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Android 12 beta is coming to Xiaomi, OnePlus, OPPO, Vivo and other phones

Looking to try out the Android 12 beta and don't have a Pixel? Here's what you need to know about third-party rollout. The Android 12 beta program is now live, and like previous years, Google is making the build available on third-party phones. Last year's Android 11 beta program made its way to 12 third-party phones from six manufacturers, and this time around we have 11 manufacturers offering beta builds on their phones. These third-party phones are getting the Android 12 beta build: Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 11i (Mi 11X/Redmi K40 Pro) Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro (China-only) OnePlus 9 Pro OnePlus 9 OPPO Find X3 Pro Vivo iQOO 7 Legend Realme GT Nokia X20 ASUS ZenFone 8 Sharp AQUOS Sense 5G Tecno Camon 17 TCL 20 Pro 5G ZTE Axon 30 5G Ultra Read on to know more about how each manufacturer is rolling out the Android 12 beta, and when you can start using it on your own device. I've rounded up all the latest features in the Android 12 beta ha

OnePlus Clipt is the cross-platform clipboard tool you've been waiting for

The app uses Google Drive to let you transfer files across all your devices. What you need to know Clipt is the first app from the OneLab team. It lets you copy and paste content across multiple devices — including phones, tablets, and PCs. The app is currently available only for Android devices, but OnePlus is working on an iOS version as well. OnePlus recently announced a "OneLab" team to create innovative solutions to help solve user problems. The OneLab team has now rolled out its first app, dubbed Clipt. The app makes it extremely easy to copy and paste text, photos, and files across multiple devices. Once you install the app on your phone and the Chrome extension on your PC or Mac, a link is created between the devices to connect your clipboard. As a result, you will no longer have to use a messaging app or a cloud service to get something from your Android phone to your PC or Mac. There's also no limit on the number of devices that you can connect usi

OnePlus 9/9 Pro get new OxygenOS 11.2.5.5 update with May security patch

The May 2021 security update is arriving a lot sooner than expected for the OnePlus 9 series phones. What you need to know OnePlus has released a new OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro phones. The OxygenOS 11.2.5.5 update includes the latest May 2021 Android security patch. It also contains camera improvements and a few other tweaks. OnePlus' latest flagship phones have started receiving a new software update, which brings the May 2021 Android security patch and a few other improvements. While the company is yet to officially confirm the rollout, a thread on OnePlus forums reveals the rollout is currently underway for the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro . According to the official changelog for the update, camera improvements included with the new OxygenOS 11.2.5.5 update bring improved white balance performance and HDR effect in certain shooting scenes. OnePlus has also made a few tweaks to enhance the network communication stability and Wi-Fi performance of its best A

Protect your OnePlus 9 Pro with a rugged case

While OnePlus phone in previous years had to wait weeks for viable name-brand cases to arrive, the OnePlus 9 Pro has ample selection right out of the gate, with major brands like Caseology, Otterbox, and Ringke all offering up great cases at a variety of price points. So if you're grabbing a OnePlus 9 Pro, we've rounded up the best cases available — because really, your shiny new flagship deserves nothing but the best. Clearly rugged Ringke Fusion-X Staff Pick Just as Ringke made its most popular case for previous generations of OnePlus phones, the OnePlus 9 Pro is getting the Fusion-X, a durable clear case with robust air cushions inside the bumper and hard plastic back that allows you to show off that Pine Green or Morning Mist silver. $14 at Amazon $14 at Walmart Sleek texturing Caseology Parallax The Midnight Blue version of the Parallax could make for some striking contrast with the colors on the OnePlus 9 Pro via the camera module. The rest of the phone is

