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  • OnePlus has now rolling out the OxygenOS 4.1.7 update to its OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones and it brings about much-awaited touch latency improvements to the smartphones. Apart from this, the update also brings along battery optimisations and Android security patch for the month of August as well. Notably, if users have not updated Google Hangouts, it will be automatically removed with the update.To recall, the OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphone users started reporting the touch latency issues with the smartphones last year itself. With the OxygenOS 4.1.7 update, the company says that it has enhanced the system fluidity, brought about battery optimisations, and updated the Android security patch updated to August. Apart from these changes, the company also claims to have fixed several bugs regarding the platform with latest update. In a tweet posted on Tuesday, Carl Pei said, "Saw some confusion about this: OxygenOS 4.1.7 for 3/3T does indeed come with touch latency improvements."OnePlus say..

    OnePlus 3, 3T Now Receiving OxygenOS 4.1.7 Update With Touch Latency, Battery Improvements

    OnePlus has now rolling out the OxygenOS 4.1.7 update to its OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones and it brings about much-awaited touch latency improvements to the smartphones. Apart from this, the update also brings along battery optimisations and Android security patch for the month of August as well. Notably, if users have not updated Google Hangouts, it will be automatically removed with the update.To recall, the OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphone users started reporting the touch latency issues with the smartphones last year itself. With the OxygenOS 4.1.7 update, the company says that it has enhanced the system fluidity, brought about battery optimisations, and updated the Android security patch updated to August. Apart from these changes, the company also claims to have fixed several bugs regarding the platform with latest update. In a tweet posted on Tuesday, Carl Pei said, "Saw some confusion about this: OxygenOS 4.1.7 for 3/3T does indeed come with touch latency improvements."OnePlus say..
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  • The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A was finally unveiled in China and it will go on sale via Mi.com and JD.com from Tuesday. The first smartphone to launch in the Note 5 series that succeeds last year’s popular Note 4 line comes in two versions - Standard Edition and High Edition with three RAM and memory variants in total. The base version of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage is priced at CNY 699 (around Rs. 6,700). The two other premium versions are priced at CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 8,600) for 3GB and 32GB storage, and CNY 1,199 (almost Rs. 11,500) for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The 3GB RAM and 32GB variant and the 4GB with 64GB version come with fingerprint sensors while the base model of the Redmi Note 5A does not.All three Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A editions will be available in Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, and Platinum Silver colour options. Common features include a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280) display and a Snapdragon 425 SoC and an Adreno 308 GPU. Internal storage is expandable up to..

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Launched, OnePlus 5 in a New Avatar, Nokia 6 Registrations Close, and More: Your 360 Daily

    The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A was finally unveiled in China and it will go on sale via Mi.com and JD.com from Tuesday. The first smartphone to launch in the Note 5 series that succeeds last year’s popular Note 4 line comes in two versions - Standard Edition and High Edition with three RAM and memory variants in total. The base version of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage is priced at CNY 699 (around Rs. 6,700). The two other premium versions are priced at CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 8,600) for 3GB and 32GB storage, and CNY 1,199 (almost Rs. 11,500) for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The 3GB RAM and 32GB variant and the 4GB with 64GB version come with fingerprint sensors while the base model of the Redmi Note 5A does not.All three Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A editions will be available in Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, and Platinum Silver colour options. Common features include a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280) display and a Snapdragon 425 SoC and an Adreno 308 GPU. Internal storage is expandable up to..
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  • OnePlus 5 was launched back in June in two variants - 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, and the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variants. The former was only made available in the Slate Gray colour variant, while the latter was only made available in Midnight Black back then. Then, the Soft Gold variant was launched earlier this month, with the announcement of the new 8GB RAM variant in Slate Gray. This variant is now available to purchase in India, and is up for grabs on Amazon India during the OnePlus Super Seller Week from Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25, and is also alternatively available on oneplusstore.in.As part of the OnePlus Super Seller Week, Amazon India is offering deals on Cleartrip, extra Rs. 2,000 off on exchange (up to Rs. 22,700 on exchange), 3 to 6 months No Cost EMI options on credit cards, and Rs. 1,500 Amazon Pay cashback on the use of American Express card or Amazon Gift Card. Vodafone is offering free 75GB 4G data and three months of free Vodafone Play. And lastly, ..

