Earlier today, OnePlus rolled out the first Open beta of OxygenOS based on Android 9.0 Pie for the OnePlus 6. The Open Beta comes after OnePlus released Developer Preview builds of Android P for the handset at regular intervals. Compared to the DP, the Open Beta packs more features and its more stable in nature as well.
OnePlus today rolled out the first Open Beta of Android 9.0 Pie for the OnePlus 6. An open beta means OnePlus 6 owners can sideload the update on their device manually if they wish to experience the latest version of Android on their device.
Yesterday, Xiaomi’s new sub-brand, Poco, unveiled its first smartphone in India: the Poco F1. The handset has managed to create quite a stir in the Indian smartphone market with its Rs 20,999 ($300) price tag and the specs it offers which includes a Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6GB RAM, and a massive 4,000mAh battery.
OnePlus has offered a way for folks to try out pre-release software with the Open Beta program for quite some time now, but now the company is ready to let a select number of folks try out even earlier versions of software and features.
Right before the OnePlus 6 launched, there were reports of the next flagship handset from OnePlus making its way to the retail stores of a carrier in the United States. However, that did not happen as the OnePlus 6 continues to be sold unlocked in the United States without any carrier backing.
The OnePlus 6 runs on OxygenOS which looks and feels like stock Android but comes with plenty of handy little features. Among other things, OnePlus has included a native app locking functionality in OxygenOS.
OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 5.1.9 update for the OnePlus 6 that brings about some massive improvements to camera quality. In a bid to constantly refine the smartphone experience, the company is making some improvements to its image processing.
OnePlus has managed to strike gold with the OnePlus 6. While the company has been consistently churning out great smartphones since the last two years, the OnePlus 6 has truly turned out to be a massive hit for the company selling 1 million units in just 22 days. To keep consumer interest alive in the phone and to ensure it continues to catch the media attention, OnePlus is also releasing new color variants of the device.
OnePlus today announced a new red color variant of the OnePlus 6. The rear of the phone has a shimmery, glossy red finish with silver accents. It will be sold in India, Europe, and North America.