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A red OnePlus 6 is probably being announced on July 2nd

OnePlus has shared on Twitter a strange and colorful 15-second clip that's a pretty obvious indicator we'll be seeing a red variant of the OnePlus 6 in the near future. Aside from the very red video, the tweet also includes a hex color code: C61422, which translates to — you guessed it — red.

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OnePlus Software Maintenance Schedule promises two years of software updates and three years of security patches

In the last few years, OnePlus has gotten serious about keeping its devices updated. While it can feel like stable OxygenOS releases take a while sometimes, the Open Beta program represents what OEMs should do: give those who are willing early access to new features, Android versions, and so on. Further attempting to bolster its positive reputation in this area, OnePlus released the Software Maintenance Schedule, which promises two years of software and three years of security releases for each device and it's already in effect.

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OnePlus pulls OxygenOS 5.1.6 update for OnePlus 6, begins rolling out 5.1.7 with bootloader fix

OnePlus began rolling out a new 5.1.6 update last week that added several promised features including scheduled do-not-disturb mode and battery percent in the status bar. However, the OTA halted because of some bugs, and now there's a new build. This one adds additional bug fixes and patches that nasty bootloader vulnerability discovered a few days ago.

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The OnePlus 6 has sold 1 million units in 22 days, making it the fastest-selling OnePlus phone yet

There was general discontent when OnePlus announced the new OnePlus 6 with a display notch and a glass back. Some OP fans claimed they'd never purchase the phone, but it appears they were a vocal minority. The company has just announced that the OP6 sold 1 million units in just 22 days, which is much faster than its previous phones.

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[Update: Downloads live] OxygenOS 5.1.6 for OnePlus 6 adds Portrait Mode for front camera, battery percentage in status bar, and more

A new update is rolling out to the OnePlus 6, bringing with it a nice selection of changes and improvements. OxygenOS 5.1.6 adds some notable highlights, such as Portrait Mode for the front camera, support for VoLTE on Idea in India, and several other things. Without further ado, let's take a look at the changelog.

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[Update: Available again] OnePlus 6 limited edition Silk White sells out in a day, new drop scheduled for June 12th

OnePlus' new Silk White variant of the OnePlus 6 is an attractive device. It even sold me on the merits of a white phone, though I've been a staunch advocate against them. Apparently a lot of other people felt the same. According to its site, OnePlus has burned through its stock in a bit over a day. Thankfully, another limited drop is coming on June 12th.

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[Update: OnePlus promises a fix] OnePlus 6 bootloader vulnerability could allow anyone with physical access full control of your phone

One of the most elementary aspects of phone security is the idea of a locked bootloader, which is supposed to prevent a handset from flashing or booting arbitrary code, ostensibly keeping the software on the device secure. It's super basic—or, at least, it's supposed to be. Turns out, the OnePlus 6 will allow you to boot any arbitrary or modified image you choose, even on a locked bootloader. 

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TWRP now supports OnePlus 6, Huawei P20 Pro, and more

TWRP is by far and away the most popular custom recovery out there. It has hundreds, if not thousands, of supported devices by now. Since we last posted about this back in late April, seven additional devices have joined the ranks, including the OnePlus 6, the Huawei P20 Pro, and the Xiaomi Mi Max 2.

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The 6 best things about the OnePlus 6

Since 2014, OnePlus has been slinging some very nicely-priced — and surprisingly capable — handsets. The OnePlus 6 is both of those things. In our full review, we said the device could be the perfect phone for OnePlus fans. Here are six (get it?) reasons why.

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[Gallery] Limited edition Silk White OnePlus 6 is all dressed up for summer

OnePlus phones, historically, have come in a variety of extra or limited-edition styles. Previous color options include Soft Gold and Sandstone White. The new Silk White OnePlus 6 splits that difference with a rose gold-tint, packing the company's latest hardware into a brighter, summer-ready body. 

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