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Chinese smartphone manufacturer, OnePlus, has posted an invite on Twitter for 20th April, which could be for the announcement of its next flagship and its rumoured cheaper variant.
A report claims the OnePlus Two will be highly customizable, with some hardware 'surprises', and a metal frame boosting its premium credentials - just as well, as it may well cost more than the One.
After selling around a million phones in 2014, OnePlus hopes to sell between 3 and 5 million this year - and alongside its next-gen Two flagship, it will launch a new cheaper model by the end of 2015.
After what has seemed like an eternity, Cyanogen OS 12 for the OnePlus One is finally available. Cyanogen OS 12 will bring the long-awaited Android L / Android 5.0 to the One.
After a slight delay, OnePlus has finally released its own Lollipop based ROM, called OxygenOS, and users can install it on their devices that currently run Cyanogen.
OnePlus has racked up quite a list of screw-ups and misjudgements in its short history. Once again, the firm has been forced to apologize, after repeatedly missing its own deadlines for OS updates.
OnePlus One's CEO has revealed that users from India will be getting an OTA update to Cyanogen 12S, ending the speculation surrounding the future of Cyanogen for the devices in the country.
OnePlus says that it is currently selling its handsets at a loss in the EU due to the continued decline of the euro - and as a result, it must increase the cost of its handsets there by up to €50.
After its 64GB One went on sale in India in December, OnePlus has now launched the 16GB model there for Rs.18,999 - and you won't need an invite, as long as you're happy to buy it on a Tuesday.
OnePlus has announced that buyers will now be able to purchase its handset without an invite - but only on Tuesdays, while its invite system will remain in place on other days of the week. Seriously.
OnePlus has announced that the new ROM for its One (and only) handset will be called 'OxygenOS', and has committed to keeping it "open, customizable, and free of bloat and unnecessary features."
The second handset from OnePlus is said to be called the '2', but its launch will reportedly come later than many had hoped - in Q3 2015 - due to overheating issues with its Snapdragon 810 processor.
There's good news if you've been struggling to get your hands on an invite for the OnePlus One, as the company will allow customers to buy the device invite-free this week - but only for two hours.
The successor to the OnePlus One could be an absolute beast, with specs said to include a 5.5-inch edge-to-edge display with 2K resolution, Snapdragon 810 chipset, 4GB of RAM, and 3300mAh battery.
OnePlus says it isn't working on a tablet, but promises that its new smartphone "will surprise people", although OnePlus Two buyers will still have to deal with the company's 'invite system'.
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OnePlus has released a public 'alpha' preview version of its new Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM, which is available to download and install now - and it looks very similar to the standard Lollipop release.
While the OnePlus One is still a fairly difficult handset to purchase, it looks like OnePlus might already have a successor in the works that could be launching in Q1 of 2015.
In an ongoing dispute with Micromax and Cyanogen, OnePlus has had the ban on its OnePlus One smartphone lifted after the Delhi High Court orders a new trial, viewing Cyanogen as the villain of it all.
To close out the year, I am naming the OnePlus One the flagship handset of the year. Although flawed, its robust feature set and ridiculous price make this device a stand out amongst the crowd.
As OnePlus celebrates it's 1 year anniversary, the company has let loose with accessory promos, an open invite to purchase OnePlus One, and an announcement that could include an upcoming custom ROM.
Following a ruling by the Delhi High Court, Chinese manufacturer OnePlus can no longer sell their CyanogenMod powered smartphone in India due to Cyanogen's exclusivity deal with Micromax.
OnePlus is currently allowing customers to buy its handset without an invite, and says it will be delivered by December 25 - but it's not clear how long the opportunity to buy will remain open.
OnePlus is again in the hot seat, but this time it has to do with selling used or refurbished devices as new. OnePlus has addressed the issue on its forums denying the accusations.
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OnePlus has launched the One in India, but only the 64GB model will be sold there, and the usual CyanogenMod UX will be replaced by a beta version of the company's own Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM.
OnePlus has announced that its smartphone won't be updated to latest versions of CyanogenMod in India due to Cyanogen's deal with a local manufacturer, but will get a different ROM instead
The OnePlus One is available to all this weekend, no invite required. OnePlus is offering the "One" to all for a limited time, as part of their "Black Friday" special.
The day has arrived: OnePlus will finally begin accepting pre-orders from folks without one of its stupid 'invites' today, but true to form, it's mixing things up by only accepting orders for an hour.
After a long wait and an invite-only purchase policy, OnePlus will finally allow eager customers the chance to start pre-ordering the device starting October 27, 2014.
OnePlus has posted a video showing the testing process of the OnePlus One, putting it through a series of challenges. One of the challenges includes a "sit test," likely referring to #bendgate.
OnePlus has confirmed that it is working on a second handset, but the Two won't go on sale until mid-2015 - and the company has hinted that it could end up being a smaller device than its predecessor.
Next month, OnePlus will introduce handset pre-orders, but only for a "limited time window", and users may be expected to pay a deposit. Additionally, the frustrating 'invite' system will live on.
The company that says you should 'never settle' says you must now settle for a device without changeable covers, due to quality issues, "creaky" fit, and design flaws making them "tricky" to remove.
OnePlus has acknowledged an incident in which the battery inside one of its handsets exploded in a customer's pocket, destroying the device, and leaving the customer with a minor skin burn.
In its latest contest for people to win an invite to buy its phone, OnePlus called on women to take and post photos of themselves on a forum, with "the 50 most well-liked ladies" winning an invite.
OnePlus One deliveries have been delayed in Europe after the company chose to modify the 'CE' mark - a regulatory conformity symbol that must not be altered - on its devices for aesthetic reasons.
OnePlus delivered what many thought was impossible - a handset with high-end specs for almost half the price of rival flagships. But how? According to the company's CEO, it's selling each One at cost.
OnePlus has recently launched its device amidst a wild campaign and invite only purchasing system. OnePlus has revealed that its flagship device will be available to the general public in late June.
OnePlus has finally revealed their debut smartphone, the OnePlus One, which will go on sale in the U.S., Europe and Asia for $299 for the 16GB model with no contract, and $349 for the 64GB version.
Two screenshots have leaked showing the reported Cyanogen Inc. custom OS for the new OnePlus One handset. The One will be debuting on April 23rd for a price under $400.
OnePlus, the company that claims to be creating "the perfect smartphone" has announced its first product, the OnePlus One, will be officially launched on April 23rd.
Days after revealing that its "perfect smartphone" with "flagship specs" will launch for under $500, OnePlus now says it will in fact cost far less - under $400 - but the device itself remains unseen.
Start-up manufacturer OnePlus has revealed that its "perfect smartphone" - featuring the "best specs", superlative design and materials, and a customised version of CyanogenMod - will cost under $500.