OnePlus in a post on their forums has confirmed that the company will provide the Android P update to phones as old as the OnePlus 3 all the way upto the OnePlus 6. The company also says that the updates will be available in the coming months. With Google expected to officially roll out Android P during the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL launch, most manufacturers working towards the Android P update will follow soon after.
OnePlus has been focusing a lot on community conversation, and this shows that the company is ready to tackle the frustration of some of the owners of the older Oneplus devices in getting some of the key features. The company, earlier this year, enabled certain [...]
OnePlus has released OxygenOS Open Beta 39 and Open Beta 40 for the OnePlus 3 and the 3T, respectively. These new updates bring a few significant changes to the devices’ software. The users who have opted for the Open Beta will receive an OTA update which requires a standard installation procedure. While the users running the stable build may have to follow certain steps to sign up for the beta program.
With their latest flagship, the company has yet again taken the smartphone industry by storm. The number of OnePlus 6 sold in India in the first 10 minutes is proof enough that OnePlus has become one of the top smartphone sellers [...]
While OnePlus is riding high on the success of the OnePlus 6, it hasn’t forgotten its older devices. The OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, launched in 2016 have already been updated to Android 8 Oreo. The company confirmed that Android 8 Oreo will be the last major update for these two devices but, they will continue to get timely OxygenOS and security updates. The two smartphones have started receiving the new OxygenOS 5.0.3 update which brings in new features including Face Unlock.
Face Unlock was first introduced on the OnePlus 5T. Soon after the launch, the feature received rave reviews for being extremely fast. Its speed was compared to the iPhone X even though the Apple [...]
While one would assume that a smartphone maker’s latest and greatest smartphone would have the latest Android OS running, it would be a wrong assumption when it comes to OnePlus. Soon after launching the OnePlus 5T at an event oin New York, the Chinese smartphone maker has rolled out an official update to OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T devices which upgrades the phones’ software to Oxygen OS 5 and Android 8.0 Oreo.
We are pushing out the incremental roll-out of OxygenOS 5.0, our first official Android O OTA update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T.
With the new update, the OnePlus 3 and 3T will get long awaited Android 8.0 Oreo features such as [...]
Some digging into the deep system apps on OnePlus phones has resulted in the exposure of the vulnerability that OnePlus devices possess. A developer has found an application that can be manipulated into to granting a backdoor root access. In a Twitter thread, the developer explained how he was able to gain root access and surprisingly, the app has been pre-installed on all current OnePlus phones, and on OxygenOS for OnePlus One.
<Thread> Hey @OnePlus! I don't think this EngineerMode APK must be in an user build…????This app is a system app made by @Qualcomm and customised by @OnePlus. It's used by the operator in the factory to test [...]
When Android 8.0 Oreo was officially announced, OnePlus was one of the first few smartphone makers to announce its imminent availability to it smartphone portfolio. Now, OnePlus has rolled out the Open Beta build based on Android 8.0 for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T devices, signalling a full-blown release isn’t too far away. OnePlus wrote:
We are very excited to announce that we are ready to put out the first Open Beta build based on Android 8.0 for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T devices.
The company also pointed out the issues pertaining to the beta build:
Fingerprint actions may be slower than you are used to.
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OnePlus is known to drop support for its previous year flagships and concentrate solely on its new and shiny flagship of the year. The company did it with the OnePlus 2 when OnePlus 3 and 3t came to the fore. The support for the OnePlus 3 and 3T hasn’t died out yet, and a new update brings in a lot of features to the OnePlus 3/3T from the OnePlus 5.
The new update is 1.5GB in size and brings features like “lift up display,” Gaming Do Not Disturb, low priority notifications, and OnePlus’ Slate font. These features were restricted to the OnePlus 5 only but, have finally trickled down to the 2016 flagship devices. The most interesting features that the [...]
OnePlus has started rolling out an 800 MB heavy software update for OnePlus 3 closed beta group which updates the phone to Android 8.0 Oreo.
The update as of now is very unstable with many functions like the NFC, WiFi, Bluetooth, and hotspot fairly unstable. OnePlus is trying to roll out a stable update in mid-September. The OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5 closed beta groups will also start getting this update soon.
OnePlus had earlier announced that an update to Android 8.0 Oreo will be the last major software update for OnePlys 3 and 3T but, the devices will get regular security patches for a longer period. Only the OnePlus 5 as of now, will be updated to next year’s [...]
OnePlus has confirmed that the next OnePlus phone will be called the OnePlus 5 and will launch in the summer. The company has denied any superstitious reasons behind not using the number 4 and instead warranted the use of the number 5 for the OnePlus 5 as an inspiration from Ex-NBA star Robert Horry.
The OnePlus 5 will be the successor to the OnePlus 3 and 3T. The name OnePlus 5 has been inspired by former NBA player Robert Horry, who has a huge fan-following among OnePlus staff members. OnePlus’s Shenzhen office sports two Robert Horry’s paintings and his number five jersey inspired the smartphone’s name.
While the reasons may be many rumours for the next [...]
OnePlus has launched the OnePlus 3T in a limited edition Midnight Black color, a matte black finish that looks impressive on the phone.
The OnePlus 3T Midnight Black version will only be available with 128 GB of storage and 6 GB of RAM and will retail for USD 479 / EUR 479 / GBP 439 while supplies last. And in India, the limited edition OnePlus 3T Midnight Black will be sold through three channels: Amazon.in, oneplusstore.in and OnePlus Experience Store in Bangalore at a price of INR 34,999.
OnePlus is teaming up with Hypebeast for a unique online pop-up sales event from 4 PM GMT on March 24 where the first 250 units of the limited-edition OnePlus 3T Midnight [...]
UPDATE : It appears this is not an official OnePlus sale as confirmed by a tweet from Carl Pei (founder of OnePlus)
.@_sachinbansal brother, what’s this? We’re exclusive with @amazonIN pic.twitter.com/0QBoyagoXz
— Carl Pei (@getpeid) December 16, 2016
Flipkart has officially dropped the price to Rs. 18,999 and the sale will happen on 18th of December at 4PM.
OnePlus has issued an official statement :
OnePlus is focused on creating premium flagship smartphones. We have an exclusive partnership with Amazon in India. We advice customers to purchase OnePlus products only through official channels as we [...]
OnePlus has launched the OnePlus 3 in India for Rs. 29,999 for the 64 GB Variant and Rs. 34,999 for the 128GB variant. The OnePlus 3T is an incremental update to the OnePlus 3 which was a super successful phone from the company. However, the OnePlus 3T increases the price range from Rs. 20-30k to Rs. 30-40k especially if you consider the 128 GB variant.
The OnePlus 3T features a new Snapdragon 821 chipset, 6GB RAM and a larger 3400 mAh battery. It also improves on the optics including the front camera making it a 16 MP shooter. The OnePlus 3T retains most of the design of the OnePlus 3 but will be available in a new Gunmetal colour.
The OnePlus 3T [...]