ONEPLUS Posts on XDA

OP3 Nougat Beta Impressions: OnePlus Scales Back to Stock Android for a Sweet Breath of OxygenOS

When I first reviewed the OnePlus 3, I had plenty of positives to sing about the device’s software UI and the resulting user experience. OnePlus had accomplished a truly-lightweight ROM that enhanced the UI in meaningful ways, while leaving the core of Android alone. This was one of my favorite parts of OxygenOS, and the user...

Clearing up Misconceptions regarding OP3 and OP3T Storage Speed Differences and F2FS

Among the improvements that OnePlus touted for its OnePlus 3T release, we were told that the company had managed to improve app opening speeds and general loading times, something especially noticeable on heavy applications such as 3D games. This struck us as a surprise, because the device ultimately packs the same kind of UFS 2.0 storage...

OnePlus AMA Roundup: OnePlus 3T Edition

Contrasting the mediocre response to its 2015 products, OnePlus has been on a high with the OnePlus 3 in 2016. The company managed to deliver one of the best and consistent experiences that one could purchase in its price bracket. To top that off, OnePlus is once again in the news with the launch of...

OnePlus 3T XDA Review: What Has Changed, and by How Much

The OnePlus 3T quickly became a controversial release for OnePlus -- while the company has managed to make a great smartphone even better, many wish they knew ahead of time that the best was yet to come, especially those who bought the OnePlus 3 very recently. Most importantly, perhaps, is the fact that OnePlus 3 sales...

OnePlus Releases OxygenOS Open Beta 7 for the OnePlus 3

While many are still anxiously awaiting the release of OxygenOS for the OnePlus 3 that is based on Android 7.0 Nougat, they have a new open beta build to help tide us over. There's no need to worry though, OnePlus has said the Nougat update for both the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T will...

OnePlus Releases the Device Trees and Kernel Sources for the OnePlus 3T

After all of the rumors about a new version of the OnePlus 3, the company finally made the official announcement about it yesterday. We learned the OnePlus 3T would be using an upgraded SoC, a bigger battery, an improved front-facing camera, sapphire glass protecting the rear camera, and will be available with 128GB of internal...

The Philosophy Behind the OP3T: Why OnePlus Released this Device, and What it Means for The Future of Your OnePlus 3

After reading discussions on OnePlus communities including our own at XDA, the official forums, and the OnePlus subreddit over the past week, it’s clear that many people are unhappy with OnePlus’ decision to release a new device so early into the OnePlus 3’s lifespan. Most importantly, the OnePlus 3 is no more as the phone...

OnePlus Announces OnePlus 3T: Snapdragon 821, 3400mAh Battery, 16MP Front Camera, 128GB Storage for $480

Five months after the launch of the 3, OnePlus has officially announced the next evolution of their flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 3T. The phone features some impressive upgrades to both the hardware and software of one of 2016's hottest devices. Device Name: OnePlus 3T Release Date/Price Nov 22nd, 439 USD Android Version 6.0.1 (Oxygen OS ROM) Display 5.5 inch 1080p AMOLED Chipset Snapdragon 821 MSM8996...

Interview with Carl Pei from OnePlus pt3: Priorities, Cameras, Future Phones and the Developer Community

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 (Part 1)(Part 2) with Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus,...

Sultanxda Bypasses New SafetyNet Unlocked Bootloader Check on Latest CM13 Builds for OP3

Google’s SafetyNet has been a huge thorn in the side of anyone who wants to use Android Pay while having full control over their phones. Until recently, it has mostly been about disabling Android Pay on devices with Root, but a couple days ago, Google took it one step further -- they are triggering SafetyNet even...

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...

Interview with Carl Pei from OnePlus pt1: OnePlus Story and Direction, Current Smartphone Market, Google’s Pixel Phones & 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 the direction...