    OnePlus 5 8GB RAM Slate Gray Variant Now Available in India, via Amazon and OnePlus Store

    OnePlus 5 was launched back in June in two variants - 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, and the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variants. The former was only made available in the Slate Gray colour variant, while the latter was only made available in Midnight Black back then. Then, the Soft Gold variant was launched earlier this month, with the announcement of the new 8GB RAM variant in Slate Gray. This variant is now available to purchase in India, and is up for grabs on Amazon India during the OnePlus Super Seller Week from Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25, and is also alternatively available on oneplusstore.in.As part of the OnePlus Super Seller Week, Amazon India is offering deals on Cleartrip, extra Rs. 2,000 off on exchange (up to Rs. 22,700 on exchange), 3 to 6 months No Cost EMI options on credit cards, and Rs. 1,500 Amazon Pay cashback on the use of American Express card or Amazon Gift Card. Vodafone is offering free 75GB 4G data and three months of free Vodafone Play. And lastly, ..
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  • If you are currently using a recent OnePlus smartphone that runs OxygenOS, you would be aware that the operating system comes with a built-in App Locker app. Now, it has been discovered that the built-in app locker on OxygenOS is not secure as it can easily be bypassed by anyone without much difficulty and by using a launcher app that is easily accessible through Google Play store.The App Locker on OxygenOS works similar to any third-party app locker and essentially prevents other users from opening specific applications by presenting a passcode request. To open the App Locker app within settings (Settings > Security & fingerprint > App Locker), you will also need to enter your passcode. However, as per a report by XDA Developers, this feature can easily be bypassed by anyone using a third-party launcher like Nova Launcher, or any other app that can launch activities.In order to bypass the native App Locker on OxygenOS, users simply need to add an activity shortcut to "App Locker" th..

    OxygenOS App Locker Can Be Bypassed Easily, OnePlus Says Working on Solution

    If you are currently using a recent OnePlus smartphone that runs OxygenOS, you would be aware that the operating system comes with a built-in App Locker app. Now, it has been discovered that the built-in app locker on OxygenOS is not secure as it can easily be bypassed by anyone without much difficulty and by using a launcher app that is easily accessible through Google Play store.The App Locker on OxygenOS works similar to any third-party app locker and essentially prevents other users from opening specific applications by presenting a passcode request. To open the App Locker app within settings (Settings > Security & fingerprint > App Locker), you will also need to enter your passcode. However, as per a report by XDA Developers, this feature can easily be bypassed by anyone using a third-party launcher like Nova Launcher, or any other app that can launch activities.In order to bypass the native App Locker on OxygenOS, users simply need to add an activity shortcut to "App Locker" th..
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  • Another day, another OnePlus 5 leak. This time it’s about the OnePlus 5 release date. According to a leaked internal email, the latest flagship killer from the company is out on June 15. If this is true, it means it will be available in just two weeks. Furthermore, a tweet from the company hints at a major change in the way shots in low light are taken. Interesting times ahead for those in the Android smartphone camp.Intel Core-X series desktop CPUs unveiled, includes new Core i9 chipsThe rumours were real. At Computex 2017, Intel revealed its new high-end processor offering with the Core-X series along with the new X299 chipset. Usually Intel’s top-of-the-line CPUs have been a generation behind what’s available for the mainstream. Now, Intel brings its high-end SKUs on par with architecture seen on the mainline with Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPUs. India pricing and availability will be announced in the months to come.Essential Phone with modular accessories launched by 'Father..

    OnePlus 5 Release Date Leak, Essential Phone From Android Co-Founder, Intel Core-X Series, and More: Your 360 Daily

    Another day, another OnePlus 5 leak. This time it’s about the OnePlus 5 release date. According to a leaked internal email, the latest flagship killer from the company is out on June 15. If this is true, it means it will be available in just two weeks. Furthermore, a tweet from the company hints at a major change in the way shots in low light are taken. Interesting times ahead for those in the Android smartphone camp.Intel Core-X series desktop CPUs unveiled, includes new Core i9 chipsThe rumours were real. At Computex 2017, Intel revealed its new high-end processor offering with the Core-X series along with the new X299 chipset. Usually Intel’s top-of-the-line CPUs have been a generation behind what’s available for the mainstream. Now, Intel brings its high-end SKUs on par with architecture seen on the mainline with Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPUs. India pricing and availability will be announced in the months to come.Essential Phone with modular accessories launched by 'Father..
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  • Moto's new 'bold phone' announcement on Thursday will most likely be the Moto Z2 Play, a phone that's been extensively leaked in the past. The most recent leaks tip the smartphone looks very similar to its predecessor and will continue to support Moto Mods. For specifications, the Moto Z2 Play is said to come with a 5.5-inch full-HD display and be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor coupled with 4GB RAM. The phone is said to pack 64GB storage and come with expandable storage support via microSD card.OnePlus 3, 3T will receive Android O updateHere's some reassuring news for current OnePlus 3 and 3T owners. The company's CEO has announced that above mentioned smartphones will receive an update to Android O, however we don't have a timeline as to when this will actually happen. OnePlus seems committed to its flagship offerings as this will be the second major update for the phones, following Android Nougat. Yu Yureka Black launch set for Thu..

