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Google Pixel 6 vs OnePlus Nord 2: Which one should you buy?

With its new Pixel 6 smartphone, Google is targeting the value flagship lovers, a market that OnePlus used to essentially own with its premium phones until just a few years ago. But as OnePlus flagship phones have become pricier, the company introduced its Nord lineup to cater to mid-range and value flagship buyers. So the...

OnePlus Nord 2’s latest update fixes root vulnerability, but kernel sources remain broken for months

It’s fair to say that the OnePlus Nord 2 comes with a number of surprising elements. While one of those surprises is the inclusion of a MediaTek SoC, another recently came into the picture in the form of a security vulnerability. The vulnerability allowed an attacker, just with physical access to your device and a...

OnePlus Nord 2 has a vulnerability that grants root shell access within minutes on a locked bootloader, without a data wipe

A lot of us here at XDA-Developers originally started browsing the forums for the first time when we were looking to root our Android devices. Back in those days, people often relied on "one-click root" methods: Apps or scripts containing payloads that target known privilege escalation vulnerabilities of the existing firmware to gain root access....

These are the Best Android Phones to buy in India in 2021

If you're in the Indian market for a new Android smartphone and are wondering what the best Android phones are across different categories, we've got you covered. We've compiled a list of the best Android phones in India you can buy right from the affordable budget segment to the premium flagships with top-of-the-line features and...

Download OnePlus Nord 2 Pac-Man Edition’s wallpapers, animations, and more

OnePlus regularly releases special variants of its smartphones, featuring new aesthetic approaches and software customizations to match the special theme. With the OnePlus Nord 2, the OEM has recently come up with a uniquely themed Pac-Man Edition in collaboration with Bandai Namco. As you may have noticed during our review, the OxygenOS software on the...

Latest OxygenOS update for the OnePlus Nord 2 brings November 2021 security patches

After releasing the Pac-Man-themed special edition of the OnePlus Nord 2, OnePlus has now come up with a new stable channel update for the smartphone. The update follows the OxygenOS A.11 rollout from last month, and it includes the Android security patches for November 2021. In addition, the update brings a couple of new stability...

The OnePlus Nord 2 Pac-Man Edition invokes the nostalgia of arcade gaming

OnePlus has partnered with several brands over the years for special edition devices. Be it the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition, the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition, or the new Harry Potter Edition of the OnePlus Watch. All of these devices follow a certain theme and are targeted towards consumers who want a unique device or...

Here’s how much the upcoming OnePlus Nord 2 x PAC-MAN Edition will cost

Last month we learned that OnePlus was working on a special edition PAC-MAN-themed OnePlus Nord 2 in collaboration with Bandai Namco. At the time, we got our first look at quite a few software customizations that would debut with the device, including a new lock screen clock theme, a new fingerprint animation, stickers, and more....

These are the Best OnePlus Nord 2 Cases in 2021

The OnePlus Nord 2 is easily one of the best mid-range phones you can buy right now. Of course, if it's available in your region that is. The first-gen OnePlus Nord was well-received since it offers a good package for the asking price. The OnePlus Nord 2 takes it a step further by giving you...

OnePlus Nord 2 receives September 2021 security patches and optimizations with latest update

Since its launch in July this year, the OnePlus Nord 2 has received several software updates. With its first update, the device received several optimizations and bug fixes, along with an Ultra Resolution mode. The following OxygenOS update brought along camera optimizations and fixes for user-reported bugs. OnePlus then rolled out OxygenOS 11.3.A.10 to the...

Unofficial TWRP ports now available for the OnePlus Nord 2, ASUS ZenFone 8, and ROG Phone 5S

For those of you rocking a OnePlus Nord 2, ASUS ZenFone 8, or ASUS ROG Phone 5S, you will be happy to know that unofficial TWRP builds are now out for your devices, making it possible for the owners of these smartphones to try out new custom ROMs, kernels, and other mods — as and...

Revive your OnePlus Nord 2, Nord CE, or Nord N200 back to factory firmware with these unbrick packages

OnePlus smartphones are currently some of the best phones to get if you want to tinker with the software. However, tinkering with the software is not without its risks, and it can lead to you soft bricking your phone. This is the reason why OEMs have low-level flashing tools for devices they sell, so that...