OnePlus has made a decision to put software at the forefront of its efforts with its smartphones, and, as a result, has outlined how it plans on improving the update process for its devices out in the wild.
OnePlus Software Maintenance Schedule Outlines Two Years of Software Updates, Three Years of Security Patches
A growing number of OnePlus 3/3T and OnePlus 5/5T owners are complaining about serious battery woes with their device after updating their handset to OxygenOS 5.1.6/8.
OnePlus has been trying to make a name for itself by quickly rolling out Android updates for its devices. The company had been running an Oreo beta program for the OnePlus 3/3T since the last one month, and today it surprised everyone by commencing the official rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for the devices.
After a few beta releases, OnePlus today announced that it has officially commenced the Android 8.0 Oreo rollout for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. Its surprising to see OnePlus first update its flagship handset from 2016 to Oreo before its existing flagship handset, the OnePlus 53/5T.
OnePlus today released a beta build of OxygenOS for the OnePlus 3 and 3T based on Android 8.0 Oreo. It is quite impressive to see OnePlus managing to release a beta build of Oreo so quickly for the 3.
OnePlus today rolled out the first beta of Android 8.0 Oreo for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T through its OxygenOS beta program. The company has been using its beta program to push out new features to advanced users for testing and stability purposes before pushing it to all OnePlus 3/3T owners out there.
AndroidBeat Daily Brief (Sep 7th, 2017): Pixel 2 Tidbits Leak, HTC Selling Smartphone Business to Google
Welcome to today’s AndroidBeat daily briefing where we bring you up to date with the latest happenings in the world of Android. Today’s briefing contains some Oreo-y news for OnePlus 3 owners, a new phone launch from Vivo in India, and Google acquiring HTC.
The secret to Google Pixel’s amazing camera performance is Google’s HDR+ and computational photography tricks which help the phone capture some amazing photos. While OEMs like Samsung and HTC have tried implementing their own taken on HDR+, their efforts have not been as successful as that of Google.
In an interview with OnePlus’ community manager Oliver Z, the company has confirmed that Android O will be the last OS update that the OnePlus 3 and 3T will get. While Android 8.0 will mark the end of OS updates for these two handsets, OnePlus promises to roll out security updates for them for the “foreseeable future.”
The OnePlus 5 goes on sale in many regions across the world starting from today. While not as affordable as previous OnePlus phones, the 5 does pack top-notch internals that can give other flagship phones in the market a run for their money.