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OnePlus is about to launch a phone with 150W fast charging

While Oppo and OnePlus remain separate brands, the company behind them has now merged, and this recently combined entity has previously promised a OnePlus phone with 150W fast charging. Now it looks as though that phone is almost here. As spotted by MySmartPrice , a OnePlus handset with 160W fast charging has been spotted getting regulatory approval in China, suggesting a launch is now very close. The listing also reveals that the phone comes with 5G connectivity. That 160W is likely to equate to 150W in the actual specs list – as suggested by well-known tipster Digital Chat Station – and all the signs point to this being the device that Oppo half announced a couple of weeks ago. Questions remain What we don't know yet is what the phone is going to be called. At its MWC 2022 press conference, Oppo said that there would be no OnePlus 10 joining the OnePlus 10 Pro – but does that leave the door open for a OnePlus 10 Ultra or similar? Meanwhile at the start of this month we

OnePlus 10 Pro vs OnePlus 9 Pro: how big is the generation gap?

The OnePlus 10 Pro has been announced, with global availability set for sometime in March. After last year’s OnePlus 9 Pro wowed us as much as it did, we’re pretty stoked to see it. So how are the two flagship generations likely to differ? Where has OnePlus been able to make improvements? While we haven’t had a chance to go hands-on with the OnePlus 10 Pro just yet, we do have a comprehensive list of specs and a smattering of official product shots to reference. Here’s how we’re seeing the OnePlus succession process right now. OnePlus 10 Pro vs OnePlus 9 Pro: price and availability The OnePlus 10 Pro was announced in its native China on Jan. 11, 2022. We haven’t heard anything about a global rollout as yet, but you can be sure it’s coming before too long. Prices from 4,699 Chinese Yuan in China for 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which works out to around $740/£550/AU$1,056. Alternatively, you can stump up 4,999 Chinese Yuan ($786/£586/AU$1,123) for 8GB/256GB, or 5,29

OxygenOS 12: Everything you need to know about OnePlus' Android 12 version

OxygenOS 12 is here with tighter ColorOS integration and Android 12. Software is a big part of why OnePlus' devices are considered the best Android phones. OnePlus has turned OxygenOS into one of the best software interfaces around, delivering a clean layout with plenty of customizability and timely updates. There's a new dimension to that narrative in 2021. OnePlus is now using ColorOS as the foundation for OxygenOS in a bid to streamline resources between the two entities, and that means there are changes afoot. We got an early look at the integration with OxygenOS 11.3 on the Nord 2, and with the stable OxygenOS 12 build based on Android 12 now rolling out, we're getting a clearer picture of what this merger has to offer. The OxygenOS 12 stable release is now making its way to the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro, and should be making its way to other devices in the coming months. As I revealed earlier in the year, OxygenOS 12 gets a lot of features from ColorOS, a new UI that

OnePlus launches Red Cable Club in Europe, teases upcoming earbuds

The program offers discounts on smartphones, the OnePlus Watch, and the OnePlus Buds Pro. What you need to know OnePlus has expanded its Red Cable Club loyalty program to Europe. Members will get exclusive perks in December including discounts on various product categories. The program will also give members early access to an upcoming audio product. OnePlus has launched Red Cable Club in Europe, two years after introducing the membership program in India with a bunch of exclusive benefits including free cloud storage, extended warranty and more. This time, the program is providing its European members with a slew of exclusive benefits that are not available in India. The benefits mainly consist of savings on various product segments, including a 2% discount on Android phones, 10% on the OnePlus Watch and OnePlus Buds Pro, and 20% on accessories. The company is also offering free shipping to Red Cable Club Europe members. But what's interesting about OnePlus' anno

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 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 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 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! ⌚️ — 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