OnePlus News Daily Dose #29: OnePlus 7 fake leak, 3/3T Pie update info, India events and more!
Creating something out of the blue is a fascinating capability. I really admire the painters, sculptors, writers – everyone associated with creative arts for their originality and imaginative powers.
In this gadget-centric century, the domains of creativity have found a number of new branches. We now have the concept artists, who are designer as well as expert in corresponding fields. Without their contributions, prototyping would be extremely difficult.
In past, we did see the impact of prototyping in case of OnePlus. The Shenzhen based OEM experimented with a truckload of back panels before launching the limited edition ‘Thunder Purple’ edition of OnePlus 6T.
It is evident that mock-ups are not just limited to back panel, but every other components. The end users seldom get to know the backstage preparatory steps.
And there are these independent artists, who like to do it for fun. You know – creativity, brilliance and madness eventually converge with each other.
FYI, the above video was a early speculative creation by him.
One of his recents tweets revealed that he was working on a fresh new video of OnePlus 7, after the leak of high quality CAD renders of the same by OnLeaks.
— Concept Creator (@CConceptCreator) March 14, 2019
OnePlus enthusiasts can easily spot the similarities between the work-in-progress concept and the leaked renders.
Some random Chinese guy decided to put a watermark and share the video in Weibo. The consequence? We now have a fresh leak of OnePlus 7 from China!
— Sunil sharma (@Sunil40412823) March 15, 2019
Kidding apart, we got our hands on some serious intel as well. Although, they are not about OnePlus 7.
In yesterday’s daily dose of OnePlus related news, we talked about Android 9 Pie OTA update status of OnePlus 3/3T and possible roadmap of the update rollout.
The build shown in the picture was compiled on 8th March. And yes, the Android version is 9 aka Pie.
He has also shared that the development team is able to iron out the ‘OTA issue’. They are currently going through the CTS process, which may need ‘at least 4 days’.
Good news: Our software team solved the OTA issue. Currently, we are in the CTS process, which has at least 4 days to go. (We are talking about the beta build)
Stay patient and hope for the best.
Cross your fingers OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users! Good things come to those who wait.
BTW, that CTS aka Compatibility Test Suite is a set of tests designed by Google to ensure the compatibility of the device firmware with certain standards. If a device fails to pass CTS, then the OEM can’t ship it with the Google Play Store and/or other Google services pre-installed.
Probably that’s why you can now grab the OnePlus 6T with some sweet deals. The OEM partnered with Amazon India to offer potential buyers an incredible six months of no-cost-EMI option.
Part of the March Madness deal, customers can also get ₹2,000 cashback as Amazon Pay balance after purchasing the phone. There are offers on select banks as well as carriers like Reliance Jio.
Jio’s offer comes with an instant cashback worth ₹5,400 and up to 3 TB of 4G data. Buyers are also eligible to get free accidental and liquid damage protection insurance on opening a Kotak 811 account.
Knock knock, March 21 is the last date to snatch the deal!
Wait, there’s more for Indian OnePlus fans.
Zack Nelson, popularly known as JerryRigEverything, is coming to meet OnePlus community members in Delhi!
This Sunday, we're glad to have @ZacksJerryRig at the OnePlus Experience Store in Delhi for a special Meet and Greet session! Catch him live 6:30PM onwards on the 17th of March. More details here 👉 https://t.co/EATYHK146e pic.twitter.com/URr5BI1maA
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) March 15, 2019
On Sunday, the 17th of March, we’re giving you the opportunity to catch him live at the OnePlus Experience store at Connaught Place, Delhi. We’ve seen Zack teardown a number of gadgets. This Sunday, let’s see if you can get something cool for him to sign on.
The randevu point is OnePlus Experience Store, D Block, 10, inner circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi – 110001. Interested users should RSVP by visiting this link.
What are you planning to do when interacting with Zack in person? Look ‘inside’ perhaps? 😜
Do let us know by commenting below.
If you're in New Delhi, come say hi! https://t.co/EohawwuH2m
— JerryRigEverything (@ZacksJerryRig) March 15, 2019
Meanwhile, OnePlus celebrated Pi day (14th March) with this funny little tweet:
OnePlus π = 4.141592… #PiDay
— OnePlus (@oneplus) March 14, 2019
Twitteratis instantly jumped on the bandwagon, trying to find the hidden messages (?) inside the tweet.
According to some, it’s the model which should arrive between OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5.
We sure missed OnePlus π version after OnePlus 3T.
— Ashifur Rahman (@AshifurRimon) March 14, 2019
Some went one step further and speculated the launch date of OnePlus 7.
— Helicobacter pylori (@Helicobacterp10) March 14, 2019
The launch day might be 14.04.2019
the Battery capacity might be almost 4000 mAh 🤞😉
— Ayappan Devendar (@Ayappandevendar) March 15, 2019
Always embrace the inner geek inside you. 🤓
See you tomorrow!
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