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OnePlus 5 is now getting OxygenOS 4.5.6 OTA, fixes 911 Reboot Issue

Even if you are not a OnePlus 5 user, you might have heard about the news that the OnePlus 5 is Rebooting when dialing Emergency number 911, and that's actually something which needs to be fixed at the earliest.

OnePlus is now rolling out a hot fix OxygenOS 4.5.6 OTA for the OnePlus 5 devices which fixes the issue that was causing OnePlus 5 to reboot when calling to an emergency number.


Here's the official changelog, posted by the community moderator: "Fixed reboot caused by dialing 911 on certain OnePlus 5 units"

OnePlus says that the OTA update is incremental and will reach a small percentage of users today, other users will get it soon. Got the update? Let us know in the below comment section!

OnePlus 3T vs Moto Z2 Play: Specs Comparison

OnePlus 3T vs Moto Z2 Play
OS And Hardware
OSAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat | OxygenOSAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
ProcessorQuad-core (2x2.35 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
ChipsetSnapdragon 821Snapdragon 626
GPUAdreno 530Adreno 506
Display
TypeOptic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Screen Size5.5 inches5.5 inches
Memory
Internal64 GB32/64 GB
RAM6 GB3/4 GB
Camera
Primary16MP PDAF, f/2.0, OIS12MP PDAF, Laser AF, f/1.7
Secondary16 MP5 MP
Battery and Power
Type3400 mAh | Dash Charging3000 mAh | Turbo Charging
Price
Indian Rs.Rs. 27,999Rs. 28,999
Which one would you choose?

Is the OnePlus 5 Waterproof?

Is the OnePlus 5 Waterproof?
Since the OnePlus 5 have been out for a few days, some users have begun to test the breaking point of the new device, especially in regards to the possibility of water resistance. A handful of YouTubers are doing 1 minute water test of the OnePlus 5 under a few inches of water, claiming that it's waterproof, but they don't know that the main problem occurs after few hours or few days!


And now, french media "frandroid" exclusively claims that OnePlus made the OnePlus 5 nearly waterproof and didn't tell anyone. The OnePlus 5 is actually IP67 if it passes the certification, claims the same media. IP67 rating means that it is fully protected from dust and can also withstand being submerged in 1m (about 3.3 feet) of static water for up to 30 mins.

It could be possible that OnePlus 5 sport a combination of new technology that makes it far more resistant to liquid damage than past OnePlus Smartphones, but that doesn't mean that it's waterproof. OnePlus has yet to comment publicly about this, we will let you know once the official statement is out!

With the OnePlus 5, you get a 5.5-inch 1080p Optic AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128 GB storage, 20+16 MP Dual Rear Camera with F/2.6 and F/1.7 aperture for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing, 16MP front facing camera, 3300mAh battery with Dash Charge (58% battery in 30 minutes of charging), and Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

OnePlus 6 may feature a Rear-Facing Fingerprint Scanner

OnePlus 6 may feature a Rear-Facing Fingerprint Scanner
It's been just a few days since OnePlus launched its OnePlus 5 flagship smartphone. And now, we have some information regarding the OnePlus 6.

In a recent AMA (Ask Me Anything) event on Reddit, OnePlus revealed that they're considering moving the fingerprint scanner on the back for its next-gen Smartphone. This means that the OnePlus 6 may feature a fingerprint sensor on the back, and technically this will also allow OnePlus to implement the bezel-less display or something like LG G6 to the front.


Additionally, OnePlus also said that their next-gen Smartphone might cost more than $800. That said, OnePlus could have implemented a bezel-less display to the OnePlus 5, but due to lack of resources, the OnePlus 5 uses the same screen as the OnePlus 3T.


OnePlus is probably considering moving the fingerprint scanner on the back for its OnePlus 6 or maybe OnePlus 5T and that means we might see some upgrade over the next-gen OnePlus' display. Thoughts?

Via: AndroidHeadlines | Source: Reddit

OnePlus 5 gets OxygenOS 4.5.2 (7.1.1) OTA

OnePlus 5 gets OxygenOS 4.5.2 (7.1.1) OTA
The recently announced OnePlus 5 is now getting the latest OxygenOS 4.5.2 based on Android 7.1.1 through OTA. The update includes Bug fixes and few Optimizations. 

Take a look at the complete changelog of the update below:
  • Bug fixes:
    • App installation issue
    • System update failure
  • Optimizations:
    • Camera
    • BT Stability
    • Network Stability
    • System Stability
    • Compatibility with 3rd party apps


The update is slowly rolling out in all the countries, but it will take some time to reach your smartphone. Also, you will receive the update only if you're using Stock Un-modified firmware. 

