Confirmed: OnePlus 5 will feature a Snapdragon 835 processor and front fingerprint scanner

In recent years, fingerprint scanners have become almost ubiquitous when it comes to high-end (and even mid-end, or more modest) smartphones. 

While some handsets – like the iPhone 7 or HTC U11 – feature fingerprint scanners on the front, there’s a large number of important phones that have their scanners on the back – Samsung Galaxy S8, Google Pixel, LG G6, and so on. As you may know, handsets made by OnePlus fall into the latter category – they’ve always had fingerprint scanners on the front. And we now know that this won’t change with the upcoming OnePlus 5.

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Is OnePlus teasing multiple color variants for the OnePlus 5?

Ever since OnePlus confirmed the name of its next flagship smartphone – OnePlus 5 – the company slowly started sharing some details about the device. That’s how we know that the OnePlus 5 will be released sometime this summer, coming with a camera developed in collaboration with DxO, and likely featuring a 3.5mm headset jack positioned at the top of the handset.

While we’re still waiting for OnePlus to properly announce its new phone, the company today took to Twitter and Facebook to see what fans are thinking about the device’s possible colors. “What 5hould the color of your next phone …

New OnePlus 5 image shows vertical dual-camera setup with no antenna lines

This past week, a OnePlus staff member posted a very interesting message on the company’s online forum. The message, from OnePlus staff member diegohnz, stated that optical firm DxO was working with OnePlus to enhance the camera on the OnePlus 5. The combination of this message and the release of certain teasers showing the number “5” make us feel pretty comfortable calling this model the OnePlus 5.

The current OnePlus model is the OnePlus 3T. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the reasoning behind OnePlus’ apparent decision to skip the number four, it has to do with a Chinese superstition. …

OnePlus 5 prototype appears, dual rear camera and all

The photograph that accompanies this story, and almost looks like the OnePlus 3T except with a vertical dual-camera setup on back, is not the OnePlus 5. So why are we showing it to you? Because according to the source of the image, it is a prototype for the OnePlus 5 and can give us some idea of how the final version is going to look. Besides the addition of the dual-cameras, there seems to be more space between the three-way switch and the volume rocker on the left side of the phone.

The OnePlus 5 is rumored to carry a 5.5-inch display with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. The Snapdragon 835 chipset …

Latest OnePlus 5 render shows off-center dual camera setup; phone appears on AnTuTu

Another day, another render of the OnePlus 5 has been posted. The latest image of the eagerly awaited handset allegedly shows the back of the device with an off-center horizontally placed dual-camera setup. Other renders have shown vertically positioned dual cameras in the middle of the rear cover. The new render also tells us to expect the fingerprint scanner to be embedded in the home button under the front glass.

In other news pertaining to the OnePlus 5, the phone was listed on the AnTuTu benchmark website which revealed the same list of specs that have generally been bandied about lately. …

New HydrogenOS beta update for OnePlus 3 and 3T repairs lots of issues

The OnePlus 3 and 3T are the only smartphones that the Chinese company keeps updating in the last couple of months. Either you’re running HydrogenOS or OxygenOS, the updates are coming almost on a monthly basis on both devices.

The latest update is aimed at Chinese customers running HydrogenOS on their OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones. The newest beta version of the ROM is all about fixing issues, and the changelog is similar in both cases.

If you’ve been following the long string the beta updates released by OnePlus, then you might want to know this is …

New OnePlus 5 leak shows us dual camera module on back, reaffirms hardware rumors

As you probably well know, the OnePlus 5 is just around the corner. Leaks are coming out, teases are being dropped left and right, and everybody is expecting a device that will take our breath away with a mix of quality hardware and aggressive pricing.
While leaks keep suggesting that the handset will have a dual camera module on its back – and probably even on its front – we still don’t have anything concrete to go on. Yet, another render has popped up, which allegedly shows us what the OnePlus 5 will look like from behind. And yup, a dual …

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs OnePlus 3T

Introduction
The OnePlus 3T is one of the most loved phones of 2016: a $440 phone with top level specifications, it has it all from the good design to camera performance, battery life and smooth user experience. It’s a great-value-for-the-money device. But can it match the new bully on the block, the styled-up, futuristic ‘infinity display’ toting Samsung Galaxy S8?

Contrary to expectations, the OnePlus 3T with its 5.5-inch screen is actually a much bigger phone than the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8. The S8 is taller, prettier and has water-protection as well. It’s also packed to the gills with …

New OnePlus 5 leak show us dual camera module on back, reaffirms hardware rumors

As you probably well know, the OnePlus 5 is just around the corner. Leaks are coming out, teases are being dropped left and right, and everybody is expecting a device that will take our breath away with a mix of quality hardware and aggressive pricing.
While leaks keep suggesting that the handset will have a dual camera module on its back – and probably even on its front – we still don’t have anything concrete to go on. Yet, another render has popped up, which allegedly shows us what the OnePlus 5 will look like from behind. And yup, a dual …

OnePlus 5 price and release date? Let's make an educated guess…

OnePlus has managed to achieve what’s nearly impossible in today’s oversaturated smartphone market — make a name for themselves, gather a following, and even build a certain level of anticipation for its next product. All of this through tons of (hit-and-miss) guerrilla marketing, aggressive pricing, and attention to customer needs and desires.

Needless to say, the upcoming OnePlus 5 doesn’t suffer from a lack of interest, especially since it is to follow up two pretty successful products — the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. The company has now started to tease it more …