OnePlus 6 OxygenOS 5.1.8 update starts rolling out in India

OnePlus rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.6 with several new features including portrait mode support for the front camera, battery percentage in the status bar, Idea VoLTE support in India Dual-4G network option and more last week. It rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.7 update a few days back that brought few more features, but the company said that the OxygenOS 5.1.6 update for India had stability issues. Today the company has rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.8 update for the phone as promised that fixes the system stability issues. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 OxygenOS 5.1.8 update starts rolling out in India”

OnePlus 6 OxygenOS 5.1.7 update with bootloader bypass vulnerability fix released; 5.1.6 roll out paused in India due to stability issues, 5.1.8 with fixes coming

OnePlus rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.6 with several new features including portrait mode support for the front camera, battery percentage in the status bar, Idea VoLTE support in India Dual-4G network option and more a few days back. Now the company has released  OxygenOS 5.1.7 update with some fixes, including fixes for the bootloader protection bypass vulnerability, as it had promised. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 OxygenOS 5.1.7 update with bootloader bypass vulnerability fix released; 5.1.6 roll out paused in India due to stability issues, 5.1.8 with fixes coming”

OnePlus 6 sales cross 1 million in 22 days globally, becomes the fastest selling OnePlus device

OnePlus today announced that OnePlus 6, the company’s flagship smartphone has crossed 1 million sales globally within 22 days of launch. The OnePlus 6 has also become OnePlus’ fastest selling smartphone, since the first OnePlus One smartphone was launched back in 2013. OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T each sold a million units within three months of their launch. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 sales cross 1 million in 22 days globally, becomes the fastest selling OnePlus device”

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Review

Wireless headphones have really come into their own over the last year or two with an increasing number of brands getting into the game. From the standard earbuds connected by a single cable to truly wireless and neckband style earphones, there’s one for everyone. The OneMore Bullets Wireless are neckband style earphones, the company’s first wireless pair at that. We’ve been testing these out over the last few days and here’s what we think.  Continue reading “OnePlus Bullets Wireless Review”

Honor 10 vs OnePlus 6 Comparison

London saw a lot of action when both Honor and OnePlus decided to launch their latest flagships back to back. Priced under the incredibly hot, sub Rs. 35,000 ‘value flagship’ segment, the Honor 10 and OnePlus 6 both bring killer specifications at a very similar price point. So obviously, one can’t help but compare the two to see which one is better. And that’s just what we’re going to do. Continue reading “Honor 10 vs OnePlus 6 Comparison”

OnePlus Asphalt Cup 2018 online racing championship announced in India, Rs. 9 lakh worth cash price, OnePlus 6 and more to be won

OnePlus just announced ‘OnePlus Asphalt Cup’, India’s first-ever exclusive online racing championship on mobile. Gameloft’s racing title: Asphalt 8: Airborne starting from 13th June till 8th July 2018.

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OnePlus acknowledges OnePlus 6 bootloader protection bypass vulnerability, will roll out fix soon

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OnePlus 6 was launched last month and the community development of the device has already started. In fact, an official TWRP recovery has been released as well much like many other OnePlus phones. However, a security researcher Jason Donenfeld, president of Edge Security LLC has discovered a vulnerability on the device that allows the device to boot any arbitrary modified image that bypasses bootloader protection measures. Continue reading “OnePlus acknowledges OnePlus 6 bootloader protection bypass vulnerability, will roll out fix soon”

OnePlus 6 OxygenOS 5.1.6 update brings front camera portrait, battery percentage in status bar and more

OnePlus has rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.6 for the latest OnePlus 6 smartphone that brings several new features, including the portrait mode support for the front camera, as it had promised at the launch event. It also brings battery percentage in the status bar, Idea VoLTE support in India (However some are reporting that it still doesn’t work), Dual-4G network option and more, including power consumption optimization and system stability improvements. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 OxygenOS 5.1.6 update brings front camera portrait, battery percentage in status bar and more”

OnePlus announces ‘Open Ears’ community event in India on July 7

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OnePlus today has announced the that it is opening up the floor to select community members on 7th July 2018 through its Open Ears’ forum for the first time in India themed ‘Product.’ The company hopes that these community events will serve as a platform for users to provide in-depth feedback about the software and hardware. Continue reading “OnePlus announces ‘Open Ears’ community event in India on July 7”

OnePlus 6 Silk White Limited Edition goes on sale in India on June 5 – Here are the launch offers

OnePlus  launched the OnePlus 6 smartphone in India last this month in Mirror Black, Midnight Black and Limited-edition Silk White versions. Today the company has announced that the Limited-edition Silk White will be available in the country from June 5th and also announced launch offers. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 Silk White Limited Edition goes on sale in India on June 5 — Here are the launch offers”

OnePlus 6 face unlock can reportedly be tricked with a printed photo [Update: OnePlus is investigating the issue]

OnePlus 6_fonearena-005Update: OnePlus said that it is investigating the issue and it would need time for a final resolution for the issue. In the meanwhile, it is asking  users to use password/PIN/fingerprint for security purposes. Here is the official response. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 face unlock can reportedly be tricked with a printed photo [Update: OnePlus is investigating the issue]”

OnePlus 5 and 5T OxygenOS beta update brings new features, improves battery on standby

OnePlus has released new beta updates (Beta 11 for the OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 9 for OnePlus 5T) for the OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones that brings several new features including option to disable peek notifications for DND and reading mode, advanced battery optimization in standby, new features for OnePlus Switch app and ability for File manager to manage Parallel Apps files. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 and 5T OxygenOS beta update brings new features, improves battery on standby”

OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition goes on sale on May 29 in India – Here are the launch offers

OnePlus  launched the OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition smartphone in India earlier this month. Today the company has announced launch offers for the smartphone ahead of sale tomorrow in the country. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition goes on sale on May 29 in India — Here are the launch offers”

OnePlus 5 and 5T OxygenOS 5.1.2 update brings double-tap to lock screen, May Android security patch and more

OnePlus 5 and 5T received OxygenOS 5.1 Android 8.1 (Oreo) stable update last month, and soon the company rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.1 for the phones with an Hot Fix to fix ringtone issue for phone and notifications. Now it has rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.2 update that brings several new features for Gallery, fixes for WiFi, microphone issues when using AKG earphones and finally double-tap to wake-up for the lock screen. Check out the complete changelog below.

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OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS 5.0.3 update brings Face Unlock, new Launcher, Gallery features and more

OnePlus has rolled out OxygenOS 5.0.3 update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T that finally brings Face Unlock feature  that was being tested in beta since January this year. The update also brings new features for Launcher, Gallery, File Manager and Weather that are already available for OnePlus 5, 5T and 6. Check out the changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS 5.0.3 update brings Face Unlock, new Launcher, Gallery features and more”