Important optimizations coming soon to the OnePlus 8 series

Important optimizations coming soon to the OnePlus 8 series
Even though the 8T is the phone of the moment for OnePlus, some of the company's previous flagship killers continue to receive the love they deserve. The OnePlus 8 series is likely to receive a new important update in the coming weeks, the Chinese handset maker revealed recently.

Both OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro will be getting a bucketload of improvements, including optimizations of various aspects of the phone's software. One of the highlights of the upcoming update is Canvas support for the Always-on ambient display.

The new feature lets you automatically generate a wireframe image of your lock screen wallpaper, and now it's supported by the Always-on ambient display. Many system-wide improvements should make it in the update as well, including some related to calls and texting. You can find below the full list of changes coming to OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro via the OxygenOS Open Beta 3:

System
  • Optimized the UI smoothness of Call
  • Optimized background process management mechanism to improve sandy-by performance
  • Fixed the issue that text was blocked in some games
  • Optimized the issue that input text was blocked in some games
  • Improved system stability and fixed general issues
  • Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.10

Ambient Display
  • Optimized the animation effect with Canvas, making the unlock experience smoother
  • Canvas now supports Always-on ambient display(Settings-Ambient Display-Always-on ambient display-Choose "All day" )

Zen Mode
  • Fixed the low probability issue that system settings interface stopped running when Zen Mode turned on

The update is still being tested among users, so don't download it yet if you don't plan on providing feedback via the Community app. Of course, you're free to install the beta update if you're anxious to check out the new improvements.

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8 Pro
  • Display 6.8 inches 3168 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 48 MP (Quad camera) 16 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 8GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 4510 mAh
  • OS Android 11
8
  • Display 6.5 inches 2400 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 48 MP (Triple camera) 16 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 8GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 4300 mAh
  • OS Android 11

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