You can now buy the OnePlus Nord in a slick looking collector's box

A very stylish OnePlus experience. What you need to know You can now buy a limited edition of the Nord in an artsy box designed by Joshua Vides. It's called the OnePlus Nord X Reality to Idea Collector Box. It'll set you back £469, the same price as the regular non-exclusive Nord Model. OnePlus phones often come with various collector's editions , and the Nord is no exception. Aside from the OnePlus Nord Literally Only One Edition , there's a OnePlus Nord X Reality to Idea Collector Box — a limited edition of the OnePlus Nord in a stylish box. Inside the package you'll get the Norditself, then a creative case, a sleeve, and a tote back, all decked out in a monochrome design by artist Joshua Vides. It's all very minimal and intended to reflect OnePlus's stated ethos of "stripping things down to the essentials." You're not getting anything that's not in the regular OnePlus Nord functionality and features-wise, but that is most l

The OnePlus Watch will be back in stock tomorrow, if you still care

Let's see how long the OnePlus Watch lasts this time around. What you need to know OnePlus has announced that its smartwatch will be back in stock on April 28. The first batch of OnePlus Watches ran out of stock extremely quickly. OnePlus has already started rolling out the first update for the watch, with more features coming soon. The OnePlus Watch may not have had the best reviews, but the company's first smartwatch managed to sell out in about a minute after going on sale earlier this month. The device has been out of stock ever since, but OnePlus has just given some hope to those who are still wanting to get their hands on it. The company has announced via Twitter that the OnePlus Watch will be back in stock tomorrow, April 28. It's almost here again! 🤩 The OnePlus Watch will be re-stocked tomorrow at 11 am EST! ⌚️ https://t.co/mFgJAK2ckH pic.twitter.com/bdDGKEwNbp — OnePlus➕ (@OnePlus_USA) April 27, 2021 When the OnePlus Watch went on sale, it wa

Vivo's new OnePlus Nord rival has a 44MP selfie camera with OIS and EIS

The V21 5G is the company's thinnest 5G phone yet. What you need to know Vivo has announced two new V21 series mid-range phones. The new Vivo V21 and V21 5G feature 90Hz AMOLED screens and a 44MP selfie camera with optical image stabilization (OIS). Both phones are set to go on sale in select markets globally from early next month. Vivo today unveiled two new mid-range Android phones featuring high-refresh-rate screens and a "class-leading" selfie camera. The new Vivo V21 and V21 5G phones sport a 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support. They are powered by MediaTek's Dimensity 800U chipset, coupled with 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 128GB of storage. Similar to the company's X60 series phones, the V21 series also comes with 3GB of virtual RAM. The main selling point of the V21 series phones is the 44MP selfie camera, which is housed inside a waterdrop notch. Not only does the front camera feature optical image stabilizati

Here are the best cases you can get for the OnePlus 9R in 2021

Among the new 9 series devices announced by OnePlus in 2021 is the OnePlus 9R , which is the company's cheaper alternative to the OnePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro . But there's a catch: You can only buy it in India right now. Despite being the lowest-end model, however, the 9R is still pretty sleek with a glass back, metal frame, and 6.55-inch fluid AMOLED screen that fills out the front. It's ultra-slim but doesn't come in a waterproof housing, which is all the more reason to get a protective case for the phone. Here are some of the best OnePlus 9R cases to consider if you can get your hands on the phone. Trusted brand Spigen Tough Armor Staff Pick Spigen is good 'ol reliable when it comes to smartphone cases, and often the first brand I turn to when I need to get a good quality case for a new phone in a hurry. I love the secret kickstand built into the backside that you can pop up when you need it and click back in when you don't, adding zero bulk. M

OnePlus 8T review: Striking the perfect balance

With 65W fast charging and a 120Hz display, the OnePlus 8T has the upgrades you're looking for. OnePlus has to thread the needle every year with its mid-cycle T refresh. It needs to add enough new features that customers find a compelling enough reason to pick up the new phone, but not too many that it risks overshadowing its numbered flagship series. OnePlus, therefore, has to strike the ideal balance when it comes to new features. With the OnePlus 8T, it has managed to do just that. The phone has internal hardware that's similar to the OnePlus 8 series , but it picks up 65W fast charging and a new design for the rear camera housing that makes it stand out. There's also a 120Hz display, and the screen itself is flat, unlike the OnePlus 8 series. OnePlus is facing increased competition in this category with the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and the regular Galaxy S21, which at $800 is one of the best Android phones right now. The Pixel 5 also makes