Just because OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has expressed exasperation over accussations of “cutting corners” with the OnePlus 3, that doesn’t mean the company is turning a deaf ear to admittedly valid complaints. Showing that it is indeed listening hard to what its users really want, the company’s community manager has shared that a special OTA update is being pushed to review units addressing two of the biggest concerns about the smartphone, specifically the lack of sRGB color management and a seemingly sub-optimal use of the device’s 6 GB of memory.
Pei’s rant was triggered by reactions to a review by AnandTech that branded the OnePlus 3 as having the worst display they have ever tested. A particular pain point was how the Samsung-manufactured screen wasn’t tuned to sRGB color standards. Pei defended this as not about cutting corners but as an intentional decision to only provide settings that users need most of the time, for the sake of a better user experience.
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