The refresh cycles of OnePlus handsets have been poorly placed and the company has usually taken a long while to push Android updates to their devices. However, that may change with the Nougat release.
Benchmarking websites are recording data from the OnePlus One, OnePlus Two and OnePlus 3 with Android 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat installed.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset, which is featured on the OnePlus One is considered to be not compatible with the Vulcan API required for Nougat. However, it could simply be a test install without the Vulcan Graphics API, or the company may be working on a final build for its users.
According to Geekbench, the OnePlus One gets a [...]
OnePlus CEO Carl Pei has announced on the OnePlus forums that the OnePlus 3 will finally drop the invite system for free sale from day one of the OnePlus 3 launch.
We’re releasing the OnePlus 3 invite-free, right from launch day. In addition, invites are gone forever from future OnePlus product launches.
The invite system has a special place in our history. When we first started out, our team was incredibly small. We had no idea what the demand of the OnePlus One would look like. We also weren’t fans of flash sales, where there’s a risk of everything selling out immediately, forcing fans to wait indefinitely. To address this, we designed the invite system to give [...]
The OnePlus 3 leaks are not stopping and now, @evleaks has posted an image that is mostly the final render of the OnePlus 3. The image shows off the phone in an HTC style all metal shell with looks identical to the new HTC 10.
According to @evleaks the OnePlus 3 will have an AMOLED display and a 3000 mAh battery.
Previous leaks have pointed towards the Snapdragon 820 chipset, an option of 4GB or 6GB of RAM, a 16 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The leaked image also shows off a USB – Type-C and a fingerprint sensor.
UPDATE : The Company has confirmed that it will not be launching the device on 7th April :
The April 7 event is focused on the China market. We will not be launching our next device then.
OnePlus made a big name with the OnePlus One. However, last year’s OnePlus Two launch was very cold, and although the company had their moments, the OnePlus Two was barely as a big a success as the OnePlus One. The company later released the OnePlus X, a cheaper yet power packed phones.
However, this Chinese smartphone company may have new tricks up its sleeve with the OnePlus 3. Leaks of the device from an Antutu benchmark test have revealed the specifications. The leak [...]
The OnePlus has taken the mobile industry by storm. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer launched the highly successful OnePlus 1 last year, followed by the OnePlus 2 this year. Barely a month after OnePlus announced its latest phone, it has already declared that a new device is in the pipeline. Currently rumoured to be the OnePlus 3, It is speculated to be releasing in December.
.@Sosi88 OnePlus 3 will be released in 2016, probably H2. Don’t panic.
— Carl Pei (@getpeid) August 3, 2015
Pushing all the rumours aside, OnePlus has confirmed that the new device will not launch [...]