OnePlus 5 receives Android 8.1 Oreo via OxygenOS Open Beta 6 update

OnePlus 5 receives Android 8.1 Oreo via OxygenOS Open Beta 6 update
Great news for OnePlus 5 owners, especially those who have enrolled in the beta program. It appears the latest open beta update released by OnePlus brings Android 8.1 Oreo, along with some additional new features and improvements.

For example, there's a new auto pick up gesture available to OnePlus 5 users, as well as a new option that allows them to answer an incoming call by raising the phone.

Furthermore, the update adds more clock styles for ambient display and new optimizations in gaming mode for immersive gaming experiences including power saving and pausing adaptive brightness.

More importantly, the update includes the February security patch and a new version of the OnePlus Switch app that now allows users to migrate app data, thus enabling them to switch between devices much easier.

Finally, the official changelog mentions OxygenOS Open Beta 6 brings some general bug fixes and improvements, although no additional details are offered. Keep in mind that you'll receive the update as OTA (over the air) if you have already flashed another OxygenOS beta build.



source: OnePlus

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  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2457 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3300 mAh

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4 Comments

1. w1000i

Posts: 235; Member since: Jul 22, 2015

Still BETA ????

3. antroid

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

It's 8.1, I think all OP5 got their 8.0 update by now

2. antroid

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

can't wait to get it on my phone

4. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

There is nothing new. Frankly I don't notice any difference between Nougat and Oreo.

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