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Everything you need to know about the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro

It's 2020, and OnePlus is done settling. OnePlus manages to release some of the most exciting and interesting Android phones every year. The concept of getting flagship specs for considerably less money than the competition is what's helped OnePlus stand out from other brands, but as prices rise with each new release and that cost gap closes, OnePlus has had to further refine and improve its phones to help them still stand out. For 2020, OnePlus brought two new handsets to the U.S. with the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The OnePlus 8 is a pretty minor update to 2019's OnePlus 7T, while OnePlus 8 Pro is where the company put all of its marbles to create its most premium smartphone to-date. Whether you're interested in our review, full device specs, or a closer look at the OnePlus 8/8 Pro's best features, here's everything you need to know! Done settling OnePlus 8 Pro $800 at Amazon OnePlus goes full flagship The OnePlus 8 Pro marks a big shift in O

How to save tons of cash when you buy the OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro

Buying a OnePlus phone is easier than ever this year. The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are two very compelling Android phones. Both tout gorgeous AMOLED displays, incredibly fast performance, reliable cameras, you name it. If you're in the market for a new handset, both the 8 and 8 Pro are well worth your attention. Should you find yourself wanting to buy one of the phones for yourself, it's important to know where you should go to do that and where you can get the best deal. Below, you'll find a full breakdown of where the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are being sold, what sales/promotions are being offered, and what you need to do to take advantage of them. Jump to: OnePlus Amazon T-Mobile Verizon OnePlus Buy direct Unsurprisingly, one of the best places you can buy the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro from is directly through OnePlus itself. While OnePlus has expanded the retail and carrier availability of its phones more than ever with the OnePlus 8 series, buying on the OnePlu

OnePlus will include these highly-requested features in its upcoming phones

The OnePlus community has spoken, and these ideas will help make OxygenOS even better. What you need to know OnePlus launched IDEAS 2.0 back in September, collecting suggestions from users for months. We now know which 7 ideas have been "adopted". It's unknown when they will be implemented into OxygenOS, but the OnePlus team will no doubt working to implement them. Earlier this year, OnePlus started the IDEAS Program , which was meant to garner suggestions for features to be implemented in OxygenOS . The program was a hit, and according to OnePlus, "over 5,000 submissions and tens of thousands of discussions were raised." Back in September, OnePlus launched IDEAS 2.0 which lasted until November 6th, and now we have a look at which ideas OnePlus has "adopted": Separate volume for each app and allow dual media playback : This idea is fairly self-explanatory, but this would allow each app its own volume setting. It would also keep audio from ot

OnePlus 8/8 Pro get new OxygenOS 11 beta with Ambient Display enhancements

There are a bunch of enhancements and fixes, too. What you need to know OnePlus has released the OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 3 update for the 8 and 8 Pro phones. The update optimizes the Canvas AOD feature and improves background process management. Several bug fixes are included as well. OnePlus has started rolling out the third OxygenOS 11 Open Beta to two of its best Android phones . While the stable OxygenOS 11 update has already started rolling out to the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro , OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 3 brings Ambient Display improvements and several bug fixes. The latest OxygenOS 11 Open Beta adds Canvas support to the Always-on ambient display. To enable it, you will have to head over to Settings > Ambient Display > Always-on ambient display and choose "All day." The animation effect with Canvas has also been optimized, so you can expect a smoother unlock experience. In addition to the Ambient Display improvements, OnePlus claims to have optimized the backgr

OnePlus 6 and 6T get new OxygenOS 10.3.4 update with May security patch

The update also adds the Epic Games store to OnePlus' Game Space for users in India. What you need to know OnePlus has started rolling out a new stable OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 6 series. It brings the May 2020 Android security patch, a few bug fixes, and improved system stability. For users in India, the update adds a new Work-Life Balance feature and access to some Epic Games titles from within Game Space. Earlier this week, OnePlus began rolling out new stable OxygenOS updates for the OnePlus 7 and 7T series phones. The company has now started pushing a new OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 6 and 6T phones as well. The new OxygenOS 10.3.4 update for the OnePlus 6 and 6T brings the May 2020 Android security patch to the two phones, along with an updated 4.1.6 launcher version. OnePlus claims the update also fixes the issue with default country in assisted dialing when roaming for users using dual SIM cards. While the update doesn't include any new featu

You can now unbox the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro using Instagram's AR filters

OnePlus is rolling out two AR filters on Instagram that let you unbox its latest devices on the platform. What you need to know OnePlus has introduced two AR filters on Instagram that let you unbox the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro virtually. The filters let you see all the components bundled in the box. OnePlus is also rolling out a contest to fans in India, with the most creative unboxing eligible to win the OnePlus 8. The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are now official, and as the company isn't able to do its usual pop-up events around the world, it is taking things online. OnePlus is rolling out two AR filters on Instagram that let you unbox the latest devices virtually. From OnePlus: We're using simple AR tech to bring a virtual experience of our new products to the community. We're launching two AR filters on our Instagram channels. One for the OnePlus 8 and the other for the 8 Pro. These filters are a sweet setup to help you virtually unbox the OnePlus 8 Series at any place

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