OnePlus has become a well-known title in the industry. The manufacturer manages to pack bleeding-edge features into a device that can offer a premium experience for a mid-tier price.
One of the reasons that make the company popular is the fact that OnePlus will support older devices for as long as possible, delivering a steady stream of updates that optimize the experience of the user and keep the device safe.
The company has recently announced that the latest beta update will integrate Android 9.0 Pie. The update also paves the way for a future global release.
New and revamped features are included in the update. The main attraction is a revamped user interface on par with the one available for the newer OnePlus 6 and 6T. OxygenOS will also add popular Android 9 features like the improved gesture navigation, enhanced color customization and new in-UI option that can be selected individually.
The OnePlus 6 and 6T received the update In October with OnePlus noting that over 90% of the OnePlus users are using the latest OS version. When the OnePlus 5 and 5T were released the company promised that the devices will receive major updates for a period of two years, with one additional year for security update.
The latest update will also introduce a long-awaited Do Not Disturb mode. A revamped Contacts interface will allow users to assign a specific contact or group of contacts to a specific SIM.
Quality –of- life improvements are also coming with the latest patch. New apps like Discord, IMO and Ola among others will be now supported by the parallel app features.
Users that faced annoying problems that affected the weather widget will be happy to now that the bugs have been removed. The widget will now be able to display the correct weather according to the location of the devices.
It is expected that a stable build will be released before January 2019.
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