    Moto Z2 Play Launch Teased, OnePlus 3T to Get Android O, Yu Yureka Black to Launch Soon, and More: Your 360 Daily

    Moto's new 'bold phone' announcement on Thursday will most likely be the Moto Z2 Play, a phone that's been extensively leaked in the past. The most recent leaks tip the smartphone looks very similar to its predecessor and will continue to support Moto Mods. For specifications, the Moto Z2 Play is said to come with a 5.5-inch full-HD display and be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor coupled with 4GB RAM. The phone is said to pack 64GB storage and come with expandable storage support via microSD card.OnePlus 3, 3T will receive Android O updateHere's some reassuring news for current OnePlus 3 and 3T owners. The company's CEO has announced that above mentioned smartphones will receive an update to Android O, however we don't have a timeline as to when this will actually happen. OnePlus seems committed to its flagship offerings as this will be the second major update for the phones, following Android Nougat. Yu Yureka Black launch set for Thu..
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  • The hotly anticipated OnePlus 5 has finally been launched internationally, just ahead of its scheduled launch in India on Thursday. Multiple leaks and rumours have been confirmed, now that we know exactly what the smartphone and its specifications sheet look like. The OnePlus 5 is powered by the Quacomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, and is available with either 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage at $479 (approximately Rs. 31,000) or 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage at $539 (approximately Rs. 35,000). It also has dual rear cameras, a 5.5-inch full-HD screen, UFS 2.1 storage, a 3300mAh battery, and Android 7.1.1. While the exact OnePlus 5 price in India isn't known, leaks suggest that the two variants will cost Rs. 32,999 and Rs. 37,999 respectively when it goes on sale at 4:30pm via Amazon India.OnePlus 5 in PicturesGiven OnePlus's reputation for offering flagship-class phones at rock-bottom prices compared to most other companies, anticipation for the OnePlus 5 has been running high. It t..

    OnePlus 5 Price, Flipkart Sale Offers, WhatsApp to Live on Old Android Phones, Uber CEO Resigns, and More: Your 360 Daily

    The hotly anticipated OnePlus 5 has finally been launched internationally, just ahead of its scheduled launch in India on Thursday. Multiple leaks and rumours have been confirmed, now that we know exactly what the smartphone and its specifications sheet look like. The OnePlus 5 is powered by the Quacomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, and is available with either 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage at $479 (approximately Rs. 31,000) or 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage at $539 (approximately Rs. 35,000). It also has dual rear cameras, a 5.5-inch full-HD screen, UFS 2.1 storage, a 3300mAh battery, and Android 7.1.1. While the exact OnePlus 5 price in India isn't known, leaks suggest that the two variants will cost Rs. 32,999 and Rs. 37,999 respectively when it goes on sale at 4:30pm via Amazon India.OnePlus 5 in PicturesGiven OnePlus's reputation for offering flagship-class phones at rock-bottom prices compared to most other companies, anticipation for the OnePlus 5 has been running high. It t..
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  • After many leaks, HMD Global finally unveiled the Nokia 8 smartphone on Wednesday, and has scheduled to make it available in early September 'globally'. An HMD Global representative told Gadgets 360 that the smartphone is set to come to India in early October, and the price of the device for this region will be unveiled closer to launch date. The big highlight of the smartphone is its 'bothies' feature that allows you to use and even live stream from the front and rear cameras simultaneously.The Nokia 8, positioned as a flagship device, is set to compete with a lot of Android smartphones out there. We've chosen popular ones powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or a comparable chipset. That brought include the OnePlus 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones that are doing quite well for their respective OEMs. We pit the Nokia 8 with the other two flagships to see if the HMD Global offering has an edge over the other two reigning champions or not.Nokia 8, One..

