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Android 11 Beta 2 now available for the OnePlus 8 series

Just like with last year's Android 10 beta program, Google isn't the only company allowing people to try out the latest and greatest OS on their phones. OnePlus is one of several manufacturers with an opt-in Android 11 beta software track, and now people with a OnePlus 8 or 8 Plus can try out Beta 2.

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OnePlus Nord all but fully revealed in MKBHD video

The official AR launch of the OnePlus Nord is only a week away now, but that doesn't mean the hype machine is anywhere close to slowing down. Tech YouTuber MKBHD has published a conversation with OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei which gives insight into the process for designing the Nord and reveals the final design of the upcoming device.

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OnePlus Buds will have 30 hours of total battery life for a 'burdenless' experience

OnePlus (sort of) announced its first pair of true wireless earbuds yesterday and has now released a few more details in a new blog post. A total of 30 hours of battery life is promised with 7 hours of continuous playback on a single charge. We can also see from the teaser image that the design will be similar to previous OnePlus earbuds with the red ring, although it sure looks like these are hard-tipped.

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PSA: Check your OnePlus phone's battery health with this app (APK Download)

As we charge and discharge the batteries in our phones over time, those cells degrade and they can't hold juice like they used to. Of course, how our phones perform to get around this loss was the basis of Apple's Batterygate in 2018. Regardless of that, battery health is an important metric we should be tracking for a variety of reasons and, for owners of OnePlus phones, there's an easy way to do that.

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OnePlus Nord’s dual front cams will let you take ultra-wide selfies

In typical fashion, OnePlus is leaving no stone unturned to hype up its new mid-ranger. Just like the norm before every phone launch, the company’s been dropping bits of information about the upcoming Nord. Thanks to a series of teasers, we already have a pretty good idea of how the handset will shape up. Further elaborating on these details, the latest teaser tells us about the ultra-wide camera capabilities of the Nord’s dual selfie sensors.

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Open Beta 6 for the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro delivers adaptive brightness adjustments

Update pulses are now reaching OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro owners on the Open Beta program. Pretty much all of the major talking points in the changelog are quality-of-life improvements and bug squashes, but not all the puzzle pieces are there.

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Grab a OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren and another 7T for $999 ($400 off)

It looks like for the time being that the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren will be the last phone to feature the automaker's label. So, if you want to grab this high-octane co-branding oddity while there's still new stock available, your days are numbered. Fortunately, OnePlus has a little sale on right now that will definitely help take the sting out of the purchase.

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Latest OxygenOS update nerfs OnePlus 8 Pro's 'X-ray' camera

There's been an outsize and protracted hubbub over the OnePlus 8 Pro's color filter camera. It let users see through some thin plastics and other materials, including certain types of cloth — leading to worries about it granting "X-ray vision." It was never particularly effective at seeing through clothing, but nevertheless, OnePlus is rolling out a patch to stem potential abuse by limiting the camera's functionality.

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OnePlus Nord leak points to quad-camera array with 48MP main sensor

OnePlus is drumming up the marketing for its upcoming affordable Nord phone, publishing a documentary, some trailers, and Instagram posts full of hidden details. Despite the official debut slated for July 21, we still don't know too much about the hardware, except for a confirmed Snapdragon 765G processor and rumored dual-front facing cameras. Now some more information regarding photography has leaked, as Android Central alleges that the phone will have a "flagship-level" camera array with four lenses and a 48MP main sensor.

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OnePlus Nord will be officially unveiled on July 21 in augmented reality event

Ever since OnePlus announced that it would be returning to its roots with a more affordable phone, we've been on the lookout for more details. The 'Nord' name was revealed in a quickly deleted Instagram post, renders of the device hit the web, and OnePlus gave us a sneak peek in a hype-building promo video. Yesterday we reported on evidence that the Nord would be launching in an online event on July 21, and now the company is confirming this and providing some new details about the event.

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