However, you can install the update right now by flashing the latest firmware Image of OxygenOS 4.5.2. Download it from Here (Via)

TWRP custom recovery is out for the OnePlus 5

TWRP custom recovery is out for the OnePlus 5
The OnePlus 5 is now official and so is the Device Trees and Kernel Sources, which can be used for development purpose.

OnePlus is one of the few manufacturers that let you keep your warranty if you unlock the bootloader and flash custom ROMs. Now, thanks to the developers you can now root and install TWRP custom recovery on your brand new OnePlus 5.


TWRP 3.1.1 is now available for the OnePlus 5. A custom recovery can be used to flash zips, install new custom ROMs, root, take backup and  much more.

You'll need to unlock bootloader first in-order to Root and Install TWRP recovery. Note that Unlocking bootloader will erase all your data. So head to the XDA Developer forum to grab the TWRP recovery.



OnePlus 5 vs. OnePlus 3T: 5 key differences

OnePlus 5 vs. OnePlus 3T: 5 key differences
The OnePlus 5 is now official with enhanced OxygenOS, Dual Camera, Ceramic Fingerprint sensor, which can unlock your Smartphone in just 0.2s and other interesting features. The OnePlus 5 shares some similar features to the OnePlus 3T with few upgrades, In this article we will talk about Key differences that you will find in OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 3T-



  • The OnePlus 5 is powered by the latest Snapdragon 835 chipset coupled with 6/8GB RAM options, while you get Snapdragon 821 coupled with 6GB RAM with the OnePlus 3T. 
  • The Dual-Camera of the OnePlus 5 features a 20MP telephoto lens coupled with a more traditional 16MP f/1.7 shooter to accurately determine the distance between the sensor and objects in the environment. OnePlus says that the device's camera is super fast, ultra clear and is 40% faster than the OnePlus 3T (16MP primary camera) in terms of focusing speed. Unlike OnePlus 3T, the OnePlus 5 lacks OIS.
  • OnePlus 3T has a 3,400mAh non-removable battery while the OnePlus 5's battery has been downgraded to 3300mAh. However, with "hardware and software optimisations" the OnePlus 5 manages to deliver 20 percent more battery life than its predecessor




  • Design wise, the OnePlus 5 do looks similar to the iPhone 7 Plus with dual-mounted horizontal camera while the OnePlus 3T have it's own unique design and it looks premium. 
  • You get bluetooth 5.0 with the OnePlus 5, compared to Bluetooth v4.2 on the OnePlus 3T. The OnePlus 5 is a little bit slimmer and lighter at 7.25mm/153 grams, compared to the 7.35mm/158 grams of the OnePlus 3T.

These are the only differences you will find between the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 3T. Share your comments If you think that there are more differences between them!

Image: Recombu

Here are some Images Taken by the OnePlus 5 Dual Camera

The OnePlus 5 is now official with enhanced OxygenOS, Dual Camera, Ceramic Fingerprint sensor, which can unlock your Smartphone in just 0.2s and other interesting features.

The Dual-Camera of the OnePlus 5 features a 20MP telephoto lens coupled with a more traditional 16MP f/1.7 shooter to accurately determine the distance between the sensor and objects in the environment. OnePlus says that the device's camera is super fast, ultra clear and is 40% faster than the OnePlus 3T in terms of focusing speed.

Here are some samples Images taken by the OnePlus 5 (Via OnePlus)

Never Settle: The OnePlus 5 is now official!

You are probably watching along to the OnePlus live stream, but the OnePlus 5 is now official with enhanced OxygenOS, Dual Camera, Ceramic Fingerprint sensor, which can unlock your Smartphone in just 0.2s.

As for the rest of the story that has been leaked in various forms over the past weeks, this is what we are looking at. So, we have a "new OnePlus smartphone with high-end Specs and friendly price".


With the OnePlus 5, you get a 5.5-inch 1080p Optic AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128 GB storage, 20+16 MP Dual Rear Camera with F/2.6 and F/1.7 aperture for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing, 16MP front facing camera, 3300mAh battery with Dash Charge (58% battery in 30 minutes of charging), and Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

The OnePlus 5 will be available starting June 27, and will be offered in a rich color palette including Slate Gray (6GB) at £449 and Midnight Black (8GB) at £499. You can get an early access to the OnePlus 5 via Early Drop.

Full OnePlus 5 Specs

OnePlus is Announcing the OnePlus 5 Today, Watch the Event Live Here!

The OnePlus 5 will be officially announced today during a live streamed event. OnePlus will show off the OnePlus 5, tell us the new features and official specs. 

During this Livestream, we are sort of expecting to see the price of the Smartphone and Launch day offers. You can watch out the live event here-


Check out all the OnePlus 5 Prototypes with Different design!

