It’s not common for Android devices to get more than two major OS updates. So when a device is released, it will only be supported for two major OS updates in most cases. There have been deviations from the norm in a few cases but the two year cutoff is more or less the norm in the industry. You can imagine how happy OnePlus would have made its customers when […]
Google and its OEM partners promise two years of major Android platform upgrades for smartphones. The handsets also get an additional year of security updates but it’s very uncommon for a device to get more than two major updates. OnePlus wants its devices to be the exception here which is why the company has now confirmed that the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will both receive the Android P update.
Due to the sheer amount of phones that some Android OEMs put out, sometimes you can’t really blame them for choosing to focus on their new devices when it comes to updates and new features, and with that being said, you really have to commend OnePlus on the fact that they aren’t completely neglecting some of their older phones.
OnePlus has started the incremental roll-out of OxygenOS 5.0. What that means is that the company has released the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T Android 8.0 Oreo update. This is the first official Oreo build for these handsets. It was only a couple of months ago when the Oreo beta was released for OnePlus 3. The beta was rolled out to a limited number of users so this public release […]
Google launched Android 8.0 Oreo a couple of months ago but there aren’t a lot of handsets out there that have received this update. OEMs will take a few months to get the update ready for some of their handsets and the update will then be released. OnePlus is also in the process of doing this. The company has now made the Android 8.0 Oreo beta available for the OnePlus […]
At the rate phones are being released, it is safe to say that companies tend to stretch themselves too thin which is when when it comes to Android updates, many companies pick and choose which devices they want to focus on, and more often than not after a couple of years, you can kiss goodbye to said updates.
The benefits to being a smaller company with few products in its portfolio is that OnePlus gets to concentrate more and pour more resources and efforts into products that they do have. This also means that unlike bigger companies like Samsung, OnePlus only has a few devices that needs updating, which is why both the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T received the Android Nougat update last year relatively earlier than […]
OnePlus fans are anxiously waiting for more information about the company’s next flagship smartphone. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has provided a bit of information today which concerns the company’s existing handsets. Lau has confirmed that the next major Android release, currently referred to as Android O, will be coming to the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T when it finally goes live later this year.
If you’re thinking about getting yourself the OnePlus 3T, now is probably the time to do so because OnePlus has recently confirmed the rumors and speculation that the handset will soon be discontinued. This was revealed by a OnePlus staff member on the official OnePlus forums.
There have been a lot of rumors about the upcoming OnePlus flagship smartphone over the past few weeks. Even the company teased it once and now it has confirmed when we can expect the device to arrive. It was reported earlier this week that the OnePlus 3T 128GB was out of stock and many speculated that perhaps it won’t be restocked now that the OnePlus 5 is in the pipeline. […]
If you are thinking of getting your hands on a OnePlus 3T, it seems that the only model that you’ll be able to buy the 64GB model because according to reports, OnePlus has officially discontinued the 128GB model. According to a OnePlus rep, the reason is because the company wants to focus on one flagship device.
So now that both Samsung and LG have released their 2017 flagship phones which in theory should be more powerful than last year’s models, how do they fare against the competition? For those who are curious, the folks at EverythingApplePro have put together a video which compares the iPhone 7 Plus against the Galaxy S8, the LG G6, the Google Pixel, and OnePlus 3T.
OnePlus recently launched a special edition of its OnePlus 3T handset that was branded as the colette edition. The handset was only sold at colette, the luxury retailer in Paris. It featured the retailer’s branding and only 250 units were made available to those who were in Paris to went there just to get their hands on one. The color scheme of this handset really appealed to OnePlus fans to […]
A defining feature of Google’s Pixel phones would be its Google Assistant software, which for several months remained as an exclusive to the handsets. However Google has since announced that the feature is now rolling out to non-Pixel devices and the good news for OnePlus owners is that it is finally making its way to you.