explains why the company is willing to give them exclusive access to limited edition versions of the latest OnePlus phones. Read More >>

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The OnePlus 3 and 3T Will be Getting Android P

Anyone who paid attention to this year's Google I/O will remember that OnePlus was one of the announced partners who had all promised to speed up the Android upgrade issue that's plagued the system for so long. While many assumed the OnePlus 6 would be getting the full force of Android P (along with various beta versions), it's going beyond that. The OnePlus 5 and 5T were announced back in May, but today OnePlus has confirmed the next version of Android will hit the OnePlus 3 and 3T. Read More >>

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OnePlus 5 and 5T Will be Getting Faster Android Updates As Well

Back during the keynote speech at I/O, Google updated people on something called Project Treble, the latest project designed to get third-party manufacturers to roll out Android updates more quickly. Plenty of them signed up, including OnePlus, but it's just been announced that the brand new OnePlus 6 won't be the only phone benefiting from that initiative. Read More >>

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There’s a Red OnePlus 6 Coming on 10th July

Back during the pre-launch rumour-leaking stage of the OnePlus 6's life, it had been suggested that there could be a limited edition version of the phone available in red - much like older OnePlus devices. That obviously never happened, with Silk White turning up instead, and the availability of a range of red cases on the OnePlus store. Now, though, the company has announced there will be a limited edition red variant after all. Read More >>

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The OnePlus 7 Might Come With 5G support

We all know that 5G is coming. EE plans to have it up sometime next year, while most networks around the world are aiming for their launches to take place sometime in 2020. The problem is that most phones don't support 5G yet, and we can't really connect to those speeds until we get them. Yes we have all that other cool stuff 5G is good for, but most of that won't arrive for a while. Fortunately the phone makers have started revealing some of their plans for 5G handsets, including everyone's favourite Chinese phonemaker OnePlus. Read More >>

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OnePlus’s Software Maintenance Schedule Promises Updates for Two Years and Security Patches for Three

These days its important that operating software gets the support it deserves, particularly since there a new vulnerabilities and problems being discovered all the time. That's especially true of phone, seeing as how we carry them around everywhere and store most of our digital lives on them. So it's frustrating when a phone company doesn't bother to roll out the new software, and thankfully OnePlus is promising at least two years of updates and three years of security patches for its devices. Read More >>

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1 Million OnePlus 6 Devices Were Sold Within a Month

Five years ago OnePlus didn't exist. Now their handsets are some of the most hotly anticipated devices on the market, which isn't too bad. It's nowhere near as popular as Apple and Samsung, but OnePlus does have that dedicated fanbase - a fanbase that purchased over a million OnePlus 6 devices within the first 22 days of sale. Read More >>

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OnePlus 6 Has a Pretty Serious Security Flaw, but it’s Not All Bad News

There are a lot of reasons to like the OnePlus 6, but if you're in the habit of leaving your phone where a random stranger might get access to it you might want to pay attention. The phone has a serious security flaw should someone get physical access,but fortunately a fix is already on the way. Read More >>

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The Next OnePlus 6 Update Looks to be Bringing Portrait Mode to the Front Camera

The OnePlus 6 has been out for a few weeks, and the reception has been rather positive so far. Still, OnePlus is clearly not content with leaving things the way they are, and it's looking like the next update to OxygenOS is on the way with a bunch of new features installed. Features that include a portrait mode on the front camera. Read More >>

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The Silk White OnePlus 6 Sold Out in Under 24 Hours

OnePlus is pretty popular, there's no denying that, but just in case you needed some proof of that fact just look towards the new Silk White OnePlus 6. The phone went on sale yesterday morning, and 24 hours later it's already sold out across Europe. Read More >>

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Reminder: The Silk White OnePlus 6 Arrives Tomorrow

Last month saw the launch of the much-anticipated OnePlus 6, with both black variants going on general sale across the world on 22nd May. A lot of you will have noticed that the Limited Edition Silk White variant is still not available to buy, and that's because it doesn't actually go on sale until tomorrow. Read More >>

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OnePlus 6’s Face Unlock Can be Fooled by a Photo, Surprising No One

In recent years there's been an increase in face-based biometric security on phones, from Samsung's Iris Scanner to FaceID and other face-centric unlock systems. It's also been proven many times that these systems can be beaten in various ways, especially the lower-tech varieties that rely solely on the camera. According to some testing the OnePlus 6 is no different. Read More >>

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OnePlus Teardown Tries to Work Out Just How Much Waterproofing it Has

The OnePlus 6 was released last week, a handset that's notable because it's the first OnePlus handset to be marketed as water resistant. The downside to that is OnePlus hasn't had the phone IP-rated, so it's impossible to say what long it might survive underwater. Now that the phone is out in the world, there are people putting it to the test - including one YouTuber who pulled it apart to work out just how water resistant the phone is. Read More >>

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OnePlus is Having Some Issues Trying to Trademark ‘Dash Charge’ in the EU

When it comes to fast charging, there are quite a few competing standards out there vying to get your phone topped up as quickly as possible. OnePlus's Dash Charge is considered one of the best, but the company is having issue trademarking the brand name in the EU. Issues that may force a name change. Read More >>