There's no fact denying that the OnePlus 5 is one of the most anticipated Smartphone of the year 2017. Starting this year, we saw a lots of rumors, leaks and renders of the OnePlus 5 and all of them had a completely different story to tell.

OnePlus gave The Verge an early access to its Shenzhen facilities to talk about the new Smartphone and its manufacturing process, and one of the things that the News/Media website interviewed and accessed was a glimpse at some of the early dual camera prototype designs of the OnePlus 5. 
Check out all the OnePlus 5 prototype designs
As you can see in the above Image, there are total 14 OnePlus 5 prototype with different designs. Some with vertical dual-cameras, few of them looks like the copy of Nexus 6P/Huawei P10, while most of them are having a horizontal Camera like the iPhone 7.

However, the final design of this Smartphone is no longer a mystery as the company has already revealed the render of the OnePlus 5.  Just a day left for the announcement of the OnePlus 5!
Via: The Verge

Check out the camera samples from the OnePlus 5

As you all know, OnePlus is hosting an event on June 20 to show off its new hardware to take us through 2017. OnePlus will also hold pop-up events starting June 20 in different countries, where users will be able to grab the OnePlus 5 and some exclusive stuffs.

Now, OnePlus co-founder Pete Lau (Liu Zuohu) has posted a bunch of beautiful images on Chinese social networking site Weibo, showing off the OnePlus 5’s photographic capabilities.
Check out the camera samples from the OnePlus 5
Check out the camera samples from the OnePlus 5
Check out the camera samples from the OnePlus 5
Check out the camera samples from the OnePlus 5
Download: 6 Wallpapers From The OnePlus 5


That said, we have already seen the official renders of the OnePlus 5, confirming the iPhone-ish design with horizontal dual-camera setup of 20MP and 16MP

According to the earlier rumors, the OnePlus 5 might come in two variants, 6GB RAM/64GB ROM and 8GB RAM/128GB ROM. It is confirmed to feature Snapdragon 835 processor, 5.5" FHD display and a 3300mAh battery.

OnePlus 3 and 3T Receives OxygenOS Open Beta 18 and 9 Update

OnePlus 3 and 3T Receives OxygenOS Open Beta 18 and 9 Update
Chinese smartphone firm, OnePlus has released a new OxygenOS Beta update to the OnePlus 3 and 3T. The OnePlus 3T receives OxygenOS Beta 9, and the OnePlus 3's version is OxygenOS Beta 18.

Unlike the previous update which focused on adding new features, the new beta update fixes various bug fixes caused in the last update. For example, the duplicate notifications bug has been fixed in this update.



Furthermore, the new beta also updates OnePlus Community app to V1.9, it also fix sending files via 3rd party applications like Shareit or Xender. Take a look at the complete changelog of the update below:



  • Updated OnePlus Community App to V1.9
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed occasional duplicate notifications
    • Fixed expanded screenshot duplicate stitches
    • Fixed app locker
    • Fixed inaccurate battery percentage
    • Fixed certain display issues with OnePlus Font
    • Fixed certain display issues in the weather app
    • Fixed camera occasionally unable to open
    • Fixed sending files with 3rd party apps via hotspot
    • Fixed inaccurate displayed network speed when activating hotspot

The update is slowly rolling out in all the countries, but it will take some time to reach your smartphone. Also, you will receive the update only if you're in the Open beta program previously. 

Via: OnePlus

Here's another look at the OnePlus 5

Here's another look at the OnePlus 5
With just a few days left for the formal announcement of the OnePlus 5, thanks to one of the most reliable tipster krispitech, we now have another leaked image of the OnePlus 5 showing the rear half.

The curved corners, antenna band, horizontal dual-cameras followed by LED flash and microphone are clearly visible. Above the Power button there's a sim-card tray.


That said, the OnePlus 5 might come in two variants, 6GB RAM/64GB ROM and 8GB RAM/128GB ROM. It is confirmed to feature Snapdragon 835 processor, 5.5" FHD display with 3D Glass and dual rear cameras of 20MP and 16MP.

OnePlus will also hold pop-up events starting June 20 in different countries, where users will be able to grab the OnePlus 5 and some exclusive stuffs. 

Source: Krispitech

Take a closer look at OnePlus 5 Alert Slider and top-right Corner

With just a few days left for the formal announcement of the OnePlus 5 on June 20, thanks to Android Central, we won't have to wait to see Alert Slider, Antenna lines and top-right corner of the OnePlus 5.

There's nothing much to say about the below leaked image, the Alert Slider, Antenna Band and curves of the device can be clearly seen.
Take a closer look at OnePlus 5 Alert Slider and Corner

Source: Android Central

Unlike Apple, OnePlus reportedly to keep the headphone jack intact in OnePlus 5

As you all know, OnePlus is hosting an event on June 20 to show off its new hardware to take us through 2017. OnePlus will also hold pop-up events starting June 20 in different countries, where users will be able to grab the OnePlus 5 and some exclusive stuffs.


