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OnePlus is merging OxygenOS and ColorOS, promises up to 4 years of security updates

Chinese phone makers OnePlus and Oppo share a parent company and there have always been similarities between the hardware produced by the two companies. Soon there will be more similarities between the software as well. Last month the companies announced that they’d be integrating more of their operations with one another. Now we know at […]

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OnePlus and Oppo are getting even cozier (but the brands will remain distinct)

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has announced that the company plans to “further integrate” with Oppo, another Chinese phone maker (but one that makes smartphones which are not typically sold in North America). The move probably won’t have much impact on consumers moving forward, but it means we’re likely to see even more similarities between future […]

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OnePlus Nord N200 5G is official: Snapdragon 480 5G and a 90 Hz display for $240

As expected, OnePlus is bringing a new budget smartphone to North America. The OnePlus Nord N200 5G will be available starting June 25, 2021 for $240. For a budget phone, the OnePlus Nord N200 5G seems to have decent specs including 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a 5,000 mAh battery. It also has […]

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OnePlus Nord N200 5G will be a budget phone with a 90 Hz display (leaks)

Over the years it’s been interesting to see fancy new features debut in high-end smartphone before eventually making their way to mid-range and budget devices. It looks like screens with high refresh rates are the latest example. The upcoming OnePlus Nord N200 5G is expected to sell for less than $250 and feature a 6.49 inch, […]

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OnePlus Nord CE 5G has a 90 Hz OLED display and Snapdragon 750 G for £299 and up

As expected, the newest mid-range smartphone from OnePlus packs a lot of features into an affordable device. The OnePlus Nord CE 5G has a 6.4 inch, 2400 x 180 pixel AMOLED display with a 90 Hz refresh rate, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750GB processor, at least 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It also has […]

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OnePlus Nord Core Edition 5G leak points to an affordable phone with a 90 Hz display (and more)

OnePlus is holding a launch event for its next budget and/or mid-range smartphone tomorrow, but Evan Blass has already shared a leaked promo video and set of images on Twitter, giving us a good idea of what to expect. The OnePlus Nord Core Edition 5G is expected to be an affordable smartphone with a 90 Hz […]

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Lilbits: Stadia comes to Chromecast and Android TV, OnePlus teases a $250 5G phone, and more

When Google’s Stadia game streaming service first launched, the only way to stream games to a TV was to use a Chromecast Ultra 4K media streamer. Then Google discontinued that device and introduced the cheaper and generally more versatile $50 Chromecast with Google TV. But one thing you couldn’t do with the newer model? Stream […]

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Mobian begins porting its Debian-based OS to more smartphones and tablets

Mobian is a mobile Linux distribution based on Debian. Designed to run on phones and tablets compatible with mainline Linux kernels, the operating system originally supported just three devices: the PinePhone, Librem 5, and PineTab. But now the team has announced initial support for a few more devices: the OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T, Pocophone F1 […]

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OnePlus 9 promises the biggest leap yet in camera quality

OnePlus smartphones have earned a loyal fan base over the years, initially for offering high-quality hardware at affordable prices. But as those price tags have crept upward in recent years, it’s become more apparent that the company lagged behind some of its competitors in camera quality. So this year OnePlus has announced a long-term partnership […]

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Lilbits: A new Linux-based tablet OS, and the latest Bond villain is… product placement?

A Chinese company has been teasing a new Linux-based operating system designed for tablets for the past few weeks, promising to release JingOS, “the world’s first iPadOS-style Linux distro” on January 31. But it looks like the operating system may not only be for tablets – the company’s latest tease shows the operating system running […]