August 3

OnePlus will bring Android 13 to these smartphones

Android 13 is likely debuting on Google Pixel phones in September, and this week OnePlus is detailing what the update has in store. Alongside that, OnePlus has confirmed Android 13 updates for over a dozen devices.

March 21

OnePlus 8/8 Pro, 8T, and 9R now receiving stable Android 12 update w/ OxygenOS 12

After a brief Open Beta period, the stable OxygenOS update atop Android 12 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, 8T, and the OnePlus 9R.

February 25

OxygenOS 12 Open Beta 1 based on Android 12 now available for OnePlus 8/8 Pro and 8T

After what has felt like a long wait, OxygenOS 12 is now available in preview form for the OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, and 8T with the release of Open Beta 1.

March 30, 2021

OxygenOS roll out for OnePlus 8/8T series w/ March 2021 patch, more fixes

The OnePlus 8/8 Pro and OnePlus 8T are getting simultaneous updates — OxygenOS and respectively — that add a laundry list of fixes plus the March 2021 security patches.

November 20, 2019

Alleged OnePlus 8 Pro design diagrams leak w/ dual punch-hole notch, more

Considering we’ve only had a month or so for the dust to settle after the launch of the OnePlus 7T, it’s probably about time we had a OnePlus 8 Pro leak. Well, a series of alleged basic design diagrams of the upcoming OnePlus 8 Pro have leaked and showcase some of the potential incoming hardware […]

June 10, 2020

[Update: X-ray cam re-enabled] OxygenOS 10.5.8/10.5.10 for OnePlus 8/8 Pro brings May patch, display, camera tweaks, more

The OxygenOS 10.5.8 and 10.5.10 updates have now popped up for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, with one of the most extensive sets of changelogs for some time.

June 11, 2020

The Android 11 Beta is now available for OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro

The Android 11 Beta phase is now branching out to even more devices, with the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro now getting their own taste of the pre-release OS upgrade.

OnePlus 8/8 Pro gain dedicated dark mode toggle w/ Android 11 Beta

Thanks to the newly released Android 11 Beta, the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are the first devices from the firm to receive a dedicated dark mode toggle.

June 17, 2020

Hands-on with Android 11 Beta for OnePlus 8: All the new features [Video]

Alongside the Pixel series, the Android 11 Beta is available for a number of third-party devices, which includes the OnePlus 8 series.

July 14, 2020

OnePlus 8 Pro comes w/ $150 accessory credit in latest ‘OnePlus Days’ promo [Updated]

The OnePlus 8 Pro has been one of our favorite 2020 releases, but it’s been a tough phone to get your hands on since launch day. The device has been constantly out of stock, but now, the OnePlus 8 Pro is finally up for sale again, and you can get some freebies with it.

July 9, 2020

[Update: OnePlus 8 too] OxygenOS 10.5.10 rolling out now for EU OnePlus 8 Pro w/ June patch, Photochrom tweaks

OxygenOS 10.5.10 is now rolling out for European owners of the OnePlus 8 Pro, with the update bringing a bunch of notable fixes including tweaking the Photochrom camera filter and June 2020 security patch.

May 4, 2020

OnePlus 8, 8 Pro unlocked variants now work on Verizon Wireless

The OnePlus 8 series is sold unlocked and, for the most part, works with pretty much every carrier you can go out and find in the US. Verizon, though, held certification back on the unlocked OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro which, in turn, broke a few core functions. Now, though, compatibility has been “fast-tracked” to get things up and running.

May 12, 2020

Kernel sources for the OnePlus 8 series are now available for developers

OnePlus has often encouraged developers by offering the community with kernel sources for its flagship smartphones — the latest being the OnePlus 8 series.

May 13, 2020

OxygenOS 10.5.8 for OnePlus 8 Pro brings potential display fixes, April patch

OxygenOS 10.5.8 now appears to be rolling out for the OnePlus 8 Pro with supposed fixes for numerous display issues alongside the April 2020 security patch.

May 25, 2020

OnePlus 8 Pro: 5 reasons to pick up this ‘fully formed’ Android [Video]

When the OnePlus 8 Pro was officially unveiled, it came with a few question marks over what corners it might cut — as seen with previous OnePlus flagships.

June 18, 2020

OnePlus opens closed beta program for OnePlus 8 series

OnePlus has three tiers of software releases — closed beta, open beta, and final release. Today, a couple of months after debuting the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, the company is opening up signups for the closed beta program on those latest releases.

June 19, 2020

Google Camera port for OnePlus 8 series delivers access to ultrawide, telephoto

The strength of Google’s Pixel lineup comes from its camera, but a lot of that skill comes simply from software optimization. For a while, developers have been porting the Google Camera app and some of its smarts to other phones, including the OnePlus 8 series. Now, that port is getting a huge upgrade on that […]

November 23, 2020

OxygenOS Open Beta 4 rolls out for OnePlus 8 series w/ November patch, yet more power tweaks

The OxygenOS Open Beta 4 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro as, technically, the fourth post-Android 11 update for the mid-2020 flagship duo.

September 8, 2020

OxygenOS 11 open beta w/ Android 11 is now available for OnePlus 8 series

Just a couple of hours following Google’s announcement, OnePlus has just announced big news regarding its Android 11 release. Starting today, OnePlus 8 owners can download the official open beta for OxygenOS 11.

February 18, 2020

OnePlus tipped to improve water resistance w/ IP68-rated OnePlus 8 Pro

OnePlus makes some pretty great Android smartphones, but the company often settles on some of the premium features expected from modern flagships. In 2020, it’s looking like OnePlus might finally fix two gaps with the arrival of wireless charging and, more importantly, proper water resistance too.

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