Until now we have only seen the official renders of the OnePlus 5 showing off the top half from the rear. Today, new case-renders possibly the back and front of the upcoming OnePlus 5 has surfaced online confirming the existence of the 3.5mm headphone jack.


According to the earlier rumors, the OnePlus 5 might come in two variants, 6GB RAM/64GB ROM and 8GB RAM/128GB ROM. It is confirmed to feature Snapdragon 835 processor, 5.5" FHD display and dual rear cameras each of 13MP.

That said, The OnePlus 5 do looks similar to the iPhone 7 Plus but it do features the 3.5mm headphone jack, which is more than enough to differentiate the two! Thoughts?
Unlike Apple, OnePlus reportedly to keep the headphone jack intact in OnePlus 5

Source | Another Image showing off the headphone jack- Weibo

OnePlus' Product Manager defends OnePlus 5 design, says you can't judge the design and build quality of a smartphone just on the basis of its renders

OnePlus' Product Manager defends OnePlus 5 design, says you can't judge the design and build quality of a smartphone just on the basis of its renders
As you all know, OnePlus is hosting an event on June 20 to show off its new hardware to take us through 2017. OnePlus will also hold pop-up events starting June 20 in different countries, where users will be able to grab the OnePlus 5 and some exclusive stuffs.


The design of the OnePlus 5 is no longer a mystery, as the company has officially revealed the render of this upcoming beast! The Smartphone do looks similar to the iPhone 7 Plus, but before criticizing the design, you should wait to see it in the real life.

Recently, OnePlus Product Manager responded to a question on Zhihu (Chinese question-and-answer website, similar to Quora) about the OnePlus 5's design. Obsessed with the design criticism, he defended the design of the Smartphone with multiple points.


One cannot simply judge the design and build quality of a smartphone just on the basis of its renders. Remember when the OnePlus 3 was leaked via TENNA before launch? Everyone on the internet called the design as ugly and boring. But after the release? Everyone who got their hands on the OnePlus 3 were impressed with the design and build.

He also states that the recent renders of the OnePlus 5 cannot define the quality of the phone or its workmanship. You will be able to compare the OnePlus 5 and other similar looking Smartphones only after holding them in your hands.

Thoughts?

Via | Source

OnePlus 5 leak hints at 2 variants with 6GB, 8GB RAM

OnePlus 5 leak hints at 2 variants with 6GB, 8GB RAM
As you all know, OnePlus is hosting an event on June 20 to show off its new hardware to take us through 2017. OnePlus will also hold pop-up events starting June 20 in different countries, where users will be able to grab the OnePlus 5 and some exclusive stuffs.


The design of the OnePlus 5 is no longer a mystery, as the company has officially revealed the render of this upcoming beast! The Smartphone looks similar to the iPhone 7 Plus and is confirmed to feature Snapdragon 835 processor.


Now, the OnePlus 5 has been spotted in GeekBench benchmark listing confirming the 8GB RAM option. Moreover, the 8GB RAM variant was also spotted earlier at Amazon India landing page's source code. 

Additionally, the earlier AnTuTu benchmark listing suggests that there might be a 6GB RAM model of the OnePlus 5 as well. If the leaks are believed to be true, then the OnePlus 5 might come in two variants, 6GB RAM/64GB ROM and 8GB RAM/128GB ROM.

Source: Geekbench | AnTuTu

OnePlus 3 vs OnePlus 5 - Audio Quality Comparison

OnePlus 3 vs OnePlus 5 - Audio Quality Comparison
OnePlus has officially revealed the design of the OnePlus 5, the Smartphone do looks stunning with horizontally placed dual cameras and has a slimmer body than it's predecessor.

The company has posted a new video Comparing the Audio Quality of the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 5 during a video capture. Have a look-


It's Official: The OnePlus 5 is an iPhone 7 Plus that runs Android!

As you all know, OnePlus is hosting an event on June 22 to show off its new hardware to take us through 2017. OnePlus will also hold pop-up events starting June 20 in different countries, where users will be able to grab the OnePlus 5 and some exclusive stuffs.


Following a series of leaks that we shared with you earlier, It's now official that the OnePlus 5 will be having a similar design like the iPhone 7 Plus. OnePlus has officially shared the photo you are seeing below.


The smartphone looks slimmer than it's predecessor and features a horizontal dual-camera setup with a LED flash. This is probably the best placement for dual cameras, if you ask me. 

Apart from the iPhonish design, the OnePlus 5 is confirmed to sport a Snapdragon 835 processor with 8GB RAM. Going with previous rumors, the device may come with water and dust resistant feature, Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Oxygen/Hydrogen OS on the top. 

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