This week in Android: OnePlus 8 Pro review and giveaway

The OnePlus 8 series is live! Introducing the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. They are mostly similar looking devices that differ a little in size, and more than just a little in specs. The underlying tone of the new phones proves that OnePlus is no longer a scrappy little startup, they are a full-blown smartphone manufacturer now, and these flagship-level devices are some of the best machines on the market.

  • OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro announced – everything you need to know
  • OnePlus 8 Pro review!

Further reading:

  • Poll: You love the OnePlus 8 Pro, but hate this feature. (Hint: It has to do with money)
  • The OnePlus 8 could be proof that the OnePlus 7T was too good
  • 6 months later, the good and bad of the OnePlus 7T Pro

Here are the top 10 Android stories of the week

  • There’s an opinion – Lockdown has made it clear to me what’s wrong with smartphones
  • [email protected] or 12345678 – 1Password vs LastPass: What’s the best password manager?
  • No Google – Huawei’s Play Store alternative has gotten better, but it’s the apps that count
  • On the move – Fitbit Charge 4 review: No contest
  • Samsung vs Samsung – Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus vs Note 10 Plus: Is newer really better?
  • Listed in white – Qualcomm responds to MediaTek benchmark cheating controversy
  • A radical change – This could be our first look at Xiaomi MIUI 12
  • Samsung Pixel – Google Pixel 6 could ditch Qualcomm silicon in favor of an in-house chipset
  • Wi-Fi file transfers – You can now wirelessly transfer files from your Samsung phone to Windows 10 PC
  • iPhone – iPhone SE: The right phone at the right time, and that’s bad news for Android
  • Apps and more apps in our Android Apps Weekly – Dead by Daylight, Idle Mafia, Plexamp and more apps hit the market this week.

From around the network

  • DJI Mavic Air 2 incoming? – Drone Rush
  • My microphone sucks – SoundGuys
  • What’s a polar pattern? – SoundGuys
  • Sonos Move review – SoundGuys

Deals of the week:

  • Our pick for device deal of the week: Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus for $700
  • Our AA TechDeals deal of the week: Android Dev for beginners

OnePlus 8 Pro international giveaway – be one of the first to get it

OnePlus 8 saturated back angle

This week, we’re giving away a brand new OnePlus 8 Pro smartphone. Enter this week’s Sunday giveaway for your chance to win!

Enter the giveaway here

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