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Review: OnePlus 5

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One glaring ommission

Crunchy Frog

Jul 6, 2017, 7:13 AM
So I finally received my OP5 and couldn't wait to get it setup. I did the firmware and restored my apps and data to it. I was busy testing it out (so far so good) when I discovered something that was missing that no reviews have mentioned to date that I read and that is an always on mic.
This may seem minor but for me it is very important. Without this you cannot activate the Google Assistant with your voice when the screen is off. This seemed like something all good phones would have today and I assumed it would have this being a near flagship phone. I also checked settings and even tried attaching the charger but when the screen is off it stops listening. Doing research online I confirmed that this feature is missing.
Problem is that I d...

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