ONEPLUS 5 Posts on XDA

OnePlus is Aware of the Jelly Scrolling Effect Some OnePlus 5 Owners are Reporting

With the release of any new smartphone, we quite frequently receive reports about potential hardware or software issues that the Quality Assurance (QA) team may have missed. This occurs because issues that may be present in a small batch of smartphones might not be picked up until the phone is more widely available, as it...

5 Days with the OnePlus 5

https://youtu.be/Qrs_S3ORhm8 As the dust settles, more and more people are starting to learn what is good, and what is not so good, about the new OnePlus 5. In this video Miles gives his own impressions after a few days use with the flagship phone. If you would like to know more about the phone, we have covered...

Ozone is a Substratum Module for the OnePlus 5 to Add Accent Colors, Action Bar Colors and more

Some feel the customization options (such as the accent colors) on the recent OnePlus phones are quiet limited. So XDA Senior Member ungeeked has been working to expand these options for a while now. Many enjoyed their work on the OnePlus 3/3T and how their Ozone Substratum module is available for the OnePlus 5. This adds 50+...

ElementalX Kernel Available for the OnePlus 5

While the OnePlus 5 is yet to reach consumers' hand in most markets, development for the device has already kicked off. XDA Recognized Member flar2 has brought his popular ElementalX kernel to the OnePlus 5. It goes without saying that you'll require a custom recovery installed on your OnePlus 5 to flash this kernel. The full...

OxygenOS 4.5.2 is Rolling Out to the OnePlus 5, Fixes Bugs and Improves Stability

Those who were able to get their order in quickly last week, likely saw their OnePlus 5 delivered on Friday. These early drop orders started processing on a first come, first serve basis, but only after the payment had gone through successfully. I used PayPal to pay for my device and that pushed back the...

OnePlus 5 Gets TWRP and Root

Earlier this week, OnePlus finally released the OnePlus 5 smartphone. It has also published the sources needed to develop for it, so it is only a matter of time before developers get on board. Developers didn't have to wait long to create a working recovery as XDA Senior Member xdvs23 provided a testing version of TWRP 3.1.1. By...

[UPDATED STATEMENT] Do NOT Trust OnePlus 5 Benchmarks in Reviews – How our Review Unit is Grossly Cheating at Benchmarks

Earlier this year, we published a report that denounced OnePlus (and other companies) for their improper behavior in regards to benchmark manipulation on newer builds of OxygenOS. Today, we sadly must follow-up on our accusations as the company has once more been inappropriately manipulating benchmark scores in the OnePlus 5. While no customers have a device in...

XDA News of the Week: OnePlus 5 Launches, Yota Phone Announced & Substratum Beta Released

https://youtu.be/lru1VjRoAiQ While the week still is not over, we thought the news about the new OnePlus 5 could not wait any longer. In this video, Joe gives us a roundup of all the latest news from the XDA site. Below are all the links to the news covered in the video: OnePlus Launches the OnePlus 5 with...

OnePlus 5 XDA First Impressions: A Thorough Upgrade Addresses Previous Shortcomings and Leaves Few Stones Unturned

The OnePlus 5 has big shoes to fill; being the successor to the remarkably popular OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, it needs to be better than its predecessors to gather the attention of OnePlus’ niche fan base, while also patching up compromises and broadening the phone’s appeal to capture new customers. It’s near impossible to not...

OnePlus Releases the Device Trees and Kernel Sources for the OnePlus 5

After weeks of rumors surrounding the launch of the OnePlus 5, the wait is finally over. We know the hardware specification, the pricing, and the overall user experience. Alongside the release, OnePlus decided to publish the kernel source and device trees required to build custom ROMs for its latest flagship. Adam Krisko, Beta PM and Dev Relations...

Yes, the OnePlus 5 looks like an iPhone, but for Good Reasons

From the moment the first leaks started to pour out about the new OnePlus 5, its design was one of the closest guarded secrets. While it was likely that the 5 would feature a dual camera setup, the question is what sort of setup it would feature. Vertically mounted in the existing OP3 body or horizontally...

OnePlus Launches the OnePlus 5 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and 8GB RAM

After weeks of leaks, teasers, and official ad campaigns, OnePlus has officially unveiled the OnePlus 5 at an event held in New York City today. The OnePlus 5 is the latest flagship smartphone from OnePlus and bears a strong focus on photography this time around. Specifications at a glance: Device Name: OnePlus 5 Price U$D 479 Android Version 7.1.1 (Oxygen OS ROM) Display 5.5...