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OnePlus’ OxygenOS Analytics Program to Collect Less Information; Opt-Out Option to Be Added to Setup Wizard

OnePlus’ OxygenOS Analytics Program to Collect Less Information; Opt-Out Option to Be Added to Setup Wizard

Last week, it was discovered that OnePlus was silently collecting some key user data through the analytics app in OxygenOS. This includes the IMEI number, MAC addresses of Wi-Fi networks, when the handset is unlocked, and when a user opens an app etc. The discovery led to a huge outcry among OnePlus users who found the move from the company unethical and in violation of their privacy.

Some OnePlus 5 Units Reboot After Dialing 911 [Update: Fix Incoming]

Some OnePlus 5 Units Reboot After Dialing 911 [Update: Fix Incoming]

The latest flagship smartphone from OnePlus is seeing some negative feedback from some users, after they discovered their handset has a major issue.

OnePlus Promises to Fix OnePlus 5 Inverted Audio Channel Bug

OnePlus Promises to Fix OnePlus 5 Inverted Audio Channel Bug

Customers of the OnePlus 5 will be interested to know that amidst the flurry of bugs that the company has already acknowledged, it now has a new one to contend with. This one isn’t as severe as the others, although it’s still pretty concerning. Well, when you record a video on the OnePlus 5 in landscape orientation, it seems like the audio is recorded in opposite channels i.e. inversely.

OnePlus 5 Shamelessly Cheats in Benchmarks, Just Like The OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 5 Shamelessly Cheats in Benchmarks, Just Like The OnePlus 3T

Benchmarks are a bane to the world of smartphones. While they numerically suggest the maximum performance a device can deliver, the numbers typically do not correlate to how it performs in the real world. For example, a device with a 40,000 score in a benchmark suite is not twice as fast as a device with a 20,000 score in the real world. There is no doubt that the recently launched OnePlus 5 is a fast smartphone, thanks to the combination of the Snapdragon 835 chip, 6 or 8GB RAM, fast UFS 2.1 storage, a modest 1080p display, and bloatware-free Android. But alas, the company seems to have faltered yet again in artificially inflating benchmark scores in a bid to showcase a numerical superiority.

OnePlus 5 India Pricing Revealed in a Leak, Will Unsurprisingly Start at Rs. 32,999

OnePlus 5 India Pricing Revealed in a Leak, Will Unsurprisingly Start at Rs. 32,999

A lot is known about the OnePlus 5, successor to last year’s popular OnePlus 3 and 3T made by the popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer. Today, a leaked image on Chinese social media network Weibo suggests that the 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage SKU of the new handset will be sold for Rs. 32,999. There’s also a unit with 128GB storage and a whopping 8GB of RAM, which the image suggests will be priced at Rs. 37,999. It is further suggested that the phone will be an Amazon exclusive and the sale of the handset will commence on 22nd June at 4.30pm. 

OnePlus 5 Leaks Out Ahead of Announcement

OnePlus 5 Leaks Out Ahead of Announcement

OnePlus confirmed today that the OnePlus 5, its next flagship phone, will see the light of day on June 20.

OnePlus 5 Launches This Summer

OnePlus 5 Launches This Summer

Last year, OnePlus launched not only the OnePlus 3, but also the OnePlus 3T to offer some flagship handsets to the world market.

OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black Launches March 24 for Limited Time

OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black Launches March 24 for Limited Time

Earlier this month, OnePlus unveiled a special edition OnePlus 3T colette edition, which featured a blacked-out color variant.

OnePlus 3T Caught Cheating in Benchmarking Apps

OnePlus 3T Caught Cheating in Benchmarking Apps

In 2013, it was discovered that many top tier OEMs were cheating in popular benchmarking apps by putting their Android devices into an overdrive mode. Since being publicly caught and shamed, many OEMs removed such behaviour from their devices. However, a new investigation from XDA folks reveals that some companies continue to indulge in such practices even now.

OnePlus 3T Now Receiving OxygenOS 3.5.4 Update With Optimizations for T-Mobile

OnePlus 3T Now Receiving OxygenOS 3.5.4 Update With Optimizations for T-Mobile

In November, OnePlus officially launched the OnePlus 3T, their newest flagship smartphone for 2016.