OnePlus 5T will soon get Android 8.0 Oreo-based Oxygen OS open beta

Posted On Nov 18 2019 by

first_imgAfter rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3 last month and for OnePlus 5 earlier this week, the OnePlus 5T is the only smartphone in the current lineup to still get the update. OnePlus promised that the update would hit OnePlus 5T phones early in 2018, and it looks to be true as the open beta program for Android Oreo is set to start soon for its latest flagship smartphone.OnePlus announced open beta for Android Oreo through its German Twitter account, tweeting (translated), “Christmas is over, but we still have a present for you! How about the Open Beta for Android Oreo on the #OnePlus5T?” The tweet notifies that open beta is now available, but OnePlus’ download page is yet to show a link. However, the tweet suggests that it could be available in the coming days days.OnePlus 5T owners interested in downloading the Android Oreo beta version should check-in regularly on the download page  to see if the link is live. Other will have to wait a while longer for the stable OTA update to rollout, which is expected to happen sometime at the end of January. The 5T sports a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixel) 18:9 display and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There is also an 8GB + 128GB variant available for Rs 37,999. The dual-SIM smartphone runs OxygenOS 4.7 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and comes with a Face Unlock facial recognition feature as well.Notably, OnePlus 5 received the OxygenOS 5.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo update earlier this week. The update picture-in-picture, autofill, notification channels, among other things. OnePlus also announced that it is going to bring OnePlus 5T’s Face Unlock to OnePlus 5 as well via a future update. As previously stated by the company, Project Treble will not be coming along with the Android 8.0 Oreo update to any of the models due to lack of storage partitioning.advertisementlast_img

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