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Am I the last one?

  1. MarcLlopRo
    Donut Mar 12, 2021

    MarcLlopRo , Mar 12, 2021 :
    Am I the last person on earth still using an OnePlus One as the main smartphone?

    I purchased this phone in 2014 and, since then, I've been using my OnePlus One (Bacon A0001) as my main smartphone.

    My poor and beloved companion has been rooted several times, the battery died every two years or so, several screen protectors have been sacrificed, the volume buttons are just holes, the back cover is completely broken, LineageOS 17.1 throttles and attempts to suicide every day... but I'm still standing.

    How ironic, I've been settled almost 7 years by the company that sold me the "never settle" phone. I've changed my residence more times than my cellular.

    Every time OnePlus released a new phone, I wondered how life would be if I decided to upgrade my bacon, but then, why change? The prices of new devices kept rising, and she (my OneplusOne) was still working!

    But, my friends, I think the end is near.

    My bacon cannot endure the vicissitudes of life anymore. I hear her screaming every time I unlock the screen, begging for mercy. She has traveled around the world, have seen (and photographed) many beautiful places, and has totally outlived my expectations. I couldn't have asked more for just 300€ (yes, this was her price back on the day!)

    I only hope my OnePlus One will resist a few more weeks until the OnePlus 9 arrives.
     
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  2. McJader
    Lollipop Mar 12, 2021

    McJader , Mar 12, 2021 :
    This is a great read tbh
     

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  3. TibiTibi
    Photography Expert Mar 12, 2021

    TibiTibi , Mar 12, 2021 :
    Maybe. Enjoy it
    For me the good old OPO is now a good camera gadget.
     

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  4. McJader
    Lollipop Mar 13, 2021


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  5. YRJ
    The Lab - OnePlus 7T Reviewer; Community Hero 2020 Mar 13, 2021

    YRJ , Mar 13, 2021 :
    A nice read. Indeed. :cool:
     

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  6. Tobikage
    Nougat Mar 13, 2021

    Tobikage , Mar 13, 2021 :
    pic's of the phone or it didn't happen. :rolleyes:
     

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    the_o2, gaster, KaranRIyer and 5 others like this.
  7. dsmonteiro
    Community Consultant Staff Member Mar 13, 2021

    dsmonteiro , Mar 13, 2021 :
    I was thinking the same! :D

    @MarcLlopRo, any chance you can add some pictures to color the thread? It's a great read indeed, but a few pictures would take it to the next level.

    Funny enough, I have the OnePlus One lying in my desk. I rooted it a few weeks ago so I could export my 2-FA codes from Authy, the app I used to use for 2-factor authentication.
     

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  8. MarcLlopRo
    Donut Mar 15, 2021

    MarcLlopRo , Mar 15, 2021 :
    Wow, I wasn't expecting this post would get such positive reception :oops: I just wrote it as a last memento or ode before the OPO dies.
    TY for all the likes & everyone who took the time to read it :)

    I don't have any other phone (yet), but tomorrow I'll try to take the pictures tomorrow with my wife's phone (a Huawei, such a traitor!)... if I can pass beyond the fingerprint, lol.
     

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  9. pablofg1978
    Head Moderator Head Moderator Mar 16, 2021

    pablofg1978 , Mar 16, 2021 :
    I still have my one next to me, still the original battery, I used it for two years as my daily driver, then mi wife (AB)used it for two more years, and since then I keep it as a secondary phone, 24hrs conected to the wifi and with a sim card on it, battery last 72 hrs on stand by. Amazing device!
     

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    superplus, rarog, TibiTibi and 4 others like this.
  10. Tobikage
    Nougat Mar 16, 2021

    Tobikage , Mar 16, 2021 :
    Let's do a OPO battery benchmark test ? :D
     

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  11. Adam Krisko
    NA Community Consultant Staff Member Mar 16, 2021

    Adam Krisko , Mar 16, 2021 :
    I still have mine in a drawer, but it's not an actively used phone anymore... Was thinking about letting my son use it to play games. I might still keep it for the museum. :rolleyes::cool:
     

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  12. Adam Krisko
    NA Community Consultant Staff Member Mar 16, 2021

    Adam Krisko , Mar 16, 2021 :
    Mine still has an original battery in it.
     

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  13. Tobikage
    Nougat Mar 16, 2021

    Tobikage , Mar 16, 2021 :
    Same here
     

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  14. Tobikage
    Nougat Mar 16, 2021

    Tobikage , Mar 16, 2021 :
    Can't you just get one of the OP9 prototypes for him to play with ? :p
     

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  15. theshinybeast
    Marshmallow Mar 16, 2021

    theshinybeast , Mar 16, 2021 :
    Lovely thread.
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    superplus, youbi, TibiTibi and 6 others like this.
  16. script
    Moderator Moderator Mar 16, 2021

    script , Mar 16, 2021 :
    Same here. Besides the son part. :)
     

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  17. theshinybeast
    Marshmallow Mar 16, 2021

    theshinybeast , Mar 16, 2021 :
    An Ode To Bacon

    With a fabulous sandstone back, yellow stripe on the screen
    I had a brand new OnePlus One
    And it was beautiful too
    And it was beautiful too

    I had a OnePlus One
    I used it every day
    It made me cool and casual
    That's what the cool kids would say
    That's what the cool kids would say

    I had a OnePlus One
    I took it everywhere
    I'd take it down to the training ground
    And people would stop an stare
    And people would stop an stare

    While using my brand new OnePlus One
    I discovered how to root
    Unlocked bootloader, flashed that ROM
    On the forum I had a hoot
    On the forum I had a hoot

    Expert eyes have scrutinized
    And scientists agree
    The OnePlus One was a mighty phone
    None better for you and me
    None better for you and me

    With a fabulous sandstone back, yellow stripe on the screen
    I had a brand new OnePlus One
    And it was beautiful too
    And it was beautiful too
    :rolleyes:



     
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    the_o2, superplus, Mr. BG and 7 others like this.
  18. gaster
    Moderator Moderator Mar 16, 2021

    gaster , Mar 16, 2021 :
    Nicely said. And yeah. This Bacon will be the most tasty I tried ever and I think other people too. Glad to hear that its taste was still alive for you for so long :)
     

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  19. TibiTibi
    Photography Expert Mar 16, 2021

    TibiTibi , Mar 16, 2021 :
    Just yesterday i cracked the case near the power button while i pressed the button.
    Looks like a material degradation.

    The OPO is still functional on original battery.
    Yeah the performance is low when comparing to 8T.
    On the other side the success rate of taking a good photo is higher on the OPO. I'm still searching where is the problem.
     

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  20. Tokolozi
    Most Original Avatar Mar 16, 2021

    Tokolozi , Mar 16, 2021 :
    Here I was, thinking this was going yo be yet another update thread.

    I was pleasantly surprised though, good read. Bacon is good ;)
     

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