OnePlus has released OxygenOS 5.1 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T today, bringing Android Oreo 8.1 to the two phones as well as other improvements to the device. On the OnePlus 5T, it also brings the new full screen gesture support which is similar to the gestures found on Apple’s iPhone X. The gestures have generated a bit of controversy as they appear to almost directly mimic Apple’s gestures on their flagship phone – but the implementation in testing has been lackluster with multiple user issues.
Along with Oreo 8.1, OxygenOS 5.1 brings the April Android Security Update patches to the phone as well as a new optimizing gaming mode which pauses the adaptive brightness of the screen and has power saving features.
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After several months of beta testing, OnePlus has released the new OxygenOS 5.0.2 build for the OnePlus 5T, bringing Android Oreo to the flagship phone. The update is a comprehensive one, bringing a new launcher and several other improved apps along with it.
The update is big at over 1GB in size so you will want to make sure you download it via WiFi. The update also contains the January Android Security Update patch so your OnePlus 5T will be protected against the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities.
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OnePlus has begun the process of rolling out an update to their OxygenOS Android variant to their 2017 flagship phone, the OnePlus 5T. The updates build of OxygenOS is 4.7.6 and in normal OnePlus fashion, is slowing going out to a select number of users today with a broader deployment happening over the course of the next few days.
The update is still based on Android Nougat 7.1.1 so for those hoping this would bring Oreo to the flagship, you have to still wait a bit. OxygenOS 5.0 is in beta with an early 2018 release expected. This 4.7.6 update brings a lot of fixes to the camera, other system improvements as well as the December Android Security Update patch for the device.
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With the premier of Star Wars: The Last Jedi less than 24 hours away, it is time to get even more hyped up with wallpapers celebrating the movie. As you may know, earlier this morning OnePlus announced a special edition OnePlus 5T, their latest flagship phone, that was Star Wars themed. The phone, which functionally is identical to the standard OnePlus 5T, comes with 10 special edition wallpapers.
Well, as you would expect, they are now in the wild. Engineering folks over at XDA have broken out the wallpapers and made them available. I, in turn, have uploaded them to the Wallpapers page here on the site for everyone to download.
To save those of you who aren’t overly interested in the wallpapers, I’ve placed them after the break so you don’t have to see them. But if you do, read on!
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OnePlus has begun rolling out a new OxygenOS build for their new flagship, the OnePlus 5T. The update is build 4.7.4 for those keeping score at home and brings several improvements to the device. It is an update that 5T owners will want to get as soon as possible.
The headliner in the update is the optimization of the camera app’s UI and the overall improvement of photo quality. The improvement in quality is especially in low-light situations. Most owners of the 5T have been generally pleased with the camera and photo quality from the phone but there have been a few complaints around low light situations. This update should address those concerns.
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