After a demo period, OnePlus has now started distributing the final OTA update containing OxygenOS 5.0.2 and Android 8.0 Oreo.
Oreo for the OnePlus 5T
In December, the first beta version of OxygenOS 5.0.2 based on Android 8.0 Oreo was announced on the OnePlus forum. Now the smartphone manufacturer is ready to roll out the final version with Android 8.0 Oreo for the OnePlus 5T after one month of testing. OnePlus reports this on the forum.
OnePlus further reports that the flagship will receive a new look for the quick settings menu and a security update. In addition, a number of bugfixes and improvements have been implemented that do not provide any details and a number of OnePlus apps are updated to the latest version: Launcher (v2.2), Gallery (v2.0), Weather (v1.9), File Manager (v1.7.6).
New in Oreo
The update to Android 8.0 Oreo will provide improvements in performance, better background management of applications running in the background and the battery should last longer on a charge. In addition, the icons will get more options and improvements have been made to the notification dots on the icons.
The Oreo version does not contain a Project Treble. The company has indicated that devices that have have been launched running Nougat and get an update to Oreo cannot use modular updates. Android is split into two parts with Project Treble. The first part consists of the section where chip manufacturers make the chips suitable for the latest Android update, and the other part is for the smartphone manufacturers themselves. The result is that Android can be updated much faster and that manufacturers do not have to wait for the chipset-makers.
It is an incremental OTA update. This means that the update will first roll out to a small group today, and sent to more owners in the coming days. In this way, OnePlus can solve any problems without too many people being bothered by this.
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