OnePlus 5, 5T Updated With Sleep Standby Battery Optimization

For the most part a lot of our smartphones these days almost never last past 2 days. Granted battery life has improved since smartphones were first introduced, but if you wanted a phone that you would only need to charge once or twice a week, good luck finding that! However this is where battery optimizations come in handy.


OnePlus To Bring Selfie Portrait Mode To OnePlus 5, 5T

Portrait mode on the rear-facing cameras of smartphones is becoming an increasingly common feature. This is typically achieved through hardware by having the extra lens, or in the case of certain phones like the Google Pixels, this is (very convincingly) achieved through software. However portrait mode on front-facing cameras aren’t too common yet.


OnePlus 5T Gets iPhone X-Inspired Navigation Gestures

A gesture-based navigation system was introduced for the OnePlus 5T in the OxygenOS Beta Program back in January this year. Those who have used the beta will attest that the navigation gestures appear to be inspired by the iPhone X. After being exclusive to the beta program for a few months, the new navigation gestures are now rolling out for the OnePlus 5T in a new public update.


OnePlus 5, 5T Will Get HD Netflix Playback, But There Is A Catch

If one of the things you feel is missing from the OnePlus 5 and 5T handsets is HD Netflix playback, you’ll be pleased to learn that OnePlus has recently announced that both phones will be updated that will support HD playback on either phone. This is no doubt great news, but there is a rather inconvenient catch.


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OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T To Get Face Unlock Feature Soon

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 5 Face Unlock Feature Arrives In Latest Beta

OnePlus introduced its Face Unlock feature with the OnePlus 5T and many expected that the company would bring this feature to the predecessor as well. OnePlus was likely going to bundle the feature with the Oreo update for the OnePlus 5. The company’s co-founder Carl Pei confirmed last month that based on feedback from users, OnePlus had decided to bring the feature over to this handset. The OnePlus 5 Face […]


OnePlus 5T Face Unlock Feature Confirmed For OnePlus 5

The OnePlus 5T introduced a Face Unlock feature that was expected to arrive on the OnePlus 5 as well. It won’t be surprising given that both handsets are quite similar in terms of hardware. It was first reported last month that the OnePlus 5T Face Unlock feature might be included in the Oreo update for OnePlus 5. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has confirmed that based on popular demand, the company […]


Oreo-Based Oxygen OS 5.0 For OnePlus 5 Finally Released

The OnePlus 5 is finally receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update. A beta program was already underway and the company has now confirmed that the Android 8.0 Oreo-based firmware update is rolling out for the OnePlus 5 starting today. Oxygen OS 5.0 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 5.


Netflix For OnePlus 5, 5T Can’t Play Videos In HD (For Now)

With our smartphones sporting display resolutions that go beyond Full HD, it is no surprise that various video services are offering Full HD or higher-resolution video playback via their apps. Unfortunately for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T owners, it appears that Netflix for both devices currently do not support HD video playback.


OnePlus 5 Oreo Update Beta Launched

OnePlus had promised to release Android 8.0 Oreo for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T a couple of months back. The company followed through on its promise recently and released the Oreo update for the aforementioned devices. The OnePlus 5 is next. While the device might be discontinued soon, the company will continue to provide software support. The OnePlus 5 Oreo beta program has now been launched by OnePlus.


OnePlus 5 Face Unlock Feature Possibly Included In Oreo Update

OnePlus unveiled its new flagship smartphone recently, the OnePlus 5T. It comes with several improvements and Face Unlock is one of the new features. It enables users to scan their face to control access to their device. A new report suggests that the OnePlus 5 might also get the Face Unlock feature when its Android 8.0 Oreo update is released in the coming months.


OnePlus 5T VS iPhone X In Speed Test

Back in 2016 and in the early part of 2017, Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus appeared to dominate pretty much all of the competition when it came to speed tests, at least until the OnePlus 5 came along and we had a new winner. However with the iPhone X and its new A11 Bionic hexa-core chipset, how does the phone fare?


OnePlus 5 Will Be Discontinued Once It Has Been Sold Out

With the OnePlus 5T having been officially announced, we’re sure some are wondering what will become of the OnePlus 5? Does OnePlus plan on keeping two flagships around? One priced cheaper than the other? That’s pretty much the plan, at least for now until the OnePlus 5’s stock has been depleted.


The OnePlus 5T Could Avoid The OnePlus 5’s ‘Jelly’ Scrolling Effect

Earlier this year when the OnePlus 5 was launched, it seemed that some users had noticed a weird effect on the display when scrolling. It almost appeared to be jelly-like in nature and gave off the illusion that maybe the phone was lagging (it wasn’t). It was an odd effect and the good news is that the OnePlus 5T could avoid that issue.