What a day it's turning out to be for OnePlus! In the span of several hours, the company has started selling the OnePlus 6T in the USA and India and released a hefty update for the new flagship to boot. However, it looks like owners of the slightly older OnePlus 6 will also feel like it's Christmas time in early November, as an equally feature-rich software upgrade has just become available OTA for their device.
The patch in question is dubbed OxygenOS 9.0.2. It brings a number of important changes to the table, including Nightscape and Studio Lighting - two camera features that were initially intended for the 6T. Here's the complete change log:
Brand new navigation gestures
Improved UI for About phone
Optimized standby power consumption
Updated Android security patch to 2018.11
Added support to launch Google Assistant or other third party assistant app by holding the power button for 0.5 seconds
General bug fixes and improvements
Added Studio Lighting to enhance face contour
The most likely reason for these super-quick updates is the fact that the OnePlus 6 and the new 6T are both powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. OnePlus says that the update will have a staged rollout. It will be received by a limited number of users today and will have a broader rollout in a few days after the company ensures that there are no critical issues on board. As always, make sure that your device is sufficiently charged and connected to a Wi-Fi network before proceeding with the download and installation.
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