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OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro get new OxygenOS stable updates with improved camera dirt detection, front camera, and more

OnePlus launched the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro in Europe, India, and the U.S. last month. While reviewers, including us, have praised the devices for their hardware (the pricing is a different story), we've noted that there have been some reports of display issues and other bugs. OnePlus has issued two updates so far to...

[Updated] OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro go on sale in the U.S. through OnePlus.com, Amazon, T-Mobile, and Verizon

The OnePlus 8 Series was announced earlier this month as the company's most ambitious smartphones yet. Notably, they include many high-end display features, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, 5G support, and overall fewer compromises than previous generation OnePlus phones. While you can technically use international OnePlus 8 (review) and OnePlus 8 Pro (review) units...

Google Stadia adds support for the OnePlus 8, mobile captures on the Stadia controller, and will get Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

Google Stadia is quickly growing to be one of the best cloud gaming platforms, and there's no sign that Google is slowing down anytime soon. Every month, Google makes improvements to the service and announces new games. April has been one of the biggest months for new Stadia features and launches. Just a few days...

[Update: Possible July Launch] OnePlus 8 Lite could launch under the OnePlus Z branding later this year

OnePlus is now a premium smartphone brand, leaning into the category of luxury products such as the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition or the Concept One. But almost everyone who has enamored the brand knows that it started very humbly. It focussed its energy on flagship-grade devices sans the flagship pricing. However, every new series...

OnePlus 8 series get OxygenOS 10.5.3/10.5.5 with improved touch sensitivity, video smoothness, and more

OnePlus announced the OnePlus 8 (our review) and 8 Pro (our review) earlier this month, and the two phones have already started shipping to consumers worldwide. The day 1 update brought Live Captions, Bullets Wireless Z integration with Dolby Atmos, and more changes. Now, a second update is rolling out for both devices, bringing a...

Arc Lighting and Energy Ring turn the OnePlus 8’s hole-punch into a notification and battery indicator

OnePlus finally ditched the notched display as well as the 'Pro' variant-exclusive pop-up selfie camera in favor of the hole punch design in the OnePlus 8 series. Despite housing a single front camera, the hole is placed at the top-left corner, giving the design an asymmetrical vibe. Given the company has yet to implement an...

OnePlus 8 unbrick tool is now available

OnePlus phones are often considered as the spiritual successors to the Google Nexus lineup, mainly because of their developer-friendly design. The company even offers a hassle-free unbricking method via their customer support channel. The device-specific unbrick package, internally known as 'MsmDownloadTool', utilizes Qualcomm's Emergency Download Mode (EDL). We recently talked about the availability of the...

Download the new Hydrogen Icon Pack from the OnePlus 8

Following the customary period of leaks and teasers, OnePlus finally lifted the covers off the new OnePlus 8 series earlier this month. The new OnePlus 8 (review) and OnePlus 8 Pro (review), featured several improvements over the OnePlus 7T series, including Qualcomm's latest flagship Snapdragon 865 chip, a new 120Hz high refresh rate display on...

OnePlus 8 series day 1 update adds Live Caption, Bullets Wireless Z integration with Dolby Atmos, and more

Just a few days after the launch of the OnePlus 8 series, OnePlus is rolling out the first software update for the devices. The day 1 update for the OnePlus 8 series adds features like Live Caption support, Dolby Atmos integration for the newly launched Bullets Wireless Z, Android security patches for March 2020, and...

OnePlus 8, Samsung Galaxy A51 5G, and Samsung Galaxy A71 5G now support Google Play Services for AR

Google Play Services for AR (formerly Google ARCore) is a software service from the company that enables applications to create augmented reality experiences on devices without the need for dedicated hardware. While the service just uses a device's existing cameras and sensors for the AR experience, Google has to work with OEMs to create custom...

Google Stadia will add support for OnePlus phones starting with the OnePlus 8

Since its launch late last year, Google's cloud game streaming service Stadia has made its way to several devices. While the service was initially exclusive to Google's Pixel smartphones, Chromecast Ultra, and Google Chrome browser, earlier this year Google extended Stadia support to the Samsung Galaxy S20, Razer Phone, ASUS ROG Phone, and more. Now,...

Download the official OnePlus 8 wallpapers in 4K resolution!

The OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro were announced in the U.S. yesterday. Both the phones instantly command attention for their beguiling designs, new curved Fluid AMOLED displays, full-fledged 5G support, and much more. But with the advancements in its specifications, the prices of the new phones are pushing their way into the flagship...