CARL PEI Posts on XDA

Carl Pei’s new hardware venture Nothing now owns Essential

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei's new hardware venture — Nothing — now owns Andy Rubin's Essential. The company recently raised $15 million in a Series A funding round led by GV, the venture capital arm of Alphabet Inc., and is currently working on a pair of wireless headphones that will hit the market later this year. Although...

Carl Pei’s ‘Nothing’ to launch wireless headphones among other products

It was right around the launch of the OnePlus 8T last year when we heard rumors that Carl Pei was about to leave the company. Soon after, the co-founder announced that he was indeed moving on to start his own hardware venture and only recently revealed that it would be called ‘Nothing.’ During the announcement,...

Carl Pei Comments on OnePlus 5 Headphone Jack: Confirmed or Confused?

Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus, loves Twitter and uses it regularly. One of his recent cryptic tweets suggests that the headphone jack on the OnePlus 5 is safe, giving us a hint of its potential. Or maybe not. The riddle joke might be a cryptic answer to the reports suggesting that OnePlus 5 will not feature...

Interview with Carl Pei from OnePlus pt2: OxygenOS, Software Updates, User Feedback, UX Criticism & More!

OnePlus entered the Android market by providing good-value devices that enthusiasts end up enjoying and tinkering with — so much so that their latest smartphone’s sub-forum at XDA has become one of the most active ones in an impressively short time. XDA Editor-in-Chief Mario Serrafero had a lengthy talk with Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus, about...

Growing Pains: OnePlus Turn a Corner With New-Found Maturity

Close followers of OnePlus may have noticed a recent change in attitude from the company's co-founder Carl Pei. Of late decisions and announcements have been made that have restored a little faith in the way the company is managed that gives us an increased hope for the future of OnePlus. In early September, an unexpected bout...