Lilbits 399: Huawei’s chips, OnePlus x-ray cam, and Facebook gets GIPHY

Earlier this week the US government extended its order prohibiting US companies from using telecommunications equipment from Huawei or ZTE by another year. Now the Trump Administration has introduced a new executive order that could make things even more difficult for Huawei. US companies were already blocked from selling equipment and intellectual property to the […]

OnePlus 8 is a cheaper, smaller flagship (with a 6.55 inch, 90Hz display)

The new OnePlus 8 Pro smartphone announced today is a 6.78 inch phone with a 120 Hz display and flagship class specs. But the folks at OnePlus say the new OnePlus 8 is also a flagship phone. It’s just a smaller phone (with slightly less impressive specs). The new OnePlus 8 has a 6.55 inch AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon […]

OnePlus 8 Pro launches with 120 Hz display, 30W wireless charging (and IP68 rating)

The latest flagship phone from OnePlus features a 6.78 inch display with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 10-bit color. The new OnePlus 8 Pro is also the first phone from the company to feature quad cameras. And, as you’d expect, the phone also packs Qualcomm’s latest flagship processor, the Snapdragon 865. The OnePlus 8 Pro […]

Smartphone displays: OnePlus is moving to 120 Hz, Xiaomi and Nubia looking to 144 Hz

Last year OnePlus launched its first smartphone with a 90 Hz display. This year the company is going a step further and introducing a 120 Hz display that the company says is smoother, brighter, and offers a number of new features. This will likely be the display used in the OnePlus 8, or whatever the […]

OnePlus Concept One is a gold and leather-clad smartphone with a disappearing camera

As promised, OnePlus is showing off its first concept device at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week… and the most interesting new feature is the one the company already told us about last week. The Oneplus Concept One has an “invisible camera” system with electrochemical glass that changes to black when you’re not […]

OnePlus Concept One smartphone’s “invisible cameras” hide when not in use

While some smartphone makers have been working on ways to hide the front-facing camera by placing it behind the screen, OnePlus has developed a concept smartphone that hides the rear cameras for some reason. The company plans to show off the Oneplus Concept One smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show next week, and while we’ll probably have […]

OnePlus 7T Pro is a modest spec bump over the 5-month old OnePlus 7 Pro

It’s only been five months since OnePlus launched the OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone with a Snapdragon 855 processor, a 6.67 inch, 3120 x 1440 pixel AMOLED display with a 90 Hz refresh rate, and a 4,000 mAh battery. Now OnePlus has a new model that’s… pretty similar, honestly. OnePlus says the OnePlus 7T Pro will […]

OnePlus 7 is basically a OnePlus 6T with some spec bumps (not coming to the US)

The OnePlus 7 Pro is launching this week for $670 and it packs a whole bunch of premium features including a big, bright, high-resolution display, a virtually bezel-free design, a triple-camera system, a pop-up selfie camera, and support for up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. So that’s the OnePlus 7 […]