OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 4.5.6 update rolling out to fix reboot caused when dialing emergency numbers

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Earlier this week few OnePlus 5 users started report a bug that make the device reboot immediately after dialing emergency numbers ‘911’ (US) or ‘999’ (UK). As the company already had promised, it has released a new OxygenOS 4.5.6 hotfix update to fix the issue. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 4.5.6 update rolling out to fix reboot caused when dialing emergency numbers”

OnePlus 5 bug is not allowing some users to make emergency calls [Update]

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Update – July 20: OnePlus has released a statement saying that it will be rolling out the software update soon to fix the issue.

We have been in touch with the customer and have tested a software update that has resolved the issue. We will be rolling out the software update shortly.

A new OnePlus 5 bug is not allowing some users to call emergency services in the U.S. and UK, according to post on Reddit. Few OnePlus 5 users are complaining that their phones are rebooting immediately after dialing ‘911’ (US) or ‘999’ (UK).
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OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 4.5.5 update brings improvements to WiFi connectivity, voice calling and more

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OnePlus 5 has received OxygenOS 4.5.5, another update just a week after the OxygenOS 4.5.3 rolled out. It even got OxygenOS 4.5.4 hot fix update that fixed 4G network issue for users in Netherlands. The latest update includes more optimizations and bug fixes, including improvements to WiFi connectivity and fixes WiFi signal consistently displayed weak, improvements in voice calling and more.  Check out the complete changelog below.

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OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new OnePlus launcher, new features and optimizations

OnePlus has started rolling out new OxygenOS open betas (Beta 10 for OnePlus 3T and Beta 19 for OnePlus 3) for the 3 and 3T phones that brings several new features including new OnePlus Launcher v2.1 that includes   dynamic icons for Weather and Calendar and also has several new features to the UI along with optimizations. Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new OnePlus launcher, new features and optimizations”

OnePlus 5 Camera Comparison – How good is the OnePlus 5 Camera?

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Last week OnePlus launched its much-expected flagship smartphone in India dubbed as OnePlus 5 at a starting price of Rs. 32,999. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p Optic AMOLED display, powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) based Oxygen OS. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 Camera Comparison — How good is the OnePlus 5 Camera?”

Here’s what happened at the OnePlus pop-up events

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The OnePlus 5 has become the ‘highest revenue grossing smartphone on Amazon’, read the headlines. It has achieved a ‘3x jump in growth over the OnePlus 3T‘, says OnePlus. The launch of the OnePlus 5 has been accompanied by unprecedented amplification by the company. Look beyond the veil though and you’ll see that the fervour is real. There is a passionate audience, across demographics, for whom the atmosphere is electric. Ready to devour any morsel of information and share their own tips and tricks for the latest and greatest from the company, OnePlus hosted a series of pop up stores across the country where like-minded fans could interact. Continue reading “Here’s what happened at the OnePlus pop-up events”

OnePlus 5 is highest revenue-grossing smartphone in the launch week on Amazon India

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OnePlus launched its flagship OnePlus 5 smartphone in India on June 22nd and the phone went on early sales exclusively on Amazon.in starting at Rs. 32,999 on the same day and it went on open sale from June 27th. Today the company has announced that the smartphone has become the highest revenue-grossing smartphone in the launch week on Amazon.in. But it did not reveal the number of smartphones sold during the launch week or revenue made by selling the phone.

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OnePlus 5 is Made in India by OPPO

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OnePlus launched its much anticipated flagship smartphone – OnePlus 5 in India last week. The OnePlus 5 is now available via open sale on Amazon.in and OnePlus online store in the country. OnePlus had already forayed into the Make in India initiative by teaming up with Foxconn to manufacture phones. The recently launched OnePlus 5 is also Made in India. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 is Made in India by OPPO”

OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 4.5.3 update fixes Wi-Fi issues, improves system stability and more

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OnePlus 5 got OxygenOS 4.5.1 update before the launch that brought several optimizations for camera, Bluetooth stability and more, earlier this week it got OxygenOS 4.5.2 update that brought the same optimizations along with fixes for App installation issue and System update failure. Today it has rolled out the third OTA update – OxygenOS 4.5.3 that brings fixes for expanded screenshot, Google Translate, occasional WiFi drops and optimizations such as stability improvements for the system, camera and more. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 4.5.3 update fixes Wi-Fi issues, improves system stability and more”

OnePlus 5: Dual Camera Deep Down

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Dual camera smartphones go back a couple of years. As early as 2011, HTC experimented with a dual camera implementation that could capture stereoscopic photographs. Over time we’ve seen versions of the tech that do everything from better low light capture, improved black & white photography, wide angle lenses, telephoto capture and yes, improved depth of field. One of the most tangible improvements on the OnePlus 5 is the dual camera module at the back, let’s take a closer look. Continue reading “OnePlus 5: Dual Camera Deep Down”

OnePlus 5 OxygenOS 4.5.2 update brings optimizations and bug fixes

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OnePlus launched the OnePlus 5 smartphone last week. Before the launch it got the OxygenOS 4.5.1 update brought several optimizations for camera, Bluetooth stability and more, now it has rolled out another update – OxygenOS 4.5.2 that has the same optimizations as the previous update, but it also fixes App installation issue and System update failure. Check out the complete changelog below.
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5 New Features of Oxygen OS That Make the OnePlus 5 Stand Out

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A big draw for the OnePlus smartphones has been the clean build of Android onboard. Called Oxygen OS, the operating system is nearly stock and devoid of most of the bloatware found on competing smartphones. The few additions included are meaningful for the most part and are well appreciated. With the OnePlus 5, once again the company has made a few more tweaks and additions that are bound to nudge the experience forward a small step ahead.

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We’ve been testing out the phone with Android 7.1.1 and the latest release of Oxygen OS 4.5.1 and have so far counted 5 major changes or tweaks that we’ll detail below. Continue reading “5 New Features of Oxygen OS That Make the OnePlus 5 Stand Out”

OnePlus 5 Sandstone, Ebony, Karbon and Rosewood Cases Unboxing

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OnePlus launched its OnePlus 5 smartphone in India earlier this week starting at Rs. 32999. It also started selling accessories for the phone, including swappable cases on its OnePlus India online store. We unboxing these Sandstone, Ebony Wood, Karbon and Rosewood Cases, check out the video below.

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OnePlus 5 Battery Life Test

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OnePlus just launched its flagship OnePlus 5 smartphone in India starting at Rs. 32,999. We already brought you the review of the smartphone, here we have the battery life test results of the phone. It packs a 3300mAh battery, slightly smaller than the 3400mAh battery on the OnePlus 3T, but it still has its Dash Charge technology for fast charging using the Dash Charger (5V-4A).  It has a 5.5-inch 1080p Optic AMOLED display, is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with Oxygen OS. Check out the test results below.

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