    Nokia 8 vs OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Price, Specifications, Features Compared

    After many leaks, HMD Global finally unveiled the Nokia 8 smartphone on Wednesday, and has scheduled to make it available in early September 'globally'. An HMD Global representative told Gadgets 360 that the smartphone is set to come to India in early October, and the price of the device for this region will be unveiled closer to launch date. The big highlight of the smartphone is its 'bothies' feature that allows you to use and even live stream from the front and rear cameras simultaneously.The Nokia 8, positioned as a flagship device, is set to compete with a lot of Android smartphones out there. We've chosen popular ones powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or a comparable chipset. That brought include the OnePlus 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones that are doing quite well for their respective OEMs. We pit the Nokia 8 with the other two flagships to see if the HMD Global offering has an edge over the other two reigning champions or not.Nokia 8, One..
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  • Despite some allegations about exaggerated claims, OnePlus 5 has been received fairly well by users and critics since its launch. However, the lack of image stabilisation while recording videos in 4K resolution was pointed out by many as a glaring miss. Now, with the OxygenOS 4.5.7 update, the company has finally added electronic image stabilisation (EIS) for 4K video recording, amongst other new features, optimisations, and bug fixes.The OxygenOS 4.5.7 update, which is now rolling out to users in a phased manner, brings along EIS feature for 4K recording, as per the changelog posted by the company. To those who are unaware, this feature will provide image stabilisation to prevent users from recording shaky videos.Apart from the electronic image stabilisation, the update also brings along a new OnePlus Slate font that will provide further customisation option to the users who like changing fonts on their smartphones. The OxygenOS 4.5.7 update additionally comes with July security pat..

    OnePlus 5 Now Receiving OxygenOS 4.5.7 Update, Brings EIS for 4K Video Recording and More

    Despite some allegations about exaggerated claims, OnePlus 5 has been received fairly well by users and critics since its launch. However, the lack of image stabilisation while recording videos in 4K resolution was pointed out by many as a glaring miss. Now, with the OxygenOS 4.5.7 update, the company has finally added electronic image stabilisation (EIS) for 4K video recording, amongst other new features, optimisations, and bug fixes.The OxygenOS 4.5.7 update, which is now rolling out to users in a phased manner, brings along EIS feature for 4K recording, as per the changelog posted by the company. To those who are unaware, this feature will provide image stabilisation to prevent users from recording shaky videos.Apart from the electronic image stabilisation, the update also brings along a new OnePlus Slate font that will provide further customisation option to the users who like changing fonts on their smartphones. The OxygenOS 4.5.7 update additionally comes with July security pat..
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  • OnePlus 5 has been declared as the most successful OnePlus launch till date by the company and it seems like potential buyers are soon about to get a new option to choose from, apart from the rather similar two options currently. Of course, the OnePlus 5's colour variants also signify the RAM/ storage variants. the Slate Gray offering features 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, while the Midnight Black variant offers 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, priced at Rs. 32,999 and Rs. 37,999 respectively. Now, OnePlus has posted a teaser image to suggest that a new colour variant for the handset is coming soon.In the teaser image, posted by company's original Weibo account, OnePlus has shown the two existing colour variants of OnePlus 5 and a transparent version of the smartphone. In its teaser, the company has said, "Who Is Coming?" to indicate the launch of a new entry in the smartphone series.Notably, OnePlus India has also posted a similar image with a caption "5omething new coming up! Can y..

    OnePlus 5’s New Colour Variant Teased, Mint Gold Expected

    OnePlus 5 has been declared as the most successful OnePlus launch till date by the company and it seems like potential buyers are soon about to get a new option to choose from, apart from the rather similar two options currently. Of course, the OnePlus 5's colour variants also signify the RAM/ storage variants. the Slate Gray offering features 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, while the Midnight Black variant offers 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, priced at Rs. 32,999 and Rs. 37,999 respectively. Now, OnePlus has posted a teaser image to suggest that a new colour variant for the handset is coming soon.In the teaser image, posted by company's original Weibo account, OnePlus has shown the two existing colour variants of OnePlus 5 and a transparent version of the smartphone. In its teaser, the company has said, "Who Is Coming?" to indicate the launch of a new entry in the smartphone series.Notably, OnePlus India has also posted a similar image with a caption "5omething new coming up! Can y..
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